Product Development: Vacuum Formed Objects

Team Mentor:

Dr. R. Andrew Hurley, Assistant Professor
Dept. of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences


*Boost your resume* *add to your real-life work experience* A course of a lifetime: work on real projects for real people! Students who are interested in design, project management, marketing, and manufacturing should apply. This course allows students from across all areas of campus to work together on a project for a local entrepreneur. Over the past 3 years, students have taken a variety of products to market. *We developed display packaging featured at the World Cup! *We took a local bakery from in-house to across the US! *We placed an inventor's project in 150 Home Depot stores across the South East! *We have won over 25 international design competitions *We have projects placed in local college stores to names as large as Rite Aid, Wal-Mart and Costco! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Hurley ( There are three sections of this course (three different projects). Just shoot me an email with your interests and I will find a place for you.


Won first place in the 2012 Danisco Competition