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Clemson packaging science student returns from Amcor co-op with mind for sustainability
The future of packaging is sustainability, according to one Clemson senior who just returned from a two-rotation co-op with Amcor, the largest flexible packaging producer in the world. Ryan Nielson, a packaging science student from Charleston with an emphasis in materials, joined the leading industry’s research team in Neenah, WI from May to December 2019. […]

New Fujifilm technology at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute advances learning, prepares students for industry needs
Students working in the Clemson University Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics can now output prototypes faster and on a wider range of materials than ever before thanks to a gift from Fujifilm, which includes the Acuity Select 26 digital UV flatbed press and the Illumina LED Retrofit System along with a three-year commitment including training and maintenance support.

Clemson food waste, sustainability initiative expands collaborations under new leadership
Clemson University has tapped a new leader for its food waste and sustainability initiative, Sonoco FRESH. Anne Barr will serve as the executive director of Sonoco FRESH, which is part of the university’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.

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Meet the FRESH team
Kristy Pickurel, marketing and events managerBy Kadence Baker The FRESH initiative at Clemson University is a multi-disciplinary hub for research and innovation to address critical […]

Students compete in 48HOUR REPACK
By Kadence Baker On January 24-26, two Clemson packaging student groups competed in the national 48HOUR REPACK competition. The Institute […]

Partners in packaging update
Shane Hutchings uses the Alphasonics Melanie Anilox Roll CleanerBy Kadence Baker Recently, the Sonoco Institute was fortunate enough to receive donations from several partners in packaging, including X-Rite/Pantone®, […]

GC welcomes new faculty members
Carl Blue (Left) and Amanda Bridges (Right)  By Kadence Baker The College of Business welcomed Carl Blue and Amanda Bridges to the Graphic Communications (GC) department […]

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