Training and Education
SGIA and NAPCO Media have founded the PRINTING United Annual Scholarship in Graphic Communications at Clemson University, a $4,000 per year, need-based award that begins with the 2019 – 2020 academic year.
Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is offering an Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) Seminar for industry professionals. The seminar will be held April 9-11 and will feature industry experts from Esko, All Printing Resources, Clemson’s Graphic Communications department and more.
Established three years ago as an exploratory committee, the Women in Print Alliance became the newest alliance within the SGIA organization in 2019. Denise M. Gustavson, Editorial Director for the Print and Packaging Group, which includes packagePRINTING, was invited by SGIA to be a member of the Women in Print Alliance Advisory Committee.
The Digital Printing Spectrum 2019, taking place May 21-22 in Gurnee, Ill., will include more than 25 presenters, moderators and Q&A panel discussions.
The Phoenix Challenge Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting flexographic printing education, and TLMI, a trade association representing the North American label industry, have joined forces in addressing challenges related to workforce development in label and package printing.
MBO America believes exhibiting at PRINTING United will let it take advantage of a valuable brand-building opportunity. “PRINTING United will integrate well with our overall marketing goals," Lance Martin, VP national accounts, says.
EFI Connect 2019 wasn’t just about nearly 200 educational sessions. It provided attendees with direct access — and to hear keynote presentations delivered by — senior EFI executives, including new CEO Bill Muir.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s Women in Print Alliance is now an official advisory council with 17 female leaders representing different facets of the printing industry.
BOBST has announced the launch of Helpline Plus AR, a remote assistance service that incorporates a smart headset with augmented reality glasses. Via the headset, BOBST customers can connect with experts that see what they see, and can provide assistance and support in real time.
As part of its initiative to support education in print, TLMI has joined the "Friends of Print" in the donation of a wide-format inkjet printer to Elder High School in Cincinnati. The Friends of Print is a collaborative of companies, educational institutions and associations making donations in support of print education.