Akzo Nobel Inks (ANI) has provided Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis, MN with an updated ink lab. The ink lab, labeled L*a*b by the students, includes various pieces of equipment, including Think2000, ANI’s ink management system; a Datacolor spectrophotometer and software, a Brookfield viscometer and a light booth. ANI supplies the college with water-based and UV curable inks for paper and film substrates
“Akzo Nobel Inks is proud of its relationship with Dunwoody,” said Mike Buystedt, ANI’s director of market development. “The school has proven its position as a leader, and we look forward to every opportunity to support the program. Dunwoody is providing converters with operators who truly understand flexo.”
In addition, Akzo Nobel Inks has awarded scholarships to Jenny Wrobel and David Malherek, students at Dunwoody. The scholarship awards in the amount of $1,250 were granted on the basis of merit qualifications earned through the college’s digital imaging program. Ms. Wrobel and Mr. Malherek have also assisted in outside projects for businesses in the industry.