Holding NPIRI's introductory and advanced courses at Fox Valley is providing attendees with hands-on printing experience.
David Savastano, Ink World Editor01.13.06
Wisconsin is known for many things – the Green Bay Packers, cheese and dairy industries and Harley Davidson, among others – but when it comes to printing, the Appleton area is known as the Paper Valley, with more than $12 billion in annual sales.
As a result, many leading printers made Wisconsin their headquarters. Today, major corporations such as Quad Graphics, Banta and Bemis Curwood call the state their home.
Finding skilled people to run their operations is always a challenge for printers, and that is where Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) comes in. FVTC has developed leading-edge courses focusing on litho and flexo. Its top-flight staff is made up of industry professionals who have decided to devote their careers to educating the next generation of printers.
Russ Sadowski of INX International Ink Company demonstrates the use of a Shell Cup to determine precise viscosity readings.
That focus on printing drew the attention of t
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