Move to Clemson opens up opportunities for hands-on printing experience, discussions on digital printing, printed electronics
David Savastano, Editor05.31.17
Throughout the years, the National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI), the technical arm of the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), has provided the industry with education and technical guidance. The crown jewel of NPIRI’s efforts is its annual Summer Course, which draws more than 50 attendees from ink manufacturers, printers and suppliers to learn the basics of ink.
The NPIRI Summer Course dates back to 1948, when it was established at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. In 2005, the course moved to Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI.
However, Fox Valley closed its graphic arts program this year, and NAPIM reached out to Clemson University, home of the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design & Graphics, one of the premier graphics communications institutes in the country.
As a result, the NPIRI Summer Course will now call Clemson University home, beginning with the 2017 NPIRI Summer Course, which will be h
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