To assuage consumers’ concerns over products purchased online, brand owners create their own ‘unboxing’ videos along with packaging that accommodates easy-to-assemble products.
1.) According to the Washington Post, a post graduate certificate can boost annual income by 25% and packaging majors are among the highest paid
2.) Packaging Science is one of the fastest growing majors
3.) Career field change
4.) It’s all about standing out
5.) Flexibility and pricing
UPM Raflatac, a manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance pressure sensitive/self-adhesive label materials for product and information labeling, supported the development of the Sustainability course and enabled us to provide this framework in engaging video format with an inside look at their facilities.
The Packaging School recently published a Packaging Design with SolidWorks course. The development of this course came out of a need from the Beuth University of Applied Sciences (Beuth Hochschule für Technik). As a complement to traditional higher education, PackagingSchool.com enables Universities to bridge theory with packaging-specific applications. Beuth University had a need for packaging expertise and The Packaging School was able to supply that, from thousands of miles away.
Ben Franklin advised that allowing someone to do you a favor makes them more favorably disposed toward you. Find out how CPGs are using this tactic with consumers.
Plastic Technologies, Inc. (Holland, OH) partners with The Packaging School (Greenville, SC) to help packaging and plastics professionals enhance their polyethylene terephthalate (PET) knowledge via an innovative, online educational platform.
Dr. Andrew Hurley is a packaging industry veteran, spending his early career designing packaging for Fortune 500 companies before taking up the educator’s mantle as an assistant professor of packaging science at Clemson University. Nurturing those young minds through their first steps into the industry highlighted a problem that had been gnawing at Professor Hurley for some time: In an ever-evolving field, why wasn’t there a comprehensive platform to enlighten newcomers to the industry while allowing for seasoned professionals to expand their education?