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Managing Editor  | April 2017

Plastic Technologies partners with The Packaging School

Ohio-based Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) has announced that it will be partnering with The Packaging School, an online educational platform created by Clemson University, to provide packaging and plastics professionals with knowledge of polyethylene terephthalate (PET).



Plastic Technologies has partnered with The Packaging School from Clemson University.


“The Packaging School is an exclusive licensee of a professional curriculum created at the prestigious Clemson University. The courses provided help both new graduates and seasoned veterans do a ‘deeper dive’ on subject matter that is relevant to them. PTI is pleased to add its technical expertise to this robust curriculum,” said Ron Puvak, director marketing and new business development, PTI.


PTI will add the following courses to The Packaging School curriculum:

  • Introduction to Polymers and PET
  • Container Design and Development
  • Preform Design
  • Barrier Container Technology
  • PET Recycling
  • Material Handling and Drying
  • Blow Molding Processing
  • Preform Heating
  • Blow Molding Machine Practical


“We have identified PTI’s expertise in PET packaging as a strategic fit with The Packaging School’s vision to disseminate expert knowledge around the world. As a top influencer in the development of leading-edge PET packaging solutions, PTI has a wealth of resources and experience that can provide valuable information for The Packaging School’s professional students,” said Sara Schumpert, director of The Packaging School.


Learn more about The Packaging School and what it offers in the video below:

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