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  • 16 Mar 2017

Plastic Technologies partners with The Packaging School for PET curriculum

Course offerings from Plastic Technologies through The Packaging School will include container design and PET recycling

Plastic Technologies is partnering with The Packaging School to help packaging and plastics professionals enhance their PET knowledge via an online educational platform.

Course offerings from Plastic Technologies through The Packaging School will include:  

  • 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

Plastic Technologies will continue to provide its educational content via its own PTI Online Academy portal, as well as multiple courses taught in a classroom environment in the US and Europe. 

Ron Puvak, director of marketing and new business development at Plastic Technologies, commented: ‘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.’

The Packaging School is a global learning platform for packaging professionals to access key topics, master new areas of expertise and build a professional network. The Packaging School’s e-learning courses are continuously updated to meet the growing, changing needs of today’s competitive workforce.

Sara Shumpert, director of The Packaging School, added: ‘We have identified Plastic Technologies’ 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, Plastic Technologies has a wealth of resources and experience that can provide valuable information for The Packaging School’s professional students.’


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