Canadian Packaging

Plastic Technologies partners with The Packaging School

Partnership with PTI to provide expert PET learning for packaging and plastics professionals.

March 7, 2017   by Canadian Packaging staff

Holland, Ohio—Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) is partnering with The Packaging School to help packaging and plastics professionals enhance their polyethylene terephthalate (PET) knowledge via an innovative, online educational platform.

“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,” says PTI director of marketing and new business development Ron Puvak.

PTI course offerings 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

“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,” says school director Sara Shumpert.

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PTI 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 U.S. and Europe.

About The Packaging School
The Packaging School is the global learning platform for packaging professionals to access key topics, master new areas of expertise and build a professional network. With 500+ enrollments on the platform in just one year, professionals across the world visit www.PackagingSchool.com on a daily basis to consume the latest training videos, enabling them to work more confidently and efficiently. The Packaging School’s e-learning courses are continuously updated to meet the growing, changing needs of today’s competitive workforce. For more information, visit www.packagingschool.com.

About Plastic Technologies
Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI) is recognized worldwide as the preferred source for preform and package design, package development, rapid prototyping, pre-production prototyping, and material evaluation engineering for the plastic packaging industry. For more information, go to www.plastictechnologies.com.


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