EskoArtwork Makes Donation to Michigan State
Beyond the classroom
Installed in a University Microcomputer Lab in the Packaging Building, EskoArtwork technology is also used in additional classes as well as offering support for research projects both within and outside the School of Packaging. Students in a class on medical packaging, for example, which focuses on special requirements for packaging pharmaceuticals and medical devices, used ArtiosCAD and the Kongsberg table to support research on how a particular medical package worked. Requiring a carton that would fit a plastic tray to be accurately produced and designed, students used ArtiosCAD to design the project and the Kongsberg table to cut a sample.
EskoArtwork technology functions as a resource for SoP's research programs, which cuts a swath in a broad number of areas relating to packaging, including bio-based polymers, nanocomposites, radio frequency identification, automotive packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and packaging and solutions for food quality and safety
The School of Packaging's Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability will also make use of the donation. One of the challenges facing the Center, which aims to be a global leader in research and outreach related to packaging innovation and sustainable systems, is exploring which specific principles should be considered when designing new, sustainable packages. ArtiosCAD, Studio and the Kongsberg table will support the efforts of those involved in examining this issue.
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