A post-diploma course focusing entirely on packaging: this is how APG began its collaboration with the San Zeno Institute of Verona, which resulted in the ITS Academy Paper and Packaging course.
A two-day course dedicated to the study of products and process innovation in the paper and sustainable packaging industry for eleven students from the Istituto Salesiani San Zeno, one of the main training centers in Italy.
Remo Saullo, the packaging engineer of APG, was in the classroom, conducting two intense lessons on April 1st and 8th on the production cycle of a company, with a particular focus on packaging design and advanced technologies for its creation.
By taking APG’s production chain as an example, the teacher explained the phases that accompany the design of packs such as cartons and boxes: from the analysis of the product to the choice of materials, to the delicate phase of the elements for the design of the cutting die together with fundamental quality control on the machinery.
The second lesson followed the processes aimed after the final product: from the folder-gluer systems to the choice of the different types of glue up to the digital inspections and waste management, wrapping it up with the finished pack ready for the packaging and palletizing phases.
The course has generated great enthusiasm from the students who have added new technical and professional skills in the field of paper converting to their training.