Online platform gives plastics professionals a deeper dive into PET

Plastic Technologies, Inc. (Holland, OH) partners with The Packaging School (Greenville, SC) to help packaging and plastics professionals enhance their polyethylene terephthalate (PET) knowledge via an innovative, online educational platform. 

PTI, The Packaging School and PET“The Packaging School is an exclusive licensee of a professional curriculum created at the prestigious Clemson University,” says Ron Puvak, PTI director of marketing and new business development. “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.”

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


You can continue your polymer and packaging education March 29-30 in Ohio at the Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Cleveland venue that showcases five zones including packaging and plastics. For more information, visit PLASTEC Cleveland website.


“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,” says Sara Shumpert, director. “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.”

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 United States 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 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

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, visit

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