Nationwide, industries have been struggling to find well-trained workers, and the packaging and flexible packaging industries have not been immune.
FlexPack VOICE recently profiled the Packaging Training Program at Washington State University to show this school’s emphasis on training the future workforce.
Shyam S. Sablani, Ph.D., a professor in Washington State University’s food packaging program discusses this with FlexPack Voice in a question-and-answer session, in the September/October 2022 issue (Vol. 3, Issue 5).
FLEXPAC VOICE: Tell us about the packaging program at your school.
Shyam S. Sablani: The packaging program at Washington State University is an integral part of the food engineering graduate program in the department of biological systems engineering graduate program in the department of biological systems engineering. Students in the program are trained in conventional and novel food processing and packaging technologies and receive Master of Science or doctoral degrees from the college of engineering and architecture. In the packaging area,.. To read the rest of this article, please press the following link: FlexPack VOICE training article.