Directories

Industry Associations

Comprehensive listing of US and international associations for the converting industry

Educational Resources

Below is a comprehensive list of educational institutions that offer classes and/or resources serving the converting industry. If you would like to add to this resource, contact Yolanda Simonsis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 773-916-PFFC (7332).

California:

Graphic Communication Inst. (GRCi) at Cal Poly
1 Grand Ave., Bldg. 26, Rm. 221
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805-756-2645
www.grci.calpoly.edu
Contact: Lyndee Sing, Mgr.
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Delaware:

University of Delaware
Engineering Outreach
146 DuPont Hall
Newark, DE 19716-3101
302-831-2792
www.udel.edu

Georgia:

Georgia Southern Univ.
P.O. Box 8032
Statesboro, GA 30460
912-478-5358
www.georgiasouthern.edu/art

Illinois:

DiTrolio Flexographic Inst.
1724 W. 19th St.
Broadview, IL 60155
708-343-4334
www.flexotraining.com
Contact: Vince DiTrolio
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Harper College
Graphic Arts Technology
1200 W. Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067
847-925-6448
www.harpercollege.edu
Contact: Patty Bruner
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Illinois Central College
Graphic Communications
1 College Dr.
East Peoria, IL 61635
309-694-5147
www.icc-gcomm.com
Contact: John Baggett
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Illinois State University
Graphic Communications
Campus Box 5100
Normal, IL 61790-5100
309-438-2737
tec.illinoisstate.edu/graphic-communications
Contact: Dr. Daniel Wilson
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Rock Valley College
3301 N. Mulford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61114
815-921-7821
www.rockvalleycollege.edu

Western Illinois Univ.
Dept. of Engineering Technology
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
309-298-2100
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www.wiu.edu/engrtech

Iowa:

Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC)
1034 W. 15th St.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-266-8432
www.accgc.org
Contact: Ervin A. Dennis, Ed.D.
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Univ. of Northern Iowa
Dept. of Technology
25 Industrial Technology Ctr.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
319-273-2561
www.uni.edu/tech/

Kansas:

Pittsburg State Univ.
Graphics & Imaging Technologies
1701 S. Broadway St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-231-7000
www.pittstate.edu/git

Michigan:

Ferris State Univ.
College of Business
Graphic Media Management
119 South St.
BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
231-591-2420
www.ferris.edu/business/graphic-management

Michigan State Univ.
School of Packaging
426 Auditorium Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-1855
www.msu.edu
www.packaging.msu.edu/

Western Michigan Univ.
Dept. of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging
A-217 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
269-276-3500
www.wmich.edu/pci

Minnesota:

Flexographic Tech
600 Hoover St. NE, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-706-3779
www.flexographictech.org

Missouri:

University of Central Missouri
415-B E. Clark St., SG 118
Warrensburg, MO 64093
660-543-4484
www.ucmo.edu

New Jersey:

Seminars for Engineers
300 Madison Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940
973-929-2167
www.seminarsforengineers.com

New York:

New York Univ. (NYU)
Graphic Communications Management & Technology
70 Washington Sq. So.
New York, NY 10012
212-992-3222
www.nyu.edu
Contact: Bonnie Blake
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Rochester Inst. of Technology (RIT)
School of Media Sciences
College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
One Lomb Memorial Dr.
Rochester, NY 14623
585-475-5992
cias.rit.edu/sms
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State Univ. of New York College of Environmental Science & Forestry (SUNY-ESF)
Radiation Curing Program | RCP
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13210
315-470-6500
www.esf.edu/outreach/radcuring
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North Carolina:

Phoenix Challenge Foundation
6805 Pleasant Grove Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
704-309-3748
phoenixchallenge.org
Contact: Bettylyn Krafft
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Oklahoma:

Oklahoma State Univ.
Web Handling Research
219 Student Union
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-744-5000
www.okstate.edu
webhandling.okstate.edu

Pennsylvania:

Printing Industries of America
Print & Graphics Scholarship Foundation
200 Deer Run Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143
412-741-6860
www.printing.org/pgsf

South Carolina:

Clemson Univ.
Dept. of Graphic Communications
G-01 Tillman Hall, Box 34133533
Clemson, SC 29634
864-656-4808
www.clemson.edu
graphics.clemson.edu
Contact: Dr. Samuel T. Ingram
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Texas:

University of Houston
College of Technology
Dept. of Information & Logistics Technology
312 Technology Bldg.
Houston, TX 77204-4023
713-743-4089
www.tech.uh.edu
www.digtalmedia.tech..uh.edu
Contact: Jerry J. Waite, Ed.D., Professor of Technology Digital Media
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Virginia:

Graphic Arts Education & Research Foundation (GAERF)
1899 Preston White Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
703-264-7200
www.gaerf.org
Contact: Eileen D. Cassidy, Director
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West Virginia:

Bridge Valley Community & Technical College
619 2nd Ave.
Montgomery, WV 25136
304-734-6623
www.bridgevalley.edu
Contact: Jack Nuckols, Chief Advancement Officer
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Wisconsin:

Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N. Bluemound Dr.
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
920-735-5600
www.fvtc.edu

Univ. of Wisconsin-Stout
712 S. Broadway
325 Administration Bldg.
Menomonie, WI
715-232-2441
www.uwstout.edu/careers

Directory of Contract Slitters

Company/Location Contact Information A. J. Schrafel Paper, Floral Pk., NY www.schrafelpaper.com Acucote Inc., Graham, NC www.acucote.com Adhesive Applications

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Slitting Directory

COMPANY, LOCATION WEBSITE or PHONE NUMBER ACPO Ltd., Oak Harbor, OH www.acpo.com Adhesive Applications Inc., Easthampton, MA www.adhesiveapplicationsinc.com

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