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Techkon donates over $100,000 in color quality systems


Techkon Announces Donation to Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics

TECHKON – the innovation leader in high-precision color measurement solutions for the global print and packaging communities – announces today its donation to Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.  The donation is valued at over $100,000 and includes the SpectroVision Inline Quality Inspection System, SpectroDens handheld devices, and multiple seats of ChromQA, Techkon’s Color Quality Assurance Software.

Techkon's Sonoco Institute donationTechkon is proud to partner with and help develop educational programs in state of the art institutions like Clemson.  This partnership will allow students to keep pace with advancing technologies and will give them access to the tools they are likely to see upon graduation.  This kind of real-world application is precisely what students will need to further advance the packaging design and graphics industries in the future.

This donation is part of a long-standing partnership that Techkon has developed with Clemson’s Sonoco Institute. “We are thrilled that Techkon continues to innovate in color measurement and process control for printing,” states Bobby Congdon, Assistant Director of Sonoco Institute. “It is because of partners like Techkon that we are able to inspire and engage our students with the most advanced technologies as they prepare for careers in this industry.”  In addition to the donation of equipment, Techkon also partners with the Sonoco Institute on other educational initiatives including webinars, speaking opportunities, and live demonstrations.  Students and industry professionals can look forward to many exciting intiatives in the remainder of 2019!


Techkon is the innovation leader in densitometers, spectrophotometers and color software solutions for the global print community. With a track record of 30 + years of continued technological excellence, Techkon products are chosen for their high degree of measurement accuracy, repeatability, reliability and ease of operation in all sectors of the printing industry. Techkon’s innovative color measurement solutions have led to highly successful implementations by leading OEM press manufacturers and large commercial printers, yielding dramatic gains in quality, productivity and cost savings.

Source: Techkon

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