The large number of package and label printing companies in the Fox Valley, and projections for strong industry growth, make this an exceptionally good career choice. You’ll learn how to use the flexographic printing process to create packaging and labels of all types, including for the food industry. You’ll work with materials such as plastics, metallic films, cellophanes, corrugated fiberboard and paper. You’ll learn all areas of the flexographic process, from electronic prepress, platemaking, plate mounting and ink management to printing press operation. In addition, you’ll gain skills in team building, quality, process control and technical reporting. You’ll get plenty of hands-on experience using state-of-the-art printing equipment. With this degree, you’ll be well prepared for a promising, stable career in flexographic printing.