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Esko provides software gift to packaging engineering technology program

Esko provides $1.2M in software to ISUEsko provides $1.2 million in software to Indiana State University packaging program

Packaging software solutions leader, Esko, has made an $1.2 million in-kind gift to Indiana State University’s packaging engineering technology program. Esko support includes annual licensing for its design and production software platforms.

“We would like to thank Esko for their generous support of Indiana State University and our packaging engineering technology program,” said Andrea Angel, Vice President for University Advancement and CEO of the ISU Foundation. “The experience for our students to work with the same software that develops 9 out of 10 retail packages furthers our commitment to hands on learning and career readiness.”

“Esko values the ISU relationship to help stimulate knowledge building and driving innovation for the future,” said Brad Leonard, Esko Vice President of Sales. “Esko is proud to partner with ISU to support packaging students as an emerging generation of the next leaders in the Packaging Industry.”

With this software donation, Indiana State students will have access to work with a leading global product portfolio that supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, packaging manufacturers, and more.

“We use Esko software in six of our core packaging courses to learn a wide-range of skillsets to prepare our students for the diverse and fast-paced packaging industry,” said Brian James, Indiana State packaging instructor. “This is a tremendous product that gives our students the ability to design and create packaging systems from ideation to virtual and physical prototypes.”

“The College of Technology is excited that Esko has chosen to partner with our packaging engineering technology program. Having their award-winning software in our classrooms will have a tremendous impact on our program and aligns with our vision to partner with industry leaders,” said Nesli Alp, Dean of the College of Technology.