The printing department at Fullerton College, located in Fullerton, CA, USA, has added a new Mark Andy 2200L, a 10" six-color press with a UV coater and drying system. Anderson & Vreeland has offered a new 12" x 18" Orbiter 10 platemaker, which provides process color plates.
Industry donations to Fullerton College include a new plate mounter, rewind machine, print cylinders, dies, water based flexo inks, substrates, and disposable ink trays, donated by Environmental Inks & Coatings, Xsystems, MACtac, PIC, Labeltronics, and DIP. All print cylinders, magnetic cylinder, hydra jacks and magnetic dies were donated by RotoMetrics.
The technology allows students to produce four-color process labels with spot color and UV coatings. The new equipment will complement the Flexographic Technical Association’s training curriculum taught in Fullerton’s printing programs.
Fullerton is offering a new accelerated flexography training program that will provide industry certification in 15 weeks. The college has a limited number of scholarships available for tuition, books, parking fees, etc. Application information is available at www.fullcoll.edu.