Certificate Introduction

Certificate Description

The Certificate of Automotive Packaging provides a comprehensive understanding of the packaging supply chain through a thorough study across the intersection of automotive manufacturers, part suppliers, and packaging providers—all expanding your opportunities to bring value to the many employers within this industry.

Certificate Curriculum

    1. Production Packaging

    2. Overseas Packaging

    3. After Sales Packaging

    4. Knowledge Check: Automotive Packaging Overview

    1. Introduction to Metal Packaging

    2. Wire Cages: Introduction

    3. Wire Cages: Design Factors and Applications

    4. Returnable Racks: Introduction

    5. Returnable Racks: Design Factors and Applications

    6. Design and Production Workflow

    7. Let the Experts Talk!

    1. Introduction to Returnable Plastic Packaging

    2. Returnable Plastic Totes

    3. Returnable Bulk Bins

    4. ORBIS Product Selector

    5. Returnable Plastic Pallets

    1. Industry Overview of Returnable Packaging Providers

    2. Downloadable PDF of Returnable Packaging Providers

    3. Returnable Packaging Challenges and Trends

    4. Returnable Packaging Design Checklist

    5. Knowledge Check: Returnable Packaging

About this course

  • 9 x $287.00
  • 157 lessons
  • 6 hours of video content

About the Instructor

Dr. Andrew Hurley

Founder and Associate Professor

Packaging and entrepreneurship came together at an early age for Dr. Andrew Hurley. As a young boy, he molded and sold pewter figurines, but inadequate shipping materials led to breakage. Frustrated, he set to researching better packaging alternatives … and he hasn’t ever stopped. Dr. Hurley is an Associate Professor at Clemson University in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences. He leads the packaging design emphasis area, where he researches how to leverage packaging to solve even the toughest supply chain challenges.

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