The SM&RT Academy is dedicated to developing new strategies and learning processes that can help enhance and develop the knowledge and practices of our dealer network, sales staff, technicians and customers.
Listen to Mike Sonera, Vice President/General Manager of M&R, discuss the vision of the SM&RT Academy:
The Joe Clarke Printing Technology & Training Center—housed in M&R's Corporate Headquarters in Roselle, Illinois—is the new home of the M&R SM&RT Academy. Featuring a fully-operational screen printing environment, with advanced screen production and exposure systems, reclaiming and printing equipment, students can learn with hands-on workshops and tutorials to immediately improve their skills on the production floor.
The Joe Clarke Printing Technology & Training Center also features a classroom for focused training seminars. The courses offered are designed to give attendees the most current and valuable information on each subject, ranging from basic screen printing tutorials to cutting-edge digital garment decorating techniques.
The SM&RT Academy was created to help improve the screen printing community at large. By bringing the best and the brightest garment decorators in one space, valuable techniques, theories and skills can be learned from M&R's most talented employees and a wide-ranging network of industry professionals.
Classes begin soon! Don't miss out on the newest and most exciting way to improve your garment decoration skill set. Present the gift of knowledge to yourself and your staff by enrolling in the M&R SM&RT Academy today.
The SM&RT Academy course catalog is curated and classified into three main groups: Digital, Hybrid and Textile. You can select individual courses from these groups that interest you. Courses are added regularly, so please check often to see what is new and exciting at the SM&RT Academy!