Jan. 7, 2013 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to promoting and advancing the flexographic printing process proudly welcomed 37 new members in the last quarter of 2012. They are:
Allen Datagraph Systems, Inc.
Atlas Converting North America, Inc.
Base Korea Co., Ltd.
Central Connecticut State University
CERM (Belgium; Mariettta, GA)
Clemson University (Ms. Jessica Thompson; Mr. Keegan O'Dell)
Control Instruments Corp.
Eastern Kentucky University (Mr. Dylan K. Lakes)
Essel Propack America LLC
Flex Pre-Press, Inc.
Fox Converting, Inc.
Italflex America Inc.
Maxcess International (Oklahoma City , OK; Keene, NH; Camas, WA)
Quest Inks & Coatings
Ready Flow Enterprises, LLC
Safe Green Clean Solutions
Sinclair International Ltd.
SmileyColor & Associates LLC
Unique Industries, Inc.
Visual Communication Tech, Inc. (VCT)
Western Michigan University (Ms. Courtney Curr; Mr. George Havlir)
Whitlam Label Co.
Dan Wilson - Electronic International
Stefano D'Andrea - Electronic International
These organizations joined a 55 year-old alliance that represents more than 1,300 company locations and 50,000+ individual professionals worldwide. Under the Association’s umbrella, this diverse constituency works together to strengthen the competitiveness of flexography and to provide a platform for flexographers to network, learn and exchange ideas – all in the name of advancing the art and science of the flexographic print process.
“We are pleased to welcome these new members into the FTA family,” said FTA/FFTA President Mark Cisternino. “Active participation in FTA and its programs can serve as both a strategic and tangible asset for an organization. Not only will these new members gain access to information and business intelligence that is not available elsewhere, they will also receive discounts on a growing bank of products and services offered by the Association. Equally important, they can build relationships that empower them with a voice and influence over the decisions that directly affect their business.”
FTA is the largest and most dynamic association representing the packaging, printing and converting industry. Those interested in learning more about membership can point their browsers to FTA's Membership page. Interested companies or individuals can also contact Jay Kaible, director of membership & business development directly at 631-737-6020 ext. 20.
About FTA/FFTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others--together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,300 member sites that represent more than 50,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.