Fall Conference 2019 Proved Time Is Money

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA’s Fall Conference 2019 took place last week, Oct. 28-30, in Charlotte, NC. With a focus on saving time and money, the three-day event demonstrated how adhering to Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST), while aiming at a Characterized Reference Print Condition (CRPC6) can yield results comparable to offset printing. The agenda included … Continued

FFTA Accepting Applications for Trio of Scholarships

BOHEMIA, NY—Foundation of FTA (FFTA) has announced it is now accepting applications for each of its annual scholarships. In maintaining its commitment to promoting and advancing the flexographic printing process, FFTA and its affiliates, by way of these three scholarship categories, provided $58,000 in 2019 for both students and industry professionals. FFTA’s three scholarships include: … Continued

FTA Accepting Entries for 2020 Technical Innovation Awards

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced the call for entries in the 2020 Technical Innovation Awards. Any organization or individual involved in the flexographic supply chain—including printers, converters, print buyers, suppliers, designers and students—is eligible to submit an entry. For more than two decades, the Technical Innovation Award has recognized groundbreaking and industry-advancing products, processes and technologies. … Continued

FTA Accepting Entries for 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced the call for entries in the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. The nine categories into which print samples can be entered are: Wide Web Mid Web Narrow Web Combined Corrugated Preprinted Linerboard Envelope Self-Promotion Non-Traditional Student Started in 1960, the Excellence in Flexography Awards is the longest running and most … Continued

FTA Is Inaugural Sponsor of Sonoco Institute’s VR Training Platform

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has, since its inception, supported flexographic educational and training initiatives. That mission continues with the announcement of the Association becoming the inaugural sponsor of Clemson University’s new virtual reality (VR) print training platform, developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. “Attracting and developing tomorrow’s flexographic workforce is something we take … Continued

New FTA/FFTA Board Members Bring Experience & Expertise

BOHEMIA, NY—In selecting new members for its Board of Directors and its Foundation’s (FFTA) Board of Trustees, FTA looks for individuals with a wide range of industry experience and whom, together, represent the various market segments of its member companies. New to the Boards this year are Kristen Shields of Graymills Corp, Paul Teachout of … Continued

FTA Announces Fall Conference 2019 Session Details

BOHEMIA, NY—With 17 presentations detailing the start-to-finish creation of a high-quality, flexographically printed job, Fall Conference 2019 is a can’t-miss event and opportunity to see cutting-edge operator training. The event will take place Oct. 28-30 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, NC. “I believe with a singular focus, a technical conference has the ability … Continued

FTA Opens Registration for Fall Conference 2019

BOHEMIA, NY—Time is money and this October, FTA’s Fall Conference 2019 will teach you how to save both. The event will take place Oct. 28-30 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, NC. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the start-to-finish creation of a high-quality, flexographically-printed job, watch multiple steps of the production demoed live … Continued

FTA and TCFA to Host Gary Hilliard Memorial Golf Tournament on October 7

Bohemia, NY – July 9, 2019 – The FTA, in cooperation with the Twin Cities Flexo Association (TCFA) will host the Gary Hilliard Memorial Golf Tournament in remembrance of longtime friend and flexographer, Gary Hilliard. The event will take place October 7 at the Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, MN. All net proceeds will be … Continued

Katie Graham Joins FTA as Marketing & Communications Manager

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA announced today that Katie Graham has joined the Association as its marketing and communications manager as of July 1, bringing her decade-plus of industry-specific experience to the organization to which she has volunteered her time and energy. “I am honored to be joining the FTA family,” said Graham. “I look forward to continuing … Continued