Forum 2016 Offers Look at Past, Present, Future of Direct Laser Engraving

FORT WORTH, TX—The lights dimmed. The triumphant horns played a familiar tune. The iconic lines scrolled across the screens: “A long time ago, in an industry far, far away…” But this wasn’t a Tuesday morning showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens—it was the beginning of the final session of day three of Forum 2016. […]

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Forum 2016 Goes Around the World with Flexo International

FORT WORTH, TX—There are nearly 200 countries on Earth, and the flexographic printing market in each one is unique. Aiming to provide a look at regional preferences, trends, growth areas and more, Forum 2016 presented Flexo International: 60 Minutes Around the World. The Tuesday session was chaired by Alexander James, indirect channel manager at Kodak and […]

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Forum 2016 Shows How to Enhance Digital Print with Flexography

FORT WORTH, TX—Forum 2016 tackled the topic of digital printing head on Tuesday morning, with the Enhancing Digital Print with Flexography session. Chaired by Andy Knapp, Flint Group Flexographic Products and John Hickey, Domino Printing Sciences, the session provided testimonials from two printers who have combined digital with their existing flexographic operations, seeing both formats […]

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Forum 2016 Attendees Prepare for the Future with FQC Session

  FORT WORTH, TX—With one question—Are you ready for the future?—RR Donnelley’s Jean Engelke and 3M’s Pam Dorrough began the second Monday session at Forum 2016, with FQC: Preparing for the Future. Alexander James, Kodak’s indirect channel manager and Ann Michaud, 3M’s senior technical service specialist, took the stage first to give an update on […]

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Forum 2016 Examines Movers & Shakers with Flexo Game Changers

FORT WORTH, TX—ATRAC, cassette tape, CD, MP3, streaming. In a handful of words, Forum 2016 co chair Paul Teachout charted the course of listening to music. He used that as a lead in to the first Monday session at Forum 2016: Flexo Game Changers, chaired by Nicole Ross, Kodak product solution manager and Joel Engelberth, […]

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New Tools for Your Prepress Workflows Forum 2016

Forum 2016 Offers New Tools for Prepress Workflows

FORT WORTH, TX—Forum 2016 attendees may not have expected a presidential debate when they walked into the the Texas Ballroom at 3 p.m. Sunday, but that’s what they got in the New Tools for Your Prepress Workflows session. Moderated by Catherine Haynes, All Printing Resources and Brad Taylor, DuPont Packaging Graphics, three White House hopefuls […]

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FTA Hall of Fame Members Share Advice, Lessons Learned at Forum 2016

FORT WORTH, TX—Who better to inform future generations of the secrets to success, paths to avoid and advice gleaned from dozens of years experience than FTA’s own Flexo Hall of Fame? That was the thinking behind Forum 2016’s Passing the Torch: Developing Next Generation Leaders session on Sunday. The discussion, chaired by Howie Vreeland of […]

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Forum 2016 Kicks Off with Understanding the Customer FIRST

FORT WORTH, TX—After months of planning, Forum 2016 kicked off Sunday at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, TX. Proceedings began just after noon, with opening remarks from Platinum Plus sponsor Kodak’s Paul Lancelle, an FTA Flexo Hall of Fame member, who spoke to the theme of Forum 2016: Power of the Past, […]

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Pitman Rebrands as Agfa Graphics at INFO*FLEX 2016

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—The Pitman packaging portfolio was presented as Agfa Graphics at INFO*FLEX 2016. Agfa Graphics acquired The Pitman Company in 2010 and branded the packaging portfolio “Pitman, An Agfa Company” to connect the two brands under one umbrella. The dual brand strategy is concluding in 2016. “The time has come to brand Agfa Graphics in the […]

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“Securing a Successful Future” Seminar to Feature Flint Group, Label Traxx, Mark Andy, ThermoFlexX, Xeikon

CHICAGO, IL—A group of label industry leaders (that cover a broad spectrum of aspects related to self adhesive label production) will present a series of events called “Securing a Successful Future.” Presented by Flint Group Narrow Web, Label Traxx, Mark Andy, ThermoFlexX and Xeikon, this seminar series will educate label printers and packaging converters about […]

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