An FTA membership is your gateway to gaining access to the quality resources, innovative ideas, unlimited networking and technical tools, right at your fingertips, so your organization stays one step ahead.

FTA is a unique association whose members are flexographers across all industry segments, dedicated to making flexography the best it can be. FTA membership means joining a community of flexographic printers, press manufacturers and consumables suppliers, premedia service providers, worldwide distributors and consumer products companies. Exceptional methodologies and standards are necessary to benefit your organization, empower employees and deliver the best product to your customers, no matter your company’s size.

What Comes with FTA Membership?

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FTA’s online portal for everything membership. MemberConnect provides instant access to all your company’s info. Review records, manage orders, update your information and more. MemberConnect also comes with access to select Forum and Fall Conference session videos and presentations, a full archive of FLEXO Magazine, four years of past FTA Member Webinars, bite-sized tech tips and an assortment of useful print-related downloads.

Wi$e 1 Benefits

FTA is excited to offer more benefits than ever before to members with the Wi$e1 Member Benefit Program. Introducing brand new personal savings programs! Receive discounts on products and services that can be used for business and personal savings. That’s right! MEMBER LOCATIONS NOW RECEIVE PERSONAL SAVINGS FOR ALL OF YOUR EMPLOYEES. It’s not just for business savings anymore.

Only available to members

FTA Conferences & Events

Where the smartest minds in the flexographic industry share ideas, spread information and advance packaging printing. From thousands of attendees, to hundreds, to handfuls – FTA provides an event suited for each and every kind of member.

From complimentary to 50% discount for members

FIRST Individual Certifications

A globally recognized certification program that provides a complete mastery of the flexographic printing process for the different roles within an organization – Press Operator, Prepress Operator, Implementation Specialist.

Level I free for first employee
$990 for non-members*

* Significant discounts available to large groups signed up for full FIRST Individual Certification Programs (Levels I-III)

Excellence in Flexography Awards

The industry’s longest running and most prestigious annual print competition.

First entry free for members
First FIVE ENTRIES FREE for new members (as of Jan. 2018)
$75 for each additional entry
$150 per entry for non-members

FTA Member Webinars

Industry experts present in detail topics spanning all areas of the industry

Free for members $199 non-members

FTA Member Directory Listing

Company info included in SourceBook, FLEXO Magazine’s annual FTA member directory

Free Listing for members

“FTA has been an extremely valuable resource for the industry over the past 60 years. The in-depth technical education and reliable resources it provides to our global membership has not only helped businesses grow and succeed, but also has created a long history of a tight-knit network of collaboration. FTA is a cornerstone of the drive for innovation that allows all of us to continue pushing the envelope to advance flexographic technology into realms we could have never imagined even 30 years ago.”

Mary Sullivan, FTA Board Chair

What Else Does an FTA Membership Offer?

Award-Winning Publications & Research

Consistently ranked a top member benefit, FTA delivers today’s trends through insightful reporting, benchmarking studies and research projects addressing everything from process control to color management and even competitive printing processes.

Robust Certification & Training

FTA’s expert print consultants offer the strategies, tools and methodologies to deepen insights and maximize success, using the perfect blend of theory and application.

Industry-Wide Recognition & Publicity

FTA offers some of the longest standing and prestigious awards competitions to promote the stellar printing and technical innovation achieved by its members and an ever evolving industry.

Year-Round Events & Networking

Thousands attend FTA events to acquire new knowledge, develop new relationships and connect with its global network of thought leaders, researchers and scholars.

Extensive Educational Resources

As the world’s foremost publisher of flexographic books & publications, FTA delivers the leading-edge ideas, strategic thinking and practical solutions to challenges facing print professionals every day.

Questions About FTA Membership?
Contact FTA Membership Manager Susan Raab at 631-737-6020, ext. 111.

Learn More About Membership

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Learn even more about what FTA membership brings, read additional testimonials from current members and find even more value in becoming a part of the premier association for flexography.

See Our Membership Roster

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SourceBook 2019 is the latest installment of FTA’s member directory. Organized by market segment, it provides a look at the more than 1,300 companies who have chosen FTA membership.