MemberConnect is the portal for content and offerings reserved exclusively for FTA members.
Videos of technical presentations from conferences.
Membernars delivered by industry experts on a variety of topics.
The 10-year, 100+ issue FLEXO Magazine Archives.
Tech Tips, with informative pieces of flexographic knowledge.
FLEXO Tech Talks, where authors bring their articles to life.
FIRST 6.0’s appendices, targets and other downloads in the Toolbox.
MemberConnect is an FTA member benefit. And from February 14 to February 29, non-members can take a tour and see what they’re missing.
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MemberConnect’s content focuses on topics vital to every flexographer. Here’s a sample of what’s waiting for you:
- View a webinar on proper anilox roll care and cleaning to maintain performance
- Watch a presentation on anilox roll basics with answers to commonly asked question
- Read the latest installment of FLEXO Magazine’s annual ink/anilox/doctor blade selection guide
- Watch webinars on using SCTV in workflows and how to improve print quality and reduce human judgment by linking press and plate technologies
- Download characterization targets, fingerprint test targets and optimization test targets
- See how modern screening technologies improve print results and help brand owners meet their goals
- Learn from a trio of presenters how to “walk the line” of quality control
- Read the November issue of FLEXO Magazine, with a focus on quality control, color management and spot color reduction
- View a webinar on using new ISO standards for documenting and reporting process control parameters
- Get an explainer on ink basics, the components of different ink types and what they print on in this webinar
- Watch videos that walk through a checklist of what to consider when preparing a fingerprint and give a 101-level understanding of printing plates
- Browse Tech Tips on job preparation, internal communication best practices, optimization, solving issues with print repeats and more
- Watch a six-part video series that journeys through the FIRST methodology through a live job
- Download a collection of appendices from FIRST 6.0
- Hear in a webinar about the FIRST document, certification programs and how print samples printed in different locations and on different substrates yielded identical color results
- Browse the FLEXO Magazine archives to read about dispelling myths of expanded gamut (EG) in the July 2018 issue and optimizing the EG print sequence in the November 2016 issue
- Watch a prepress and print supplier explain how they used developments and learnings of EG to deliver new packaging solutions
- Take a deep dive into EG color profiles in this webinar
- Watch a webinar and a two-part video presentation on forming a survival guide for troubleshooting print and on-press problems
- Sit in on a Tech Talk about gaining productivity in unexpected places
- Open the June 2018 issue of FLEXO Magazine and read about OEE and laydown logistics, and troubleshooting viscosity in the November 2018 issue, all in the archives