EXCELLENCE IN

FLEXOGRAPHY

AWARDS

EXCELLENCE IN

FLEXOGRAPHY

AWARDS

EXCELLENCE IN

FLEXOGRAPHY

AWARDS

The Excellence in Flexography Awards is the premier awards program for the flexographic industry. It is the only competition flexographers from around the world trust to define who’s who in the package printing and converting industry.

As the longest running and most prestigious annual print competition, its mission is to honor outstanding companies who have made exceptional quality and precise consistency their mission in the pursuit of printing excellence. Each of the hundreds of entries received every year is individually evaluated by a panel of judges on its degree of difficulty and level of execution.

Award-winning prints offer proof of significant achievements in quality. And they gain worldwide recognition and coverage through a number of avenues:

Honored

at the Awards Banquet
during FORUM.

Featured

in FLEXO Magazine’s
awards issue.

Promoted

through FTA’s
social media channels.

Displayed

in the Awards Gallery
at INFOFLEX.

THE

2020

COMPETITION

THE

2020

COMPETITION

THE

2020

COMPETITION

Enter the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. FTA members get their first entry for free; members who joined in 2019 get their first five for free. Find competition details, guidelines and entry information by downloading a brochure. The deadline to enter is January 16.

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THE

2019

WINNERS

THE

2019

WINNERS

THE

2019

WINNERS

Thirty judges, 11 committee members and a handful of FTA staff were present for the judging of the 2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards. They saw hundreds of pieces of flexographically printed packaging: from labels to boxes; line, screen and process; the OK and the great, all kinds of substrate.

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See the Winners of the 2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards

2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards wide web best of show

Wide Web

There is a very broad range of obstacles facing any printer entering a print sample into the wide web category.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards mid web best of show

Mid Web

Too wide for narrow web, too narrow for wide web—the mid web category is a mix of substrates, sizes and segments.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards narrow web best of show

Narrow Web

Labels—and tubes, and labels, and boxes, and even more labels—were the stars of the narrow web category.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards combined corrugated best of show

Combined Corrugated

For the printers who run work in the combined corrugated category, their biggest challenge is with their substrate of choice.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards preprinted linerboard best of show

Preprinted Linerboard

When it comes to web widths and repeat lengths, it doesn’t get any bigger than the preprinted linerboard category.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards envelope best of show

Envelope

Judges of the envelope category looked for excellent printing in the face of adversarial substrates and registration-hostile speeds.

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards self-promotion

Self-Promotion

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards non-traditional

Non-Traditional

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2019 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards student

Student

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Join the Excellence in Flexography Awards Committee

Each January, dozens of industry experts come together to evaluate and critique the hundreds of prints entered in the Excellence in Flexography Awards. Judges spend several days examining everything from registration tolerances and tonal range, to substrate printability and ink coverage, to consistency and image sharpness, and other characteristics. See the best of the flexographic industry, up close, by becoming a judge in the Excellence in Flexography Awards.

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