Technical Innovation Award Past Winners
For more than 20 years, the FTA Technical Innovation Award has been recognizing notable technical achievements in the flexographic industry and the companies behind them.
Learn about the past recipients of the award, the companies behind the winning technologies, and the impact they had at the time of their introduction to the flexographic industry, stretching back to 1996.
DuPont™ Cyrel® Solutions, for its Cyrel® Lightning Plates
SOMA spol sro, for its SOMA Changeover Wizard
Fathom Optics, for its Light Field Technology Software
Hybrid Software, for its Intelligent Flexo CLOUDFLOW Module
Rheonics, for its RPS InkSight Viscosity Control System
Hybrid Software, for its CLOUDFLOW Patchplanner
Miraclon Corp, for its KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution
Paper Converting Machine Co, for its Meridian Elite
Esko, for its Print Control Wizard (PCW)
Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica, for its DataGlass Remote Support
Paper Converting Machine Co, for its SteadyPrint
Eaglewood Technologies, for the Sitexco Laser Anilox Cleaning System
Hamillroad Software Ltd, for its Bellissima DMS screening software
Esko, for its XPS Crystal 5080
Flint Group, for its EkoCure ANCORA Ink
Mark Andy, for its Digital Series Hybrid Press
Flint Group Flexographic Products, for its nyloflex FTF Digital plate
MacDermid Graphics Solutions, for its ITP 60 plate
PAD Peripheral Advanced Design Flexomaid, for its Aeromaid technology
Nuova GIDUE S.r.L., for its Digital Flexo Excellence technology system
All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) and SpotOn! Press, for their SpotOn! Flexo software
Esko, for its Equinox software
Berry Plastics, for its indirect flexo hybrid printing process
GMG, for its OpenColor system
Mark Andy, for its Quick Change Die Cut technology
MacDermid Printing Solutions
Mark Andy, Inc.
Bobst Group/Fischer & Krecke GmbH
Eastman Kodak Company
Mark Andy, Inc.
Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.
DuPont Imaging Technologies
Arpeco Engineering Ltd.
Paper Converting Machine Company
Comco International Inc
DuPont Products/Barco Graphics
Professional Computer Corp
The FIT Group Inc
All company names were current at the time the award was received.