Four Companies Recognized in 2021 FTA Sustainability Excellence Awards

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced two winners of the 2021 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award, as well as two honorable mentions.

The winning companies and runners-up were unveiled as part of FORUM 2021’s Awards Presentation, kicking off the Association’s two-week technical conference.

The two companies recognized as winners, and their sustainability achievements, are:

  • IGT Global Solutions Corp, for implementing a waste management program (sustainability programs category)
  • TC Transcontinental Packaging, for its Integritite 33 percent post-consumer recycled collation shrink film (innovations in sustainability category)

Additionally, Rose City Label Co (sustainability programs category) and Emmerson Packaging (innovations in sustainability category) each received an honorable mention.

“Sustainability is here to stay, and these initiatives demonstrate the innovation and creativity coming from companies within the flexographic industry that are focused on sustainability,” said FTA Sustainability Consultant Doreen Monteleone. “This year’s winners are tenacious in their desire to improve the environmental-friendliness of printing while reducing their footprint.”

Read about the two recipients of a 2021 Sustainability Excellence Award and this year’s honorable mentions in the May issue of FLEXO Magazine.

In addition to the Sustainability Excellence Award, FTA also announced the recipients of its other honors and awards, including the 2021 Excellence in Flexography Awards, 2021 Technical Innovation Award, President’s Award honorees and Hall of Fame inductee.

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Chartered in 1958, FTA is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others—together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,650 member sites that represent more than 1,400 companies and 35,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.