BOHEMIA, NY – Sept. 13, 2018 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic print process, today announced the launch of the 2019 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition, one of the most highly anticipated events of the industry. This competition celebrates the outstanding print jobs achieved by an industry always advocating progress.
With nine categories, the Excellence in Flexography Awards are open to all organizations, regardless of size, segment or membership status. The categories are:
- Wide Web
- Mid Web
- Narrow Web
- Combined Corrugated
- Preprinted Linerboard
The 2019 iteration follows the success of last year’s competition, which celebrated 114 total winners. Thirty-eight took home gold, 39 received silver, bronze went to 33 winners, one Non-Traditional and three Self-Promotion awards were given out, and six prints were named Best of Show. Entries for 2019 will be assessed by teams of expert judges selected based on their knowledge, influence and contribution to the improvement of flexographic print.
The deadline for entries is Jan. 17, 2019. Winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 5 in New Orleans, LA to close out day one of Forum 2019. Winning entries will also be showcased on the INFOFLEX 2019 show floor, featured in FLEXO Magazine, and highlighted various times throughout the year by the Association. For more information visit www.flexography.org/excellence
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About FTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, 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 1,350 member sites that represent more than 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.