FTA Reveals 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced the recipients of the 2020 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards, the premier awards program for the flexographic industry.

The award-winning prints and the companies behind them were announced during the FTA Awards Presentation on April 22, which kicked off the first of three days of Virtual FORUM 2020.

A total of 91 awards were given in this year’s competition:

  • 32 gold awards
  • 30 silver awards
  • 28 bronze awards
  • 1 self-promotion award

“Converters are getting very innovative to bring new ideas and products to their brand owners. and this year’s entries definitely showed it. Product embellishments continue to display new innovations and decorative appeal, making the cream rise to the top,” said Excellence in Flexography Awards Committee Member Paul Teachout of PT Consultant Group. “It does not matter if it was from a larger converter group or a single-roof facility. We saw winners from all printers, big and small, and that is exactly how it should be.”

From the pool of gold award-winning prints, six were recognized as Best of Show:

  • In the wide web category, Perfection Packaging’s Eta Uppercuts Corn Tapas Bag
  • In the mid web category, Sunshine FPC’s Eton Mess with Chargrilled Figs Wrapper
  • In the narrow web category, iTek Packz’s Himalaya Ayurveda Clear Skin Soap Carton
  • In the combined corrugated category, Great Northern Corp’s 3M Rock Your Workday Box
  • In the preprinted linerboard category, Atlantic Packaging’s Erie Meats Chicken Breasts Poitrines de Poulet Box
  • In the envelope category, Encore Group’s Sky Cinema Announcing Our Christmas 2019 Animation Extravaganza Envelope

See all of the prints recognized in the 2020 Excellence in Flexography Awards.

In addition to the Excellence in Flexography Awards, FTA also announced the recipients of its other honors and awards, including the 2020 Technical Innovation Award, 2020 Sustainability Excellence 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.