FORUM & INFOFLEX 2020 Cancelled After Ohio Governor Bans Mass Gatherings

BOHEMIA, NY—Flexographic Technical Association is announcing the cancellation of FORUM & INFOFLEX 2020, due to the continued rapid spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). “As the FTA Board of Directors, FFTA Board of Trustees and management team were methodically reviewing updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), … Continued

INFOFLEX 2020 Near Capacity, Only 20 Booths Remain

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA announced today that INFOFLEX 2020, taking place April 20-21 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH, is near capacity and headed for its 10th consecutive sellout. In the last 30 days, more than 20 companies have reserved booth space at the industry’s longest running and most comprehensive North American package printing … Continued

FTA Announces FORUM 2020 Session Details

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced session details for FORUM 2020, its four-day technical conference themed “Color, Brands, Technology: The Complete Package.” Through nine technical sessions, more than 30 presentations led by industry experts will dive into how to deliver consistent and accurate color, brand expectations and the capabilities they want from print partners, and applications for … Continued

FTA Accepting Entries for 2020 Sustainability Excellence Awards

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA is calling for entries for the 2020 Sustainability Excellence Awards. The competition is focused on recognizing companies addressing challenges in environmental, social and economic fields. Both flexographic printers and suppliers have been past winners of the Sustainability Excellence Award, which calls attention to: Sustainability programs which have either enhance workers’ wellbeing or lessen … Continued

FTA Opens Registration for FORUM & INFOFLEX 2020

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced the opening of registration for FORUM & INFOFLEX 2020, with early bird pricing available through February 14. FORUM 2020 takes place April 19-22 in Columbus, OH at the Hyatt Regency Columbus, while INFOFLEX 2020 will be held April 20-21 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Registration for FORUM 2020 includes access … Continued

FTA Women of Flexo Committee, Chairs Announced

BOHEMIA, NY—Following a successful meeting at FORUM 2019 in May and a leadership meeting at Fall Conference 2019 in October, FTA has announced the formation of and co-chairs of the Women of Flexo Committee. Dr. Nona Woolbright, Clemson University and Jennye Scott, Berry Global will co-chair the Committee, which will work to further support and … Continued

FTA’s INFOFLEX 2020 to Focus on Innovation

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA has announced the official theme of INFOFLEX 2020 to be “Pushing the Limits of Innovation.” The event is set to take place April 20-21, 2020 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. The only event in North America that caters to the 10 different segments of package printing—labels, flexible packaging, boxmaking/folding … Continued

FTA Announces FORUM 2020 Theme, Chair and Co-Chair

BOHEMIA, NY—FORUM 2020 promises to have “Color, Brands, Technology: The Complete Package.” The event takes place April 19-22, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus in Columbus, OH. Chair Hank Welter of TC Transcontinental Packaging and Co-Chair Ellen Farrell of Dupont Advanced Printing have been joined by a committee of industry experts to create a four-day … Continued

Fall Conference 2019 Proved Time Is Money

BOHEMIA, NY—FTA’s Fall Conference 2019 took place last week, Oct. 28-30, in Charlotte, NC. With a focus on saving time and money, the three-day event demonstrated how adhering to Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST), while aiming at a Characterized Reference Print Condition (CRPC6) can yield results comparable to offset printing. The agenda included … Continued

FFTA Accepting Applications for Trio of Scholarships

BOHEMIA, NY—Foundation of FTA (FFTA) has announced it is now accepting applications for each of its annual scholarships. In maintaining its commitment to promoting and advancing the flexographic printing process, FFTA and its affiliates, by way of these three scholarship categories, provided $58,000 in 2019 for both students and industry professionals. FFTA’s three scholarships include: … Continued