The Printer Perspective on Forum 2019’s “A Screening of Screening” Print Jobs

Three jobs, three consecutive days; same press, same crew, same ink, same substrate, same plate mounting tape—fair, consistent and equal conditions had to be maintained in readying each job for public peer review at FTA’s Forum 2019. A daunting task? Perhaps for some. Interflex Group in Merrill, WI, presented with the potential assignment, answered affirmatively … Continued

Phoenix Challenge Foundation Announces Annual Golf Tournament

CHARLOTTE, NC—For more than 20 years, the Phoenix Challenge Foundation (PCF) has been the premier organization who solely focuses on building tomorrow’s workforce. Its annual fundraiser to support growing flexo in education is the annual Phoenix Challenge Foundation Golf Tournament. This year’s event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the beautiful Stonebridge Golf Club … Continued

EskoWorld 2019 Sees Record Attendance

NASHVILLE, TN—A record number of packaging and print specialists from across the globe descended on Nashville Monday, as Music City becomes EskoWorld 2019 for the next three days. More than 550 delegates and 19 sponsoring companies are in town for EskoWorld 2019. With a huge selection of workshops and presentations to showcase the benefits of … Continued

Controlling Press Characterization at Forum 2019

Day three of Forum 2019 was all about process control, and that theme continued into its second session with “Gaining Control of Your Process: The Characterization,” chaired by Ellen Farrell, DuPont Advanced Printing. Does This Really Work? Bookending the session was Jennye Scott, VP creative services at Berry Global and who opened by recalling her … Continued

Esko Wins 2019 FTA Technical Innovation Award for Print Control Wizard

Print Control Wizard Automates Color Experts’ Roles Consider a world where there is a growing shortage of color geeks in the flexographic industry. The existing experts are retiring, and taking with them an enormous knowledge pool and well-honed set of skills. Consider this, and you may find yourself at the same conclusion Esko found itself … Continued