FQC/SWG Updates: Looking Toward Forum 2019 & Spring

In our last FQC update, we communicated the importance of the Standards Working Group (SWG) and its impact on developing standards that may affect our industry. We reached out to you, the membership, to take an active role in the discussions. There are several items under current discussion that will shape how we work in … Continued

“FIRST in Motion”: ISO Standards

Defining, Aligning & Applying Them in Real-Time Production of the Forum 2018 Print Project This is the fourth installment in a series of articles chronicling the wide web, flexible packaging pouch job at the center of the Forum 2018 FIRST in Motion session. Other articles in the series include: FIRST in Motion: Objectives by FTA … Continued

The 2017 Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship Winner Shares Research Results

At FTA’s Forum 2017, I was honored to receive the Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship. It provided me the ability to continue my education as well as opened up opportunities in the field of flexography. Of course, one of the requirements to complete my scholarship obligations was to execute a research project that would allow the … Continued

“FIRST in Motion”: Ink & Press

The Steps Taken to Optimize Crucial Parts of the Project & the Relevant Sections of FIRST to Follow This is the third installment in a series of articles chronicling the wide web, flexible packaging pouch job at the center of the Forum 2018 FIRST in Motion session. Other articles in the series include: FIRST in … Continued