Outlook President & CEO John Cappy Passes Away

NEENAH, WI—John Cappy, president & CEO of Outlook Group, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 24. John was a veteran in the paper, printing and packaging industry, with over 36 years of experience. For the last seven years he served as president & CEO of Outlook Group through a period of expansion, strategic investment and … Continued

Koenig & Bauer’s Tim McKeon Passes Away

DALLAS, TX—With great sorrow, Koenig & Bauer (U.S.) announced the untimely passing of Tim McKeon, senior vice president of service and operations, sheetfed division, after a brief illness. Tim was a loyal member of the Koenig & Bauer family for almost 40 years having started his career as a field service mechanic/technician with Royal Zenith, a … Continued

Jay Luft of McDowell Label Passes Away at 59

Jay Luft, known to many for his involvement with FTA’s events, publications and inner workings, passed away on July 1 at the age of 59. “Jay was one of those guys where I could go a couple years without seeing him, but it seemed like it was yesterday when we got together. Handshakes were never … Continued

Domino Printing Sciences' Paul Doody Passes Away

CAMBRIDGE, U.K.—Paul Doody, global marketing director at Domino Printing Sciences, has passed away. Paul took up the role of global marketing director with Domino in January 2016, drawing on his extensive experience to define and drive effective marketing campaigns. He passed away on Jan. 11. Paul had a varied and distinguished career that saw him … Continued

Ned Wier, 1937 – 2015

MARTINSVILLE, IN—Ned Wier, a devoted flexographer and considered by some to be the father of the modern flat top dot, passed away on Oct. 14. He was 77. Ned spent a total of nearly 60 years in the printing industry, working in many capacities. As early as the year 2000, PRP‘s Chris Green can recall … Continued

Peter Giannandrea, Lifelong Flexographer & FTA Volunteer, Dead at 66

Peter Giannandrea, a dedicated servant to the flexographic community who spent several decades employed in its ranks, died Dec. 5. He was 66. A diligent supporter of FTA’s endeavors, Peter was a judge at numerous Excellence in Flexography Awards competitions, in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001. In a 2002 edition of FLEXO Magazine, he summed up his … Continued