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