FQC/SWG Updates: New Projects & Upcoming Meetings

Another quarter, another standards update. And speaking of standards, did you all have the opportunity to read Dr. Danny Rich’s article, “From Practice to Standard,” in the April issue of FLEXO Magazine? Danny is the chair of the Flexo Quality Consortium’s (FQC) Standards Working Group (SWG). We are fortunate to have his expertise in the … Continued

Anilox Rolls for Coatings

When print designers of the past thought of adding value to the printing for a product, they thought about plate screens, color combinations and fineness of print. For many years, added value also meant hot-foil stamping, cold foil, couponing or some other downstream enhancement. Today, 4-color process—and to a large degree 7-color process—have become well-established, … Continued

Katie Graham and Dr. Danny Rich Receive 2019 FTA President’s Award

2019 Recipients Exemplify Diversity of Talent Within FTA Membership The criteria that is employed to select individuals for the annual FTA President’s Award is flexible, for sure. This was a conscious decision made way back when—in 1991, when the tribute was originally established—to allow for the year-to-year recognition of a wide variety of talents that … Continued

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