FTA Experiences Explosive Growth in Membership

New Members Cite: Networking, Education and Visibility as Primary Reasons for Joining

May 20, 2013 – Over the past 6 months, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has welcomed one hundred and fifty-six new members to its membership roster; 85 of which joined in the first quarter of 2013 alone.

These organizations join a 55 year-old association that represents more than 1,300 company locations and 50,000+ individual professionals worldwide. Under the Association’s umbrella, this diverse constituency works together to strengthen the competitiveness of flexography and to provide a platform for flexographers to network, learn and exchange ideas – all in the name of advancing the art and science of the flexographic print process.

“We are thrilled with our growing membership base,” said FTA Director of Membership & Business Development Jay Kaible. “More and more organizations are seeing the value that an FTA membership offers in terms of networking, education and visibility. FTA’s programs/events are unmatched in the industry and can be documented just by the sheer number of individuals and organizations that have participated in all that FTA has to offer.”

FTA’s membership roster encompasses the entire packaging, printing and converting supply chain. New members include: Aladdin Packaging, Ashland Performance Materials, Avery Dennison (Fasson Roll N.A.), Dienes Corp., Domino Amjet, Durst Image Technology US, Garlock Printing & Converting Corp. Granwell Products, Inc., Innovative Label Technology, Inc., McCracken Label Co., Packaging Corporation of America, Target Labels and Packaging and Western Shield Label Company just to name a few.

Those interested in learning more about membership can contact Jay Kaible at 631-737-6020 ext. 20.


About FTA/FFTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community—printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others--together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,300 member sites that represent more than 50,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.