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FTA Appoints Five to Membership Committee

BOHEMIA, NY – June 23, 2015 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today announced the formation of a new membership committee. The team, representing a mix of both industry veterans and newcomers, consists of printers/converters and suppliers of the flexographic industry. Members of the committee are: Pete Hartman, General Manager, Polymount U.S. LLC; Paul Teachout, VP […]

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Registration Opens for FTA’s 2015 Fall Conference “Flexo, The Methods To Our Madness”

BOHEMIA, NY – June 10, 2015 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today announced that it has opened registrations for its 2015 Fall Conference, themed “Flexo, The Methods To Our Madness.” The event, expected to attract some 350 flexographic printers/converters, Consumer Product Companies, prepress providers, suppliers and others, will run from November 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency […]

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FTA Launches Newly Enhanced Online Store

BOHEMIA, NY – May 21, 2015 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading trade organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the flexographic industry, today announced that it has launched a completely redesigned online store. Consumers can access the E-commerce site from FTA’s main website or via direct URL, The upgraded marketplace features FTA’s […]

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Forum 2015 Bests Records, Hits Perfect Harmony With Topics, Trends and Technologies

BOHEMIA, NY – May 19, 2015 – Heralded as the best Forum ever, Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2015 annual conference drew historic crowds at the four-day event, May 3-6 at the Omni Nashville in Nashville, TN. Attendance records were shattered as nearly 2,000 conference-goers, made up of printer/converters, print buyers, designers, brand management firms, prepress […]

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INFO*FLEX Reports More Than 200 Booths Sold for 2016, Sees Record-Breaking Numbers

BOHEMIA, NY – May 19, 2015 – Setting historical highs, shattering every record in its 33 year history, Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) INFO*FLEX 2015 drew nearly 2,000 flexographers to its aisles on May 4-5 in Nashville, TN. Spiking attendance by nearly 10 percent, the event also expanded its show floor by 10 percent with a […]

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6 Best of Shows, 106 Awards Bestowed in FTA’s 2015 Excellence in Flexography Awards

NASHVILLE, TN – May 3, 2015 – With a large surge in entries, Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2015 Excellence in Flexography Awards saw fierce competition and some of the best print jobs in the competition’s 55-year history. Winners were unveiled tonight before an audience of hundreds at FTA’s Annual Awards Banquet at the Omni Nashville, […]

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Paul Lancelle, 2015 Inductee Into FTA’s Flexo Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, TN – May 3, 2015 – Paul Lancelle, technical specialist for All Printing Resources, is the 53rd inductee into Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) most prestigious society, its Hall of Fame. The honor was bestowed at tonight’s Annual Awards Banquet, held in front of hundreds of flexography’s key players and thought leaders. Lancelle’s service to […]

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Advance Packaging’s Green Focused Facility Earns FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

NASHVILLE, TN – May 3, 2015 – Advance Packaging Corp. understands that clean manufacturing, the development of people and economic stability are keys to long-term viability. In 2005, the FTA member broke ground on a massive 425,000 sq. ft. manufacturing space in Grand Rapids, MI. In the planning stages of the new build, Advance Packaging […]

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Jennye Scott and Richard Black Receive FTA President’s Award

NASHVILLE, TN – May 3, 2015 – At tonight’s Annual Awards Program and Banquet, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) named Jennye Scott, VP of creative services at Berry Plastics Corp. and Richard Black, director of digital solutions at All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR), as the recipients of its 2015 President’s Award. The honor is given annually […]

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Nuova GIDUE’s Digital Flexo Excellence Marries Printing Processes, Wins 2015 FTA Technical Innovation Award

NASHVILLE, TN – May 3, 2015 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) tonight named Nuova GIDUES’s Digital Flexo Excellence technology the winner of its 2015 Technical Innovation Award in the Heavy Metal category. The award was presented at FTA’s Annual Awards Banquet, held in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Forum in Nashville, TN. Accepting the award […]

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