Esko Equinox

Esko’s Equinox Wins FTA’s 2014 Technical Innovation Award

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2014 – Flexographic Technical Association tonight named Esko’s Equinox software technology a winner of its 2014 Technical Innovation Award in the prepress graphics category. “There’s a lot of great new flexo technology out there. For a committee of industry experts to objectively select Equinox as the most valuable technology of […]

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Accredo Packaging, Avery Dennison Cited for “Excellence in Sustainability”

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2014 – One printer, one product, two journeys—each focusing on people, planet and profit—took all accolades in Flexographic Technical Association’s newly minted 2014 Sustainability Excellence Awards competition. By name, this year’s honorees, recognized tonight at the gala awards banquet staged in conjunction with FTA’s Annual Forum, and their respective category […]

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Master Packaging FIRST Event photo

Master Packaging, Inc. Earns FTA TEST Leadership Award

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2014 –After attending 2012 Forum, Mary Jean Irving, president and chief executive officer of Master Packaging, Inc., became aware of the Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) Certification program. Her company immediately began exploring how FIRST works, the various certification levels and how to enroll employees. Two years later, […]

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Two Recipients Honored With FTA’s 2014 President’s Awards

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2014 –At tonight’s Annual Awards Program and Banquet, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) named Robb Frimming, print services director at SCHAWK! and Paul Teachout, technical/OEM accounts manager at Harper Corporation of America as the recipients of its 2014 President’s Award. The honor is given annually to those individuals who have made […]

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All Printing Resources / SpotOn! Press Collaboration Takes FTA’s 2014 Technical Innovation Award

BALTIMORE, MD – April 27, 2014 – SpotOn! Flexo, the joint venture between All Printing Resources (APR) and SpotOn! Press, was announced tonight as a winner of FTA’s 2014 Technical Innovation Award in the prepress pressroom category. “On behalf of APR, we are honored to be recognized with the prestigious FTA Technical Innovation Award for […]

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Mark Andy Esko certification

Mark Andy Is First Manufacturer to Gain Full HD Flexo Certification From Esko

ST LOUIS, MO—Mark Andy Inc. is now the first flexo printing machine manufacturer to adopt and receive Esko Full HD Flexo Certification. This achievement, in addition to that of Mark Andy Performance Series becoming the first HD certified flexo press line in 2011, make Mark Andy’s level of print quality and production consistency unique across […]

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Heights Merges With Kelleigh USA

EWING, NJ—Heights is pleased to announce that Kelleigh USA Inc. will merge with its subsidiary Heights USA Inc., effective June 1. The merger will be a significant addition to Heights’ flexo expertise and depth of market knowledge. Kelleigh will operate from Heights’ existing facility at 1445 Lower Ferry Rd in Ewing, NJ. Founded in the […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging plant

C-P Flexible Packaging Doubles Capacity of SAL Laminating

YORK, PA—As a nationally recognized provider of printed and laminated packaging, C-P Flexible Packaging continually looks for ways to increase capacity and add capabilities. The recent addition of a new Nordmeccanica Super Simplex Solventless Adhesive Laminator at the main facility will allow C-P Flexible Packaging to double the company’s lamination capacity and better serve clients […]

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Prairie State Group certification

PSG Renews Safe Quality Food Certification

FRANKLIN PARK, IL—Prairie State Group, a printer specializing in flexible film and food grade packaging materials, has been recognized for implementing and maintaining comprehensive food quality safety programs and quality management systems. The FTA printer member scored 96 on a 100 point scale in successfully recertifying its operations with Eagle Food Registrations Inc. and the […]

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Sun Chemical Introduces Online Troubleshooting Guide

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Sun Chemical has launched a new online troubleshooting guide designed to help customers resolve common technical defects that can arise during a pressrun. The website provides solutions to help customers solve any challenge they may be facing with their flexographic, sheetfed, paper packaging, gravure, and/or energy curable printing issues. After choosing the printing process, […]

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