Flexographic Technical Association
The training staff at Nilpeter’s Technology Center in Cincinnati has earned its FTA FIRST Operator certifications, allowing the team to boost its proficiency in daily tasks and increase the level of service quality and training it provides for customers.
The Flexographic Technical Association has announced that it has opened registration for its 2017 Forum and INFO*FLEX events. Forum will be held from April 30 to May 3 and INFO*FLEX will take place from May 1-2. Both events will be located in Phoenix.
"Trending Now" is the theme of the annual FTA Forum, which will be held from April 30-May 3 in Phoenix. The FTA has also announced that Paul Teachout of Nilpeter and Bob Coomes of Plastic Packaging Technologies will chair the event, which is being held at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel.
A breakthrough flexible packaging application with photochromic ink and a wide web pet food bag earned recent awards for Printpack, an Atlanta-based converter.
Nearly 2,000 printers and converters traveled to Fort Worth, Texas, for the 2016 FTA Forum & INFO*FLEX. This year's event focused on flexography's future.
For nearly 20 years, the Phoenix Challege Foundation has served as a non-profit resource to the flexographic industry, supporting flexo education at the high school and college level, and hosting annual competitions for students.
Globalization is making a lasting impact on the package printing industry. The upcoming FTA Forum will address these issues with a "Flexo International" session.