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Flexographic Printing Processes to be Highlighted at FTA 2017

September 12, 2017

News, Flexographic Printing

The annual Flexographic Technical Association Fall Conference will be quickly upon us. Slated for Oct. 9-11 in St. Louis, FTA 2017 will give hundreds in the realm of flexographic printing services numerous educational and networking opportunities.

We always enjoy sending a contingent of company reps to mingle and soak in the wisdom to boost our efforts - and, more importantly, improve the customer’s flexo products. In particular, we’re looking forward to attending the Tuesday, Oct. 10 speaker sessions, for which flexographic printing processes are a key theme.

As flexography continues to move forward, combining with digital as one printing unit, all 5 sessions on Tuesday are a must attend for anyone in the printing industry.

You’ll find us following this schedule that day:

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Showcasing the 2017 Technical Innovation Award Winners
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - Refreshment Break & Tabletop Exhibits
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Technical Innovation in Action

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Calibrating the Processes

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. - Complimentary Lunch & Tabletop Exhibits
  • 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. - Fingerprinting the Processes

Characterizing the Processes

  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. - Refreshment Break & Tabletop Exhibits
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. - Controlling the Processes for Production

Analyzing the Results

  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Evening Reception & Tabletop Exhibits

A goal of FTA 2017 is to promote the following principles:

  • Innovation
  • Consistency
  • Quality
  • Customer Confidence

These are goals we try to achieve daily in our flexographic printing sleeves, cylinders, and plates. They’re also goals we try to achieve as a family heritage business.

Flexographers in attendance this year will attend a variety of educational sessions over the 3-day experience, some of which will touch upon new technologies in the industry. The Tabletop Exhibit will feature 65 companies demonstrating products in addition to offering one-on-one problem solving. We will be at booth 217.

Stay tuned here for a detailed breakdown of valuable sessions.

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