FMN | May 14th, 2018

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May 14, 2018

Vol. 20 No. 10

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Best In Flexo Honored At FTA Forum reported by Greg Kishbaugh L ast week, the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) hosted its annual forum in Indianapolis, Indiana. At the as-

Mark Andy Plans UK Open House

Following a complete acquisition of Presstek, Mark Andy has an- nounced a co-sponsored United Kingdom Open House. Hosted in London, England, at the Presstek headquarters, the event further inte- grates the organizations under the Mark Andy brand portfolio and re- portedly strengthens both organiza- tions global commitment to pressroom profitability. Expanding Business The Open House, taking place June 6-8, will consist of a morning, afternoon, and evening session re- peated each of the three days. Pro- gramming for all time slots will address advancements catered to printers and converters across the industry spectrum highlighting pro- ductivity gains.The attendee pool is expected to consist of commercial printers interested in expanding their offset business into labels and label converters looking to enter the digital production space. Addi- tionally, as many European print

sociation’s annual awards ban- quet, held at the Indianapolis Marriott, 114 awards, plus six best of show recipients, were revealed to be the winners at the annual Awards Banquet. Winners consisted of 38 Gold awards, 39 Silver awards, 33 Bronze awards, 3 Self Promo- tion awards and 1 Non-Tradi- tional award. “Best of Show” designees (se- lected from the gold award re- cipients in their respective categories) in the 2018 Excel- lence in Flexography Awards included: • Industrias de Plásticos SA de CV for the Cappy Inf laditos Queso y Mantequilla Justice LeagueWrapper in the mid web category.

Howard Vreeland, Chairman and CEO, Anderson & Vreeland, was presented with a Distin- guished Service Award from the FTA.

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• Multi-Color Corp for the Francis Ford Coppola The Countess Walewska Authentic Potato Premium Vodka Label in the narrow web category. • Visual Communication Tech on behalf of Proactive Packag- ing & Display for the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Carton in the combined corrugated category.

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