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FFTA Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is now accepting applica- tions for each of its annual scholarships. FFTA and its affiliates, by way of three scholarship categories, pro- vided $58,000 in 2019 for both students and industry professionals. FFTA’s three scholarships include: • The FFTA Scholarship ,a $3,000 award given to mul- tiple high school seniors and college freshman, soph- omores and juniors interested in flexography and/or graphic communications • The FFTA Rossini North America Flexographic Research Scholarship , sponsored by Rossini North America, awarding a total of $22,500 to a first- and sec- ond-place winner, as well as their schools • The Gary Hilliard FQC Scholarship , named in hon- or of the late Gary Hilliard and sponsored by FTA and the FQC (Flexo Quality Consortium), a $2,500 grant awarded to one student to develop and execute a flex- ography-focused project Recipients of FFTA’s scholarships will be announced at Forum 2020. The eighth edition of Active and Intelligent Packag- ing Industry Association (AIPIA) World Congress to be held in Amsterdam in November this year is set to be the biggest in its history with the largest number of registered exhibitors showcasing technological inno- vations. “The focus is on real business development for ac- tive and intelligent packaging technologies, not just another series of workshops and panels,’ said Eaf de Ferrante, Managing Director of AIPIA.“We are working with our members to build an industry, not just to run another conference.” The organizers invited more than 40 speakers, in- cluding representatives from Avery Dennison and Nestlé, to offer an outlook on the latest developments, but, more importantly, how these can be combined to offer complete solutions to brand owners.AIPIA is ex- pecting more than 400 delegates at the event. Global Flexo Ink Market Grows The global flexographic ink market was valued $4.50 billion in 2017, according to a new report from Maxi- mize Market Research, and is expected to reach $7.01 billion by 2026 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.7 percent during the forecast period. AIPIA World Congress Set For Biggest Ever



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