June 2017

Creation of the FTA Europe “Flexo Best Practice Tool Box” – First Technical Meeting, 15 May 2017 in Milan

On 15th of May 2017, the first Flexo Best Practice Tool Box Technical Meeting took place in Milan at the ATIF offices. The technical meeting started the coordination of the works, aiming to prepare and finalise the project over the course of the next months. Representatives of supporting companies, experts from the icm.Print team, and the FTA Europe Technical Committee participated in the meeting.

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May 2017

FTA Europe meets FTA US in Phoenix

On Tuesday 2nd May, on the occasion of the FTA US Annual Forum 2017, an official meeting between representatives of FTA US and a delegation from FTA Europe took place, led by FTA Europe and ATIF President Sante Conselvan. This meeting in Phoenix, Arizona strengthened the already existing collaboration between the two associations in the field of flexography that has been recently showed also for the direct contribution of FTA US for the European project Flexo Best Practice Tool Box.

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December 2016

One Flexo Per Tutti

On Wednesday 23 November, the day after the ceremony of the second BestInFlexo Italian Awards, in which about 200 printers and suppliers took part, FlexoDay 2016 was staged in Bologna. This is a yearly appointment for the flexographic printing community which, with its over 400 participants, exceeded all expectations and achieved better record figures than last year.

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December 2016

BestInFlexo 2016

On 22 November 2016, the 2nd edition of the ATIF BestInFlexo 2016 took place in Bologna. The event awards the best printing flexo quality of products. Over 200 participants, among those representatives of printers and suppliers, attended the ceremony.

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September 2016

The Flexo Best Practice Toolbox kick off meeting in Milan: A successful event

More than 35 participants attended the kick off workshop of the Flexo Best Practive Took Box project in Milan in September 2016, promoted by Icmprint and FTA Europe.

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July 2016

The Flexo Best Practice Toolbox

A unique new collaborative project that brings together international cross-industry expertise to provide a relevant and practical best practice reference for printers and suppliers to improve flexo performance. The project kick-off meeting will be in Milan on September 13/14, 2016.

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2015

FTA Europe – a European umbrella for the promotion of flexo

ITALY • The newly formed FTA Europe used Converflex 2015 in Milan to showcase its plan for coordinating the efforts of national organisations into a cohesive working partnership. The association was established by five founding member associations: EFIA (UK), Atif (Italy), ATEF (Spain), EFTA (Benelux), and ATF (France). Membership of FTA Europe is open to all national flexo associations, and will be governed by a board, supported by Intergraf and Lejeune Association Management, which will create specialised working groups and negotiate European funding.

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2015

We are flexo – Welcome to the Future

The future of flexo associations and the future of flexo technologies. A virtuous synergy in support of flexo printers. ATIF, the Italian Technical Flexo Association and FTA EUROPE, the European Flexo Federation will talk about the future of flexo: which activities will both national and European associations foresee to support this industry and which goals will be set in order to promote their members activities?

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February 2015

FTA Europe formally established as European umbrella for Flexo

Brussels, February 2015. The flexo technical associations of the France, Italy, the UK, Spain and the Benelux countries have formally established FTA-Europe as their common European umbrella organisation. On 5 February, the inaugural General Assembly of the new organisation took place in Brussels at the offices of Intergraf, the European printing industry federation, where FTA Europe will have its registered address.

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