November 2017

FTA Europe Session at the ATIF Flexo Day in Italy

On the 15th of November, the FTA Europe Session was held in Bologna during the 2017 Italian ATIF Flexo Day. For the first time during one of the FTA Europe members’ congresses, an entire panel was dedicated to foreign speakers, who gave a fruitful contribution to the conference by sharing their experience about flexo.

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October 2017

FTA Europe attending the FPLMA Annual Forum in Melbourne

On the 19th and 20th of October FTA Europe attended the Annual Forum of the Australian and New Zealand Flexible Packaging & Label Manufacturers Association (FPLMA) held at the Exhibition Centre of Melbourne. FTA Europe President Sante Conselvan participated in the round-table discussion focused on education and skills.

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October 2017

FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018 to be held at the hotel Barceló in Milan on Wednesday 30th May 2018

The FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018 will be held at the hotel Barceló in Milan! The ceremony will take place on Wednesday 30th May 2018 during the period of the Print4All Fair.  After a successful 1st edition in Dusseldorf in June 2016, with over 230 participants and 30 flexo companies awarded for their works, FTA Europe will continue to celebrate the best of flexo printing.

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September 2017

FTA Europe speaker at the Intercontinental Conference on Flexography in Sau Paulo – Brazil

On Thursday 14th of September FTA Europe gave the opening speech at the Intercontinental Conference on Flexography, organised by ABFlexo (the Brazilian Flexographic Technical Association) in Sau Paulo. The Intercontinental Conference is a bi-annual event where Brazilian and other Latin American flexo companies have the occasion to showcase and discuss about flexography with experts and companies’ representatives. FTA Europe, as an institutional partner of ABFlexo, was invited to share the European flexo experience.

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July 2017

2nd edition of the FTA EUROPE DIAMOND AWARDS ANNOUNCED! Save the date for Milan, Wednesday 30th May 2018

FTA Europe is glad to officially announce the 2nd edition of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards! The 2018 edition of the Awards will take place in Milan on the evening of Wednesday 30th May during the period of the Print4All Fair.  After the successful 1st edition in Dusseldorf in June 2016 with over 230 participants and 30 flexo companies awarded for their works, FTA Europe will continue to celebrate the best of flexo printing.

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June 2017

FTA Europe General Assembly 2017 – Sante Conselvan re-elected President of the Association

On Thursday 29th of June, the 2017 General Assembly of FTA Europe was held in Barcelona at the offices of FTA Europe’s Spanish Member – Graphispack / ATEF. Sante Conselvan, current President of the Italian flexo association (ATIF), was re-elected as President of FTA Europe for another mandate of two years.

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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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