FTA Europe President
“The flexo community now includes brands, designers, pre-press, converters, suppliers and GDO. All together, we are cooperating to realise our vision for new packaging innovations, industry 4.0 and the circular economy.”
- President Sante Conselvan
“Flexo printers in Europe face new challenges ranging from digitisation to competition from emerging markets. Diversifying products and entering new markets is just one of the reasons flexo printers continue to thrive."
- Vice President Wim Buyle
"Training and development is vital for the future of our complex but exciting industry."
- Debbie Waldron-Hoines
Sante Conselvan, President (ATIF, Italy)
Wim Buyle, Vice-President (EFTA Benelux)
Debbie Waldron-Hoines, Treasurer (FIA, UK)
Emmanuel Chaud, Board Member (ATF Flexo, FR)
Ignasí Cusí, Board Member (ATEF, ES)
FTA Europe is managed by Secretary General Beatrice Klose (Secretary-General of Intergraf, the EU printing association, and ‘Brussels’ liaison). Despoina Melissinou is FTA Europe’s Membership & Events Officer.
FTA Europe has set up three committees:
1. Education Committee (coordinator Debbie Waldron-Hoines)
2. Technical Committee (coordinator Sante Conselvan)
3. Marketing Committee (coordinator Wim Buyle)