Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association

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To complete an online membership application form, select the appropriate membership level from the list below.

FPPA Membership Information

Membership is open to businesses who are involved in or supply to the flexographic industry. Levels of membership include platemakers and pre-press companies who are primarily manufacturers of flexographic printing plates and not associated with converting operations; associates, suppliers of products or services to flexographic pre-press platemakers; and affiliates, companies or converting operations engaged in flexographic pre-press or platemaking but not as the organizations primary business. FPPA also welcomes academic and trade press members.

FPPA Membership Levels

  • Full / Platemaker
    Any firm or corporation who is engaged primarily in business as a commercial manufacturer of flexographic printing plates and not associated with converting operations.

  • Associate / Supplier
    Firm or corporation which is a supplier of products or services to flexographic pre-press platemakers but do not engage in the flexographic pre-press platemaking activities.

  • Affiliate / Related Industry Supplier
    Any flexographic converting company supplier of other than pre-press related products (for example: Ink Supplier; Analox Roll Supplier; Press Supplier).

  • Trade Press
    Trade press membership is available to a firm or corporation, which is engaged in the publication of periodicals of interest and related to commercial manufacturing and use of flexographic printing plates.

  • Academic
    Academic membership is available to bona fide educational institutions, or representatives thereof, whose interest in the flexographic printing plate manufacturing industry is recognized by the Board of Directors.

Benefits of Membership in the FPPA include:

    Annual Conference, featuring networking events and educational sessions
    Peer networking opportunities
    Statistical research
    Industry information
    Tips & Trends technology updates
    Quarterly Newsletter
    Education & training sessions
    Management training forums & workshops

Founding Members

    Advance Printing Products, Inc.
    Allied Graphics
    City Stamp Works, Inc.
    Container Graphics Corporation
    Cosco Industries, Inc.
    Dynamic Dies, Inc.
    EZ Packaging Graphics, Inc.
    Mark/Trece, Inc.
    Matthews International Corporation
    National Graphics
    Para Plate, Inc.
    Printron, Inc.
    S&N Graphics, Inc.
    Trinity Graphics USA, Inc.
    V.T. Graphics, Inc.
    Wescor Graphics

Current Member Companies

  • Adheso-Graphics, Inc.
  • All Printing Resources
  • Anderson Vreeland
  • Cal Poly State University
  • Chemence, Inc.
  • Color Technology, Inc.
  • Container Graphics Corporation
  • CSW Inc
  • DiTech Group
  • Dupont Imaging Technologies
  • Dynamic Dies, Inc.
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Edward Graphic Supplies, Div. of Jacobs & Thompson
  • EskoArtwork
  • Flint Group Flexographic Products
  • Graphics 2 Press
  • IH Solve, Inc.
  • MacDermid Printing Solutions
  • Mark/Trece, Inc.
  • Matthews International Corporation
  • Midwest Graphics, Inc.
  • Pollard Banknote Limited
  • Printron Engravers, Inc.
  • Rubberlite, Inc.
  • Southern Graphic Systems, Inc.
  • Sun Graphics
  • The Pitman Company
  • United Engravers, Inc.
  • V.T. Graphics, Inc.

Preservation of a Free Competitive Economy

    The association's insistence upon full compliance with all legal requirements in the antitrust field is based on the association's conviction that the preservation of a free, competitive economy is essential to the welfare of the association, the industry it represents and the country.


    We know where we stand as an industry today, but what about tomorrow or five years from now? FPPA members will face the challenges of tomorrow together.

To Receive a Complete Membership Information Packet:

    To become a member of FPPA, select the link to call up the membership application form. Fill in the form and select "submit". An information packet will be sent to you.

    You may also contact the FPPA at:

      1350 Main St., Suite 1508
      Springfield, MA 01103

      Phone: 413.686.9187
      Fax: 413.747.7777

Email to bwesterlind@markens.com