Summer 2003   Member News l President's Message

FPPA Hits Full Stride in 2003

FPPA President Jack Fulton reports that the association's 2003 activities are in full swing. DETAILS

2004 FPPA Awards: Set Yourself Apart

FPPAs Awards program is your opportunity to distinguish your company from its peers. An award from the FPPA puts you among the industry elite and gives you a tool to promote your business. DETAILS

Mark Your Calendars for FPPA's 7th Annual Convention

Mark your calendars now for FPPAs 7th Annual Convention in Puerto Vallarta. The convention will once again bring together the platemaking industry leaders for information sessions on the latest in business and technology for the pre-press industry.  DETAILS

Plug In to the FPPA Listserve

Are you plugged into the FPPA listserve? If you are, have you taken advantage of it? The FPPA list is a group e-mail discussion forum that allows members to exchange information. The lists remove geographical boundaries from member communication and are available to you--right now--wherever you are. DETAILS

FPPA 2003 Industry Platemaking Survey Underway

FPPAs Statistics Committee has revised and expanded the Industry Survey, making it an even greater benchmarking tool. The last survey was conducted in 2001 and elicited a 55% response rate among FPPA platemaker members. While that response rate is high, this years Committee is striving for 100% participation. DETAILS

Industry Outlook Quarterly Survey

FPPAs Statistics Committee developed the quarterly Industry Outlook Survey in an effort to help member companies determine how their recent business performance compares to the industry as a whole. DETAILS

Fall Management Workshop Set for November

FPPAs Fall Management Workshop is set for November 5-6, 2003 at the Renaissance Charleston Hotel in Charleston, S.C. FPPA has secured a special room rate of $155 single/double. To make your reservations, call 800-HOTELS1. Complete registration information will be released in mid-July.

FPPA Member News

Here is the latest from FPPA members. DETAILS

2003 Flexographic Prepress Platemakers Association


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Coming Events

November 5-6, 2003

FPPA Fall Management Workshop

Renaissance Charleston Hotel

Charleston, S.C.

March 14-16, 2004

FPPA 7th Annual Convention

Westin Regina Resort

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

FPPA Staff



Fred Stringfellow, CAE


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Meetings & Member Services

Tracy M. Glennon


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Financial Director

Amy Chetelat, CAE


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