Hartog, of Proactive Packaging & Display; and Cindy
Cole Semans, of Packaging Corporation of
America (PCA) comprise this year’s panel.
Panelists will provide an overview of the
latest in the flexible packaging, gravure and wide web and corrugated
markets. The discussion will include ways in which brand management and
print quality come into play.
The deadline for early registration is
January 30, 2004. We expect FPPA’s block at the Westin Regina Resort to
make your reservations today!
Register Today for
FPPA's 7th Annual Convention
There's still time to register for FPPA's
7th Annual Convention. Scheduled for March 14-16, 2004 in Puerto
Vallarta, Mexico, to conference offers top-notch business, technical and
networking sessions, all in the splendor of the
Westin Regina Resort.
Deadline for FPPA 2004
Technology Innovator of the Year Awards Approaching
The Technology Innovator of the Year
award recognizes the application of innovative technology that
contributes to the advancement of the pre-press industry. All members
are eligible to enter this competition. Past winners have received
widespread coverage in the industry trade publications.
Deadline for entries is January 31, 2004.
The award will be presented at the 7th Annual Convention in
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, March 14-16.
Click here for entry forms.
FPPA Sales Training Workshop Set
for May 5
FPPA's 2004 Sales Training Workshop, featuring Jim
Pancero, is designed specifically for sales personnel in the
flexographic prepress industry. Mr. Pancero will focus on
issues that sales personnel face on a daily basis, both inside and
outside the office.
Lower Utility Costs with the APPI
Savings Solution Program
FPPA has added the APPI Savings Solutions
program to its membership benefits. This new program identifies and
implements options that reduce the costs of each member's energy,
utility, and telecommunications services. As the consultant for the
association and its members, APPI navigates the maze of utility services
by analyzing, negotiating, and managing critical components. These
services include electricity, natural gas, water, waste management,
freight, check processing, credit card processing, and
FPPA Member Profile: Cortron
In response to the market shift toward CTP,
Cortron Corporation altered its technology and came up with a new
product development plan, which concluded with the launch of eXact, a
new high definition exposure device.
FPPA Legal Update
This article summarizes FPPA Legal Counsel
Neil Kuenn's presentation at the 2003 Management Workshop. It addresses
trademark infringement, errors and omission, employment harassment and
Starting in early 1995, Inland Graphics
Resource Center began a trailblazing journey that would eventually lead
to a fully Digital Workflow. This means that we have taken nearly all
analog art, film, and conventional plates out of our production process.
We now bring in or design our own electronic art, make only electronic
proofs (those being plotters and Dupont Digital Waterproofs) and
digitally imaged photopolymer plates.
Year-End Quarterly Survey Results
A majority of FPPA members reported higher
sales in 2003 than 2002 according to FPPA's quarterly survey for the
period ending December 31, 2003.
Click here to see how
members answered all of FPPA's questions.
is the latest from FPPA members.