Asahi Photoproducts – David Galton recognised by EFIA for outstanding contribution

(Left to right:) Mark McKee (managing director JFM Plates), Dr David Galton and Hal Cruttenden at the awarding ceremony in Birmingham (Source: Asahi Photoproducts)(Photo Credit: Paul Brown Imaging Ltd)

UK • The company’s European Sales Director, Dr David Galton has been recognised by the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) for his outstanding contribution to the flexo industry. This lifetime achievement award is the highest honour awarded by EFIA. The EFIA Awards 2018 were held at The Vox Centre in Birmingham, on 14th March.

David Galton has been a key figure in the printing industry for over 30 years, starting his industrial career at the London College of Printing and gaining his PhD at Leeds University. He remains an active researcher and author of numerous technical papers and articles and was chairman of EFIA for five years from 2009 to 2015. His career began at Ilford Films working in R&D. Galton moved to working with Litho Plate technology at Polychrome in the early 80s and then transferred to Asahi Chemical and the flexo sector in 1985.

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