UK • In response to recent media and consumer concern regarding packaging and the environment, the European Flexographic Association (EFIA) will be hosting a breakfast meeting to debate the sustainability challenges presented to the flexog supply chain.
In order to address increasing concerns about plastic waste and food safety, several printers and suppliers in the UK and Ireland were asked for their thoughts on what many consider to be a growing crisis. The European Flexographic Industry Association approached its members about this topic and found that innovation is the dominant response to…
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GERMANY • The presentation of the FTA “Europe Diamond Awards” took place during the recent Print4All trade fair in Milan/Italy and honours the best international results in flexo printing. More than 240 participants from the European flexographic printing community participated in this year’s awards in 14 categories.
With a total of 11 victories in various categories, Lohmann is involved in one third of all prizes at this year's FTA Diamond Award ceremony (Source: Lohmann)
UK • The European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) has partnered with specialist apprenticeship and training provider, SkillCert, to offer Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO) apprenticeship, Level 2.
ITALY • On 30 May, the presentation of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place at the Print4All trade fair in Milan. With a total of 11 victories in various categories, Lohmann´s Flexperts were involved in one third of all prizes at this year’s award ceremony.
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.
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(Left to right:) Mark McKee (managing director JFM Plates), Dr David Galton and Hal Cruttenden at the awarding ceremony in Birmingham (Source: Asahi Photoproducts)
UK • The EFIA Industry Awards Gala Dinner is the night in the flexo calendar to celebrate flexo print quality, efficiency, innovation, technical development and sustainability.
David Galton, sales director for Asahi Photoproducts has been awarded “Outstanding Contribution to the Flexo Industry” for his activities in the field of photopolymer flexo plate solutions
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USA • The manufacturer of flexo printing plates for the packaging industry announced its Diamond Partner membership in the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA).
UK • Having completed its awards judging in January, the board of The European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) is now preparing the most prestigious evening in the UK flexographic calendar. Being held once again at the centrally located Vox, Resortsworld, Birmingham, UK on March 14th 2018, the EFIA Gala Dinner Awards event attracts over 500…
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UK • The Board of the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) has announced its prestigious line up of judges for the 2018 EFIA Awards programme. From the flexographic print and packaging supply chain, judges include Les Jones of Contact Originators, Steve Ferbrache of Absolute/Pamarco, Hannah Wardle of Americk Packaging, Paul Horton of Parkside Flexibles and Ken…
SPAIN • In late June the 2017 General Assembly of FTA Europe was held in Barcelona at the offices of FTA Europe’s Spanish member – Graphispack / ATEF. During the event, Sante Conselvan, current president of the Italian flexo association (ATIF), was re-elected as president of FTA Europe for another mandate of two years. “I am…
Board members and president of FTA Europe (Source, FTA Europe)
UK • The developer of photopolymer flexo plate has won top spots in the European Flexographic Industry Association EFIA awards. Award winning Asahi customers included CJSC Uniflex winning a Gold Award in the category “Flexo Print on Film”; Ultimate Packaging for “Flexo Print on Paper”; and DS Smith Packaging Deutschland for “Flexo Print on Corrugated”.
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UK • One of the winners at this year’s European Flexographic Industry Association’s annual print awards gala was MacDermid Graphics Solutions since that company’s flexo plate technologies were utilized by many winning entries across multiple categories. This included the Lux lamination process, Lux In-The-Plate (ITP) flat-top dot technology, and Digital MAF with an engineered dot…
Many winners at this year’s EFIA Annual Print Awards used MacDermid flexo plate technologies (Source, EFIA)
GERMANY • Last year Lohmann’s Graphics Market Segment was proud to see so many of their international customers receiving high levels of recognition by various industry associations.
Winners for the “Best use of flexo within a single form”: Midland Regional Printers (L-R) Awards host, Matt Le Tissier; Managing director, Steve Bates and Catherine Tew, sales and marketing, Midland Regional Printers (MRP); Silvia Castellato, senior market manager, market and product management graphics EMEA, Lohmann Adhesive Tape Systems; Stephen Tew, founder and Matt Seaford, business development manager, MRP.
In the first part of this article, our editor examined the immediate effects after England voted to leave the EU as well as the mood of the print industry. Read on for more industry insight on shifting regulations, possible oppportunities and more.
Most BPIF members believed the vote would have a mostly negative impact on their companies (Source: BPIF)