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FLEXO Magazine : October 2010
All entry forms are available as interactive, fillable PDFs. Visit www.flexography.org ance of a full color spectrum. Many of these entries may include line and screen elements. ALL PROCESS ENTRIES SHOULD INCLUDE A COLOR CONTRACT PROOF. Points are awarded for the inclusion of the contract proof (target) and the point amount is based upon the quality (closeness) of the match. Substrate Categories for the web entry classifications: Film Metallized Substrate: Printing must be directly on the metallized surface of the substrate, otherwise the entry should be submitted in film or paper. Coated Paper: Up to 0.012” thick. Uncoated Paper: Up to 0.012” thick. Towel/Tissue Entry Requirements: To be accepted for judging your entry must include: • A completed Entry Form. • An accurately completed Technical Data Form. • All applicable entry fees. • Proper number of print samples. • Web printed samples, in roll form, must have four (4) sequential, continuous FULL WEB WIDTH 360-degree revolutions of the print cylinder. Samples may be submitted in sheeted singles only if the roll form is not possible [example: for a 2 across/ 2 around job 16 sheets need to be submitted]. A statement MUST accompany the submission explaining why the roll form is not possible. If the proper number of impressions or the full web width is not submitted, the entry may be judged, but in all likelihood will NOT be considered for an award. • Envelope, four (4) consecutive finished & four (4) consecutive unfinished. If available please submit roll-to-roll 4-cylinder repeats of the web. • Paperboard, Combined Corrugated and Napkin entries must submit a minimum of four (4) prefer- ably consecutive revolutions. • Publications/Newspaper entries must include four (4) copies of the entry. Select the correct category for the entry. If you have a question on the proper category, refer to the definitions of “line,” “screen,” and “process” in the categories section. Judging line and/or screen and/or process is at the discretion of the Awards Committee. Important Notes: If an entry fails to meet any of the requirements, the ineligible entry will not be returned and the entry fee will not be refunded. Please mark all pack- ages containing your entries: Printed Samples – No Commercial Value Questions? Shelley Rubin Email: email@example.com Tel: 631-737-6020 x36 | Fax: 631-737-6813 Technical Data Form Instructions: Please read all instructions carefully and make certain all sections are completed. Each entry requires its own Technical Data Form. Photocopy or print additional forms as needed. STEP 1. ENTER NAME. Please be sure to give each entry a distinct, descriptive title, as this is the name of the entry that will be used in the awards presentation and the awards recap issue of FLEXO Magazine. STEP 2. ENTER CODE. The Category Code refers to the entry classification, print category, and substrate cat- egory. Example: A.1.a indicates wide web, line, and film. Please carefully select the correct category code for each entry and enter it in AWARDS CATEGORY box. See the Print Category Codes page for a complete list. STEP 3. Next, complete the technical data for each entry by checking off the appropriate boxes and fill- ing in the blanks. Be sure to provide all information requested as incomplete or inaccurate Technical Data Forms may result in disqualification. REMEMBER: Four (4) sequential, continuous, full web width, 360-degree revolutions of your print samples should be included. If you are unable to provide the required number of samples (i.e . repeats), you must provide an explanation of why the entry cannot meet this requirement. IF THE PROPER NUMBER OF REPEATS AND FULL WEB WIDTH ARE NOT SUPPLIED AND AN EXPLANATION IS NOT PROVIDED, THE ENTRY WILL BE JUDGED BUT IN ALL LIKELIHOOD WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR AN AWARD. 2011 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition FLX_Oct10_mech.indd 21 10/15/10 12:31 AM
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