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FLEXO Magazine : September 2012
flexo magazine subscribers Printers 46% Suppliers 27% Prepress Providers 11% Educators 2% Students 4% CPC/Package Buyers 7% Printer readershiP by class Labels 43% Corrugated 6% Flexible Packaging 39% Folding Carton 7% Envelope 3% Other 2% Individuals 3% Publications & Online Media With the flood of information available today, how do you make heads or tails of anything at all? Simple. Turn to FTA and we’ll make sure you are kept current on the industry’s most pressing issues... through a combination of print, online and social media. FLEXO Magazine FLEXO Magazine, The Flexographic Technology source, is the voice of the packaging, printing and converting indus- try and serves as the official publication of FTa. it reports on all measures that guarantee consistent, repeatable print results, from one run to the next. FLEXO’s content fre- quently turns to benchmarking, optimization, collaboration; and of course, open communications between packaged goods manufacturers, graphic designers, prepress trade shop technicians, printers/converters and consumers. www.flexography.org >> FLEXO Magazine embracing the most sophisticated web-publishing technol- ogy, FLEXO readers can access the entire content of every issue online, in clear, crisp color—quickly and easily. Sustainable FLEXO This internet-only sister publication to FLEXO, and two-time award-winner of pneac’s publication of the Year, focuses on the state, structure and shape of the green printing movement. The application is dedicated exclusively to flexography. e-Newsletters Delivered right to your inbox, FTa’s monthly e-newsletters bring you the most relevant, timely information on the as- sociation, the industry, and the latest trends and topics. FLEXO Show Daily With exclusive distribution rights throughout FTa’s annual Forum & inFo*Flex exhibition, FLEXO’s show Daily is the premier news source for recapping the day’s events and highlighting what’s in store in the days to come. LinkedIn collaborate with your colleagues, post a question, or just browse the discussion boards to gain ideas. Join by searching Flexographic Technical association in the linkedin search bar. Facebook get in touch with FTa and our members on FTa’s Facebook page. Join the conversation at facebook.com/ Flexographic.Technical.assn 12-Month Trends: Avg. Monthly Visits 126,308 Avg. Pages Viewed/Month 60 Avg. Minute/Month on Site 21 1st time visits/Monthly 60% Return Visits/Monthly 40% Countries Represented 86 “FLEXO Magazine is a powerful source of information for all the hot topics in flexography. It’s my go-to place to keep up with all the critical new developments in the industry. If it were any better, I’d keep it under my pillow at night.” Dr. Don Duncan, Director of Research, Wikoff Color Corporation Honors & Awards Each year FTA pays tribute to the people, progress and performance that bring about advancements to the flexographic process. Our annual awards competitions celebrate the industry’s best – in print quality, product technology and environmental excellence. Excellence in Flexography Awards show the world that you’re an award-winning printer. push the process and demonstrate to potential customers your capabili- ties. For 50+ years, organizations have submitted their best work into the industry ’s most prestigious and long-standing awards program, with the hopes of coming away with awards, accolades and of course, a year’s worth of brag- ging rights. Technical Innovation Award innovation drives profits. it brings in customers who are look- ing to make wise investments in state-of-the-art technology. This is why for nearly two decades, FTa has bestowed its Tech- nical innovation award upon those pioneers who continu- ally strive to advance and enhance our industry through the development of innovative products and technologies. Environmental Excellence Award each year the environmental excellence awards program honors the organizations that utilize environmentally sound resources and who employ sustainable practices that con- tribute to a healthier earth and a better way of life. Hall of Fame The FTa hall of Fame is the industry ’s most prestigious honor. The award recognizes individuals for their lifetime of commitment, dedication and achievement. The indi- viduals who make up this esteemed society are dedicated volunteers who have contributed countless hours sharing their time and talent to the betterment of the flexographic industry with no expectation of return. And More... FTA’s benefits don’t stop there. We’re committed to making sure that the advantages we offer meet the needs of the industry we serve, today and tomorrow. To that end, FTA continually updates its offerings to ensure it remains the prominent force in shaping the success of our industry. FTA Store Discounts as a member you receive preferred- member pricing (50% savings) on the resources available at the FTa store including: FIRST 4.0, Flexography: Prin- ciples & Practices, and all FTa-sponsored conferences and events. Scholarships FTa is committed to advancing the flexographic print pro- cess. each year FTa awards more than $30,000 toward scholarships/grants for students and professionals wanting to further their skills. Tap into group buying power save thousands with FTa’s Wi$e1 Member Discount program. FTa partners with a variety of vendors who offer discounted services, from business insurance to utility audit- ing to computer hardware/software purchases. Support gain access to an entire staff and cadre of experts ready to pro- vide the technical information you need, right when you need it. Member Involvement FTa members who want to get the most out of their member- ship get involved and stay involved with top leaders in business and industry. Members are encouraged to submit presenta- tions, serve on committees, and author articles for FLEXO Magazine. There are many ways to participate and all of them contribute to networking and professional reputation. Activate your membership today. Visit flexography.org or call our Membership Dept. at 631-737-6020 ext.11