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FLEXO Magazine : Golden Anniversary Commemorative Journal
1974 JULY 1974: A FOUNDATION FORMED Articles of incorporation for the Foundation of FTA are adopted. They state that activities are exclusively charitable, educational and scientific, First Chairman of FFTA's Board of Trustees is elected. His name: AI Bradie. General purpose of the Foundation is to estab- lish funding for technical and educational grants. Specific purposes are listed in digest fashion. They number 7 and read as follows: 1. Advance the basic knowledge in the art and sci- ence of flexographic printing, 2. Sponsor appropriate educational projects and training in flexographic production in both de- gree and non-degree levels. 3. Provide technical information through new and updated guidelines, material and aids, 4. Offer financial and other aid for the future growth of flexographic education, 5. Make scholarships available to those who intend to make a career in flexography. 6. Improve the competence of people working in flexography through seminars, conferences and workshops, plus other educational meetings. 7. Assist educational institutions in planning and developing proper courses for both newcomers to the industry and more experienced workers who wish to improve their skills. Heinz John and Robert Zuckerman receive Distinguished Service Awards recognizing their dedication to FTA 1976 Winter 1976 saw the debut of FTA's own magazine- Flexographic Technical Journal. Pictured here: Vol. 1. No.1. FTA announces it will participate in an International Confab on Flexo, set for London, England. Long-time active mem- bers Douglas Tuttle and Sam Gilbert lead the charge. THE 19705 "We in flexography stand today at a crossroads. There are at hand more than one radical ink system, plate system inking system and drying system. We must make choices. We must choose from among these de- velopments only those that will lead us to better quality, higher produc- tivity and lesser costs." -John Miller, 1974 Forum Chairman, in welcominq 480 deleqates. FTA's Board of Directors posed for the camera. (Standing. L-R) Ray White. Bemis; E.L. Harley. Harley Co.; Hugh Johnson. International Paper; Geoffrey Wilcox. Owens-Illinois; James Polling. Shell Development; Jack Kemerling. Converters Inc.; George Anthony. Chase Bag; Mark Claff. M.B. Claff & Sons; Linwood Fry. Boyertown Packaging Service. (Seated. L-R) Bill Wood. W.R. Grace; Warren Taylor. Rogers Corp.; Daniel White. FMC Corp.; William Hurrell. Domtar Packaging; Fred Moss. Flexi Printing Plate; and George Parisi. FTA. 1976---Flexographic Technical]ournal,Vol. 1, No. I-predeces- sor to FLEXO Magazine-premiers. Editorial opens lauding establishment of FFTA and its two-year history. Plans for 12 workshops, one conference, two seminars and three opera- tions roundtables are calendared. Major editorial coverage was awarded to FTA's 20th Annual Technical Forum. Treatment in the Flexoqraphic Technical Journal is shown here. FTA 50th Anniversary Journal 41
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