Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), producers of Forum 2018, have announced “Bringing It All Together: Synchronizing Processes, People and Potential” as the official theme of the 2018 event. More than 2,000 professionals from every segment of the supply chain will attend the May 6-9, 2018, event, which will be held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Forum 2018 agenda tackles synchronization of the many moving parts of the industry, including processes, people and potential. Culminated into one event through nine informative sessions, topics include student research about the future of flexo, how company cultures impact all strategic planning for success, and new capabilities and technologies of today’s flexo presses.

Sessions include:

  • Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC)
  • Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch
  • New Capabilities: Look at Flexo Now!
  • Color: Where Are We Now?
  • Taming Consumer Behavior Through Packaging Design
  • FIRST in Motion – Wide Web Project
  • Press Approval Match Game
  • Advanced Corrugated Technologies: A Business Case
  • Troubleshooting Survival Guide

In addition, the program agenda will offer a complimentary pre-conference session, “Purchasing Printing/Converting Equipment: Flexo’s New Market Scenario.”

Program development is being led by Forum chair Bob Coomes of Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC and co-chair Ann Michaud of 3M.

Co-located with Forum 2018 is InfoFlex, which takes place May 7-8, 2018, at the nearby Indiana Convention Center.


FTA: Flexographic Technical Association