FTA revealed the recipients of its prestigious honors and awards at the Awards Banquet on Sunday, March 13 during FORUM 2022, FTA’s annual four-day technical conference. FTA has also officially opened the application period for President of FTA and Foundation of FTA (FFTA).

The award announcements include the following: 

  • The 2022 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards, the longest-running annual print competition for the flexographic industry, recognized 72 print samples — which can be viewed in the online gallery
  • The 2022 Technical Innovation Award recognizes trailblazers making an impact on the package printing and converting industry, and was given to DuPont Cyrel Solutions and SOMA spol sro
  • The 2022 Sustainability Excellence Award, given to companies who demonstrate a commitment to and pursuit of sustainable package printing, went to Industrias de Plasticos SA de CV and Footprint LLC
  • The 2022 FTA President’s Award, which is given by the Association’s president to industry members who demonstrate a significant dedication to aiding in its endeavors, was awarded to Kevin Bourquin of Cyber Graphics, Catherine Haynes of All Printing Resources Inc and Laura Wright of CSW Inc 
  • The 60th inductee into the FTA Hall of Fame, a select group of individuals who have made significant contributions to the Association and the flexographic industry, was awarded to Mike Buystedt