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FTA Debuts Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 at INFO*FLEX 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

The Ultimate Guide to Flexography

Bohemia, NY - Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world's leading professional society dedicated to promoting and advancing the flexographic print process, debuted its completely expanded, fully revised, sixth edition of its Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P 6.0) book at this year's INFO*FLEX Exhibition (April 29-30; San Diego, CA). 

FP&P 6.0 is the ultimate guide to flexography, featuring more than 600 pages, 29 chapters (with additional content via download), hundreds of vibrant, full-color illustrations, a detailed glossary of terms and an extensive troubleshooting guide. 

"With over one-hundred contributors and three years in the making, this publication is at its very best," said FTA Education Director Joe Tuccitto. 

Those new to the industry will benefit from content on: presses, ink and ink metering systems, and plate mounting. The more practiced flexographer will find detailed information on: 

  • Statistical process control
  • Competitive print processes
  • Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications and Tolerances (FIRST)
  • Design
  • Platemaking
  • Process color
  • Web inspection systems.

Additionally, this comprehensive resource serves as a perfect companion guide for those pursuing the Association's robust online training initiative, the FIRST Press, Prepress and/or Implementation Specialist Certification program. 

Those interested in purchasing a copy of Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 can point their browsers to www.flexography.org/fpp. Prices for the print version are $130 for FTA members and $260 for non-members.


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