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FTA members have access to exclusive technical resources, connection with industry experts and money-saving opportunities.

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Resources

MemberConnect is the home of content and offerings for FTA members. Log on and learn, when it’s convenient:

• Every technical presentation, panel discussion and Q&A from Virtual FORUM 2020

• Dozens of hours of video from FTA technical conferences and events

• Hundreds of articles from more than 100 past issues in the 10-year FLEXO Magazine archive

• Training videos for introductory-level press operators

• Recordings of every FTA Membernar and FLEXO Tech Talk

• Printer worksheets, test and control targets, bar code guidelines, and other downloadable tools

• Technical tips focused on print quality, prepress, and press components and consumables

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Opportunity

Events, training, awards competitions, industry publicity, technical publications—available to FTA members at a substantial savings:

• For more than six decades, FTA’s conferences and events have brought together the smartest minds in the industry to share ideas, network and spread information. Save up to $3,700 on registration and exhibit space

• Over the last 10 years, thousands of production, prepress and support staff have enrolled in the FIRST Certification Program. Those who carry a FIRST Individual Certification are more capable and able flexographers who can bring improvements, consistency and real results to any workflow. Save $495 with complimentary enrollment in Level I of FIRST Individual Certification for one employee and save up to $995 on additional certifications

• As the longest running and most prestigious annual print competition, the Excellence in Flexography Awards honor outstanding companies who have made exceptional quality and precise consistency their mission in the pursuit of printing excellence. Save $750 with five complimentary entries and save $75 on additional entries

• SourceBook, appearing in FLEXO Magazine’s December issue, is FTA’s printed membership roster, and the resource guide flexographers turn to year-round for finding companies with which to do business. Save $250 with a complimentary company listing

• FTA’s books and publications, like FIRST and Flexography: Principles & Practices, are industry standards, utilized by those new to flexography as well as veterans of the process. Save up to $140 on printed copies

• The Wi$e1 Member Benefit Program brings discounts on Apple products, car rentals, hotel rooms, office supplies and more. Savings available to companies and their employees

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Insight

FTA members thrive by sharing ideas and spreading information to advance the flexographic print process:

• A subscription for every employee to the award-winning FLEXO Magazine, filled with technical articles, forecasts, industry reports and product guides

• Attend monthly Membernars, where industry experts break down, discuss and explain topics crucial to cutting-edge package printing

• Online and in-person networking opportunities to expand your knowledge base and interact with industry members

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Additional Benefits

• Invest in students of flexography and future industry members by helping to provide more than $50,000 in scholarships awarded annually

• Empower employees to develop leadership and team building skills, while accelerating development of the flexographic industry, by joining an FTA committee

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