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FTA Awards

The most prestigious accolades in the flexographic industry.

The most prestigious accolades in the flexographic industry, recognized around the world, all come from FTA.

FTA awards recognize flexographic printing, technical innovation, sustainability and industry dedication.

FTA members receive discounted and complimentary award entries.

  • Excellence in Flexography Awards 50% Discount

    The longest running and most prestigious print competition for the flexographic printing industry.

    The award flexographers around the world trust to define technically outstanding flexographic print quality.

    FTA members receive one entry free and save 50% on each additional entry. New members receive five free entries.

  • Technical Innovation Award 50% Discount

    Recognizes the most innovative and impactful technologies for the ever-evolving flexographic industry.

    Calls attention to significant advancements shaping the future of flexographic printing.

    FTA members save 50% on each entry.

  • Sustainability Excellence Award 50% Discount

    Awarded to companies who demonstrate a commitment to and pursuit of sustainable flexographic package printing.

    FTA members save 50% on each entry.

  • Scholarships Free to Apply

    Awarded annually to students studying flexography and graphic communications.

    Exclusively available to FTA members.

  • Awards Banquet Included

    A formal banquet recognizing the recipients of FTA’s various honors and awards.

    Included with FORUM registration. FTA members save 50% when registering for FORUM.

See the Best of Show print samples from the 2022 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards.

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Awards are one part of the full FTA member package.


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FLEXO Magazine

The award-winning Flexographic Technology Source, published for nearly 50 years.


Tools to become a knowledgeable, reliable, resourceful flexographer.


Home to technical content reserved exclusively for FTA members.

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