ProAmpac Wins Multiple FTA Awards for 2017 Flexography Competition

Top Quote ProAmpac, the flexible packaging innovator, based in Cincinnati, received seven (7) awards for Excellence in Flexography from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 16, 2017 - When customers challenged ProAmpac to add snap and shine to their packaging, ProAmpac responded with an award-winning design.

    The flexible packaging innovator, based in Cincinnati, received seven (7) awards for Excellence in Flexography from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA):

    GOLD Recognition
    Gateway Premium Multi-Purpose White Copy Paper wrapper;
    Boise X-9 Multi-Use Copy Paper wrapper for Wide-Web, Screen, Uncoated (pictured)
    Georgia-Pacific Spectrum Standard 92 wrapper for uncoated.

    SILVER Recognition
    W.B. Mason Flagship Premium Copy Paper Wrapper in the Wide-Web Process, Uncoated category;
    Macy's Troll Bag, a printed paper bag, in the Wide-Web, Coated, Process category

    BRONZE Recognition
    Hammermill Business Paper Wrapper, also in the Wide-Web, Process, Uncoated category

    Prolamina for its HD Flexo Water Promo Bag, one of three in the self-promotion and non-traditional category.

    "From sharp images and tight registration to consistent repeats and proof-to-print matching - award recipients have proved the importance of attention to detail and unparalleled execution," the FTA said in announcing a total of 121 awards April 30 at its annual awards banquet in Phoenix, Ariz.

    The awards recognize the "extra sweat spilled by the men and women on the shop floor or in the premedia department does not go unnoticed," the FTA explained.

    The prepress and plates for six of the winning entries were produced by ProAmpac's in-house Graphics Departments at the Wrightstown, WI facility. "Having the prepress and plate capabilities allows for constant collaboration between the press and graphics departments, which helps us achieve the highest quality print for our customers. We are honored to receive these high-level awards", agreed Caryn Kuehl, ProAmpac's prepress workflow supervisor and Bob Fiala, printing process engineer for ProAmpac.

    "This recognition highlights our expertise and commitment to make our packaging better and visually brighter," said Rita Cox, president of ProAmpac's Prolamina division. "More than ever, the packaging is helping our customers capture the attention of shoppers and energize the buying decision."

    About ProAmpac
    ProAmpac is steadfast in its unwavering commitment to provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. It is a diversified global packaging company with over 3,000 employees and 22 manufacturing centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information

    ProAmpac is part of the Pritzker Group Private Capital portfolio of companies.

    About Pritzker Group
    Pritzker Group, led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker, has three principal investment teams: Private Capital, which acquires and operates leading North America-based companies; Venture Capital, which provides early-stage and growth venture funding to technology companies throughout the United States; and Asset Management, which partners with top-performing investment managers across global public markets.

    Pritzker Group Private Capital acquires North America-based middle-market companies with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and healthcare sectors. The firm's permanent, proprietary capital base allows for efficient decision making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with management teams focused on creating long-term value. Pritzker Group brings significant resources, expertise and credibility in building businesses and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. For more information, visit

    About FTA: Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community-printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others-together by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. It is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards and includes 1,650 member sites that represent more than 1,400 companies and 35,000 individuals. Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.

    Please forward inquiries to:
    12025 Tricon Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45246
    Phone: (513) 671-1777
    Fax : (513) 671-2920
    Email : info ( @ ) ProAmpac dot com

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