Fall 2003   Member News l President's Message

FPPA Moves Ahead

FPPA President Jack Fulton reports on the status of the association's 2003 activities. DETAILS

Puerto Vallarta to Host FPPA's 7th Annual Convention

It's time to register for FPPA's 7th Annual Convention, scheduled for March 14-16, 2004 at the Westin Regina Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. You'll receive a registration brochure in the mail soon, or you can register online. DETAILS

FPPA 2003 Industry Report Available

FPPA has recently completed its 2003 Industry Survey, conducted by Profit Planning Group. The 19-page report covers such areas as sales and product information, compensation and benefits and investment projections. DETAILS

Industry Outlook Quarterly Survey

FPPAs Statistics Committee developed the quarterly Industry Outlook Survey to help member companies determine how their recent business performance compares to the industry as a whole. Click here to view the results of the quarter ending September 30. 

Your help is needed to make this survey a useful, ongoing business tool. If you have any suggestions for other questions that might be added to this survey next quarter, please email fppa@ksgroup.org. The next survey will be sent January 1, 2004.

Industry Panel to Discuss Hot Topics at Charleston Workshop

This year's industry panel will discuss such issues as customer consolidation and the leveraged procurement activities that have become common after consolidations; XM Screening; digital printing; photopolymer plates for high graphic applications; and maintaining acceptable operating margins in the face of investment costs and high labor costs, to name a few. DETAILS

FPPA Debuts New Web Site Design

FPPA is pleased to announce the debut of the new association website, www.fppa.net. This is your resource to all FPPAs events, news and other member information. Be sure to take a look around the site, and let us know what you think.

FPPA Member News

Here is the latest from FPPA members. DETAILS



2003 Flexographic Prepress Platemakers Association


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Coming Events

November 5-6, 2003

FPPA Fall Management Workshop

Renaissance Charleston Hotel

Charleston, S.C.

March 14-16, 2004

FPPA 7th Annual Convention

Westin Regina Resort

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

FPPA Staff



Fred Stringfellow, CAE


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Meetings & Member Services

Tracy M. Glennon


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Financial Director

Amy Chetelat, CAE


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