Annual Convention in March. Highlights
included a Customer Panel comprised of Sue Barkis, from Albertson’s;
Greg Collins, from C-P Flexible Packaging; and Mike Spillers, from
Dr. Page Crouch, of Clemson University,
reported on the results of a recent testing project, comparing plate
materials from various industry suppliers. FPPA hopes to be able to
conduct follow-up test projects in the future.
here for a summary of sessions and presentation materials.
FPPA Announces 2006 Award
FPPA recently presented its annual
awards during its March 12-14 meeting held at the Ritz Carlton in
Amelia Island, Florida. The recipients of the 2006 Technological
Innovator of the Year awards are Container Graphics Corporation and
Eastman Kodak Company. FPPA also honored The Pitman Company with its
Supplier of the Year Award.
Elects New Board of Directors
Board (l to r) Neil Saunders, Jan Noller, Dave Norton,
Steve Barry, Chris Horton, Mark Barnard, Tom Underwood.
Absent from photo: Michael LaLonde, Dan Lacey and Dan Rosen.
FPPA proudly introduces its newly elected
president and board of directors for 2006.
Jan Noller, Graphic Design Services, of
Santa Fe Springs, California, will be leading FPPA as president.
Noller’s term as president comes on the heels of a successful convention
in Amelia Island, Florida.
Supporting Noller is a
strong cabinet of
officers including Immediate Past President, Chris Horton, Southern
Graphic Systems; Vice President, Dave Norton, NPP Packaging Graphic
Specialists; Treasurer, Steve Barry, Printron Engravers, Inc.; and
Secretary, Tom Underwood, OEC Graphics. Mark Barnard, Trinity Graphic
USA; Neil Saunders, Container Graphics Corporation; Michael Lalonde,
Midwest Graphics; Dan Lacey, Artwork Systems; and Dan Rosen, Flint Group
Printing Plates are also serving on the 2006 Board.
During his acceptance speech, Noller
encouraged members to take advantage of the strong programs that FPPA
has planned for the coming year, including its Fall Management Workshop,
to be held October 11-12, 2006 in Chicago.
FPPA Golf Tournament Winners
Dave Haradon, Drew Elisius and John Pohlman (left to right)
comprised the winning foursome at FPPA's golf tournament during
the recent Amelia Island convention.
Energy Program Savings Available
to FPPA Members Through APPI
Several FPPA member companies continue
substantial savings on their energy and utility costs through APPI
FPPA's 2006-07 Program Schedule
Mark your calendars…
FPPA Management Workshop
FPPA’s Management Workshop is Being Held in Conjunction
with AICC’s Annual Meeting – Details TBA This Summer
October 11-12, 2006
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Hotel Reservations: 312-464-1000
(Reference AICC block)
Room Rate: $209
FPPA 10th Annual Convention
February 18-20, 2007
Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
Hotel Reservations: 877-445-6677
Room Rate: $205 single/double
Welcomes New Member
FPPA welcomes the following members who have joined the association since our Annual Convention:
Focus Imaging Group
Mr. Ronald Moles
2010 K Cobb International Blvd
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Ditrolio Flexographic Institute
Mr. Vincent Ditrolio
1724 W 19th Street
Broadview, IL 60155
is the latest from FPPA members.