FTA to offer “A Trainer’s Guide to Success” session at its October Fall Conference

ftatrainerssession-inThe Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), at its 2016 Fall Conference this October, will feature an information-packed seminar that will explore this key topic. The 75-minute session, Developing Productive, Profitable Talent – A Trainer’s Guide to Success will take place on Tuesday, October 11 from 8:30 am to 9:45 am. The organization added that there are many ways to develop productive employees, and there are numerous benefits that a highly skilled workforce brings with it – such as increased productivity and efficiency, reduced employee turnover and increased job satisfaction. This session will feature expert panelists who have had direct experience training a workforce. They’ll share what works, what doesn’t, and what pitfalls to avoid when training a team. Attendees will discover how to maintain momentum and keep an eye on improving in today’s challenging industry – so that a competitive edge is “guaranteed” for tomorrow.

Jessica Harrell.
Jessica Harrell.

Speakers will include:

  • Jack Trostle, Kendall Packaging
  • Greg Horney, Frankston Packaging
  • Bob Coomes, Plastic Packaging Technologies
  • Jessica Harrell, Anderson & Vreeland
  • Rory Marsoun, Esko

In addition to this session and seven others, attendees will have a number of opportunities to explore a dedicated exhibitor gallery of 65 companies and their latest services and technologies designed to improve your printing operations.

Rory Marsoun.
Rory Marsoun.

The FTA’s Fall Conference, themed Improving Today…Envisioning Tomorrow will take place October 10 to 12 at The Galt House Hotel, a legendary destination among hotels in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Serving as conference chairs will be Eric Frank of KBA-Flexotecnica and Sean Teufler of Siegwerk. Those registering on or before September 9, 2016 will save $100.

Complete information can be found at: www.flexography.org/fall16.

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), chartered in 1958, is a professional society dedicated to bringing all members of the flexographic printing community together – including printers, suppliers, consumer product companies, institutions, prepress houses and others – by providing opportunities for the free exchange of technical ideas and discussion of mutual concerns. The Association is a proponent of maintaining and advancing quality standards industry-wide and includes 1,300 member sites that represent more than 35,000 individuals. The Foundation of FTA, founded in 1974, is the educational arm of FTA and is dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.