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FTA, FFTA elect new board members

May 26, 2011

Greg Platt is the new chairman of the Flexographic Technical Association

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has announced changes in the constitution of its board of directors and its foundation’s board of trustees. Appointments became effective in May at FFTA’s Annual Forum and Info*Flex in Indiana.

Greg Platt of Southern Graphic Systems assumed the helm as FTA chair, replacing Greg Collins of C-P Flexible Packaging, who will remain on the board as immediate past chair. Michael Impastato (Flint Group) remains FFTA chair with James M. Nelson (Great Lakes Packaging) continuing as chair-elect on the FFTA board of trustees.

Roxanne Baker of Cryovac Sealed Air, Gary Hilliard of Hood Packaging and David Nieman of All Printing Resources completed their terms of service at the forum. They were succeeded by new members, each assuming a three-year term of office: Danny Christianson of Farnell Packaging, Dan Doherty of Prairie State Group, Peter Hartman of Harper Corporation of America, and Hank Welter of Exopack.

Lon Robinson III (Tension Envelope) assumed the role of vice chair, project evaluations, and Allen J. Marquardt (Kimberly-Clark) began his term as vice chair CPC.

Remaining in their current roles are: Larry L. Claton (PCMC) as treasurer; Eric Jones (The Label Company) as vice chair, printer/vonverter; Jean M. Jackson (Praxair Surface Technologies) as vice chair, duppliers; Gene Martin (The Robinette Company) as vice chair, dcholarships; and Michael Reinhardt (Windmoeller & Hoelscher) as vice chair, solicitations.