to DiTrolio flexo school
Alden & Ott Printing Inks, of
Arlington Heights, IL, has made a
donation of water based ink products
to DiTrolio Flexographic Institute,
“The donation of by Alden & Ott
Dow Industries, of Wilmington,
MA, was a winner in FLEXcon’s
annual Awards for Innovation.
Dow’s award was presented in the
packaging division of the competition.
Also winning, in the electronic
printing division, was Express
Label, a division of Oncourse Information
The award for most innovative
product went to International Label
& Printing Co., of Illinois. Other
winners included WOLCO GmbH, of
Germany, which won the president’s
choice award; M&C Specialties Co.,
of Pennsylvania, for performance
products; Picturesque Impressions,
of Florida, for graphic films; and
Austin Screen Graphics, of Texas,
for durable markings.
Judges this year were Tom Frecska,
editor of Screenprinting magazine;
Brett Reid, Northeast sales
representative for Environmental
Inks and Coatings; Dave Hanson,
national sales manager for Accraply
Inc.; and Dave Manley, technical
representative for Nilpeter Inc.
Dow Industries, Express Label
among FLEXcon award winners
FLEXcon, of Spencer, MA, recently presented its Awards for Innovation
to several companies in the label and packaging industries.
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gives students a first-hand perspective
on the use of water based inks, one of
the fastest growing segments of flexo
inks,” says Vincent DiTrolio, president
and founder of the school. “This perspective
gives our certified graduates a
definitive advantage over untrained or
under-trained personnel in the industry.
The result is a larger pool of
skilled press operators.”
“I have a strong belief that the
future of our industry is going to
depend upon all of us banding together
and supporting a training center
such as DiTrolio Flexographic Institute,”
says Angelo Capozio, business
development manager for Alden & Ott.
Capozio is a member of the school’s
For more information, call the institute