FTA WNY Network Event
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

The Latest Innovation in Doctor Blades 

This presentation will cover the importance of contact area for improved metering and overall performance of a doctor blade. We'll explain the latest in tip technology from Flexo Concepts, the MicroTip™ and how advanced polymers are helping printers increase profits by curing UV ink spitting, eliminating anilox scoring, improving pressroom safety and increasing overall press uptime. 

Presenter: Kenneth Theriot, Flexo Concepts, Inc.


Enclosed Chambers as Part of the Total Ink Delivery System: How to Achieve Consistent Quality and Eliminate Problems Before They Start

An industry professional who has spent 18 years in the enclosed chamber market will discuss how more consistent print quality is very attainable, by understanding what goes on inside the chamber, and what factors can be managed to provide more consistent density at all speeds. Basic plant practices that can maximize uptime and minimize waste and anilox damage will also be reviewed. Presenter: Rich Coleman, Deneka Printing Systems 


Digital Direct Laser Ablated ITR Polymeric Blends of Rubber 
This presentation will review the history of this type of covering, incorporating today's latest buzz words. We'll explore how the proper material is selected and matched to your printing needs and also some of the advantages of these types of covering. Presenter: Curt Smith, Luminite Products Corp.


Additional presentation to be announced shortly.


Admission: (includes beverages & snacks)    

$10 FTA Members

$20 Non-Members

Cash or check made to FFTA. Credit cards not accepted at this event.
Complimentary Admission for Educators and Students with ID.
Admission fees are used to support the FFTA Scholarship Fund.


Hampton Inn - Henrietta

280 Clay Rd.

Rochester, NY 14623

Off the East Henrietta ramp on I - 390

Tel: 585-475-1300



RSVP by Nov. 7 to Bill Poulson, (704-907-1172) Harper Corporation of America