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PCMC Receives Prestigious 2019 FTA Technical Innovation Award

May 14, 2019

PCMC was selected as recipient of the prestigious 2019 FTA Technical Innovation Award which was presented at Forum 2019’s Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

PCMC received the award for its recent introduction of the SteadyPrint print stabilization technology. SteadyPrint couples innovative patented mechanical designs with cutting edge disturbance cancelling algorithms that suppresses disturbance associated with the hard edge - largely removes the impact of bounce in flexographic printing. The press automatically learns when the disturbance occurs on each job and implements the cancellation algorithm to minimize or eliminate the impact on print quality.


For more than 20 years, the FTA Technical Innovation Award has recognized the most innovative and impactful technologies for the ever-evolving package printing and converting industry. Recipients of the Technical Innovation Award are deemed by a panel of industry experts to have the potential power to change flexography’s future for the better. They includes innovative technologies that utilize the flexographic process or have been designed specifically to enhance flexographic printing.

“We are extremely excited to be the recipient of the 2019 Technical Innovation Award,” said Rodney Pennings, sales director. “The entire PCMC team has worked extremely hard in developing SteadyPrint over the past couple of years. It is an innovation that we are extremely proud of, and we appreciate the accolades that showcase SteadyPrint within the package printing industry. Winning this award the year we are celebrating our 100 year anniversary is also extra special.”

Read more about SteadyPrint and the Innovation Award on the FTA's website.