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Pioneer Logo 100 Year Anniversary
Pioneer Balloon Company received three awards in the “Wide Web” category for three different foil balloons from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) at its 2017 Excellence in Flexography Awards at Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge, NY, from January 28-30: an FTA Gold award, an FTA Silver award, and an FTA Bronze award.
The Excellence in Flexography Awards recognizes exemplary package printing. Awards are judged over a three-day period by a group of flexographic industry experts. Categories include wide web, mid web, narrow web, combined corrugated, preprinted linerboard, envelope, self-promotion and non-traditional flexography, college student, and high school student. Out of 481 entries at this
year’s awards, only 121 were honored as being noteworthy flexographically printed pieces. According to the FTA’s website, “Flexographic Technical Association is the premier destination for flexography training, articles, events and other resources. Since 1958, FTA has been providing the means to an end: Enabling flexographers to grow their skills, connect with likeminded individuals,
expand their reachable market and drive flexography to package printing dominance.”
Founded in 1917, Pioneer Balloon Company is the leading manufacturer promotional products, branded as the Pioneer Line. It includes Qualatex® and AdRite™ latex balloons, Microfoil® balloons, AdMax® balls, Ad Inflatable™ displays, Promotional Flags, Banners, Table Covers & Runners, Event Tents, Pop Up Walls, and Economy Backdrops. For more information on Pioneer Line products, call 800-685-4441, email:, or visit