FLAG (Flexo Label Advantage Group LLC) just concluded its 10th annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. More than 105 independent converter Members and Vendor Partners attended the networking and educational event.
“Our theme for this historic meeting was ‘Think Forward’ — an appropriate message for Members who have been struggling with supply chain challenges, HR-related issues and manpower shortages over the past two years,” said John McKay, President and Founder.
Held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, FLAG distributed 11 awards during the FLAG 2021 Awards Banquet held at the US Bank Stadium, home to the Minnesota Vikings NFL team.
2021 FLAG Awards were:
FLAG Vendor Partner of the Year Award – 2021: UPM Raflatac
Brad Brown Strategic Partner Award: Judy Abelman, Principal, LPC
FLAG Gold Member Awards:
The Gold Member award is presented to FLAG Members who have achieved Gold Member Ranking in their purchasing levels multiple times over the last four quarters and attended the Annual Members Meeting. Eight companies received the 2021 Gold Member Award:
Amherst Label – Milford, New Hampshire
Apogee Industries – West Chester, Pennsylvania
ATL Corp. – Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Creative Labels of Vermont – Winooski, Vermont
Graphics Universal – Greencastle, Pennsylvania
International Label & Printing – Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Luminer Converting Group – Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Niagara Label – Akron, New York
This year, FLAG visited Lofton Label & Packaging in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.