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2018 FSEA – IADD Joint Conference – A Look Back at the Events, Content and Networking

by Katy Ibsen, managing editor, PostPress In April, members of the Foil and Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) and the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD) joined together just outside Nashville, Tennessee, for the organizations' joint conference. Before the conference kicked off, a networking reception was held for the FSEA Young Alliance and IADD NextGen groups, which are networking cadres within...

25th Annual Gold Leaf Awards

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors Platinum: Bobst North America; Compact Foilers Ltd.; Crown Roll Leaf; Eagle Systems Inc.; h+m USA, L.P.; Infinity Foils, Inc. - a UEI Group Co.; Kurz Transfer Products; Metal Magic; Owosso Graphic Arts, Inc.; Univacco Foils Corporation; Universal Engraving, Inc. – a UEI Group Co. Gold: API Group; Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.; Brausse Group; Breit Technologies, LLC;...

Be Our Guest – Subtle Impressions Opens Doors with Unique Invitation

by Brittany Willes, contributing editor, PostPress When one door closes another one opens. Or, in the case of a unique, interactive wedding invitation created by Subtle Impressions, Inc. of Gastonia, North Carolina, a pair of antique wooden doors open to invite viewers to share in a very special occasion. As the father of the bride, Subtle Impressions President Jim Schaefer was...

Changing Print Environments Affect the Bindery

by Katy Ibsen, managing editor, PostPress   This year during workshops at the FSEA•IADD Joint Conference, a series of breakout sessions welcomed attendees to discuss current, relevant challenges or trends seen within their own companies. One such session touched specifically on the changing print environments that can affect the bindery. PostPress followed up with a few of the workshop attendees to learn...

Five Major Technology Advances in UV/EB Curing Print Market

Article courtesy of Smithers Pira According to "The Future of Radiation Curing Print Markets to 2022" forecast developed by Smithers Pira, print produced using radiation curing (UV and electron beam) inks and varnishes in 2017 totalled roughly 1.38 trillion A4 prints, a value of $63.4 billion. The market is growing at around two to three percent annually in tonnage terms. With...

FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Nelson Stevens

by Katy Ibsen, managing editor, PostPress In April, the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA), honored Nelson Stevens, of Finisher's Exchange, LLC., Grove, Illinois, as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Much of Stevens' career has been on the forefront of the finishing industry, being an integral part of the growth for major international equipment brands. Stevens has...

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FSEA Announces New Board Members FSEA has announced the election of three new board members that were ratified by the current FSEA Board of Directors and voted upon at the recent FSEA Annual Meeting during the FSEA/IADD Joint Conference in Franklin, Tennessee. Gene Petrie, manufacturing resource leader, Hallmark Cards Inc., has been added to the board as a new Active...

“Fun & Games” by J.S. McCarthy

by Lara Copeland, contributing editor, PostPress "We are going to keep innovating and doing more and being better." That is what J.S. McCarthy Vice President of Marketing Michael Tardiff said last year after the company received the Foil and Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) "Best of Show" award for its 2017 self-promotion calendar aptly titled "A Symphony in Color." This year,...

Goal Setting and Follow-through

by Dianna Brodine, assistant director, FSEA As I sat down to work on this issue's Book List, I was distracted by an advertisement for an accessory that would make it easier for me to manage my planner, notebooks and other workday necessities. I went back to using a paper planner a few years ago...partially as a strategy to gather all...

Industry Influencer: Thayer Long

Thayer Long, president of the Association for Print Technologies (formerly NPES), has more than 20 years of experience in leading several industry-sponsored organizations and associations through times of change and transformation, specifically in the construction, finance and electrical industries. With his background, Long now has the opportunity to serve as president of the Association for Print Technologies (APTech) for...
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