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  • Enter Now in the FSEA Gold Leaf Awards
    FSEA invites companies in the finishing, printing, folding carton, label, greeting card and binding industries to submit their best foil and embellished work to the 27th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition. Entries will be judged on design, execution and level of difficulty in more than 25 categories, with a gold, silver and bronze award presented in each category. Entry deadline is March 2, 2020. Find out more»

  • FSEA and PaperSpecs Release Print Decorating Reference for Designers: Foil Cheat Sheet
    The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) and online graphics hub PaperSpecs have released the Foil Cheat Sheet, a metallic foil decorating reference for graphic designers. The Foil Cheat Sheet contains a section detailing and illustrating each of the following techniques and materials: Hot Foil Stamping, Cold Foil Transfer, Toner Digital Foil, Varnish Digital Foil and Foil Substrates. Find out more»

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    Read the latest print edition of PostPress on your desktop. Visit postpressmag.com for in-depth coverage of the entire postpress marketplace.



  • About Us

    Since its inception in 1992, the Foil & Specialty Effects Association has worked toward industry awareness and growth. It serves as a resource and educational platform for decorating technologies, including foil stamping, embossing, cold foil technologies, specialty coatings, laminates and laser cutting.
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    Foil & Specialty Effects Association
    2150 SW Westport Dr., Suite 101
    Topeka, KS 66614
    Phone: 785.271.5816
    Fax: 785.271.6404
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