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Nelson Stevens Honored as FSEA Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Foil & Specialty Effects Association

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Nelson Stevens was recognized as the recipient of the 2018 FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award at the FSEA•IADD Joint Conference in Franklin, Tennessee.

On Thursday, April 12, Nelson Stevens was recognized as the recipient of the 2018 FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award at the FSEA•IADD Joint Conference in Franklin, Tennessee.

The award honors Stevens for his four decades of leadership in the industry, working with Bobst as a sales manager for 12 years before starting Independent Machinery, Inc., in the early 1980s. Among other successes, in 1991, Stevens signed an agreement with Gietz to bring its line of foil stamping equipment to North America and was a significant contributor to the growth of foil stamping in the wine and spirits label market.