FSEA award winners for 30th annual competition

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) has announced the winners in its 30th Annual FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition.

“Our FSEA Gold Leaf Awards Competition showcases how embellishments have become a catalyst in the printing industry,” stated Jeff Peterson, Executive Director, FSEA. “The creativity and technology used in the pieces we receive continue to amaze us every year, from greeting cards and book covers to folding cartons and wine labels.”

A record number of entries were received from countries around the world, including the US, Canada, India, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Denmark, Japan, South Africa and Taiwan. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners were honored in 47 categories during a reception held on Tuesday, June 6, at The Print Embellishment Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

From the folding carton sector, winners included:

Best Use of Foil/Embossing – Folding Carton (Creative)

  • Gold: Ciao Vince Camuto, Diamond Packaging, Rochester, NY
  • Silver: Surly Darkness Box, Studio on Fire, St. Paul, MN
  • Bronze: Sheer Science: Plexaderm Skincare Folding Carton, RRD Packaging Solutions, Durham, NC

Best Use of Foil/Embossing – Folding Carton (Difficult)

  • Gold: Lord of the Rings Box Set, Studio on Fire, St. Paul, MN
  • Silver: Luxe Pack Promotional, Thoro Packaging, a Company of the Autajon Group, Corona, CA
  • Bronze: Clinique Folding Carton, McLean Packaging Corporation, Moorestown, NJ

Best Use of Foil/Embossing – Folding Carton (Self Promo)

  • Gold: MCD 50th Anniversary Unfolding Box, MCD, Inc., Madison, WI
  • Silver: BOP Holiday Gift Box & Card Combo, Blue Ocean Press, Syracuse, NY
  • Bronze: Toad Box, Dreyer Kliche, Copenhagen

For the full list of winners, visit this site.

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