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InsideFinishing Articles

A Closer Look at CNC-Engraved Dies     by David Bohne, h+m USA Dies
Technology   August-September, 2014

Overcoming Adhesive Challenges in the Folding/Gluing Process     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2014

UV-Coating Adds Appeal to Labels     by Chris Calomino, ACTEGA Kelstar
Focus   August-September, 2014

Application Highlights     by Jen Clark
Rotary   May-June, 2014

Delegation Trains Everyone     by Justin Tyme
Management   May-June, 2014

Maximize Profits with Accurate Estimating     by Mark Porter, Dienamic MIS
Question and Answer   May-June, 2014

Maximizing CDI Technology to Enhance and Protect Brands     by Nigel Abraham, 3DCD, LLC. (Diffractive Arts)
Focus   May-June, 2014

Robert Waitts Remembered with the FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award     by By Staff
Lifetime Achievement Award   May-June, 2014

Sterling Toggle Die Positioning System     by Jen Clark
Tech Watch   May-June, 2014

Advances in Folding Carton Quality Control Systems     by Chris Leary, W.H. Leary
Question and Answer   February-March, 2014

Finishing Options for Digitally Printed Labels     by Jeff Peterson
Rotary   February-March, 2014

High-Speed Foil Fusing     by Jen Clark
Tech Watch   February-March, 2014

JohnsByrne Company: Pressing the Limits     by Kym Conis
Profile   February-March, 2014

The Economy and Print Markets in 2014-2015     by
Focus   February-March, 2014

UV-LED Inkjet Technology Offers Solutions for Optimal Prototyping     by Roland DGA Corp.
Strategies   February-March, 2014

Laminating Films     by Francis Shea, M. Digital, Inc.
Question and Answer   November-December, 2013

Laser Cutting Systems for Dieboards     by Mike Adams, Adams Technologies, Inc.
Technology   November-December, 2013

Make Rotary Foil Stamping Profitable     by Tom Kirtz, Telstar Engineering
Rotary   November-December, 2013

Building a Defense for Your OSHA Compliance     by Rick Hartwig, Printing Industries of America
Strategies   August-September, 2013

Decorative Laser Cutting for the Trade     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2013

High-Visibility Enhancements Seeing Strong Growth     by Jeff Peterson
Trends   August-September, 2013

Overprinting on White Foil     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 2013

The Growth of Narrow Web Inline Foil Applications     by Dianna Brodine
Rotary Trends   May-June, 2013

Planning to Reduce Foil Waste     by Staff
Focus   February-March, 2013

Rotary Hot Stamping Dies and Tooling     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2013

Ejection Rubber Dilemma: Durometer or Compression/Deflection?     by David West, Essential Products, Inc.
Technology   November-December, 2012

UV Film Casting     by Staff
Question and Answer   November-December, 2012

Foil Stamping/Embossing Efficiencies More Important than Ever     by Jeff Peterson
Technology   August-September, 2012

Gluing Systems     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2012

Steps for Successful Succession Planning     by Patrick F. McNally, Blackman Kallick
Strategies   August-September, 2012

Where Finishing Ends     by Victor Bell, Environmental Packaging International
Special Report   May-June, 2012

Why Be Remarkable at All?     by Eric Keiles, Square 2 Marketing
Strategies   May-June, 2012

It’s All About the Sizzle - FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Harry Voss     by Amy Bauer
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2012

Laser Cutting     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2012

Options Expanding for Decoration Beyond Print     by Jeff Peterson, Foil & Specialty Effects Association
Focus   February-March, 2012

Foil and Embossing Engravings     by Staff
Question and Answer   November-December, 2011

Holographic Foil and Other Enhancements lend sales boost to AWG Private-Label Packages     by Staff
Focus   November-December, 2011

Holography's Continuing Contribution to Improved Odds     by Ian M. Lancaster; Reconnaissance International
Special Report   November-December, 2011

GreenBlue® Reports on Sustainability of Decorative Processes on Paperboard     by Staff
Special Report   August-September, 2011

Short-Run Finishing Technology More Important Than Ever     by Staff
Technology   August-September, 2011

The New Generation of Gluing Standards     by Christopher M. Leary, W.H. Leary Co., Inc.
Focus   August-September, 2011

Embracing the Challenges of Digital Print Finishing     by Staff
Technology   May-June, 2011

Green-er UV Coatings     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 2011

Basic Rubbering Techniques     by Roger A. Brown, Monroe Rubber & Plastic, Inc.
Technology   February-March, 2011

CPSIA and its Implications for Finishers     by Staff
Focus   February-March, 2011

Makeready Efficiencies in Foil Stamping/Embossing     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2011

Advancements in Technology Drive Holography Trends     by Staff
Technology Focus   November-December, 2010

Laminating Films     by Staff
Question and Answer   November-December, 2010

CNC Tooling Software for CNC Engravings     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2010

It’s All About Time : Optimizing Production Efficiencies     by Chris Raney, VP Business Unit Sheet Fed, Bobst Group North America
Technology Focus   August-September, 2010

The Sustainable Facts about Metalized Decorating Techniques     by Jeff Peterson, Executive Director, FSEA and David Hutchison, CEO/Managing Member, BrightMARKS, LLC
Special Report   August-September, 2010

Digital Printing and Lamination     by Imants Ejup, Director R&D, Business Development, Transilwrap Company, Inc.
Question and Answer   May-June, 2010

Growth Opportunities Paint New Print Finishing Landscape     by Jeff Peterson, Executive Director, FSEA
Special Report   May-June, 2010

A Journey of Knowledge- FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Ed Hughes     by Kym Conis
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2010

Foil Stamping/Diecutting on Cylinder Presses     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2010

Modern Folding and Gluing Technologies Take Their Cue from Innovative Carton Design     by Dan Maurer, Heidelberg USA, and Beatrice Schmitt, Heidelberger Druckmachinen AG
Technology Focus   February-March, 2010

Makeready and Set-Up for Large Format Combination Stamping     by Staff
Question and Answer   November/December, 2009

Specialty UV Coatings: The “Finishing Touch” for Off-Line Finishing Projects     by Kris Getty, Henkel Corporation
Technology Feature   November/December, 2009

High Speed Foil Fusing     by By Chris VanPelt, Therm-O-Type
Technology Feature   August-September, 2009

One-Pass Embossing and Diecutting     by Metal Magic
Question and Answer   August-September, 2009

Braille Standards Soon to Become Commonplace     by Staff
Special Report   May-June, 2009

Trends in Laser Cutting Applications     by By Tom Hrutky, Creative Director, Laser Excel
Technology Focus   May-June, 2009

New Processes Provide Decorative Choices     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   February-March, 2009

Strategies for Optimal Diecutting     by Kevin Carey, DieInfo
Question and Answer   February-March, 2009

Ancillary Equipment Key to Folding/Gluing Success     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Feature   November-December, 2008

Now there is Proof– Foil Can be a Sustainable Choice     by Jeff Peterson
Special Report   November-December, 2008

The Top 10 Traps in OSHA Compliance     by Renée Varella
Management Trends   November-December, 2008

Pathways to Green: An Introduction for the Print Finishing Industry     by Reneé Varella
Special Report   August-September, 2008

Working with Difficult-to-Stamp Surfaces     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2008

Eliminating Static with Diecutting     by Mark Baril, Cut Smart Manufacturing, Inc.
Technology Focus   May-June, 2008

OSHA Publications and Posters     by Staff
Safety Forum   May-June, 2008

A Lifetime of Customers, Generations of Friends - FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Fred Isler     by Reneé Varella
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2008

Guidelines for UV Coating Applications     by Kenneth Corman, Westlam
Technology Focus   February-March, 2008

Leadership in Paper and the Environment     by Derek Smith
Special Report   February-March, 2008

Exploring Options with Thermal Film Laminating     by Bob Polanzi, Protect-all
Question and Answer   November-December, 2007

Registered Holograms for Short-Run Work     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   November-December, 2007

Don't Come Unstuck Over Folding and Gluing     by Uvan Magni, Technical Product Manager, Bobst Group North America
Special Focus   August-September, 2007

Storing and Handling Foil Stamping and Embossing Dies     by
Question and Answer   August-September, 2007

Diecutters Rise to the Challenge as Short Runs Proliferate     by Ralph Pasquariello
Technology Focus   May-June, 2007

Working with In-line Registered Embossing     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   May-June, 2007

Database Marketing is an Art Form     by BMA Knowledge Base, Business Marketing Association
Management Trends   February-March, 2007

Pioneering Territories Unknown - FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: John Tinnon     by Kym Conis
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2007

Plastic Sheets: Converting a Different Animal     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   February-March, 2007

Cold Foil Technology: Opening New Markets     by Kym Conis
Technology Focus   November-December, 2006

Improve Productivity on the Shop Floor (Part 2)     by Raymond J. Prince, Senior Technical Consultant, PIA/GATF
Special Report   November-December, 2006

Workplace Safety – Is It a Benefit or a Curse?     by Bill Effron, President, Alco Print Finishers
Management Trends   November/December, 2006

Ancillary Systems for Folding-Gluing Equipment Continue to Change     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2006

Improve Productivity on the Shop Floor (Part 1)     by Raymond J. Prince, Senior Technical Consultant, PIA/GATF
Technology Focus   August-September, 2006

It's Time to Fine Tune Your Business Insurance     by Provided by Sentry Insurance
Management Trends   May-June, 2006

UV Coatings and Inks     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 2006

A Closer Look at CNC Engraving Technology     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2006

A Guiding Light - 2006 FSEA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient - Tom Cullen     by Kym Conis
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2006

Self-Leveling Combination Foil Stamping and Embossing Makeready     by Jim Kingsby
Technology Focus   February-March, 2006

InsideFinishing's 10th Anniversary Celebration - A Snapshot View     by Kym Conis
Special Report   November-December, 2005

Managers: Rid Your Sales Team of Parasites     by Landy Chase
Management Trends   November-December, 2005

The Passing of the Guard - a Tribute to the Entrepreneurs of Holography     by Staff
Special Focus   November-December, 2005

Trends and Styles in Folding and Gluing     by Alan Thompson
Technology Focus   August-September, 2005

Why Do You Need a Radiometer for UV Coating?     by Staff
Special Focus   August-September, 2005

Manage the Cost of Quoting     by Dave Fellman
Management Trends   May-June, 2005

Stripping Tool Design and Fabrication Considerations in Automatic Platen Diecutting     by Dan Witucki, Advanced Die Supplies
Technology Focus   May-June, 2005

A Closer Look at Laminating Films     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2005

Faith in Numbers - The Changing Demographics of the Printing Industry Reflect its Many Challenges and Opportunities     by Richard Romano
Special Report   November-December, 2005

Die Lock-up Holding Tight with the Times     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   November-December, 2004

Embossed Holography Made Affordable in Low Production Runs     by Peter Scheir
Special Report   November-December, 2004

A Closer Look into Foil Stamping and Embossing     by Jeff Peterson
Special Report   August-September, 2004

Working with Pocket Folder Challenges on a Folder/Gluer     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2004

Automated Rule Bending Systems     by Robert L. Carter
Technology Focus   May-June, 2004

Foil Stamping Strengthens Brand Identity - It's a Fact!     by Elliot Young
Special Report   May-June, 2004

A Man of Vision - Glenn Hutchison     by Staff
Lifetime Achievement Award   February-March, 2004

Tackling Multiple Pass Registration on a Cylinder     by Jim Kingsby
Technology Focus   February-March, 2004

New Tax Laws Provide Added Incentive for Capital Equipment Purchases     by Staff
Special Focus   November-December, 2003

Solving Film Laminating Challenges     by Staff
Question and Answer   November-December, 2003

Tackling Multiple Pass Registration     by Jim Kingsby
Technology Focus   August-September, 2003

What to Look for When Making a New Folder/Gluer Purchase     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2003

Changing with the Times - Technology Advancement in Die Making     by Bruce Byrne, Southeastern Die
Technology Focus   May-June, 2003

Sometimes the Easiest Way to Increase Sales and your Bottom Line is RIght Under your Nose     by Mark Porter
Special Focus   May-June, 2003

Identifying Useful Information for Long-term Planning     by David S. Hutchison
Special Focus   February-March, 2003

Safety Issues With Foil Stamping Presses     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 2003

A Rose by Any Other Name     by Oliver Moesgen
Special Focus   November-December, 2002

Guide to Selecting Steel Rule     by Mark Batson Baril
Question and Answer   November-December, 2002

Getting Your Folder/Gluer Organized     by Staff
Technology Focus   August-September, 2002

Safety and Handling of UV Coatings     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2002

Diecutter/Diemaker Communication - Success or Failure in Business     by Robert A. Larson
Special Focus   May-June, 2002

Knowing the Ins and Outs of Used Equipment     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 2002

New Innovations with Film Laminating     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   February-March, 2002

The ‘Ins’ and ‘Outs’ of Digital Artwork: What the Diemaker Needs     by Kym Conis
Question and Answer   February-March, 2002

Challenges with Mounting/Laminating     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   November-December, 2001

Hologram Registration Mark Design     by Terry Gallagher of Total Register, Inc.
Special Focus   November-December, 2001

"In-Line" Becoming the "In" Thing     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   August-September, 2001

Decreasing Downtime on Your Foil Stamping Press     by Chris Van Pelt
Question and Answer   August-September, 2001

Automation and Computerization with Fold/Gluing Equipment     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   May-June, 2001

Should You Have an In-Plant Dieshop? No and Yes     by Robert Larson, President of Larson Worldwide, Inc.
Technology Focus   May-June, 2001

Awareness of Potential Hot Stamping Foil Challenges     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   February-March, 2001

New Innovations Take Center Stage at FSEA Conference     by Staff
Technology Focus   February-March, 2001

Challenges with Mounting/Laminating     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   November-December, 2000

Holograms Becoming Feasible Option     by Allen Rhody
Technology Focus   November-December, 2000

Film Laminating - Moving into the Automated Age     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   August-September, 2000

Folding/Gluing Folding Cartons - Those Unforeseen Challenges     by staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 2000

Diecutting Pre-Makeready: Racing Toward Success     by John Maddox, Simonds Notting
Technology Focus   May-June, 2000

Is UV-Coating the Right Choice for You?     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   May-June, 2000

Die Lockup Methods     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   February-March, 2000

Foil vs Foilboard     by Kym Conis
Technology Focus   February-March, 2000

Embossing Techniques     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   November-December, 1999

Lamination-Taking on a New Face     by staff
Technology Focus   November-December, 1999

Capital Equipment - When Should I Buy?     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   August-September, 1999

Challenges with Folding/Gluing CD Wallets     by Jeff Peterson
Question and Answer   August-September, 1999

Preventing Air Entrapment and Gassing with Foil     by Paul Miller
Question and Answer   May-June, 1999

Who's Making the Rules?     by Mark Batson Baril
Technology Focus   May-June, 1999

Foil Stamping Image Holograms     by Christopher Van Pelt
Question and Answer   February-March, 1999

Making That Engraving Choice     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   February-March, 1999

Application Equipment at the Dawn of a High-Speed Age     by Jeff Peterson
Technology Focus   November-December, 1998

What is the ANSI B65.5-1996 & How Does it Affect Me?     by Robert Weidhaas, Jr. of Preco Industries, Inc.
Question and Answer   November-December, 1998

Saving Time on Set-up     by Carla Davenport
Technology Focus   August-September, 1998

Integrating the Graphic and Diecutting Processes     by Kevin B. Carey
Technology Focus   May-June, 1998

Meeting the Challenge of UV Coatings & Hot Stamping Foil     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 1998

What should a buyer look for when considering the purchase of folding/gluing equipment?     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 1996

What Sets UV, Aqueous and Laminates Apart?     by Staff
Technology Focus   May-June, 1996

What type of safety standards are available for graphic finishing operations?     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 1996

The Development and Use of Embossing in Steel Rule Cutting Dies     by March Love, Atlas Die, Inc.
Technology Focus   February-March, 1996

What are my concerns when overprinting foil?     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 1996

Recovery options for hot stamping foil scrap     by Staff
Technology Focus   November-December, 1995

What type of system is recommended for storing steel rule dies?     by Staff
Question and Answer   November-December, 1995

How do I begin a maintenance program for my stamping and die cutting equipment?     by Staff
Question and Answer   August-September, 1995

Photoengraving options for today's graphic finishers     by Staff
Technology Focus   August-September, 1995

Call Security! Anti-Counterfeit Protection Opens New Opportunities     by Staff
Technology Focus   May-June, 1995

How do I get the most out of my multi-level embossing?     by Staff
Question and Answer   May-June, 1995

How can I stamp a large solid and fine type together in the same pass?     by Staff
Question and Answer   February-March, 1995