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Lonnie Robinson Receives FTA's Distinguished Service Award September 24, 2015
The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) awarded Lonnie Robinson, Director of Research and Development for Tension Corporation, with its 2015 Distinguished Service accolade upon completion of his two-year term as the FTA's board of directors chairman.
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Tension Corporation Wins Five Flexographic Technical Association Excellence in Flexography Awards August 27, 2015
The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) recently recognized Tension Corporation for its expertise and print quality in flexographic printing. Tension took home five FTA 2015 Excellence in Flexography Awards, including two of only six gold awards given in the envelope category.
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Bill Berkley Honored by the Envelope Manufacturers Association June 29, 2015
Bill Berkley, Tension Corporation President and CEO, recently received the 2014 Daniel H. Lipman Member-of-the-Year Award presented by the Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA). Each year the award recognizes an EMA member who exhibits leadership qualities within the organization and his or her own company.
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Privacy Defender™ Envelopes and Sleeves
Privacy Defender Envelopes and Sleeves Help Protect Customer Information May 22, 2015
Tension introduces the newest additions to its line of quality products--Privacy Defender envelope and sleeves. Designed to shield contactless smart cards from unauthorized access at any point during the mailing process, Privacy Defender envelope and sleeves help provide another layer of protection against theft and privacy breaches in the mailstream.
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Random Box Sizer System | Tension Corporation
Tension Announces Exclusive Solution to Reduce Shipping Rates March 23, 2015
New Dimensional Weight (DIM) rules imposed by UPS and FedEx in January 2015 have increased shipping rates for many direct-to-consumer shippers. In response to these new shipping rules, Tension Packaging & Automation now offers the Intelligent Random Box Sizer System. The system can help order fulfillment distribution centers lower their rates and increase shipping efficiency. Tension is the exclusive supplier of the system in the United States.
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Tension Corporation Promotes Three Associates to Leadership Roles
Tension Corporation Promotes Three Associates to Leadership Roles January 21, 2015
Tension Corporation is pleased to announce the advancement of three associates to the roles of vice president of sales, general manager - Fort Worth and general manager - South Hackensack and St. Clair. "These three individuals are leaders," said Bill Berkley. "They truly embody the company's commitment to the customer experience and the spirit of ingenuity."
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Flexographic Technical Association Recognizes Tension Corporation for Excellence in Flexography
Flexographic Technical Association Recognizes Tension Corporation for Excellence in Flexography July 25, 2014
In recognition of its expertise and print quality in flexographic printing, Tension Corporation is pleased to take home four Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) 2014 Excellence in Flexography Awards, including one of only five gold awards given in the envelope category.
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Tension Corporation Incorporates SpotOn! Into Color Management Toolkit
Tension Corporation Incorporates SpotOn! Into Color Management Toolkit October 13, 2013
As a leader in envelope and packaging and automation solutions, the ongoing mission for Tension Corporation is to continually and consistently live up to a longstanding and industry-renowned heritage of quality printing. As a family-owned and -operated business founded in 1886, this growing organization has expanded its presence in packaging and automation, as well as its increasing footprint in international operations. Today, Tension has grown to become the third-largest domestic envelope manufacturer, and holds more patents on products and processes than all of the other envelope manufacturers combined.
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Tension Packaging & Automation Introduces Pharmashelve and Tension Scan for Pharmacies
Tension Packaging & Automation Introduces Pharmashelve and Tension Scan for Pharmacies July 19, 2013
Tension Packaging & Automation is introducing Tension Pharmashelve shelving systems for pharmacies, enabling them to expand their inventory within the same space they are already using. TensionScan selection devices for efficient product picking are also being introduced.
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The Tension Equation
The Tension Equation November 1, 2012
The Tension Corporation has found a way to balance its flagship product -- the envelope -- and its new lines of business.
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Tension Packaging & Automation Announces New Printer-Folder-Inserter for Pharmaceutical and Internet Fulfillment Packaging
Tension Packaging & Automation Announces New Printer-Folder-Inserter for Pharmaceutical and Internet Fulfillment Packaging August 23, 2012
Tension Packaging & Automation, Pharmacy Group, announces the debut of its Tension PFI, a color 1/2-fold printer-folder-inserter that automates the printing, verification and dispensing of customer-specific prescription documents.
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Tension Corporation Begins Full-Scale Manufacturing of the Sprint Two-Way Reusable ecoEnvelope®
Tension Corporation Begins Full-Scale Manufacturing of the Sprint Two-Way Reusable ecoEnvelope® August 9, 2012
Tension Corporation, a leading envelope manufacturer, announced that it has launched full-scale production of Sprint's new two-way billing ecoEnvelope(r). The roll-out represents the largest execution of its kind in statement mailing.
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Tension Corporation Acquires Maverick Enterprises, Inc.
Tension Corporation Acquires Maverick Enterprises, Inc. August 27, 2011
Tension Corporation of Kansas City, Mo. recently acquired Maverick Enterprises, Inc., of Longmont, Co. and expanded its product line with additional manufacturing and engineering resources for its automated systems. "The integration of Maverick into Tension Corporation's packaging and automation division has already provided new opportunities for process and equipment improvements to benefit our pharmaceutical customers," said Bill Berkley, President and CEO of Tension Corporation.
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Tension Packaging & Automation Launches Industry-Leading Linear Dispensing Unit
Tension Packaging & Automation Launches Industry-Leading Linear Dispensing Unit August 27, 2011
Tension Packaging & Automation announces the launch of the new patent-pending Linear Dispensing Unit (Linus LDU) that solves the challenge of automatically dispensing medications packaged in irregularly shaped boxes and bottles.
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Five Keys to Successful Automation
Five Keys to Successful Automation August 27, 2011
Automated systems can help companies in the mail order, central fill and pharmaceutical markets gain efficiencies and reduce costs. Tension Packaging & Automation recommends keeping the following five factors in mind when considering an automation partner.
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Tension Envelope Growing Beyond Stationery
Tension Envelope Growing Beyond Stationery August 11, 2011
Susan Christie laughed as she picked up an envelope hot off the press, stamped with a reminder to pay bills online.
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Tension Shows No Slack in Its Plans for the Future
Tension Shows No Slack in Its Plans for the Future July 22, 2011
"Pushing the envelope" is a well-worn business cliche. Except at Tension Corp. At the former Tension Envelope, it is a strategy that has helped the company not only survive 125 years but thrive in changing times.
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Tension Puts Its Stamp on Envelope Industry's Changing Future
Tension Puts Its Stamp on Envelope Industry's Changing Future July 22, 2011
It may be 125 years old, but Kansas City-based Tension Corp. is far from stodgy or stale. Instead, it's a leader in helping the envelope industry adapt to technological change.
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Tension Launches New Brand Identity to Highlight Expanded Technology, Services and Global Presence
Tension Launches New Brand Identity to Highlight Expanded Technology, Services and Global Presence July 13, 2011
Throughout its long history, Tension Envelope Corporation has been an industry leader in envelope design, printing and manufacturing. As the company celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2011 and prepares for the future, it has announced an updated brand identity that includes a new naming convention, refreshed logo and a tagline.
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Tension Corporation Announces Availability of Wind Power Energy Credits
Tension Corporation Announces Availability of Wind Power Energy Credits April 15, 2011
Tension Corporation, a multi-plant nationwide envelope manufacturer, has announced that it has made a commitment with Community Energy, Inc. (CEI) to purchase wind generated Renewable Energy Certificates to apply to Tension customer manufacturing orders.
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Tension Envelope Enters Agreement To Become Preferred National Licensee of ecoEnvelopes
Tension Envelope Enters Agreement To Become Preferred National Licensee of ecoEnvelopes June 15, 2010
Tension Envelope Corporation, a nationwide multi-plant envelope manufacturer, has announced that the Company has entered a licensing agreement with ecoEnvelopes, an environmentally-driven organization and developer of proprietary reusable envelopes. With this agreement, Tension becomes a preferred national licensee of ecoEnvelopes, and the two companies will work together to increase the availability and expand the selection of two-way mailing products for large-volume envelope users.
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Hot Note® Now a Registered Trademark for Tension Envelope Corporation
Hot Note® Now a Registered Trademark for Tension Envelope Corporation April 27, 2010
Tension Envelope has received trademark registration approval for the Hot Note(R) envelope style from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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