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AMPLIFY – The Print Finishing & Embellishment Event 

A threeday experience that will amplify your business.

Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 14th 16th

This first-of-its-kind event brings print finishing and embellishments to the forefront. Showcasing the brands, products, and processes raising the standard for foil and coatings, diecutting, folding and gluing, binding, direct mail, and more.

From the Technology Zone with live interactive equipment demonstrations, to the expansive Exhibit Hall with the industry’s leading brands, to Educational Seminars led by experts, and beyond – Amplify is where it all happens.

Connect

Connecting the contributors in the print finishing cycle – from design and embellishment to binding and direct mail.

  • Print Finishers & Binders
  • Carton and Label Manufacturers
  • Digital & Offset Printers
  • Direct Mail Service Providers
  • Greeting Card & Invitation Manufacturers
  • Book & Publication Producers
  • Creatives & Brand Owners

See

See live equipment demonstrations in the Technology Zone and in exhibitor booths.

  • KAMA Foil Stamping/Embossing Press, Absolute Printing Equipment
  • Insignia 6H Sheetfed Rotary Diecutter, Rollem
  • Kurz DM-LUXLINER Press, Kurz Transfer Products
  • Sakurai MS-102AX Cylinder Screen Press (with LQM-105 Hot Foil Unit, Natgraph Dryer and Stacker), Sakurai USA
  • DDC-810 Raised Spot UV Coater, Duplo
  • DPC-600 Digital Diecutter, Duplo
  • PODTopic 380F Single Side Laminator with Flying Knife, Skandacor
  • Phoenix 20 Sheet-Fed Coating & Priming System, Kompac
  • Chameleon Folder-Gluer, Best Graphics
  • And so many more to be announced!

Learn

Three days of education in tracks for the print finishing, binding and embellishment industries.

  • Track 1: UV Coatings Trends and Technologies
  • Track 2: Direct Mail – How Direct Mail Is Surviving and Thriving
  • Track 3: Applications and Opportunities for Digital Decorating Technologies
  • Track 4: Metallic Decorating – Growing Applications and Technology
  • Track 5: Value Added Sales for Print
  • Track 6: Cannabis Packaging Growth and Opportunities for Embellishments
  • Track 7: Workflow Improvements with High-Volume Folding Carton Finishing
  • Track 8: Bindery Efficiencies (Digital and Conventional Processes)
Leading the industry forward
Amplify is presented by the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA).

The Association of PRINT Technologies is a purpose-driven organization dedicated to supporting the entire printing value chain. Focused on the evolution of printed products in an increasingly digital world, APTech provides a forum to inspire the development of new and valuable print products through education, market research, networking, and more.

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association has worked toward industry awareness and growth since its inception in 1992. It serves as a resource and educational platform for decorating technologies, including foil stamping, embossing, cold foil technologies, specialty coatings, laminates and laser cutting.