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March 8, 2019 – KANSAS CITY, Mo. – ANA Business Marketing Kansas City (KC) recently recognized Tension Corporation for its excellence in marketing. Tension Corporation received three awards from ANA Business Marketing KC, and a special honor was given to Tension Director of Marketing Karen Loggia, who was named B2B Marketer of the Year. 

The awards were given at ANA Business Marketing KC’s annual event, The Fountain Awards, where Kansas City-area professionals are recognized for outstanding marketing and advertising achievements in more than 55 categories. Tension received a Merit Award for a B2B Integrated Campaign, a Fountain Award and People’s Choice Award for its Ingenuity at Work blog, in addition to Loggia’s B2B Marketer of the Year honor. 

This year marks the inauguration of ANA Business Marketing KC’s B2B Marketer of the Year award. The winner was nominated and chosen by the ANA Business Marketing KC Board, which consists of marketing leaders in a variety of disciplines throughout the Kansas City area. Prior to being named B2B Marketer of the Year, Loggia received the Bronze Quill Award of Excellence for engaging web copy from the Kansas City International Association of Business Communicators in 2016. 

“There are few B2B marketing leaders who are as forward-thinking, generous and strategic as Karen Loggia. The Kansas City community has benefited from her continued support of her fellow marketers – both publicly and privately. She is a rare talent and truly deserving of this award,” said Natalie Jackson, Marketing Director at emfluence. 

Since joining Tension in 2012, Loggia has expanded upon the company’s internal and external integrated marketing efforts. As a communications expert, her advances in print and digital marketing have helped create stronger connections between Tension and its customers and colleagues. Under Loggia’s leadership, Tension launched its Ingenuity at Work blog in 2016 to provide customers with important industry knowledge.  

The third-party honors awarded to Tension’s marketing team are a testament to the company’s commitment to continuously advance knowledge for Tension customers, the Kansas City community and the entire mail industry.  

About Tension

Tension Corporation, a privately held and operated company based in Kansas City, Missouri, is a global leader in envelope products and packaging & automation solutions. The envelope division serves a wide variety of industries, including financial, insurance and direct marketing, as well as working with third-party providers directly. Its Packaging and Automation division provides automation solutions, software, consumables, and service and support to the ecommerce fulfillment and pharmaceutical fulfillment industries. Founded in 1886, Tension manufactures billions of envelopes annually and has seven regional manufacturing facilities and offices, as well as operations overseas.