Lon is the VP of manufacturing at Tension Corp, based in Kansas City, MO. Lon has been with the Tension organization for over 45 years, holding positions in printing, folding, ink, prepress, product development and engineering.
Lon has served as chair of the Board of Directors for the FTA, the FTA FIRST Committee, the FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards Committee, and earned the FTA President’s Award in 2012. Lon was inducted as the 56th member of the FTA Hall of Fame at FORUM 2018. Lon is a member of the EMA Board of Directors, the Chairman of the EMA Postal Affairs Committee, represents the EMA with the USPS Postmaster General’s Mailer’s Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC), and participates on the EMA print committee.