Tension Corp Acquires Motion Envelope

KANSAS CITY, MO, and DALLAS, TXTension Corp and Motion Envelope Inc announced that they have entered into an agreement under which Tension will acquire Motion Envelope.

Motion Envelope was established in 1984 and is a family-owned envelope manufacturing business in Dallas. The company specializes in high-end direct mail, and its product offerings include specialized finishes, hot and cold foil, and embossing, as well as other unique print techniques that have proven to get results.

“We are pleased to enter into this relationship with Motion Envelope,” said Bill Berkley, president and CEO of Tension Corp. “John Searfoss, Sr. and his son Johnnie have built an impressive business that will not only complement Tension’s product portfolio and provide our customers additional creative options, but also aligns well with Tension’s culture and commitment to quality.”

As the second largest envelope manufacturer in the US, Tension now has an even greater reach with specialty products from Motion Envelope. Tension Vice President of Sales and Marketing Toby Reed said, “Further expansion into the high-end direct mail space illustrates our commitment to our customers to provide creative formats that get results, and our continued confidence in the effectiveness of direct mail as part of the marketing mix.”

“Motion Envelope has worked with Tension for years,” said John Searfoss, Sr. “Tension has been a valuable partner, and we are excited to join their team.”