Pittsburgh, PA--Fourteen technologies have been selected to receive a 2017 InterTech Technology Award. The technologies receiving the award have been judged as truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry.
An independent panel of judges deliberated over an outstanding selection of technology nominations that highlighted the dynamic nature of the industry. This year's awards highlighted inventions that extend the performance of inkjet presses, use LEDs to overcome long-standing challenges, extend capabilities for digital enhancement, assess and manipulate color in new ways, permit the creation of low-cost prototypes, automate platemaking and presswork to new levels, and offer digital press users powerful apps to manage their processes.
The 14 technologies selected to receive the 2017 InterTech Technology Award:
(Listed alphabetically by company, with the technology named first)
AMS LED UV System
AMS Spectral UV (A Baldwin Technology Company)
ORIS Flex Pack // Web Visualizer
CGS Publishing Technologies International LLC
ColorLogic ColorAnt 4.0
Esko XPS Crystal
Gallus Labelfire 340
Gallus Ferd. Ruesch AG
Prinect Press Center XL 2 with Intellistart 2
HP PageWide Web Press T490HD
JUST LED moduLight - Dual Illuminant D50/D65
JUST Normlicht, Inc.
Komori Impremia IS29
MGI AIS SmartScanner Intelligent Registration System
MGI Digital Technology
Scodix Ultra Pro with Foil digital enhancement press
Truepress Jet 520HD Continuous Feed Inkjet Press
Image Test Labs - Image Grader TM
A listing of all of the technologies considered for the prestigious InterTech award is available at www.printing.org/2017Intertech.
The awards will be presented to companies before an audience of industry leaders during the 2017 Printing Industries of America Premier Print Awards and InterTech Technology Awards Gala, September 10 in Chicago, Illinois.
A technology review booklet showcasing all of the year's entries will be distributed at PRINT 17 and with the August/September issue of Printing Industries of America--The Magazine.
For more information about the InterTech Technology Awards, contact Jim Workman, Vice President, Center for Technology and Research, Printing Industries of America, at 412-259-1710, intertech [at] printing.org, or visit www.printing.org/InterTech.