InterTech Technology Winners Chosen
PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America has announced the recipients of the 2009 InterTech Technology Awards. The independent panel of judges deliberated over technology submissions ranging from process control tools to MIS applications. Recurring themes in 2009 InterTech nominations were process efficiency, integration and improved manufacturing performance through use of the innovative technologies.
Some of the biggest strides in technology were demonstrated in four primary areas: Innovative workflow integration and implementation, digital press design, color matching across devices/management of color data, and improved user operation resulting in reduced makeready time and cost.
Recipients were recognized from across a wide spectrum of printing processes and production areas. Twenty-one nominations were submitted, and nine technologies were selected to receive the award.
The 2009 InterTech Technology Award recipients, listed alphabetically by company, include:
ORIS Press Matcher, CGS Publishing Technologies; Kodak Nexpress Dimensional printing systems, Eastman Kodak; Kodak Prinergy digital workflow, Eastman Kodak; System100 software, Ebiz Products; Fujifilm Taskero Universe Color Path verified technology, Fujifilm Graphic Systems U.S.A.; Heidelberg Prinect Press Center, Heidelberg; Diamond Color Navigator, Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP U.S.A.); Xeikon 3300 digital color label press, Punch Graphix Americas; and Flex-Production system, SoftSolutions Inc.