PIA/GATF Names InterTech Winners

SEWICKLEY, PA—A panel of independent judges dubbed 17 innovative technologies worthy of 2005 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Awards. The winners were chosen from a field of 52 technology nominees.

Winners will be presented with Lucite InterTech stars during an annual banquet at the 2005 PIA/GATF fall administrative meetings, November 10-13, in San Francisco.

The following is a list of the companies and their honored technologies:

Metrix v1.5, LithoTechnics Pty Ltd. and Alterio Associates; Chameleon, Böttcher America; PDF Compare and PDF Merge, Creo Inc.; in-line coating for digital presses, NexPress Fifth Imaging Unit Solutions (Eastman Kodak); in-line coating for digital presses, Xeikon Print Protector, Xeikon International/Punch Graphix; Arrowlith UV, Flint Ink; SpeedyDry Genesis, SpeedyDry; Goss automatic transfer feature for nonstop web offset printing, Goss International; and Stahlfolder TH/KH Series, Heidelberg Postpress Deutschland GmbH and Heidelberg USA.

Other winners were: HumanEyes 3D Software, HumanEyes Technologies; KBA Rapida 205 sheetfed offset press, KBA North America; Color Flow Custom Tools, Kodak Polychrome Graphics; MAN Roland TelePresence, MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG; Solvent Saver, Maratek Environmental; SigmaLine, Muller Martini; Pageflex Storefront, Pageflex, a Div. of Bitstream Inc.; and Pulse ColorElite Systems, X-Rite.

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