PIA Announces Winners of InterTech Technology Awards
PITTSBURGH—Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced that a dozen technologies were recipients of its 2012 InterTech Technology Awards. The technologies receiving this award have been judged as “truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry.”
The independent panel of judges deliberated over technology nominations ranging from digital presses and related enhancements to a variety of mobile and Web-based software.
They felt “great strides” were demonstrated in color measurement and control, layout and finishing, security and low migration inks, inkjet and label presses, printable coatings, pressroom analytics, management information systems, and product content management and publishing.
The winning technologies, along with the manufacturers, were: Kodak NexPress Red Fluorescing Solution, Eastman Kodak; Enterworks Enable, Enterworks Inc.; i-cut Suite, EskoArtwork; Fujifilm J Press 720, Fujifilm North America; Prinect Performance Benchmarking, Heidelberg USA; Keen MIS and Web-to-Print, Keen Systems; Color Control and Web Inspection System with AccuCam, QuadTech Inc.; SunPak LMQ, Sun Chemical; iTechnique, Technique Business Systems; Avatrex Transportable Imaging, Utopia Digital Technologies; Xeikon X-800 VariLane, Xeikon; and i1Pro 2, X-Rite Inc.
The InterTech stars will be presented during the 2012 Premier Print Awards gala, Oct. 7, in Chicago.