Xplor International Recognizes 2012 Award Winners

LUTZ, FL—Feb. 21, 2011—Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has named the recipients of its two annual awards. The two 2012 Innovator and Technology Application of the Year and will be presented at Xplor’s award ceremony and luncheon on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the TradeWinds Island Grand Hotel and Conference Center in the Tampa Bay, FL.

Technology Application Award

Each year, Xplor International recognizes an individual, company or an organization that has conceived and developed an original concept leading to a significant advancement in the industry. The honoree has advanced a new program, product or technology that notably enhances the capabilities of electronic document systems.

For 2012, the award is given to The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Ricoh Production Print Solutions for their implementation of the department’s billing statement and messaging application solution. The program reduced customer inquiries, established a customer driven vs. business approach and drove savings of natural resources,

Two honorable mentions for the Innovator of the Year Award category will also be given. The first to Bell and Howell for Navigator, a next-generation inserting user interface, and Harmonix Technology, which synchronizes interaction between operator, machine and mail piece to ensure that each application runs at optimum speed throughout its entire run. The second honorable mention will be presented to Strategic Content Imaging, for its fully personalized advertising content magazine project which drove exceptional website activity, response rates normally achieved by targeted direct mail and conversion rates of 86 percent.

“Our annual awards often act as a barometer that gauges the innovation and adoption of technology and applications in the industry,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International. “As an association that supports this industry, we are honored to recognize the people, company and technologies that are shaping the future of how companies communication using print, electronic and mobile communications.”

Innovator of the Year Award

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