Xerox Honors Keiger Printing With ‘Best Of Show’ 2007 Printing Innovation Award
“These aren’t just aesthetically pleasing documents; these innovative applications are generating new business and revenue for our customers and their clients,” said Valerie Blauvelt, vice president of marketing, Xerox Production Systems Group. “The creativity in the PIXI entries always reminds us of the abundant opportunity in digital printing through book production, direct mail, transactional documents such as financial statements and more. None of this is possible using offset printing technology. Xerox’s continuing advancement of digital printing is helping our customers differentiate themselves in the marketplace and add greater value for their customers.”
Best of region
Milenyum Printing House in Turkey was recognized with the best of region award for developing markets for its “Milenyum Digital Catalogue” submission. Printed on the iGen3 press, the catalog compared digital and offset printing. It was created to increase sales for the printing house and demonstrate the capabilities of digital printing and its productivity.
Georg Kohl GmBH - Datamanagement.Print in Germany was recognized with best of region in Europe for its “Projekt KUBI” submission, a direct-mail piece for mobile phone service provider debitel AG. Printed on the iGen3 press, the multi-page direct mail pieces were fully customized with images and text according to customers’ preferences.
First place went to dsicmm, U.K., for its “University of Surrey Variable Prospectus” submission, a fully-variable school prospectus sent to prospective students inquiring about university offerings. The piece, printed on the iGen3 press, took into account the profile of each person, customizing course content, accommodations and native language for international students.
Second place went to PrintManagement LLC, Cincinnati, for its “PrintManagement Cross-Training Passports & Certificates of Completion” submission and third place went to De Budelse b.v., Netherlands, for its “Colour (Y)our Future” entry.
Digital books and manuals
MyPhotoFun in the Netherlands was awarded first place for its full-size “iGen3 Photo Book” submission, a sample book printed by Ted Gigaprint BV and created for Photokina in Germany, to demonstrate the unique paper size and photo quality of the iGen3 press. Printed with a Xerox FreeFlow™ DocuSP™ Print Server, the book was composed entirely of variable text and images.