Call for Nominations: The 2008 InterTech Technology Awards
PITTSBURGH—January 2, 2008—Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) is seeking nominations for the 2008 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Awards, which recognize new and innovative technologies that are deemed likely to have a major impact on the graphic communications industry.
If you are currently utilizing or know of a new and innovative technology that you feel benefits the graphic arts industry, submit a nomination using our easy online form; visit www.intertechaward.com and click the Nominate a Technology link. Nominations from all areas of the graphic arts are considered and welcomed, including packaging, newspaper, wide format/display graphics, graphic design, and others.
The 2008 competition marks the 30th anniversary of the InterTech Awards, which were inaugurated by PIA/GATF in 1978 to promote an understanding of advanced technology in the industry. These awards have become a solid indicator of significant trends in graphic arts technology—over 80% of technologies that receive an award experience commercial success in the marketplace. Last year, thirty-one entries were received and eleven innovative technologies were recognized with an InterTech Award. More information on the InterTech Awards, including eligibility and details on previous InterTech recipients, is available at www.intertechaward.com. Additional questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PIA/GATF is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association representing an industry with more than 1.2 million employees. It serves the interests of more than 12,000 member companies. PIA/GATF, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.
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