NPES Presents Gegenheimer Awards to W. Bruce Goodwin, Xerox
Xerox has been instrumental in leading the digital revolution since its inception with its iGen. With innovation being an instrumental part of the selection process, few could argue Xerox's imprint in this area. As recently as last month's PRINT show, Xerox was recognized with two MUST SEE ’EMS and three WORTH-A-LOOK'S, not to mention the rollout of their iGEN 4 Perfecting Press. For industry and association contributions, few organizations stand above Xerox. Their involved participation on the NPES Board indicates their commitment to all aspects of our industry.
In addition to being a consistent participant at industry shows and events, such as GRAPH EXPO and PRINT, Xerox has been an enthusiastic supporter of NPES through the past staff contributions of John Hamm and Tom Wetjen and present involvement of Gavin Jordan-Smith.
"Xerox has been a leader in technological innovation, working to provide efficient and cost-effective systems to the graphic communications industry," said Nappi. "We are grateful for Xerox's meaningful contribution to the industry—and to NPES—all these years."
Both Goodwin and Xerox received plaques that will also be displayed at NPES headquarters. NPES has also established two Harold W. Gegenheimer Award scholarships with the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation, to which two thousand dollars is given each year. These scholarships are awarded to the employees, or children of employees, of NPES members who are pursuing studies in graphic communications.
NPES is a U.S. trade association representing more than 400 companies that manufacture and distribute equipment, software and supplies used across the workflow of nearly every printing, publishing and converting process. NPES is a co-sponsor of PRINT, PackPrint and GRAPH EXPO—the largest and most comprehensive prepress, printing converting, package printing, binding and finishing, mailing and fulfillment, and offset and digital equipment trade show and conference in the Americas. Complete information about the Association, its programs and its member companies is available online at: www.npes.org, by phone: 703/264-7200 or fax: 703/620-0994.