2018 InterTech™ Technology Award Entries and Honorees

Of the numerous excellent technologies nominated for a 2018 InterTech Technology Award, twelve technologies were selected by the judges as being truly innovative and expected to have a significant impact on the graphic communications industry. 

The independent panel of judges deliberated over an outstanding selection of technology nominations which highlight the dynamic nature of the industry. This year's awards recognized inventions that embellish the printed image, extend inkjet printing into new markets, measure color in a better way, create laminated film for packaging applications, optimize print quality on corrugated substrates, facilitate the ordering of packages on eCommerce sites, manage omnichannel marketing campaigns, and control presses via mobile devices.

All entrants are listed below with this year's honorees in bold:

  • Canon Solutions America
    Oce ProStream(tm)
  • CloudLab Sales & Management GmbH
    printQ 3D Packaging Design

  • ColorLogic
  • DIPCo
    Disposable Ink Fountain Liner
  • Duplo USA Corporation
    Duplo DDC-810 Raised Spot UV Coater
  • Eastman Kodak
    KODAK NEXFINITY Digital Press
  • EFI
    EFI Nozomi C18000 Press

  • FUJIFILM North America Corporation
    ColorPath Brand Color Optimizer
  • Global Graphics Software

  • Heidelberg
    Primefire 106

  • Heidelberg
  • HP Inc.
    HP Indigo Pack Ready Lamination

  • HP Inc.
    HP Piazza
  • HP Inc.
    HP Indigo 6900 Digital Press
  • HP Inc.
    HP Indigo 12000 HD Digital Press
  • Koenig & Bauer
    Rapida LiveApp

  • Komori Corporation
  • Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Konica Minolta IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Optimizer
  • Lithec USA
    LithoFlash Inline
  • MacDermid Graphics Solutions
    Anti-Fluting Plate Technology for Corrugated

  • MGI Digital Technology
    JETvarnish 3D Web

  • Nobelus
    4-Step Sleeking(tm) Process

  • Ricoh USA, Inc.
    Ricoh Clickable Paper
  • Ricoh USA, Inc.
    Ricoh Pro C9200 Series
  • Ricoh USA, Inc.
    Ricoh Invisible Red Toner
  • Techkon

  • Xerox Corporation
    Xerox Iridesse(tm) Production Press

  • Xerox Corporation
    Xerox(r) iGen 5 Press White Dry Ink
  • XMPie, a Xerox Company
    Circle PersonalEffect Edition

Publication Insert as seen in the 2018 Summer Forcast edition of The Magazine

For more information on the InterTech Technology Awards, visit www.printing.org/intertech.