2019 InterTech™ Technology Award Entries and Honorees

Of the numerous excellent technologies nominated for a 2019 InterTech Technology Award, ten 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. As another sign of the industry's direction, more than half of the awarded technologies, including two high-speed inkjet presses, produce or support digital printing. In addition, the judges recognized technologies that improve quality and sustainability of flexographic printing, reduce cutting errors, and introduce artificial intelligence to layout and imposition.

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

PureFiltration, Baldwin Americas

Oce ProStream(tm) 1000, Canon Solutions America

Print Control Wizard, Esko USA

PrintFlat(tm), Global Graphics Software

HP SmartStream Collage, HP Indigo

HP Colorful Metal, HP Indigo and Vistaprint

HP PageWide True Water-Based Inks, HP Inc.

HP PrintOS Color Beat, HP Indigo and Vistaprint

HYBRID VDP, Hybrid Software Inc.

VRCut Ready Triumph Cutter Line, MBM Corporation

Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution, Miraclon

Ricoh Pro VC 70000, Ricoh USA, Inc.

Insignia Series of Sheetfed Rotary Die Cutters, Rollem International

tilia Phoenix 7.0, Tilia Labs Inc.

X-Rite eXact(r) Auto-Scan, X-Rite Pantone

Xerox(r) Ultra Lightweight Stock Printing Kit for the Xerox(r) Nuvera(r) Production Printing System, Xerox 

PersonalEffect StoreFlow Version 10, XMPie