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Printing Industries of America Announces 2012 InterTech Technology Award Recipients

Printing Industries of America Announces 2012 InterTech Technology Award Recipients

Printing Industries of America has announced the recipients of the 2012 InterTech Technology Awards. The technologies receiving this prestigious award have been judged as truly innovative and are expected to advance the performance of the graphic communications industry.

The independent panel of judges deliberated over many technology nominations ranging from digital presses and related enhancements to a variety of mobile and Web-based software. Great strides in technology were demonstrated in color measurement and control, layout and finishing, security and low migration inks, inkjet and label presses, printable coatings, pressroom analytics, management information systems, and product content management and publishing.

Twelve innovative technologies were selected to receive the award.

The 2012 InterTech Technology Award recipients are:

(Listed alphabetically by company, with the technology named first)

Kodak NexPress Red Fluorescing Solution

Eastman Kodak Company

Enterworks Enable

Enterworks, Inc.

i-cut Suite


Fujifilm J Press 720

FUJIFILM North America Corporation

Prinect Performance Benchmarking

Heidelberg USA

Keen MIS and Web-to-Print

Keen Systems, Inc.

Color Control and Web Inspection System with AccuCam

QuadTech, Inc.

SunPak LMQ

Sun Chemical


Technique Business Systems Ltd.

Avatrex Transportable Imaging

Utopia Digital Technologies

Xeikon X-800 VariLane


i1Pro 2

X-Rite, Incorporated

The InterTech stars, recognized as a symbol of technological innovation and excellence, will be presented before an audience of industry leaders during the 2012 Premier Print Awards Gala featuring the InterTech Technology Awards and web2awards, October 7, in Chicago, Illinois.

A technology review booklet showcasing all of the year’s entries will be produced and distributed this fall at GRAPH EXPO and in an issue of Printing Industries of America—The Magazine; the booklet will also be available at Recipients will also be recognized in the Premier Print Awards Supplement—a publication sent to thousands of print buyers.