2017 Innovation Awards Announced

Salt Lake City-based Onyx Graphics, a developer of RIP software and workflow systems; High Point, North Carolina-based Component Signage Inc., makers of modular sign products; and St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M; have each won top honors for their respective new products in the 2017 Innovation Awards competition.

The just-announced winners will be presented their awards at the upcoming ISA Sign Expo in Las Vegas April 20-22.

Onyx won first place in the Business Solutions/Software category for its Onyx version 12.1. According to the announcement, the newest iteration of its software “produces benchmark RIP and data transfer speeds, increasing productivity and profits. Users can avoid wasted sheet media with an intuitive user interface and visual nesting previews. An integrated G7 process improves gray color for output consistency across devices and applications.”

Component Signage won first place in the Electronic and Traditional Signage category for its new Inciseon product line. According to the announcement, Inciseon “transforms neon with a lower voltage/more energy efficient product. Inciseon Skeletonized is made using common materials, but has extreme durability. Inciseon Integral embeds illumination directly into the substrate.”

And in the Print category, 3M won for its IJ180mC-120 film, a printable metallic wrap film which the announcement says “gives vehicles a high-tech, attention-grabbing finish.”

The winners were chosen from among dozens of new products that will be introduced at the show.


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