Product of the Year Winners Announced


Product of the Year award winners were announced at the recent SGIA show in Las Vegas. The competition showcases digital imaging products that keep the specialty imaging industry moving forward.

Congratulations to the 2016 Product of the Year winners in the following categories: Digital Inks – Textile: Roland DGA Corp.’s Texart Dye-Sublimation Ink; Digital Inks - Solvent/Eco-Solvent/Latex: Roland DGA Corp.’s TrueVIS Ink; Finishing - Display Exhibit Hardware: WSDisplay.com’s Origami Truss System - Backwall Graphic Package;  Finishing - Equipment - Routers/Cutters: MCT’s VersaTech2; Finishing - Equipment - All Others: E.L. Hatton Sales Co.’s Banner Ups BravoBanner Automated Banner Finishing Machine; Finishing - Laminates, Adhesives, Films, Coatings: FLEXcon’s FLEXmark V 240 R Clear Sharklet Overlaminate; Large Format Scanners: Paradigm Imaging Group’s Kurabo K-IS-A1FW Large Format Flatbed Scanner; Media – Films: 3M Commercial Graphics’s 3M Controltac Print Film 40C-114R; Media - Non-PVC: FLEXcon’s SHIMMERcal 22 Mil Silver Special Polyester Lamination; Media - Adhesive Back (not vinyl): LexJet’s Simple Grip Backlit; Media – Rigid: Breathing Color’s Allure Photo Panels; Media - Textile – Apparel: Fisher Textiles’ ET 2600 Jersey Spandex Knit; Media - Textile – Flag: Fisher Textiles’ DD 7375 Feather Flag (FR); Media - Textile – Banner: Top Value Fabrics’ Supernova; Media - Textile - Framing Systems: Top Value Fabrics’ Impact Prime; Media - Textile – Canvas: Fisher Textiles’ GF 4395 Semi-Glossy Art Canvas; Media - Banner (non-textile): Ultraflex Systems Inc.’s Signetics Duo; Media - Adhesive Back Vinyl: Contra Vision North America’s Contra Vision Campaign with Grayliner; Screen Printing – Accessories: Chromaline Screen Print Products’ Alpha FlexTrace; Screen Printing - Manual Garment Press: M&R Companies’ ABACUS II Athletic Numbering Press; Screen Printing - Automatic Graphic Press: M&R Companies’ INSIGNIA Multicolor Graphics Screen Printing Press; Screen Printing - Automatic Garment Press: M&R Companies’ GAUNTLET III Automatic Screen Printing Press; Screen Printing - Pre-press: dlp imaging corp.’s fineLine directLaser!; Direct to Garment Printers (white shirt): OmniPrint International’s FreeJet 330TX+; Direct to Garment Printers (color shirt - not white): FIREBIRD Digital Inks’ 2000; Flatbed/hybrid (under $100K): Mutoh America Inc.’s ValueJet 1638UH; UV Flatbed (under $100K):  Roland DGA Corp.’s LEJ-640FT; UV Flatbed ($100K-200K): Vanguard Digital Printing Systems’s VK300; UV Flatbed ($200K-500K): Agfa Graphics’s Jeti Mira MG 2732 HS; UV Flatbed +White ($100K-200K): Océ Display Graphics Systems - A Canon Company’s Arizona 1280 GT; UV Flatbed +White ($200K-500K): Océ Display Graphics Systems - A Canon Company’s Arizona 2280 XT; Small Flatbed (Industrial/Small Item Decoration): LogoJET USA’s UVx90; Roll-to-Roll Aqueous (under 64 in.): Epson America’s SureColor P20000; Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 in.): Mutoh America Inc.’s ValueJet 1628X; Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (over 80 in.): HP Inc.’s HP Latex 1500; Roll-to-Roll UV (under 80 in.): Mutoh America Inc.’s ValueJet 1638UH; Roll-to-Roll UV (over 80 in.): Mimaki USA Inc.’s UJV55-320; Roll-to-Roll Direct Disperse Ink on Textile:    Mutoh America Inc.’s ValueJet 1938TX; Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Textile: Epson America Inc.’s SureColor F9200; Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Metal: Epson America Inc.’s SureColor F6200; UV Hybrid/Flatbed High Volume Production Class: Agfa Graphics’ Jeti Tauro H2500; UV Hybrid ($100-500K): Agfa Graphics’ Anapurna H3200i LED

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