Reston, VA - The 2016 MUST SEE 'EMS winners have been selected and will be on exhibit at GRAPH EXPO 16, coming September 25 - 28, 2016 to Orlando's Orange County Convention Center. Chosen by a panel of industry experts, these innovative technologies represent the most compelling advances in 11 categories spanning the entire graphic communications industry.
"Every year, the MUST SEE 'EMS competition is one of the highlights of the GRAPH EXPO and PRINT shows," says Thayer Long, President of the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). "This year is certainly no exception with an exciting lineup of new technologies and innovative advances in each category and industry segment. Especially noteworthy for GRAPH EXPO 16, this year's winning entries include submissions from two new exhibitors to the show, and 2016 also set a new record for the number of entries in two of the 11 product categories: 'Management Systems' and 'the Future of Print: Technology Demonstrations'."
In addition, "Best of Category" winners for each of the 11 categories will be revealed during the pre-show EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK conference, which takes place on Sunday, September 25, 2016, from 8 am to 12:00 noon, immediately prior to the noon opening of the exhibition. Also to be announced at EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK will be the Legacy Award, which is given to a previous MUST SEE 'EMS winner that has had a lasting and profound impact on the graphic communications industry.
GRAPH EXPO 16 also will offer a special MUST SEE 'EMS pre-show webinar, "New Technologies from the GRAPH EXPO 16 MUST SEE 'EMS," presented by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) via www.PrintingNews.com and featuring host Hal Hinderliter, coordinator for the MUST SEE 'EMS program. The free live webinar that will be aired on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT will highlight the MUST SEE 'EMS winners and their new innovations which could impact business and possibly revolutionize market segments. GRAPH EXPO 16 attendees can plan their travel and explore the Americas' most innovative exhibition of the latest technologies, unique new applications and profit-boosting opportunities to be found among this year's MUST SEE 'EMS winners.
Below listed in alphabetical order are the 2016 MUST SEE 'EMS award winners in each of the 11 categories:
Sales and Order Entry
Infigo Software Ltd. - Catfish-Mega Edit Pixopa Inc. - Web-to-Print Solutions Radix Software Services Pvt. Ltd. - Unified-W2P Advanced B2B nConnect
Prepress and Premedia
CGS Publishing Technologies International - ORIS Flex Pack // Web Visualizer Electronics for Imaging - Optitex Collaborate Ultimate TechnoGraphics Inc. - Impostrip Automation v10 AutoNesting Xerox Corp. - Xerox FreeFlow Core version 5.0 Xerox Corp. - Xerox FreeFlow Digital Publisher
Color Management and Quality Control
Canon U.S.A., Inc. - PRISMAsync Color Print Server - G7 Calibration Electronics for Imaging - EFIFiery Color Profiler Suite G7 calibration and verification Lake Image Systems Inc. - Discovery Roll Inspector
Variable, Transactional and Multi-Channel Electronics for Imaging
EFI Digital Marketing Automation Platform HP Inc. - Link Technology XMPie, a Xerox Company - Campaigns-on-Demand
Pressroom: Analog Presses
RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology - RMGT 920ST-5-A+LED-UV
Pressroom: Digital Presses
Canon U.S.A., Inc. - Océ VarioPrint i300 Electronics for Imaging - EFI Nozomi C18000 HP Inc. - HP Indigo 12000 Digital Press HP Inc. - HP PageWide Web Press T390 HD MGI USA - Meteor Unlimited Colors Press Series Xeikon - Trillium One Xerox Corp. - Xerox Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press
Electronics for Imaging - EFI AquaEndure Inks Electronics for Imaging - EFI Armor Erase UV Coating Epson America, Inc. - Epson SureColor S80600
Postpress and In-line Finishing
C.P. Bourg Inc. - Bourg Preparation Module MGI USA - JET Varnish 3D Evolution Scodix - Scodix Ultra Pro Digital Print Enhancement Platform with Scodix Foil
Imprinting, Mailing, Shipping and Fulfillment
BCC Software - Integratec API Platform Neopost USA - MACH 6 Neopost USA - Neopost AS-650 Solimar Systems - Inkjet Mailing and Efficiency Solution
Electronics for Imaging - EFI and Esko integrated workflow for digital packaging Electronics for Imaging - EFI Corrugated Packaging Suite HP Inc. - HP PrintOS
The Future of Print
MGI USA - AIS SmartScanner
PrinterPresence - PrinterPresence app for Zapier Xerox Corp. - Xerox Direct to Object Inkjet Printer
For more information about GRAPH EXPO 16 MUST SEE 'EMS, or to register for the show, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.
About GRAPH EXPO 16
Recognized as the most innovative and comprehensive exhibition in the Americas of inkjet, digital, offset, flexo, gravure and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, signage and display, publishing, mailing, in-plant, digital imaging, marketing, and industrial printing industries, this year's "Refresh" themed GRAPH EXPO 16 offers an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees. The industry event presents the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the exhibition floor, plus education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. GRAPH EXPO 16 offers more than 70 interactive learning sessions and 40+ co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments. For additional information about GRAPH EXPO 16, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.
About Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC)
GRAPH EXPO is produced by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). GASC is owned by Idealliance (formerly Epicomm), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America. GASC is managed and directed by NPES from their headquarters located at 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191 USA, telephone: 703/264-7200, fax: 703/620-9187, e-mail: email@example.com, www.gasc.org.