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Product of the Year Winners Announced

The 2019 Product of the Year winners were announced in 72 categories.

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The 2019 Product of the Year winners have been announced by the SGIA ahead of the association’s annual trade show. The annual competition showcases digital imaging products that keep the specialty imaging industry moving forward. Congratulations to the 2019 Product of the Year winners in the following 72 categories:

  • 3D Printers: Mimaki USA – Mimaki 3DUJ-553
  • Automation Equipment (print/post-print): Omniprint International – Würk
  • Automation Equipment – Packaging (post-print): Packsize – M1
  • Banner Finishing (grommet/sew/weld): Leister Technologies – UNIPLAN 500
  • Digital Inks – Solvent/Eco-Solvent/Latex: Roland DGA – TrueVIS TR2
  • Digital Inks – Textile (under 24 inches wide): Siser North America – Siser EasySubli Inks
  • Digital Inks – Textile (wide-format greater than 36 inches): Kornit Digital – Kornit Robusto Ink
  • Digital Inks – UV: LogoJET Inc. – LogoJET H2 UV
  • Digital Press: FUJIFILM North America Corp., Graphic Systems Division – Fujifilm J Press 750S
  • Digital/Screen Print Hybrid Printing Systems: The M&R Companies – DS-4000
  • Direct-to-Garment Printers (black shirt): AnaJet Inc. – Ricoh Ri 1000
  • Direct-to-Garment Printers (white shirt): Omniprint International – 330 TX Plus
  • Direct-to-Shape Printers (not flatbed): Inkcups – Helix Hi-Fi for Photorealistic Cylinder Printing
  • Display Exhibit Hardware: Birttani Display – Portable Lightbox System – LUCID 2nd Generation
  • Heat Press (large-format roll or clam): HIX Corporation – LF-4464
  • Heat Press (table top): Insta Graphic Systems ­­- Insta 288 Heat Press
  • Heat Press Accessories: STAHLS’ – Hotronix 360° IQ Hat Heat Press
  • Laminates, Adhesives, Films, Coatings: Drytac – Protac Anti-Scratch Gloss – 10 mil
  • Laseres/Routers/Cutters (4 feet by 8 feet or larger): Summa nv – L3214 laser cutter
  • Material Handling Equipment: Foster – All-A-Board Lifter
  • Media – Adhesive Back (not vinyl): Drytac – Polar Chrome
  • Media – Adhesive Back Vinyl: Drytac – ReTac Textures
  • Media – Banner (non-textile): Ultraflex Systems Inc. – FloorFlex Plus
  • Media – Dye Sub rigid material: Duraluxe Inc. – SATIN The New Textured Semi-Gloss Aluminum Blank From DURALUXE
  • Media – Dye Sub transfer paper: Sawgrass – TruePix CLASSIC
  • Media – Films: Drytac – ViziPrint Illuminate
  • Media – Heat Transfer Material Cuttable: Chemica US – Quickflex Revolution
  • Media – Heat Transfer Printable: Insta Graphic Systems – SiliconeX Custom Heat Transfer
  • Media – Non-PVC: Drytac – ViziPrint Deco SR
  • Media – Rigid/Corrugated: Mako-Board – Mako-Board
  • Media – Textile – Apparel: Fisher Textiles – ET4000 Board Short
  • Media – Textile – Banner: Fisher Textiles – GF4020 Nirvana Purity
  • Media – Textile – Canvas: S-One – Fredrix Metallic Gold Canvas
  • Media– Textile – Flag: Fisher Textiles -DD7701 Primary Flag
  • Media – Textile – Framing Systems (backlit): Fisher Textiles – UV2610 Tango
  • Media – Textile – Framing Systems (frontlit): Fisher Textiles – GF4020 Nirvana Purity
  • Media – Textile – Home Furnishings: Fisher Textiles – GF9766 Poly Cube
  • Roll-to-Roll Direct Disperse Ink on Textile: Roland DGA – Texart RT-640M
  • Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Metal: Epson – Epson SureColor F6370
  • Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (over 80 inches): Mutoh America – ValueJet 2638X
  • Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 inches): Roland DGA – TrueVIS VG2
  • Roll-to-Roll UV (over 80 inches): EFI – EFI VUTEk 5r+ Superwide Roll-to-Roll LED Printer
  • Roll-to-Roll UV (under 80 inches): Canon Solutions America – Océ Colorado 1650
  • RTR Dye Sub on Textile ($50,000 – $100,000): DGI – FT-3204X
  • RTR Dye Sub on Textile (more than $100,000): DGI – FH-3204
  • RTR Dye Sub on Textile (under $50,000): DGI – POSEIDON
  • RTR/Hybrid/Flatbed New Technology or Inkset: Durst Image Technology U.S. – Delta WT 250
  • Screen Printing – Automatic Garment Press: The M&R Companies – DIAMONDBACK E Automatic Screen Printing Press
  • Screen Printing – Manual Garment Press: The M&R Companies – GENESIS Manual Screen Printing Press
  • Screen Printing – Pre-press (exposure/imaging): The M&R Companies – i-Image KX Computer-to-Screen Imaging & Exposure System
  • Screen Printing Dryers: The M&R Companies – Sprint 3000 D Gas Screen Printing Conveyor Dryer
  • Single-Pass Printer: Durst Image Technology US – Delta SPC 130
  • Software – Color Enhancement: EFI – EFI ColorGuard
  • Software – RIP: Canon Solutions America – Océ Touchstone Software
  • SoftwareWeb-based design: Printbox – Printbox
  • Software – Workflow / MIS / CRM: EFI – EFI Fiery JobFlow
  • Sublimation Finishing: HIX Corp. – CT SubliPro
  • Tabletop Flatbed: LogoJET – LogoJET UVx40R 18 inches by 18 inches
  • Textile – Finished Garment – Accessories: Terry Town – Sublimated Throw Pillow
  • Textile – Finished Garment – Blends: Terry Town – Sublimated Luggage Cover
  • UV Hybrid ($100,000 – $500,000): EFI – EFI VUTEk 32h Superwide Hybrid LED Printer
  • UV Hybrid/Flatbed High Volume Production Class: Vanguard Digital Printing Systems – VKL300D
  • UV/Latex Flatbed (under $70,000): LogoJET Inc. – LogoJET UVx90R 24 inches by 36 inches
  • UV/Latex Flatbed ($100,000 – $200,000): HP Inc. – HP Latex R Printer Series
  • UV/Latex Flatbed ($200,000 – $500,000): Agfa – Jeti Mira 2732 HS LM LED
  • UV/Latex Flatbed (under $100,000): Mimaki USA – JFX200-2513EX
  • UV/Latex Flatbed +White ($100,000 – $200,000): Canon Solutions America – Océ Arizona 1380 XT
  • UV/Latex Flatbed +White ($200,000 – $500,000): HP Inc. – HP Latex R Printer Series
  • UV/Latex Hybrid (under $100,000): Mutoh America – ValueJet 1638UH
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Tony Kindelspire

Tony Kindelspire is the digital content editor for RV PRO magazine. He was the former digital content editor of Sign & Digital Graphics & WRAPS magazines.

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