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Pinnacle InterTech Award recipients honoured by Printing United Alliance

September 29, 2021  Sponsored by by Heidelberg

Printing United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., announced the recipients of its new Pinnacle InterTech Awards program (formerly the PIA InterTech Technology Awards). The awarded technology is currently on display here: Pinnacle InterTech Awards Gallery.

Judges worked through an impressive number of submissions from leading industry companies to identify 13 outstanding recipients worthy of the Pinnacle InterTech Award.

Pinnacle InterTech Awards
The Pinnacle InterTech Awards exemplify new technology that is deemed by veteran industry judges to be truly innovative and likely to have a significant impact on printing and graphics companies. The 13 technologies selected to receive a 2021 Pinnacle InterTech Award are as follows (listed alphabetically by company, with the technology named first):


Canon Arizona FLOW Technology – Canon Solutions America
Canon UVgel 460 Inks – Canon Solutions America
CWT 1737 Evolution Max – Cutworx USA
Durst P5 TEX iSUB – Durst North America
Kodak Sonora Xtra Process Free Plates – Eastman Kodak Company
Direct – Global Graphics Software
Hycolor Pro – Heidelberg USA
PAT – Performance Advisor Technology – Heidelberg USA
Push to Stop in Folding – Heidelberg USA
HP PageWide C500 Top Feeder – HP Inc.
TagBot – Livingston Systems
Aerocut X Pro – MBM Corporation
PureFlexo Printing Technology – Miraclon

“The Pinnacle InterTech Awards program celebrates the inventiveness of suppliers and recognizes technology advancing our industry,” says Jim Workman, VP of research and technology, Printing United Alliance. “The judges had the tough task of singling out breakthrough innovations from many excellent entries.”

For more information about the Printing United Alliance Pinnacle Awards and how to participate in the next program, visit

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