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PRINT 17 Organizers Name 44 Must See ’Ems

August 8, 2017  By PrintAction Staff

PRINT 17, running this September 10 to 14 at McCormick Place in Chicago, announced its list of 2017 Must See ’Ems, representing technologies that will be on the show floor. The forty-four Must See ’Ems winners listed below were chosen by a panel of industry-related judges as the most compelling advances in 11 categories spanning the print production workflow.

“It’s our honour to recognize these outstanding organizations that have gone above and beyond to drive innovation through their leading-edge technologies,” said Thayer Long, President of NPES. “These Must See ’Ems winners demonstrate a vision that will advance the future of our industry.”

The Best of Category winners for each of the 11 categories will be revealed during the pre-show conference Outlook 17, which takes place on Sunday, September 10, immediately prior to the opening of PRINT 17.


The 2017 Must See ’Ems award winners in each of the 11 categories, listed in alphabetical order, include:

Sales and Order Entry

MarcomCentral – JobDirect Plus
OnPrintShop – Radix – OnPrintShop Wide Format Module
Taopix – 3D Designer

Prepress and Premedia

CGS Publishing Technologies International – ORIS Flex Pack // Web Visualizer
Electronics For Imaging – EFI Corrugated Packaging System with Esko ArtiosCAD Integration
Electronics For Imaging – EFI Metrix for High-Speed Inkjet
Enfocus Software – PitStop 2017 with PDF Geomapper
Xerox Corp. – Xerox Specialty Imaging

Color Management and Quality Control

Epson America, Inc. – SureColor P5000 Commercial Edition with SpectroProofer
Konica Minolta – IQ-501 Intelligent Quality Optimizer
Lake Image Systems Inc. – Discovery READ&PRINT for RFID

Variable, Transactional and Multi-Channel

Color-Logic Inc. – Security-FX for Digital Presses
HP Inc. – HP SmartStream Edge and Spine Printing
Pitney Bowes – Synchronize Mail + Mobile

Pressroom: Analog Presses

Eltosch Grafix America, Inc. – LED Powerline Focus
RYOBI MHI Graphic Technology – RMGT 920PF-8+CC+LED-UV 8 Color with Coater Perfecting Press

Pressroom: Digital Presses

Electronics For Imaging – EFI Cretaprint C4 Twin Digital Inkjet Printer
Fujifilm – J Press 720S
HP Inc. – HP Indigo 50000 Digital Press
Ricoh USA, Inc. – RICOH Pro VC40000
Screen Americas – Truepress Jet 520HD with SC Ink
Screen Americas – Truepress Jet 520NX
Xerox Corp. – Trivor 2400 HF Inkjet Press
Xerox Corp. – Xerox iGen 5 Press with White Dry Ink

Pressroom: Wide-Format

Canon U.S.A., Inc. – Océ Colorado 1640
Electronics For Imaging – EFI Cubik printer
Electronics For Imaging – EFI VUTEk 3r and 5r LED printers

Postpress and In-line Finishing

MGI – JETvarnish 3D Web
Muller Martini – Connex Workflow System
Rollem International – Insignia Die Cutters
Standard Finishing Systems – Hunkeler POPP8 Finishing Line
VITS International – EXPRESS Cutter

Imprinting, Mailing, Shipping and Fulfillment

Pitney Bowes – Epic 3.0 Inserting System
W+D North America Inc. – W+D HALM iJET
(One additional winner in this category is under embargo until the show.)

Management Systems

Avanti Systems – Avanti Slingshot Scheduling Reservation System
Avanti Systems – Avanti Slingshot Wireless Warehouse Management
Electronics For Imaging – EFI iQuote Dynamic Intelligent Estimating for Labels, Tags and Folding Cartons
Electronics For Imaging – EFI Productivity Workbench
SpencerMetrics LLC – SpencerMetrics CONNECT, version 6
Ultimate TechnoGraphics Inc. – Ultimate Bindery v5

The Future of Print

Electronics For Imaging – EFI Industrial Textile Ecosystem
Fujifilm – Samba
MGI – Ceradrop F-Serie

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