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Printing United Alliance reveals winners of the 2024 Pinnacle Awards

July 2, 2024  By PrintAction Staff



The Printing United Alliance reveals the winners of its 2024 Pinnacle Awards program.

This year, judges awarded 19 Pinnacle Technology Awards and a total of 57 Pinnacle Product Awards (for both non-output and output categories).

“Congratulations to all of the winners for their remarkable Pinnacle Award contributions and inspiring us all,” said Dawn Nye, program manager, Printing United Alliance. “We are thrilled to announce the recipients of this year’s Pinnacle Awards, celebrating the ground-breaking innovations and exceptional achievements shaping our industry’s future.”

Pinnacle Technology Awards
The Pinnacle Technology Awards recognize innovative solutions that are pinpointed as having a significant impact on printing and graphics companies. The 2024 Pinnacle Technology Award winners are:

• Alwan Color Expertise – Hydra Spectral Prediction technology
• Antigro Designer – Antigro Designer
• Color Management Group (CMG) – StealthColor / ColorRadar
• Cutworx USA – Neolt Factory XY DTF (direct-to-film) Cutter
• Fujifilm Graphic Communication Division – Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED
• Graphic Solid Inks – People & Technology – Smart CleanJector by People & Technology
• ImageXpert – ImageXpert Print Station
• InfoFlo Print – InfoFlo Print
• Inkcups – Lustre Effect achieved with the Helix One
• Inkcups – XJet Switch direct-to-bag printer digitally decorating Clear PVC Concert Bags
• Inkcups – Laser Transparent Pin Curing (TPC) on the Double Helix
• Kornit Digital – Kornit Apollo
• Nix Sensor – Nix Print Pro Printing Press Software
• PlanProphet – PlanProphet featuring Customer Portal + PlanProphet Payments
• Radix Softwares – OnPrintShop v11
• Roland DGA Corporation – Dimensor S Large-format Texture Printer
• Taktiful – Taktify
• Techkon USA – SmartInk
• Xerox Corporation – Fleet Management and Analytics Solutions: Xerox FreeFlow Vision and Xerox Vision Connect

Pinnacle Product Awards
The Pinnacle Product Award competition focuses on manufacturer products in both output and non-output categories. These two main categories are then divided into sub-categories to ensure similar products are judged accordingly with similar feature set.

Companies receiving a Pinnacle Product Award this year in the non-output category include (with many companies receiving multiple awards) are: Agfa; Antigro Designer; Barbieri electronic snc; Cutworx USA; DAF Products; Drytac; Fiery; Fisher Textiles; Fujifilm Graphic Communication Division; HyggeMail / Minuteman Press Natick; LexJet; M&R Printing Equipment; MultiCam/Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems; Roland DGA Corporation; Rollem Intl.; SAATI Americas Corp.; Sihl; Siser North America; Stahls’; Taya Canvas (Shanghai); TVF; Ultraflex Systems; UW Solutions; and X-Rite Pantone.

Those companies winning one or more Pinnacle Awards in the output category in 2024 are: Agfa; Durst Image Technology US; Epson America; Fujifilm Graphic Communication Division; M&R Printing Equipment; Mimaki USA; Mutoh America; Roland; and Vanguard Digital Printing Systems.


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