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Product of the Year Winners Define Excellence at the 2015 SGIA Expo

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Competition showcases the best printers, technologies and consumables in specialty imaging 

Fairfax, Virginia - The SGIA Product of the Year competition raised the bar at the 2015 Expo (Atlanta, November 4–6) with a new class of entries in categories from digital inks, finishing and media to direct-to-garment, roll-to-roll and UV flatbed. 

“Every entry this year took printing technology to a new level,” said Ray Weiss, SGIA’s Digital Imaging Specialist. “Those who won are truly a display of excellence within their category.”

Congratulations to the 2015 Product of the Year Winners: 

Category 101: Digital Inks
SubliJet-HD Sublimation Inks for Virtuoso SG 800 Printers by Sawgrass

Category 102: Finishing — Display Exhibit Hardware

VM-SHELF™ by Visual Magnetics

Category 104: Finishing — Equipment — Laminators

New Kala Mistral 1650 by Rolinx Performance Products

Category 105: Finishing — Equipment — All others

AES1900 by Miller Weldmaster Corp

Category 106: Finishing — Laminates, Adhesives, Films, Coatings
EFI Armor coatings by EFI

Category 107: Media — Films
VM-DRYerase™ MNW by Visual Magnetics

Category 108: Media — Non-PVC
CLING-KING Spider Mat  PN: NS-CK-SOL-WT014 by Newlife Magnetics LLC

Category 110: Media — Rigid
Liquid Chalkboard by Panel Processing Inc

Category 111: Media — Textile — Apparel
Jennifer S/914 by Pacific Coast Fabrics

Category 112: Media — Textile — Flag

Flag Superb by Top Value Fabrics

Category 113: Media — Textile — Framing Systems

DD 6788 MoJo (Backlit Fabric) by Fisher Textiles

Category 115: Media — Vinyl (Pressure sensitive)

Category 116: Screen Printing — Manual Garment Press
Kruzer Manual Screen Printing Press by M&R Companies

Category 117: Screen Printing — Automatic Graphic Press

Oval Evolution by Ryonet + Roq 

Category 118: Screen Printing — Automatic Garment Press

Stryker Automatic Screen Printing Press by M&R Companies

Category 119: Screen Printing — Automation
ATMALINE CL50 - automatic glass printing by dlp imaging corp

Category 120: Screen Printing — Pre-press
i-Image XE CTS Imaging-Exposure System by M&R Companies

Category 121: Direct-to-Garment Printers
M-Link X by M&R Companies

Category 122: Flatbed/hybrid (under $100K)
ValueJet 1617H by Mutoh America Inc

Category 123: UV Flatbed ($100K–200K)
Anapurna M2540i FB by Agfa Graphics

Category 124: UV Flatbed ($200K–500K)
Jeti Mira by Agfa Graphics

Category 125: UV Flatbed +White ($100K–200K)
EFI H1625 LED by EFI 

Category 126: UV Flatbed +White ($200K–500K)

EFI VUTEk H2000 Pro by EFI

Category 127: Small Flatbed (Industrial/Small Item Decoration)

UJF7151plus by Mimaki USA Inc

Category 129: Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 inches)
HP Latex 370 by Hewlett Packard Company

Category 130: Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (over 80 inches)
ValueJet 2638X by Mutoh America Inc

Category 131: Roll-to-Roll UV (under 80 inches)
JV400SUV-160 by Mimaki USA Inc

Category 132: Roll-to-Roll UV (over 80 inches)
Durst Rho 312R by Durst Image Technology U.S., LLC

Category 133: Roll-to-Roll Direct Disperse Ink on Textile

Durst Rhotex 322 by Durst Image Technology U.S., LLC

Category 134: Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Textile

SureColor F9200 by EPSON America Inc

Category 135: Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Metal

Virtuoso VJ 628 by Sawgrass

Category 136: UV Hybrid/Flatbed High Volume Prod. Class

Jeti Tauro H2500 by Agfa Graphics

Category 138: Large-Format Scanners

Colortrac SmartLF SG Series Large Format Scanner by Paradigm Imaging Group

SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community
“Specialty imaging” comprises digital imaging, screen printing and the many other imaging technologies SGIA members use, including those they’ll tap in the future. These are the imaging processes and technologies employed to create new products and to enhance existing products including point-of-purchase displays, printed electronics, membrane switches, signs, advertisements, garments, containers and vehicles. Make the most of your specialty imaging business.


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