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Kodak Polychrome Graphics Wins Award for Approval Recipe Color Software

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Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.A. – The award-winning Kodak Approval Recipe Color software from Kodak Polychrome Graphics is once again being recognized for its excellence in innovation. The Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership has named Kodak Polychrome Graphics one of its top ten gold winners of the 2001 Connecticut Innovation Prize for Recipe Color’s revolutionary contribution to digital halftone color proofing. "Connecticut is the corporate home for many Fortune 500 companies, so being recognized for innovation here is truly a tribute to the company," says Vic Stalam, Vice President, Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer. "The innovation award also represents another third party endorsement of the value Recipe Color software brings to the graphic arts industry." Recipe Color is a proprietary technology that, when combined with new metallic, green and orange donors, enables the Kodak Approval XP digital halftone proofing system to accurately produce literally millions of spot colors – without the need for additional donors. Last year, Recipe Color software received the coveted 2000 Graphic Arts Technology Foundation (GATF) InterTech Technology Award. It was the tenth time Kodak Polychrome Graphics technology received a GATF InterTech Award, which is considered the highest honor for innovation in the graphic arts industry. Since 1987, the Connecticut Quality Improvement Awards (CQIA) have been the state's annual quality awards recognizing Connecticut organizations that excel in managing quality improvement for business success and growth. The CQIA Partnership is a growing group of active business people, educators, health care executives and government officials concerned with improving the economic vitality of the state of by Connecticut by using three awards -- Connecticut Innovation Prize, Connecticut Breakthrough Quality Award and the Connecticut Leadership Quality Award. This year, the CQIA Partnership received 91 CIP applications from 50 organizations.