The companies recognized are:
- HYBRID Software, one of two winners in the Prepress – Graphics category, for its CLOUDFLOW Patchplanner. The web-based production tool minimizes material use and saves operators’ time by consolidating and optimizing design file layout
- Miraclon Corp, one of two winners in the Prepress – Graphics category, for its Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution featuring Ultra Clean Technology. The plate making system is both solvent- and VOC-free, and can deliver a press-ready plate in less than one hr and 32 plates across an 8-hour shift
- Paper Converting Machine Co (PCMC), winner of the Prepress – Pressroom category, for its Meridian Elite. The cleaning system uses laser ablation to remove inks, coatings, varnishes and residue from anilox and application rolls, requiring no cleaning liquids or chemicals.