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GRAPH EXPO 15 MUST SEE 'EMS Winners Announced

August 3, 2015

Reston, VA - The 2015 MUST SEE 'EMS winners have been selected and will be on exhibit at GRAPH EXPO 15 and the co-located CPP EXPO show, coming September 13 - 16, 2015 to Chicago's McCormick Place. Chosen by a panel of industry experts, these innovative technologies represent the most compelling advances in 11 categories spanning the entire graphic communications industry.

"Every year, the MUST SEE 'EMS competition is one of the highlights of the GRAPH EXPO and PRINT shows," says Ralph Nappi, President of the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). "This year is certainly no exception with an exciting lineup of new technologies and innovative advances in each category and industry segment."

In addition, "Best of Category" winners for each of the 11 categories will be revealed during the pre-show EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK conference, which takes place on Sunday, September 13, 2015, from 8 am to 12:00 noon, immediately prior to the noon opening of the exhibition. Also to be announced at EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK will be the Legacy Award, which is given to a previous MUST SEE 'EMS winner that has had a lasting and profound impact on the graphic communications industry.

GRAPH EXPO 15 also will offer a special MUST SEE 'EMS pre-show webinar, "New Technologies from the GRAPH EXPO 15 MUST SEE 'EMS," presented by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) via www.myprintresource.com and featuring host Hal Hinderliter, coordinator for the MUST SEE 'EMS program. The free live webinar that will be aired on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT will highlight the MUST SEE 'EMS winners and their new innovations which could impact business and possibly revolutionize market segments. GRAPH EXPO 15 attendees can plan their travel and explore this year's most innovative exhibition of the latest technologies, unique new applications and profit-boosting opportunities to be found among this year's MUST SEE 'EMS winners.

Below listed in alphabetical order are the 2015 MUST SEE 'EMS award winners in each of the 11 categories:

Sales and Order Entry
AccuZIP, Inc. -- AccuZIP Direct Mail Configurator EFI -- EFI Fiery Smart Estimator for Specialty Toners Opensoft -- DaVinci

Prepress and Premedia
CGS Publishing Technologies International -- Creative Edge IC3D Suite, Version 3 EFI -- EFI Fiery Job Parallel HyperRIP EFI -- EFI Metrix Layout Engine for EFI Pace One additional winner in this category currently under NDA will be announced at a future date.

Color Management and Quality Control
EFI -- EFI Fiery CMYK+
Lake Image Systems, Inc. -- Discovery MaxScan

Variable, Transactional and Multi-Channel AccuZIP, Inc. -- AccuZIP Maps and AccuZIP Geo-Information Services EFI -- EFI DirectSmile Cross Media version 7 HP -- HP SmartStream Mosaic

Pressroom: Analog Presses
Air Motion Systems | AMS UV -- LED UV | XP9 High Energy Curing for Sheetfed Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology Ltd. -- Ryobi MHI 925 LED UV with Smart Insta.Color and RPC

Pressroom: Digital Presses
MGI Inc. -- MGI Meteor DP1000 & DF Pro Integrated Inline Product Suite Xeikon -- Xeikon 9800 Digital Color Press Xerox Corporation -- Xerox iGen 5 Press Xerox Corporation -- Xerox Rialto 900 Inkjet Press One additional winner in this category currently under NDA will be announced at a future date.

Pressroom: Wide-Format
EFI -- EFI SuperDraw Ink
EFI -- EFI VUTEk H2000 Pro Clear
Epson America, Inc. -- Epson SureColor F9200 HP -- HP T1100 Simplex Color InkJet Web Press

Postpress and In-line Finishing
Highcon Systems Ltd. -- Highcon Euclid II+ MGI Inc. -- iFOIL T Scodix -- Scodix FOIL VITS International -- VITS Sprint

Imprinting, Mailing, Shipping and Fulfillment AccuZIP Inc. -- AccuZIP 7 Pitney Bowes -- Productivity Tool Suite: Workcell Productivity Interface & Inserter Production Dashboard

Management Systems
Avanti -- Avanti Slingshot Automated Press Sheet Optimizer Avanti -- Avanti Slingshot Grand Format Estimating Module EFI -- EFI PrintFlow for Packaging Opensoft -- Scissorhands

The Future of Print
Documobi Ltd - DocumobiFuse
EFI -- EFI Fiery Final Fix
HP -- HP High Definition Nozzle Architecture technology

For more information about GRAPH EXPO 15 MUST SEE 'EMS, or to register for the show, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.

About GRAPH EXPO 15
Recognized as the most innovative and comprehensive exhibition in the Americas of inkjet, digital, offset, flexo, gravure and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, publishing, mailing, in-plant, photo imaging, marketing, and industrial printing industries, this year's "Transform" themed GRAPH EXPO 15 offers an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees. The industry event presents the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the exhibition floor, plus education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. GRAPH EXPO 15 offers more than 70 interactive learning sessions and 50+ co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments. For additional information about GRAPH EXPO 15, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.

About Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC)
GRAPH EXPO and PRINT are produced by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). GASC is owned by Epicomm, NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America. GASC is located at 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191 USA, telephone: 703/264-7200, fax: 703/620-9187, e-mail: info@gasc.org.

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