SGIA today announced the following winners for the DPI Product of the Year awards.




Software & Related Systems

Caldera Graphics

CostView 2.0

Media & Consumables



Textile Products

Digifab Systems Inc

Digifab Artist Canvas


Xcel Products Inc

Visual Magnetics – “Graphic System

Output Devices, Winners were awarded in nine categories:

Category Company Product
Poster Size Roland DGA Corp VersaUV LEC-300 Printer/Cutter
Direct Photo Print Durst Image Technology US LLC Lambda
Rigid Substrate (Solvent Ink) Mutoh America Inc. ValueJet 1608-64
Rigid Substrate (UV-Cured Inkjets up to $150,000 MSRP) Mimaki USA, JF-1631
Rigid Substrate (UV-Cured Inkjets more than $150,000 MSRP) Screen USA Truepress Jet2500UV
Grand Format (UV-Cured Ink) Durst Image Technology US LLC Rho 320R
Grand Format (Solvent Ink) Gandinnovations 3324 Solvent Roll-to-Roll
Textile Gandinnovations Jeti Aquajet
Direct-to-Garment Inkjet Printer Mimaki USA Inc. GP-604D

Additionally, an Honorable Mention Award was presented for the following categories:

 Category  Company  Product
Media & Consumables Ultraflex Systems Inc. PolyeLite
Output Devices/Poster Size EPSON America Inc. Epson Stylus Pro GS6000
Rigid Substrate (UV-Cured Inkjets more than $150,000 MSRP) Océ 350GT

Entries for the DPI Product of the Year competition were judged on the Expo show floor by a team of digital imaging professionals. In the Output Device category, entrants were required to submit a test print, produced from the nominated device. The image, designed by SGIA, is intended to challenge the output device’s capabilities.

In addition to Product of the Year winners, Partner Awards were given to the following companies for the RIP software and media products used to create the winning prints,
Output Devices,

Poster Size, (RIP) Roland DGA Corp., VersaWorks 3.0, (Media) Roland DGA Corp.

Direct Photo Print, (RIP) United Imaging Solutions, Cheetah RIP, (Media) Kodak, Duraflex

Rigid Substrate (Solvent Ink), (RIP) SAi, SAi RIP, (Media) The Gilman Bros. Co., Gilman Foamboard

Rigid Substrate (UV-Cured Inkjets up to $150,000 MSRP), (RIP) Mimaki USA, Mimaki RIP, (Media) Alcan Composites USA Inc., (Product name not available)

Rigid Substrate (UV-Cured Inkjets more than $150,000 MSRP), (RIP) Wasatch Computer Technology, SoftRIP GOLDEDITION, (Media) Alcan Composites USA Inc., Gatorfoam

Grand Format (Solvent Ink), (RIP) Gandinnovations, Gandisoft RIP Version, (Media) Cooley Group, (Product name not available)

Textile, (RIP) Gandinnovations, GandiSoft RIP Version, (Media) 3P Inkjet Textiles Corp., 3P Value Satin

Direct-to-Garment Inkjet Printer, (RIP) Mimaki USA Inc., Mimaki RIP, (Media not available)





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