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And the winners of the EDP Awards 2017 are…

The European Digital Press (EDP) Association has presented its 11th annual EDP Awards at Fespa 2017. From more than 150 entries, 31 products were awarded with a trophy. The winners were:

Large-format printing 

Best roll-to-roll printer up to 170cm: Canon, Océ Colorado 1640

Best flatbed/hybrid printer up to 20m2/h: Mutoh ValueJet 1638UH dual head LED 

Best flatbed/hybrid printer up to 250m2/h: swissQprint 4x4 version of Nyala 2 

Best print and cut solution: Roland DG TrueVIS SG-Series

Best textile printer roll-to-roll up to 100m2/h: Mimaki Tx300P-1800P

Best textile printer roll-to-roll over 100m2/h: EFI Vutek FabriVu 180/340 

Best object printer: Mimaki UJF-3042MkII / UJF-6042MkII

 

Hardware/software

Best robotics: swissQprint Rob

Best layout, design, editing software: Esko Artios CAD

Best workflow technology: Esko Automated Quality Assurance

Best color management: GMG Open Color

Best special application software: Ricoh Digital book printing solution 

 

Commercial printing

Best cutsheet printer color up to B3 under 200.000 A4/month: Ricoh Pro C5200s series 

Best cutsheet printer color up to B3 over 200.000 A4/month: Kodak NexPress ZX 3900 

Best cutsheet printer color up to B3 over 600.000 A4/month: Xerox Brenva HD

Best cutsheet printer color B2 (+): HP Indigo 12000 Digital Press 

Best webfed printer color under 550mm width: Canon Océ ProStream

Best webfed printer color over 550mm width: HP Indigo 50000 Digital Press 

Best label printer > 321mm web width: HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press 

 

Print and finishing solutions

Best book printing solution: Domino K630i book block solution 

Best folding carton solution: Kama FF 52i Folder Gluer

Best corrugated solution: Durst Delta WT 250

Best textile solution: SPGPrints Javelin Digital Textile Printer 

 

Finishing

Best digital cutting system: Zund 3.6 kW Routing System RM-L

Best laser cutting system: Trotec Laser SP2000

Best cutsheet finishing solution offline B2: SEI Laser PaperOne 5000 

Best cutsheet finishing solution offline B1: Highcon Beam

Best enhancement solution offline: Steinemann dmax / dfoil 

 

Consumables

Best UV ink: Agfa Graphics UV LED inks

Best special application substrate: Trotec Laser Digital print series 

 

Special solution

Best special solution: Just Normlicht LED proofStation 20 SP

 

The next submission period for the EDP Awards 2018 will start in September 2017 and will end for products officially introduced up to the end of February 2018.