LAS VEGAS, N.V. — August 31, 2018 — Mutoh America, Inc., an industry leader in wide-format printers, was recently honored with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association's (SGIA) Product of the Year award for the ValueJet 1624X - 64 inch printer in the "Solvent or Latex Ink Under 80 inch" category, the ValueJet 2638X - 104 inch printer in the "Solvent or Latex Ink Over 80 inch" category, the ValueJet 1638UH - 64 inch UV-LED hybrid printer in the "Flatbed/Hybrid Under $100k"category and ValueJet 626UF UV/LED flatbed in the "Tabletop Flatbed - industrial small item decoration" category. The competition recognizes the latest equipment and supplies currently on the market that are advancing the industry.
"I'm proud that we won product of the year again making it six years in a row," says Brian Phipps, President of Mutoh America, Inc. "It proves once again that Mutoh's proprietary Smart Printing Technology in our ValueJet wide-format printers are second to none making them best in class."
Visit Mutoh's booth at SGIA in Las Vegas — booth number 900 — to see the award winning printers in action.
"The competition is bigger than ever, and with the additional 19 categories it encompasses even more of the industry. You will want to visit the Golden Image/Product of the Year Gallery at the Expo so you can see all of the entries for yourself," says Ray Weiss, Director of Digital Print Programs, SGIA.
The Golden Image/Product of the Year Gallery can be found in Hall C2 at the back of the show floor in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Winners will receive their Product of the Year jewels at a special presentation the evening before the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18-20) opens.
A complete list of 2018 Product of the Year Award winners is available online at SGIA.org. Additionally, don't forget to register for the SGIA Product of the Year webinar on September 13 at 2 PM ET/11 AM PT. Join SGIA's Ray Weiss as he shares what judges found among more than 200 Product of the Year entries and gives you a "heads up" on how they'll change the printing industry. He'll cover areas such as: