Kodak bags 2 prestigious 2020 InterTech Technology Awards
29 September 2020: Kodak, a global technology company focused on print and advanced materials & chemicals, has received two prestigious InterTech Technology Awards. These awards were selected for its Uteco Sapphire EVO M digital web press powered by KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology and for Kodak Prosper QD Packaging Inks and Film Optimizer Agent (FOA).
According to the company, the Sapphire EVO M is the first high-speed production inkjet press for flexible packaging print, creating high-quality imagery using water-based inks on substrates ranging from paper to film. Prosper QD Packaging Inks and Film Optimizer Agent are based on Kodak’s experience in the development of inks and consumables for continuous inkjet technology.
The InterTech Technology Awards, sponsored by Printing United Alliance, USA, honors innovative technologies which in the view of an independent panel of judges are expected to have a major impact on the graphic communications and related industries. The judging panel emphasized the disruptive potential of the Sapphire EVO M Press, which lets flexible packaging printers migrate jobs from traditional printing processes to digital and allows brand owners to implement new, creative concepts and business building campaigns on packaging.