Forty-one “RED HOT” technologies to be showcased at PRINT 19

Attendees at the PRINT 19 tradeshow in Chicago (McCormick Place North, October 3-5) will discover a wide variety of new technologies and solutions presented by this year’s exhibitors on the show floor. This year’s RED HOT Technology recipients include 41 products and solutions from 22 exhibitors. A complete list of the companies and products recognized can be found at Featuring publishing and printing technology, equipment, or services that have come to market within the past 12 months, the RED HOT Technology Recognition Program will highlight the “what’s new” on the exhibit floor. All RED HOTs will be showcased in the Onsite Event Guide which will be distributed at PRINT 19. In addition, each recognized product will sport a highly visible RED HOT Technology marker and will be listed in the online exhibitor directory and planner.

Thayer Long.

“PRINT 19 attendees are searching for the technologies and tools that will enable them to embrace new business opportunities and provide better value to their customers,” said Thayer Long, President of show organizer APTech. “These RED-HOT-designated solutions are emblematic of the industry’s overall focus on innovation and a highlight of what PRINT 19 is all about.” The 41 products and solutions receiving RED HOT Technology recognition come from 22 exhibitors and stretch across these 10 categories:

  • Analogue Presses & Add-on Devices
  • Colour Management, Prepress & Pre-media
  • Consumables & Substrates
  • Digital Production Printing Devices
  • Imprinting, Mailing, Shipping & Fulfillment
  • Marketing and Multi-channel Solutions
  • Post-press, Specialty & Finishing
  • Sales & Management Systems
  • Wide-Format Digital Printing Devices
  • Workflow Automation Systems

The RED HOT Technology Vanguard Awards will also be announced at PRINT 19. The Vanguard recipients are selected based on merit as a game-changer in the industry. The RED HOT Breakthrough Award recognizes products that build on existing technology to significantly advance its use; the RED HOT Collaboration Award recognizes innovative new products that result from a collaboration among different manufacturers; and the RED HOT Pioneer Award will be given to a product(s) that’s the first of its kind or entirely new to the industry.



Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.