Leister's UNIPLAN 500 Named SGIA's 2019 Product of the Year for Banner Finishing (grommet/sew/weld)
Leister's UNIPLAN 500 Wins SGIA's 2019 Product of the Year Award for Banner Finishing (grommet/sew/weld)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ITASCA, Ill.— Leister Technologies LLC (PRINTING United Booth 5004) is proud to announce that UNIPLAN 500 received the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) 2019 Product of the Year Award for Banner Finishing (grommet/sew/weld).
Open to all PRINTING United exhibitors, Product of the Year evaluates products that are, or will be, available for sale in 2019. All entries will be displayed in the Awards Gallery at the inaugural PRINTING United show on October 23 - 25 in Dallas. A highly qualified panel of judges from across the printing industry evaluated the annual contest’s 200+ entries in 72 categories spanning analog, digital, output and non-output technologies.
"The entire Leister team worked very hard to get this tool into the market place and the reception has been amazing. Winning Product of the Year is the icing on the cake!" – Daniel Schmid, Head of Business Line – TEX, Leister Technologies AG
“One of the things I like best about our competition is that it is juried, and judges are basing their decisions on objective criteria. And with outstanding entries like UNIPLAN 500, they had their work cut out for them,” said Ray Weiss, Director of Digital Print Programs, SGIA.
“The Product of the Year competition represents the best of the best among commercial hardware, software, consumables, and industrial and screen equipment,” Weiss said. “Congratulations to all the winners.”
Award winners will receive their Product of the Year jewels in a special ceremony the evening before the expo floor opens.
Leister Technologies AG
Leister Technologies AG (www.leister.com) has been the worldwide leader in plastic welding and hot-air equipment for more than 70 years. The Swiss manufacturer’s plastic-welding products are used in roof sealing systems, floor coverings, plastic sheeting, earthworks, hydraulic and tunnel engineering, process equipment manufacturing and for vehicle repair; its process heat products are used for activating, heating, curing, melting, shrinking, welding, sterilizing, drying and warming.
Leister’s global headquarters is in Kaegiswil, Switzerland with sales and service centers in more than 90 countries. With a commitment to quality, the company is ISO 9001 certified, and develops and produces all its products and accessories (more than 10,000 items) on its own state-of-the-art manufacturing premises.
Leister Technologies LLC
Headquartered near Chicago, Leister Technologies LLC is a subsidiary of Leister Technologies AG. It supports the sales and service of Leister’s full line of industrial process heating, plastic welding, laser technologies and Axetris microsystem products through its wide network of distribution partners across North America.
About PRINTING United
At PRINTING United in Dallas, an expansive and comprehensive display of printing technologies and supplies, education, programming, and services will be showcased. The show has garnered widespread support from the industry and is now sold out. For more information about the trade show, visit printingunited.com.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the premier printing and graphic arts trade organization that provides members with cutting edge resources, tools and education to promote growth and convergence into new market segments. SGIA members have unparalleled access to current industry information, trends and events. SGIA-produced events include, but are not limited to, PRINTING United (Dallas; October 23 - 25, 2019) and Graphics of the Americas (Miami; February 27 - 29, 2020). For more information, visit SGIA.org.