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Printing Impressions – Hunkeler Innovationdays Review
Ironsides Technology showcased its APT System at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017
More than 6,000 visitors from 50 nations attended Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017.
Lucerne, Switzerland March 1, 2017. – Snow-capped mountains were the backdrop once again for Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017, which took place Feb. 20 – 23, in Lucerne, Switzerland. More than 6,000 visitors from 50 nations attended the digital printing and finishing event, which has grown significantly during the past 24 years to become one of the industry’s most important meeting places.
More than 90 exhibitors demonstrated equipment at this year’s event, including Canon, Xerox, Pitney Bowes, HP, Kodak, Ricoh, Heidelberg, Screen, Muller Martini and, of course, Hunkeler, among many other companies. Most of the digital print vendors showed new production inkjet technology. Though half of the attendees hailed from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, 7% traveled from the Americas.
“We want to have the right people at the exhibition,” said Stefan Hunkeler, president of Hunkeler AG, during a press conference on Monday, Feb. 20. “We want to grow the quality, not necessarily the quantity, of the attendees.”
Ironsides Technology showcased its end-to-end, real-time document tracking system at the event. “Print, mail, fulfillment and packaging centers are rapidly adopting digital technology such as inkjet production systems and looking towards Print 4.0 as a way to deliver personalized documents efficiently and effectively,” said Bill Riley, president of Ironsides Technology. “At Hunkeler Innovationdays, we demonstrated how the Ironsides Automated Production Tracking (APT) open software system provides the real-time visibility and data analytics needed to manage every job, down to the piece level, effectively through the production process while maintaining all the necessary industry compliance and customer SLA requirements.”
For more information about automated production tracking solutions from Ironsides Technology, visit www.IronsidesTech.com.