21 Jul 2024

MUTOH wins 4 Pinnacle Product Awards for 2024

MUTOH wins 4 Pinnacle Product Awards for 2024.

MUTOH, a leading name in the wide format printer industry, has been honored by PRINTING United Alliance for the 13th consecutive year, celebrating excellence and quality in the industry.

MUTOH America is thrilled to announce that it has received four new Pinnacle Product Awards for 2024. These awards recognize products that significantly enhancing the printing industry through exceptional quality, reliability, and productivity. A highly qualified panel of judges across the print industry evaluated over 160 entries in more than 58 categories, covering analog, digital, output, and non-output technologies. "We are honored to receive four Pinnacle Product Awards this year," says Brian Phipps, President and GM of MUTOH America Inc. "These accolades demonstrate our commitment to delivering superior products that push the boundaries of printing technology."

This year, MUTOH received awards in the following output categories:

  • XpertJet-1641SR Pro 64” Eco Solvent Printer – Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 in.)
  • ValueJet-2638X 104” Eco Solvent Printer – Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (over 80 in.)
  • ValueJet-1638UH Mark II 64” UV-LED Hybrid Printer –UV Roll-to-Roll (under 80 in.)
  • ValueJet-1638UH Mark II 64” UV-LED Hybrid Printer – UV/Latex Hybrid (under $100K)

MUTOH takes great pride in the design and manufacturing of its made-in-Japan products and high-quality print technology. Committed to continuous innovation and technological advancement, MUTOH remains at the forefront of the print industry.

To provide further insights into MUTOH America’s award-winning products, Tony Simmering, MUTOH Product Manager, reflects on the success of the XpertJet-1641SR Pro and ValueJet 2638X, stating, "MUTOH eco-solvent printers have always been the superior choice for Print Service Providers seeking excellence in speed, quality and reliability," he adds, "Winning the Pinnacle Product Award for the XPJ-1641SR-P and VJ-2638X recognizes our commitment to unmatched color accuracy and print consistency on workhorse printing systems." Similarly, Katie DuBois, UV Product Manager shares her perspective on the ValueJet 1638UH Mark II’s success, noting, “Having worked for multiple manufacturers and being relatively new to MUTOH, I am excited and happy to have been able to participate in acquiring the eleventh and twelfth Pinnacle awards for the ValueJet 1638UH Mk II, but not at all surprised by the win. I have always been impressed with MUTOH’s commitment to bold, beautiful, repeatable, accurate color. This printer is unique in the industry. The only hybrid in its price class, it allows print providers the versatility to say yes to any project without the price tag and total cost of ownership as seen with larger hybrid printers. The UH21 ink set is consistent and provides beautiful color and durability. I am thrilled with the wins and the commitment to quality year over year that they signify.”

These insights from the Product Managers highlight MUTOH's dedication to innovation and excellence. MUTOH products continue to set industry standards, ensuring our customers can rely on us for the highest quality and performance.