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Heritage

HeritageOur heritage is your advantage.

Having grown up in the printing arena, QuadTech knows first-hand your day-to-day challenges.

As the research and development arm of Quad/Graphics, we applied our insight to help it become one of the world’s largest and most respected printers.

Every day, we use that understanding and expertise to deliver profit-building printing solutions for businesses worldwide.

Milestones

  • 1979
    QuadTech founded by Thomas A. Quadracci, Jeff Sainio, and Jerry Kirby.
  • 1980
    Produced first RGS II.
    Produced first Silicone Coater.
  • 1981
    Produced first Chill Roll Stand.
  • 1982
    Closed the loop on register control with the development of the RGS III.
  • 1984
    Introduced the Cutoff Control System.
  • 1985
    Celebrated 5 years in the industry.
  • 1986
    Introduced the RGS IV and Cutoff Control.
  • 1989
    Formally opened QuadTech Europe in Weesp, The Netherlands.
    Celebrated 100th RGS IV installation in Japan.
  • 1990
    Introduced the RGS V.
  • 1993
    Officially opened the Asia-Pacific office in Singapore.
  • 1994
    Opened QuadTech, Inc. in Japan.
  • 1996
    Acquired Stacker Machine Company.
  • 1999
    Acquired Bomac Signature Loader.
  • 2002
    Acquired PressTech Controls Limited, inheriting 55 years of industry expertise.
    Introduced Vector® camera for Register Guidance System.
  • 2003
    Introduced the Precisa™ Ink Control System.
  • 2004
    Introduced the ICON™ platform, Data Central®, and the MultiCam® camera.
  • 2005
    Celebrated 25 years in the industry.
  • 2007
    Officially opened the China office in Shanghai.
    Celebrated 100th installation of QuadTech press controls on a Manugraph press in India.
  • 2008
    Introduced the SpectralCam™ camera for the Color Control System.
    5000th MultiCam camera installation.
    Introduced AccuCam™ camera for the Color Control System.
    Acquired Vigitek Print Inspection Technology.
  • 2009
    Celebrated 30 years of business.
    Introduced the Inspection System with SpectralCam™.
  • 2010
    Introduced the Web Viewing System.
  • 2011
    10,000th MultiCam® camera installation.
    Introduced web stabilization technology, allowing in-line color measurement on film.
  • 2012
    Introduced the Color Quality Solution with X-Rite for packaging and converting.
    Introduced Service Advantage.
    AccuCam™ receives 2012 InterTech™ Technology Award.
    Introduced Digital Ink System.

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