EFI Showcases Industry-Leading MIS, VUTEk and Fiery Server Solutions at Ipex 2006
EFI's Advanced Technologies Align Customers for Success
FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2006 – EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format printers and inks and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, will showcase its innovative, industry-leading solutions at Ipex 2006 (April 4-11 at the NEC, Birmingham U.K.). Solutions from EFI's end-to-end product portfolio to be shown at EFI Stand D20 in Hall 9 range from web-enabled collaboration tools to advanced print MIS solutions to the most powerful Fiery® servers and advanced superwide digital inkjet printers – as well as integration among these solutions. Recent breakthroughs to be shown include: the EFI JDF Connector, EIS, a revolutionary “command center” for decision-makers using EFI's print management solutions, VUTEk® UV-curing flatbed printers, Digital StoreFront™, EFI's award-winning web-to-print solution, and the newest Fiery digital controller technology.
“Ipex 2006 is a terrific opportunity for EFI to demonstrate our innovative, integrated solutions to an international audience. And this is the first tradeshow since our acquisition of VUTEk where an EFI stand will include superwide digital inkjet printer solutions,” said Guy Gecht, EFI CEO. “We'll demonstrate EFI's advanced technology and workflow efficiencies and show how our customers benefit - through improved competitiveness, efficiency and profitability - from our solutions.”
EFI's JDF Connector enables commercial printers and designers to deliver a more accurate, more efficient production workflow – from capturing the designer's original design intent to real-time estimating, accounting and billing, to producing brilliant digital output. Shown at Ipex and available via free download at www.efi.com, the EFI JDF Connector provides JDF connectivity between Fiery digital servers, its powerful print MIS solutions and Adobe® Creative Suite 2, Premium Edition.
EIS, a new module included with EFI's industry-leading Hagen and Logic MIS systems, instantly recaps the state-of-the-business and links to other key data, enabling new levels of business intelligence. The web-based EIS helps to improve processes and profit potential by giving users complete and instant visibility into real-time business information.
EFI's VUTEk PressVu® UV 200/600 UV-curing flatbed printer offers the highest image quality and greatest versatility available today in a UV-curing printer and offers many features unexpected at its price range. Designed to help digital print providers increase profitability, EFI's VUTEk PressVu UV 320/400 UV-curing flatbed printer is the most productive in its class and is ideal for applications ranging from billboard to high quality point-of-purchase.
EFI Digital StoreFront provides a complete, streamlined workflow from the document creator, through the print production environment, to finishing and delivery. By providing a robust, personalized interactive intranet or Internet presence 24 hours a day, Digital StoreFront enhances customer relationships and improves profitability.
Millions of Fiery users depend on Fiery technology for precision color, consistent high quality output and workflow innovation. EFI's newest system software takes these Fiery qualities to the next level with its leading-edge WYSIWYG job composition and imposition tools, workflow automation, advanced production tools, and flexible and open VDP capabilities. EFI's newest Fiery digital controller technology for extreme production environments offers unparalleled color quality, open VDP workflow flexibility, and expert-level tools for graphic arts professionals.
Following are additional EFI product highlights at Ipex 2006:
Fiery System Software and Servers:
Production Workflow Solutions:
Print MIS Solutions:
Superwide Digital Inkjet Printers:
EFI (www.efi.com) is the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing. EFI's award-winning technologies offer end to end, integrated document management tools from creation to print, including high fidelity color Fiery® print servers that can output up to 2000 ppm; VUTEk superwide digital inkjet printers and UV and solvent inks capable of printing on flexible and rigid substrates; powerful print production workflow and management information software solutions for increased performance and cost efficiency; and an array of corporate printing solutions. EFI's integrated solutions connect seamlessly, delivering unbeatable performance, cost savings and increased productivity. EFI maintains 23 offices worldwide.
NOTE TO EDITORS: EFI, Fiery, Splash and Colorproof are registered trademarks of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and/or certain other foreign jurisdictions. Hagen, Logic and Digital StoreFront are trademarks of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners