Dusseldorf, Germany - drupa 2012, May 9, 2012 - To cater to increasing demands from display producers, photo labs and sign makers wanting higher image quality capabilities at production level speeds, EFI (Nasdaq: EFII) today announced the EFI VUTEk® QS2 Pro UV hybrid printer. This competitively-priced, two-metre printer, driven by the Orion OS platform, combines greyscale print quality with VUTEk production-level speeds for customers looking to take on more color critical and higher-premium jobs.
Fine art and P-O-P image quality are delivered through true variable drop greyscale technology, six colors plus white, and multi-layer print capability all in line. Greyscale technology delivers high image quality at production speeds while maximizing ink yield for a lower cost per print and low total cost of ownership.
"Customers visiting the EFI stand at drupa have commented that the image quality, speed and overall performance of the new QS2 Pro are impressive," stated Ken Hanulec, vice president of marketing for EFI inkjet solutions.
Flexible EFI UV inks offer a wide color gamut for greater PMS color matching and consistency, and ensure the maximum reliability and performance of the printer. The ruggedly constructed VUTEk QS2 Pro is designed for extended operation and has an optional roll-to-roll feature for even more throughput.
The VUTEk QS2 Pro is supplied with the Fiery XF proServer to increase productivity, performance and efficiency of every job. It comes with an expanded set of Fiery® RIP options, a high-performance hardware platform, JDF integration to EFI Web-to-Print and MIS/ERP solutions, and a complimentary13-month support and maintenance plan.
EFI™ (www.efi.com) is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analogue to digital imaging. Based in Silicon Valley (Ca, USA), with offices around the globe, the company's powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and inks; production workflow, web to print, and business automation software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their profits, productivity, and efficiency.
# # #
NOTE TO EDITORS: The EFI logo, Fiery and VUTEk are registered trademarks of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in the U.S. and/or certain other countries. EFI is a trademark of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in the U.S. and/or certain other countries. All other terms and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners, and are hereby acknowledged.
Nothing herein should be construed as a warranty in addition to the express warranty statements provided with EFI products and services. This news release contains forward-looking statements, that are statements other than statements of historical fact including words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "consider", "plan" and similar, any statements related to strategies or objectives of management for future operations, products, development, performance, any statements of assumptions or underlying any of the foregoing and any statements in the future tense. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual or future results to differ materially. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with EFI's businesses, please refer to the risk factors section in the Company's SEC filings, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. EFI undertakes no obligation to update information contained herein, including forward-looking statements.
EFI Public Relations