Thinking of getting into textile? You’ve seen the numbers, so why wouldn’t you? To recap, a recent survey by Smithers Pira highlighted a predicted growth rate for digital textile printing at over 17.5% per annum over the next six years. In this period, the survey forecasts that the total available global market for digital textile printing will more than double from $1.73bn in 2018 to $3.bn in 2023. That’s a lot of opportunity - but where to begin? With CMYUK, is the obvious answer.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) and San Diego-based Memjet® have established a new partnership, bringing ultra-fast, high-quality EFI™ Fiery® digital front ends (DFEs) to the growing portfolio of Memjet DuraLink™ digital inkjet production solutions. EFI's development of Fiery DFE solutions for printers featuring DuraLink technology means Memjet OEM customers will have access to one of the world's most successful and reliable print servers for production-class digital colour printing.

Ceramic tile producers seeking to solidify their long-term success in digital decoration have a remarkable new option from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) – EFI™ Cretaprint® Hybrid digital inkjet printer technology that can be used with eco-solvent inks today as well as the new, greener EFI water-based inks. EFI is launching its Cretaprint Hybrid Ecosystem solution for ceramic tile decoration at the 18-21 June Ceramics China tradeshow in Guangzhou, in hall 8.1, stand K201 at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is showcasing the advanced, leading-edge technologies that make EFI™ Reggiani a textile innovator at ITMA 2019, 20-26 June in Barcelona, including the game-changing EFI Reggiani BOLT single-pass inkjet printer – the first digital textile solution capable of high-quality output at record production speeds of up to 90 linear meters (295 linear feet) per minute.

Konica Minolta’s “Innovation to Implementation” event showcasing how integrated communications help customers offer new value, competitive edge and enhanced profitability will be repeated after positive feedback from delegates.

Guildford, UK-based Digital Sign Services has purchased two EFI VUTEk 5r+ LED superwide roll-to-roll printers from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII) within the past six months. The purchases give the company important production firepower for high-volume, high-end graphics while saving costs and increasing sustainability thanks to the 5.2-metre-wide printers' green "cool cure" LED technology.

With the latest marketing trends placing increasing emphasis on the visual element of the brand, it is little surprise that marketers are exerting more and more pressure on printers in pursuit of the best possible reproduction quality.

Witham, Essex-based IDL Colourlink has become the first UK customer for EFI’s Vutek h5 3.2m hybrid wide format printer that was launched at Fespa. The large format production specialist bought the new machine to expand its offering to retail and events customers.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is partnering with a global pressing and surface finishing technology leader, Freudenstadt, Germany-based Robert Bürkle GmbH, to commercialise the EFITM ecosystem of decoration solutions in the wood industry, including single-pass EFI Cubik inkjet printers, Genuine EFI Inks, and EFI Fiery® design, processing and colour management systems.

Printvision, located in Leicester, UK, works with a variety of what managing director Kritesh Patel calls print resellers. He is referring to graphic designers, advertising agencies, promotional goods companies, and print management companies – “any print reseller out there, “ he stresses. Printvision produce all types of POS – banners, flags, arches, backdrops. For promotional customers they produce deck chairs, cushions and tablecloths.

Durham Box, a UK-based corrugated packaging manufacturer has purchased an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass, ultra-high-speed LED inkjet corrugated packaging press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII). Durham Box made the investment to optimise its production process and provide superior-quality imagery for customers.

Béflex, a PoC (Point of Communication) print expert company, will streamline its operations while strengthening business management capabilities in digital inkjet display graphics production with the purchase of an EFI™ Midmarket Print Productivity Suite, which features at its core EFI Pace™ ERP software. The Budapest-based company purchased the comprehensive business and production workflow suite from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) on the opening day of the FESPA Global Print Expo.

At this year's Fespa Global Print Expo, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is premiering in Europe new versions of its EFI™ Fiery® digital front ends (DFEs) for superwide-format printers. The newest-version Fiery proServer Premium with powerful GPU hardware acceleration combined with the latest Fiery DFE software, together deliver up to 2X faster performance on EFI superwide-format printers. Plus, this software update supports more than 70 new third-party printers and delivers new colour, productivity, usability, and integration enhancements.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII) customers can drive future success in digital display graphics production thanks to the superior versatility, efficiency and quality available in the line-up of advanced technologies EFI is showcasing at the FESPA Global Print Expo. EFI’s exhibit at the May 14-17 exposition features the European premieres of the next-generation EFI™ VUTEk®h5 hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll LED printer and the EFI VUTEk 3r+ LED roll-to-roll printer. Plus, EFI’s end-to-end portfolio at FESPA features the world premiere of a new product in the company’s wide-format line-up of entry- and mid-level production devices – the EFI Pro 30f dedicated flatbed LED printer.

The high-productivity, high-quality, direct-to-board digital corrugated packaging capabilities of the Nozomi C18000 ultra-high-speed, single-pass LED inkjet digital press from Electronics For Imaging (Nasdaq:EFII) has inspired Arkansas entrepreneurs James, Troy and Justin Best to launch Precision Digital Printing. The leaders of the Jonesboro-based company installed an EFI™ Nozomi press, recognizing it as a truly groundbreaking solution for corrugated production.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has released the newest version of the EFI™ Optitex® 2D/3D CAD platform, creating a more powerful end-to-end digital solution. The new software version delivers key enhancements to Optitex's industry-leading end-to-end solution capabilities for fashion, apparel and textile, including a new and innovative Print & Cut solution that enables printing of all garment patterns on a single roll. The new release also features several innovative technology breakthroughs and strengthens its position as a full and sustainable end-to-end solution that helps brands and retailers get products to market faster.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) today announced that it has acquired privately held BDR Boya Kimya San. Tic. A.S. Based in Bursa, Turkey, BDR is a leading manufacturer of reactive inkjet inks for industrial digital textile printing.

Toronto-based Mack Media is the first company in Canada with the next-generation, high-end hybrid flatbed/roll-fed EFI™ VUTEk® h5 superwide-format LED printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The Toronto-based large-format digital printing company will use the printer’s superior quality and high speed to establish a competitive advantage in graphics segments where larger companies dominate the market.

At this year’s ISA International Sign Expo, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is premiering new versions of its EFI™ Fiery® digital front ends (DFEs) for superwide-format printers. The newest-version Fiery proServer Premium with powerful GPU hardware acceleration combined with the latest Fiery DFE software, together deliver up to 2X faster performance on EFI superwide-format printers. Plus, this software update supports more than 70 new third-party printers and delivers additional productivity, color management, usability, and integration enhancements.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) technologies on display at the ISA International Sign Expo can give signage professionals important competitive advantages in a wide range of display graphics applications. EFI’s exhibit in booth 535 at the April 24-26Las Vegas tradeshow features the new, next-generation EFI™ VUTEk® h5 hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll LED for higher-volume printing, and the high-end EFI VUTEk FabriVU® 340i printer offering superior-quality soft-signage printing with in-line calendering, both of them running using the newest versions of EFI’s Fiery® proServer digital front ends (DFEs).

Lamb & Associates Packaging, Inc. (www.lambpackaging.com), a packaging solutions provider based in Maumelle, Arkansas, has purchased an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 digital direct-to-corrugated press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). Founded in 1981, Lamb & Associates delivers a broad range of packaging supplies and is a large custom manufacturer of corrugated products, including shelf-ready packaging, partitions, and point-of-purchase displays, using flexographic direct print and litho-laminated pre-print.

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