Plastic Formers has been supplying fabricated, moulded and engineered plastic components across trade and industry since the company’s inception nearly 50 years ago. Founded and based in Manchester, they specialise in the manufacture, processing and design of plastic products.

EFI presented its EFI™ Cubik digital inkjet decoration system for wood at the Fimma-Maderalia tradeshow held this month in Valencia, Spain. The award-winning Cubik 700, a high-speed, single pass printer, brings the analogue-to-digital transformation taking place throughout the technology and manufacturing sectors to wood colouration and decoration markets.

During the recent EFI™ Connect users' conference in Las Vegas, EFI announced the addition of the EFI VUTEk® HS125 F4 and HS100 F4 inkjet presses for "Fast Graphics" out-of-home applications to its industry leading lineup of hybrid flatbed/roll superwide-format products. The two new printers reconfigure the eight ink channels of the VUTEk HS series platform in a CMYK x 2 setup, efficiently addressing the need for cost-effective production on banners, billboards, building wraps and similar applications.

The incredibly versatile a.berger LED Pop-Up Systems are quick to assemble and dismantle, light and practical, while remaining stable and flexible. After being introduced to the product by CMYUK, commercial print company, Northern Print, decided to purchase one for an upcoming exhibition.

EFI, has announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.

New Home Media, a Lorton, Virginia-based signage printing business, will reach a new level of efficiency, productivity and quality following its significant investment in new technology from EFI, New Home Media purchased EFI™ VUTEk® LX3 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed and VUTEk 5r roll-to-roll LED inkjet superwide-format printers, along with a complete EFI Midmarket Print Suite developed specifically for superwide-format inkjet business and production workflow management.

EFI have announced that Reece Supply Company, a leading distributor for screen printers and signage and display graphics companies in the Southern U.S., will become a distributor of EFI™ inkjet products. Reece’s offerings will include EFI Wide Format and EFI VUTEk® digital inkjet printers for 3D thermoformed graphics, along with a range of EFI LED inkjet printers.

As printing companies seek the best ways to reduce costs, increase productivity and capture new market opportunities, many of them are getting educated on the advanced, integrated capabilities from EFI, presented at the 19th annual EFI Connect conference.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has expanded the speaker lineup for its users' conference, EFI™ Connect 2018 (Jan. 23-26 at Wynn Las Vegas). On January 23, EFI CEO Guy Gecht will moderate a pair of fireside chat keynotes with two innovative print and packaging industry executives: Eric Bacourt, CEO of Hinojosa Packaging Solutions and Mal McGowan, CEO of McGowans Print. The executives are the very first users of EFI's groundbreaking single-pass LED inkjet corrugated board digital press, the EFI Nozomi C18000.

Businesses looking to grow with digital industrial textile production for apparel and décor can advance their operations with the new EFI™ Fiery® Textile Bundle - a set of design and production workflow innovations from EFI. The bundle - used with EFI Reggiani digital inkjet printers - includes new Fiery DesignPro Adobe® Illustrator® and Photoshop® plug-ins to create professional textile designs efficiently, and the newest Fiery proServer digital front end (DFE) for high quality textile production.

EFI is at the 2018 Heimtextil exhibition with a showcase of the imaging possibilities EFI™ Reggiani digital inkjet printers provide. The EFI Reggiani exhibit at Heimtextil features a home environment with numerous direct and transfer-printed applications that highlight EFI Reggiani technology's high quality and sustainable print processes.

EFI and Konica Minolta® Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. announced a new digital front end (DFE) for Konica Minolta's new bizhub® C659 and C759 multifunction printers (MFPs) for office workgroups and light production environments. Based on the latest EFI™ Fiery® system FS300 technology, the new EFI Fiery IC-418 embedded DFE brings robust capabilities for accurate reproduction of corporate colors with high quality color images right out of the box.

Safety and identification signage production company Safehouse Signs has boosted its throughput and quality, adding LED digital inkjet production with an EFI™ VUTEk® GS2000LX Pro wide-format printer from EFI. The new investment at Roanoke, Virginia-based Safehouse Signs is one of the many major upgrades in technology and infrastructure under owner Kevin Hudson, a veteran financial services executive who purchased the 40-year-old company late last year.

Global event marketing giant George P. Johnson has installed an EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 340 soft signage printer in its Nashville production and graphics facility. The company is leveraging the superb quality and high output of the printer to meet growing demand for soft signage and solidify its position as one of the world’s top event marketing agencies.

EFI and Xerox are bringing to market an innovative FieryÒ digital front end for large workgroups. The Xerox EX-c C8000 Print Server Powered by Fiery for Xerox AltaLinkÒ C8000 colour multifunction printers (MFPs) offers users accurate and consistent colour, enhanced productivity, fast job preparation, and a host of other productivity and security benefits. It makes high-quality, high-volume workgroup printing more affordable and flexible.

Bespoke signage, exhibition and print specialists, Harrisons Signs, have invested £90,000 on a new wide-format printer as part of their ongoing strategy for growth. The EFI Pro 16h LED Wide Format Inkjet Printer is the latest addition to the firm’s impressive signage, print and production facility based in York.

EFI has announced commercial availability of its newest launched printer, the EFI™ Pro 24f. First exhibited at the recent SGIA Expo, it is the only dedicated flatbed wide-format printer featuring EFI’s proven LED and variable drop grayscale head technologies. It provides precision imaging, fine detail and outstanding image quality for a broad range of applications.

FASTSIGNS UK, Kingston Upon Thames, provides one of the most comprehensive range of signs in the UK. With graphic experts on hand to come up with creative solutions to any visual communications challenge, telling brand stories with strong, powerful visuals is what they are known for.

EFI have reported that Northampton, U.K-based graphics production company Evolution has installed an EFI™ VUTEk® GS3250lx Pro LED hybrid roll/flatbed printer. Evolution chose the 3.2-metre wide printer for its speed, quality of build, and low downtime and running costs.

Sweden-based Storbildsbolaget is making a significant change in print production this month, switching brands for the first time to install a 3.4-metre EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 340 soft signage printer from EFI.

EFI have announced that Winder, Ga.-based packaging printer Progress Container & Display has purchased the EFI™ Corrugated Packaging Suite, an end-to-end solution that spans business management and manufacturing execution. The Suite, which is currently being installed at Progress Container, includes components for estimating, order management, scheduling, inventory management, production tracking and shipment planning.

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