After a successful beta run with the first EFI™ Pro 30f printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc., cornhole board manufacturer AJJ Enterprises has purchased a second Pro 30f from authorized EFI inkjet reseller partner Nazdar SourceOne® to meet increased consumer demand. The Cincinnati-based company installed its newest LED inkjet flatbed printer in June.

Building on the continuing success of its recent webinar and online training series for print and packaging professionals, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will offer an expansive, new EFI™ Engage Conference online next January that gives customers tangible, actionable insights on how they can increase efficiency, improve performance, and capture new market opportunities. Sessions will cover a broad range of technologies, offering world-class instruction on EFI Productivity Suite MIS/ERP, EFI Fiery® digital front end and EFI Display Graphics and Corrugated inkjet printing solutions. In addition to continuing EFI’s strong tradition of in-depth print training, the new virtual conference will also provide the company’s most intensive packaging training yet, with in-depth instruction on integrated workflow automation for corrugated and flexible packaging, labels and folding cartons.

GAM--Graphics And Marketing, based in Sterling Virginia--now offers the Color-Logic process on its wide format printers--a Ricoh 5160 Latex and an EFI VUTEk 16H--in addition to the Ricoh Pro C7200X series cut sheet presses that were among the first certified by Color-Logic.

As the Chinese ceramic tile industry begins to rebound, leading manufacturers are showing increased interest in EFI™ Cretaprint® Hybrid technology from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. for on-demand manufacturing of digitally printed ceramic tiles, using either eco-solvent or eco-friendly, water-based inks and glazes. Hybrid printers and other EFI Cretaprint solutions generated significant interest among attendees at the Uniceramic tradeshow last month in Foshan, China, where EFI completed nine orders for systems from leading manufacturers, including Champion Tile and Marco Polo.

This is the fifth large-format digital printer that the Cardiff-based print specialist has purchased from CMYUK in a decade but according to 3 Sixty’s Managing Director Richard Inkin it's the company’s most significant piece of equipment yet, and one which is set to be a real “game-changer” for the business.

Latvian-based printing company PM-TM purchased its second EFI™ VUTEk® h5 hybrid roll-to-roll/flatbed LED superwide-format printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in less than six months. The recently installed 3.2-metre-wide printer will allow the company to meet customer demand as well as pursue business goals to increase export orders.

In 27 years at Fantasy Prints, Paul Martin, marketing and social media manager has never ordered multiple pallets of the same product for the Berwick-upon-Tweed signage, printing, clothing, and gift business. Neither has he had any demand for floor graphics but the COVID-19 Lockdown has changed all that.

High-graphic, efficient digital inkjet corrugated printing on EFI™ Nozomi C18000 ultra-high-speed single-pass inkjet printers continues to reach new benchmarks for packaging providers, including the achievement of another important certification addressing key recyclability needs. Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has received an additional validation from the Western Michigan University (WMU) Recycling, Paper and Coating Pilot Plant – a leading certification organisation for corrugated recycling – that further verifies the recycling and repulpability of boards printed with white EFI Nozomi UV LED inks.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of new EFI drivers for Version 13.1. These new drivers expand our award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals, answer our clients’ needs and further enhance their user experience.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. and its senior Productivity Software director for scheduling, Udi Arieli, are presenting a new thought leadership webinar series highlighting current and future innovations in EFI’s award-winning PrintFlow® Dynamic Scheduling software – solutions for print and packaging companies that can keep them on the leading edge of efficiency and productivity for years to come. The series of four sessions also assemble much of what Arieli – the inventor of EFI™ PrintFlow – has collected through his decades of experience building dynamic scheduling systems while developing the Theory of Global Optimization (TGO) – the overall optimisation and constraints theory that can drive better, timelier and cost-effective productivity based on users’ overall manufacturing and personnel capabilities.

Printing and packaging businesses seeking growth by offering pick-and-pack fulfilment have an important new, automated offering from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. Newly launched EFI™ MarketDirect Fulfillment software is designed for easy implementation. The new inventory management product is part of the MarketDirect suite of web-to-print, eCommerce and cross media solutions. Equipped with intuitive and flexible administration tools, the new fulfilment offering creates a seamless order-to-fulfilment workflow that businesses can use to expand service offerings, create efficiency in warehouse operations, and drive even greater customer loyalty.

Industry digital inkjet leader Scott Schinlever has re-joined Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in a new role as chief operating officer for EFI’s global inkjet business. Schinlever, who starts in his new position today, has been charged with further expanding EFI’s market-leading industrial inkjet portfolio, while facilitating the analogue-to-digital transformation throughout the industry for EFI’s current and future customers. Schinlever will be responsible for all equipment, ink, and service solutions throughout the vast EFI™ portfolio in Display Graphics, Textiles, Packaging and Building Materials.

Maverick Concepts, a creative design and fabrication business serving top retailers and major consumer packaged goods companies, has completed new investments to drive new opportunities. The Garland, Texas-based company purchased two advanced print technology solutions from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. – an EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 340i dye-sublimation printer and EFI Midmarket Print Suite MIS/ERP workflow software.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. and its channel partners have responded quickly to these unprecedented times with extensive education programs leveraging Fiery® on-demand learning curriculum, Fiery Professional Certification, and virtual technology for print businesses, ensuring users of EFI™ Fiery digital front end (DFE) solutions are ready to re-engage with customers during the business recovery phase.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is hosting its second EFI™ Ignite Virtual Experience event, offering two days of informative sessions with product experts on a diverse range of topics, covering new and trending market opportunities for printing companies in display graphics, Divisional Graphics™, packaging, custom furniture and interior décor. Scheduled for 17 and 18 June, this innovative series is for print businesses and industry media wanting to gain further insights into how the latest technology enables high-demand, high-margin applications to position printing companies for growth and profitability in the “new normal.”

EFI and CMYUK have been collaborating to enhance their jointly developed demonstration and training centre in Shrewsbury.

CMYUK, the largest independent supplier of wide-format digital printers, cutters and materials will be reopening its Shrewsbury-based Demonstration and Training Centre to customers from Monday 15th June.

Digit Pack, a relatively new company in the corrugated sector in Poland, has invested in the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 six-colour, single-pass LED inkjet printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The new printer will allow Digit Pack to expand its business in corrugated digital printing, partaking in the exciting, growing opportunities of the sector's digitisation.

Print industry sales specialist Matt Loede has joined Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in a key role driving digital inkjet opportunities for commercial print and signage businesses. Loede is the new Eastern regional sales manager for the EFI™ Display Graphics business, helping a broad range of print businesses develop profitable, high-quality and efficient signage and graphics production solutions, featuring EFI VUTEk® and Wide Format printers.

PPC Flexible Packaging™ a premier producer of high-quality flexible packaging, continues to drive efficiency across its multi-plant footprint using the EFI™ Packaging Suite and Radius® Packaging ERP solution from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is hosting its first-ever EFI™ Ignite Virtual Experience events, three days of informative sessions featuring EFI's full line of display graphics solutions. The livestream events, offered daily on April 21, 22 and 23, are designed to help print service providers (PSPs) and industry media stay current with technology and application advancements in light of the cancellation of numerous in-person trade shows. This innovative virtual event series will consist of:

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