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EFI Reports Record Revenue of $198 Million for Third-Quarter 2014

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) today reported results for its third-quarter 2014. The company reported record revenue of $197.7 million, up 11 percent compared to third-quarter 2013 revenue of $178.8 million. Operating income was $12.9 million compared to $13.9 million for the same period in 2013. Net income was $4.8 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, […]

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EFI Acquires DirectSmile, Maker of Cross-Media Marketing Software

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that it’s acquired DirectSmile GmbH, a provider of software solutions for cross-media marketing automation, for an undisclosed sum. Based in Berlin, DirectSmile invented image personalization in 2001 and today makes media personalization and automation software that streamlines sophisticated marketing and production tasks for corporations, agencies, and printing companies. EFI says DirectSmile’s […]

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EFI Wins Patent-Infringement Suit Filed by Acacia Research

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) reports “another key victory in a patent-troll case” filed against it by Acacia Research. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit confirmed that a device profile patent asserted by a subsidiary of the non-practicing entity Acacia Research Corporation against EFI and 31 other companies is invalid. Acacia […]

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Konica Minolta Launches Flagship Digital Color bizhub PRESS C1100 Rated at up to 100 PPM

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. is rolling out its flagship bizhub PRESS C1100 and bizhub PRESS C1085 digital color production-printing systems. The firm says the new systems represent the next generation of market-leading speeds with a wide range of substrate handling and finishing options, including the ability to print at full-rated engine speeds on up to 300 […]

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EFI Launches ‘Most Advanced’ Controller to Date, New Fiery Pro FS150 Pro

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) has launched its newest Fiery platform for cut-sheet digital production-printing systems, the Fiery FS150 Pro digital front end (DFE), which EFI says provides faster print-job processing, unsurpassed image quality, seamless MIS/ERP integration, and even easier to use automated workflows. The Fiery FS150 Pro features Fiery HyperRIP, which enhances performance by simultaneously […]

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EFI Reports First-Quarter Revenue Is up 10 Percent

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has reported first-quarter revenue of $188.7 million, up 10 percent compared to first quarter 2013 revenue of $171.4 million. Net income was $10.1 million or $0.21 per diluted share, up 21 percent and 24 percent respectively compared to $8.4 million or $0.17 per diluted share for the same period in 2013. The […]

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4D-Printing from EFI – Go Back in Time to Correct Print-Job Errors

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) pioneers 4D-printing, releasing the following statement on April 1st: “Research staff at digital printing technology firm EFI™ have developed a new technology and framework for 4D printing. EFI’s new 4D VUTEk® printer combines photopolymer additive inkjet printing with a concept-stage EFI Fiery® digital front end (DFE) running PrintFlow® scheduling software to control time coordinates. While […]

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EFI Fiery Digital Front Ends Available for New Konica Minolta bizhub Digital Presses

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Inc., announced the availability of two new digital front ends (DFEs) – the EFI Fiery IC-308 and IC-415 – designed to drive the Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C1060, C1070, and C1070P digital presses. Running on the latest Fiery FS100 Pro platform, EFI says the EFI […]

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EFI Launches New Cloud-Based Management for Self-Serve Print Station; Expands EFI PrintMe

Electronics for Imaging (EFI), today launched Self-Serve AdminCentral, a new cloud-based management system for its M500 Self-Serve Copy and Print Station. The M500 station (right) is the industry’s only self-serve and payment system that allows printing from mobile phones, iPads, USB drives, and cloud accounts, such as Google Drive, Dropbox and EFI PrintMe, to enabled MFPs, copiers, […]

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EFI Reports Record Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Financial Results

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) today reported record financial results, with fourth-quarter revenue up 13 percent to a record $197 million, and double-digit growth in all business segments and regions for the fourth quarter, which ended December 31, 2013. Revenue for full-year 2013 also increased to a record $728 million. Net income for the fourth quarter […]

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EFI and Landa Join Forces to Develop New Digital Front End

Electronics for Imaging EFI and Landa Corporation have entered into a partnership agreement for the development of a digital front end (DFE) as part of Landa’s end-to-end Nanographic Printing solution. Landa’s new DFE will employ EFI-developed Fiery technology. With this technology, EFI says the Landa DFE will offer unique, new functionality for sheet-fed and web-fed Landa Nanographic Printing Presses […]

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EFI Acquires Shipping-Software Developer SmartLinc

Electronics for Imaging ( EFI) reports that it’s acquired shipping-software developer SmartLinc Inc. Based in Milwaukee, SmartLinc makes software that optimizes the shipping process by allowing users to select the best carrier for their shipments. The software also allows for automated integration with other software systems. Print MIS/ERP products can automatically submit print jobs to SmartLinc software, […]

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EFI Acquires Print-Management Company Computersysteme

Electronics for Imaging (EFI), reports that it’s acquired Lector Computersysteme GmbH, a print-management information system (MIS) developer based in Mönchengladbach, Germany. Lector is a provider of German-language MIS software; EFI says the acquisition will strengthen its MIS position in Europe. While financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, the acquisition is not expected to […]

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German Court Invalidates Durst’s White Ink Patent in Case Against EFI

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that the Federal Patent Court of Germany has invalidated substantial parts of a patent held by Durst Phototechnik Digital Technology GmbH related to white-ink printing that Durst had previously asserted in an infringement action against EFI. Durst sued EFI for allegedly infringing German patent No. 10 2005 006 092. EFI […]

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EFI Acquires Metrix Software, Maker of Automated Print-Planning and Imposition Solutions

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that it’s Metrix Software, which is based in Edmonds, Washington, and markets automated print-planning and imposition technology for commercial printers. While EFI did not disclose financial terms for the acquisition, it expects that the acquisition will not affect its fiscal-fourth quarter or full-year 2013 financial results. It also says Metrix […]

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EFI Introducing New Jetiron 4950lx Label Printer at Labelexpo

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) is using this year’s Labelexpo being held in Brussels, Belguium, to announce the EFI Jetrion 4950lx LED printer, which brings higher resolution, faster throughput and full LED curing to the Jetrion 4900 product line of modular digital label printing systems. Also on exhibit will be new finishing modules for the Jetrion 4900 product […]

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EFI to Provide Fiery Servers for Sharp Pro Series Color Production-Printing Systems

Electronics for Imaging reports that it’s established an agreement with Sharp Corporation of Japan to develop integrated Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) for Sharp production-printing systems. As a result of this new agreement, EFI will provide its Fiery DFE with Sharp’s new Pro Series Digital Color Document Systems. These Fiery-driven production systems will make their […]

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New EFI Fiery Controllers Available for Xerox Color 560/570

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that two new EFI Fiery print servers are now available for the Xerox Color 560/570 printers, the Fiery EX and EXi, which EFI says deliver three-times faster processing speed than the previous model, higher-resolution printing, and integration with key enterprise systems such as cost accounting tools and Xerox’ Standard Accounting […]

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