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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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Federal Court Shoots Down Patent-Troll Case Against EFI and Others

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) reports that a federal court has dismissed a patent-infringement lawsuit brought by Digitech Image Technologies, LLC ostensibly related to digital-image processing technology. Digitech, a subsidiary of the non-practicing entity Acacia Research Corporation, had filed suit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against EFI and dozens […]

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EFI Wins Patent-Litigation Victory in Spanish Court

Electronics for Imaiging (EFI) reports  victory in a patent lawsuit brought by Jose Vicente Tomas Claramonte, the president of KERAjet, S.A., involving EFI Cretaprint’s ceramic digital inkjet printing systems. Tomas Claramonte had claimed that EFI Cretaprint infringed his patent—a claim the Commercial Court in Valencia rejected earlier this year. That court ruled that the infringement claims were […]

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EFI Reports All-Time Record Revenue for Second Quarter

  Electronics For Imaging (EFI) reported record revenue of $180 million for second-quarter 2013,  up 10 percent compared to second-quarter 2012 revenue of $163.9 million. Second-quarter 2013 non-GAAP net income was $18.3 million or $0.38 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $14.2 million or $0.30 per diluted share for the same period […]

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EFI Acquires European Print ERP Software Provider GamSys

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has acquired privately held GamSys Software, a provider of ERP (MIS) systems for the printing and packaging industries in the French-speaking areas of Europe and Africa. While financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, the acquisition is not expected to be material to EFI’s second-quarter or 2013 full-year results. “We […]

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EFI Acquires printLEADER

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) has acquired the assets of privately held printLEADER. printLEADER, with headquarters in Palm City, Florida, is a provider of print MIS (management information systems) software products for the printing industry. EFI did not disclose financial terms of the acquisition, but says the acquisition is not expected to be material to EFI’s […]

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