Category: Electronics for Imaging

This Week in Imaging: Xerox Gets Serious with a Dealer Channel and A4; More

Is Xerox seeing the A4 and dealer-channel light? It seems so. This week – via comments from its CEO and another dealer acquisition by Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems – Xerox is showing it’s certainly serious with moving from direct sales to dealer channel. And while before it didn’t...

This Week in Imaging: Mixed Financial Results; Ricoh Takes $200M Loss; HP-Samung Deal Done

The big news this week was of course HP Inc.’s completion of its acquisition of Samsung’s printer business. With the acquisition, HP promises that its new A3 portfolio will boast about 30-percent lower service costs and 40-percent lower cost for color output. HP says the lower service costs...

Xeikon to Provide Sales, Service, Support for EFI’s Jetrion Label-Printer Line

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) and Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, reported today that they’ve entered into an exclusive partnership for the EFI Jetrion digital label and narrow web inkjet printing systems. Under the partnership, Xeikon will service, support, and supply the worldwide Jetrion customer base, and continue...

This Week in Imaging: A Look at New China Restrictions on HP

The good news for HP Inc. was that, last week, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Commerce approved HP’s pending acquisition of Samsung’s Printing Solutions business (now called S-Printing Solution Company). The bad news is that although China approved the deal, it approved it with some restrictions...

EFI Launching New Signage, Textile, VUTek Commercial, Production Printers at SGIA Expo

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) reports that it’s previewing new offerings at the SGIA Expo tradeshow being held in New Orleans. EFI will be showing its new EFI Pro 24f true flatbed LED printer for the first time. EFI’s exhibit at the New Orleans tradeshow also includes an EFI Reggiani...

This Week in Imaging: Inkjet and Ink-Tanks Make Key Gains; More

As you may well know, we at Wirth Consulting “think ink” and have to make constant efforts to curb our enthusiasm about this ground-breaking technology. That said, several exciting (for us) inkjet-related news items passed across our desks this week: 1) For the first time, inkjet printer and...