EFI CEO, Bill Muir, kicks off the Annual EFI Worldwide Users' Conference at the Wynn in Las Vegas, discussing the future of print and EFI.

At the 20th edition of Connect, the annual EFI users conference, EFI™ is helping hundreds of print and packaging professionals from around the world achieve more with new technical and business management solutions that can give them a competitive edge in operations efficiency and help drive growth with new market opportunities. The extensive range of innovations featured at the Jan. 22-25 event include enhanced versions of EFI's Productivity Suites, the print and packaging industries' leading end-to-end business and production workflow software offerings.

Printing, packaging and industrial manufacturing professionals from across the globe are converging on Wynn Las Vegas, learning new ways to advance their businesses at one of the world’s top print conferences, EFI™ Connect. The 20th annual Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) users conference is providing valuable insights as well as news of important digital print technology innovations, including:

EFI have announced that teen fashion designer Ariel Swedroe will be featured in a special “Future of Print” keynote session at the upcoming EFI™ Connect conference in Las Vegas, January 22-25. Swedroe, whose company is Swedroe by Ariel, will be interviewed by Cary Sherburne, senior editor for industry news site WhatTheyThink. Swedroe’s Jan. 24th session at EFI Connect will also feature a fashion show with some of Ariel’s creations, along with samples showing how up-and-coming designers innovate using leading-edge, streamlined digital production technologies like EFI Reggiani textile inkjet printers.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) and distribution partner Xphere India Group recently introduced the 5th generation of EFI™ Cretaprint® at roadshow here in the center of India’s ceramics industry, with 600+ attendees coming from more than 400 Indian tile producers. The mid-December event was one of the industry’s most significant private events for industrial digital ceramics manufacturers. The 5th generation Cretaprint portfolio showcased at the roadshow allows tile manufacturers to achieve efficient, high-end digital decoration for nearly any size configuration and design need.

Premium Color Group is meeting surging demand for new business and its custom packaging line with high-end LED digital inkjet technology from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The Carlstadt, New Jersey-based company has installed an EFI™ VUTEk® LX3 Pro hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll LED inkjet printer that will significantly increase the company’s responsiveness and capabilities supporting PCG’s growing business.

UDS Sp. z o. o., one of Poland's leaders in point of sale (POS) signage production, will be Central Europe's first user of the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass, ultra-high-speed LED inkjet corrugated press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). With this machine, the Warsaw-based company will be able to provide faster response to customers' changing needs, solve warehousing problems for customers expecting just-in-time deliveries and add more corrugated packaging options to its product offerings.

Increased job throughput, better print quality and more profitability – these continue to be the goals for print service providers in the coming year. More incoming orders with smaller print runs in tighter windows require the adaptation to automated processes. The decisive factor here is a perfect interaction between software and hardware.

CMYUK has announced the appointment of Brett Platt as Digital Textile Manager. The new position reflects the significant investment CMYUK is making in digital textiles across soft signage, home décor and fashion markets. With over 20 years of experience across every element of textiles, Platt is unique in his skillset and in this new role he promises to bring something special to the UK market that doesn’t currently exist.

French-based screen and digital printing company Bourgeois Publicité has installed an EFI™ VUTEk® LX3 Pro hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll superwide-format printer from EFI to enhance the quality it offers in premium digital print graphics.

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) is highlighting its complete and unrivalled portfolio of advanced corrugated packaging production technologies at this week's All4Pack tradeshow in Paris, including the launch of new print modes for the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 - the ultra-high-speed, single-pass inkjet corrugated board press that is helping many of the world's leading packaging companies thrive with high-graphic, direct-to-board digital printing. EFI's exhibit in Hall 6, Stand L125 at the packaging event highlights the complete EFI portfolio of print and workflow solutions for advanced, integrated and automated corrugated production.

Dunapack Packaging, a manufacturer of high-quality printed corrugated packaging based in Ujazd, Poland, has recently signed an agreement with Electronics For Imaging (EFI), to further enhance their corrugated control capabilities with the addition of EFITM Escada Profile®, a highly sophisticated closed-loop process control system enabling higher and consistent quality and overall efficiency.

The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging (EFI) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pass printer has the potential to revolutionise the textile printing market, providing users with high uptime and reliability, outstanding performance, superior printing uniformity and accuracy, long printhead life and minimal maintenance needs. The EFI Reggiani open house has created huge interest in global textile market opportunities, with nearly 300 customers and journalists attending to see the new BOLT in action.

Colour Graphics was founded in 1980 by Steve Birch as a home-based curtain making business. Since then it has seen great transformation and is now a digital print operation with a yearly turnover of £1.5m. A family-run business, the company has always kept a close eye on the latest digital print technology and recently invested in a FabriVu 340 with Klieverik calendar, purchased from CMYUK. The 3.4m-wide FabriVu replaces an older Mtex 5032 Pro, and the company has seen immediate benefits in flexibility, speed and range.

Large format digital production company Rocket Graphics has recently announced considerable expansion to its Watford-based facilities, adding 6,000 square feet to the Croxley Business Park site. This additional space is now home to a new 3.2m EFI VUTEk LX3 UV LED hybrid printer, purchased from CMYUK – the UK’s largest independent supplier of wide-format digital printers, cutting equipment and materials.

EFI have announced that Ali Ridha Jaffar, vice president of Print and Technology for London-based Syncoms Group, will be presenting three all-new Business Builder sessions at the annual EFI™ Connect 2019 conference, January 22-25 at Wynn Las Vegas. Jaffar's sessions will give attendees useful and practical information on how to differentiate their business and win customers with an eCommerce offering.

Idealliance and EFI have partnered for the second straight year to offer G7® training at the annual EFI users conference, EFI Connect, in Las Vegas, Nevada. As part of the annual EFI user’s conference, EFI Connect, Idealliance will offer G7 Training and Certification to individuals looking to become certified G7 Experts to support the global print supply chain through G7 implementation, color management and process control strategies, and global standard implementation to align EFI workflows, and all four-color output devices. Connect 2018, including G7 training, was EFI’s largest conference ever, and Connect 2019 has set the bar even higher with the addition of more educational breakout sessions, classroom space, networking opportunities, and keynote speeches led by industry experts. Take advantage of these exclusive opportunities, in addition to the hands-on aspect of our industry-leading user conference. You will learn from experts and attendees alike as you blaze the trail for your business success in 2019!

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces that demand for its line of synthetic paper is at an all time high. Booth attendance at three recent trade shows, Labelexpo Americas, PRINT 2018, and 2018 SGIA Expo, also exceeded expectations. At the events, Hop Industries featured its line of synthetic paper, and attendees received free samples of the environmentally-friendly substrate. Hop-Syn experts also spoke with attendees about Hop-Syn’s numerous applications, which range from in-mold labels, manuals and tape measures to banners, backlit and point of purchase displays.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced its results for the third quarter of 2018.

New EFI™ Reggiani TERRA solution from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is a high-performance digital production offering featuring a new pigment ink set and binder for fast, sustainable, and cost-competitive industrial textile printing. The newly available offering uses a greener, more-efficient, in-line polymerization process that allows users to print the finest designs using less water, less energy and in less processing time, with no steaming or washing needed on direct-to-textile applications.

Apparel and textile design professionals can streamline their design processes, saving significant time and empowering designers to get the best possible print results, with updated and new tools available in version 4 of the EFI™ Fiery® DesignPro software suite from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The new version of this suite of plug-ins gives graphic designers more power than ever before to create and complete designs directly within Adobe® design software.

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