WorkflowOne Selects EFI to Automate U.S. Operations and Build Foundation for Future Growth

<p>FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 5, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <a href=";l=1&amp;a=EFI&amp...™ (Nasdaq:EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that <a href=";l=1&amp;a=Workflo..., a leading provider of print management, marketing and distribution services, has selected <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... href=";l=1&amp;a=Monarch... Monarch</a> and <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... href=";l=1&amp;a=Digital... StoreFront</a>® to automate and unify its 15 U.S. locations. <a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... is already relying on <a href=";l=1&amp;a=Fiery&a...®-driven digital printers in numerous locations to deliver blazing speed and high-quality color.</p> <p><a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... provides print production and document management, billing and customer communication, marketing solutions and promotional strategies, and fulfillment and distribution services for North America's most admired businesses and brands. Its base of 12,000 clients includes leaders in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, retail, non-profit and service sectors.</p> <p>As a result of several acquisitions and an extensive manufacturing network, <a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... was in need of a single, unified manufacturing platform that would provide visibility and portability, streamline operations, and integrate numerous systems. After a comprehensive 14-month evaluation, the company selected <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h... — a flexible, powerful, intelligent, and automated solution — as its print manufacturing management system.</p> <!--break--> <p>&quot;<a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h... met all of the 'must have's' we were looking for in a new system, with strong out-of-the box features and the ability to create custom integrations to other key platforms,&quot; said Tom Dailey, vice president of operations at <a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp.... &quot;Only <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... has the combination of a robust platform that is highly configurable and a roadmap for evolving the product that will ensure we can meet the future needs of our customers. And with integration to our Fiery-driven color printers, we'll deliver a state-of-the-art, integrated environment.&quot;</p> <p><a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... was already an <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... Hagen™ user in several locations, and is now moving all 15 U.S. printing facilities to the core <a href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h... system. The company will roll-out the balance of the <a href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h... productivity modules along with <a href=";a=Digital%20Store... StoreFront</a>, <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... award-winning web-to-print platform. Comments Dailey, &quot;We chose <a href=";a=Digital%20Store... StoreFront</a> because of its functional integration to <a href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h..., its adaptability within our existing storefront solutions, the rules-based specification gathering, and real-time estimating and quoting capabilities.&quot;</p> <p>In addition, <a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... is integrating <a href=";a=Monarch&amp;u=h... with Fiery-driven digital printers from Xerox and KODAK's PRINERGY Software, and the KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal to gain efficiencies and fully automate their pre-press workflow.</p> <p>&quot;We're confident we made the right choice, and view <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... as a partner in the future success of our business,&quot; said Ernie Miller, executive vice president of global operations. &quot;When fully integrated across our print facilities, we believe we'll have the most comprehensive solution in the industry and a true foundation for growth. Not only will this greatly streamline and bring added efficiency to our internal operations, but our network of strategic partners will be able to take advantage of these benefits as well.&quot;</p> <p>&quot;With their decision to implement <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%... products, <a href=";a=WorkflowOne&amp... has taken a critical step in the transformation of their business efficiency and productivity,&quot; said Marc Olin, senior vice president and general manager of APPS, <a href=";a=EFI&amp;u=http%.... &quot;We're certain they will realize significant improvements across the board, most importantly in their ability to exceed customer expectations.&quot;</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href=""></a> or contact 800-875-7117.</p>