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EFI Extends Its Inkjet Product Line and Technology Platform With Acquisition of Matan

FREMONT, Calif., July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has acquired privately-held Matan Digital Printers, an award-winning provider of innovative technologies for superwide-format display graphics and other industrial printing applications.

"This acquisition gives EFI an even broader range of products to help our customers capture important opportunities in superwide-format display graphics printing," said EFI CEO Guy Gecht. "Matan's strong R&D capability will further accelerate EFI's inkjet innovation, while filling a key spot in EFI's portfolio for a lower-acquisition cost line of roll-to-roll production printers focused on signage, banners, billboards and fleet graphics."

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EFI Enters Digital Textile Printing With Acquisition of Reggiani Macchine

FREMONT, Calif., July 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI™) (Nasdaq:EFII) today established an industry-leading presence in high-growth inkjet textile printing with the strategic acquisition of Reggiani Macchine. Based in Bergamo, Italy, Reggiani is a leading technology provider with an extensive lineup of industrial inkjet printers utilizing water-based inks in printing on fabric - recently identified as the industry's most exciting growth application by a new, global survey from industry association FESPA and analyst firm InfoTrends.

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EFI Launches Next-Generation of Its Industry-Leading Fiery Digital Front End Platform

FREMONT, Calif., June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EFI™ (Nasdaq:EFII) has launched the newest platform for its industry-leading Fiery® digital front ends (DFE) for digital printing systems. The latest advancements included in the new EFI Fiery FS200 Pro extend technical leadership advantage that makes Fiery the world's most popular production DFE technology by giving users an extremely productive, intuitive platform with expanded color capability.

The DFE platform, which will be incorporated in several new digital presses from EFI partners starting in Q3, features innovative tools for higher-speed processing and expansion to CMYK+ colors. It also provides robust capabilities for shop automation and connectivity. As the industry's only CIP4-certified JDF DFE, the Fiery platform can seamlessly connect with other JDF-based devices. Plus, users can establish fully automated, bi-directional communication and integration with EFI's market-leading MIS/ERP and web-to-print products.

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New EFI Fiery Print Server Drives CMYK+ Color Capabilities and Faster Processing for Xerox iGen 5

FREMONT, Calif., July 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EFI™ (Nasdaq:EFII) and Xerox® have partnered to deliver the first digital print server featuring the new Fiery® FS200 Pro digital front end (DFE) platform, which will power Xerox's new iGen® 5 Press.

Designed to drive excellent quality and productivity on the iGen 5, the Xerox EX-P 5 Print Server Powered by Fiery features EFI Fiery HyperRIP. Fiery DFEs are powered by EFI's proprietary ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) with RIPChip™ technology that can process print files significantly faster than alternative DFEs. The new server expands the performance advantage with EFI's breakthrough Fiery HyperRIP offering, which boosts processing speeds up to 55% compared to performance without HyperRIP.

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New EFI Fiery Products Bring the Latest DFE Technology to Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS Engines

FREMONT, Calif., June 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EFI™ (Nasdaq:EFII) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions (KMBS) U.S.A. Inc., announced the launch of three upgraded digital front ends (DFEs) for the Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS C1060, C1070, C71hc, C1085 and C1100 family of digital presses.

The new, version 2.0 EFI Fiery® IC-415, IC-308 and IC-310 DFEs give in-plant and commercial print providers exceptional color management capabilities and an expanded range of automated workflow advantages based on EFI's most advanced digital print technology, the Fiery FS150 Pro platform. Konica Minolta bizhub PRESS customers can also use the Fiery IC-308 and IC-310 DFEs to extend their workflow even further by integrating with EFI's industry-leading MIS and web-to-print products.

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EFI Celebrates 10 Years of Strong Commitment to Industrial Inkjet Providers

FREMONT, Calif., June 3, 2015 - EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII) is marking the 10-year anniversary of its acquisition of VUTEk®, a pioneering developer of superwide-format industrial inkjet technologies. The landmark deal, completed on June 3, 2005, moved EFI from focusing only on digital production and print MIS workflows into the industrial inkjet space - an industry segment that continues to be one of the best-performing parts of the global graphic arts and printing market.

When EFI first announced its plans to acquire VUTEk, EFI CEO Guy Gecht praised the Meredith, N.H.-based company as "the best acquisition to enter the market," adding that "its UV applications bring interesting advantages to our customers."

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Unique Collaboration Between EFI VUTEk Users for AutoRAI

FREMONT, Calif., May 21, 2015 - Exhibiting 49 makes and 90 "firsts" among 500 different cars, AutoRAI required 150,700 square feet of printed matter to support the largest auto show in the Netherlands. In a unique collaboration, competitive large-format printing companies, M2 Printing and Exposize, combined their expertise to deliver head-turning, yet visually consistent show displays.

With a total of 500 large-format projects to adorn walkways, stand partitions, storage areas and pillars, event organizer Kubik approached M2 Printing to handle this major undertaking. Given the size of the project, the time pressure involved and M2 Printing's knowledge and experience in such large projects, the large-format printing company collaborated with Exposize.

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EFI Delivers New Innovations in Large-Format Inkjet With LED Imaging, Advanced Workflow Productivity and More at Fespa 2015

FESPA, COLOGNE, Germany, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In keeping with Fespa 2015's theme Discover Your Universe of PrintEFI™ (Nasdaq:EFII) is demonstrating a broad portfolio of inkjet and workflow products designed to provide digital and screen printers the technology needed to expand their market reach while growing their bottom lines (stand P10, Hall 6).

EFI is introducing the EFI VUTEk® HSr press, its fastest production-class roll-to-roll product on the market. The company's other offerings displayed at Fespa include end-to-end workflow automation, 7-picoliter grayscale UltraDrop™ Technology for near-photographic imaging, new SuperRange Ink and energy-efficient, "cool cure" LED imaging at full production speeds, and VUTEk GO, an innovative monitoring application for the high-end VUTEk HS Pro series.

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ADS Australia Signs Deal with EFI at Printex

PRINTEX, SYDNEY, Australia, May 14, 2015 - EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII) today announced that print and signage company ADS Australia has purchased an EFI VUTEk® GS3250LX Pro LED printer from local dealer Spicers.

ADS managing director Dean Wright completed the deal this week at Printex, one of Australia's largest printing trade shows, held in Sydney. The VUTEk printer will give the company the production boost needed to keep pace with point-of-purchase (P.O.P) signage work from some of Australia's most iconic brands.

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Snap Franchising Takes on EFI Technology to Transform

SYDNEY and FREMONT, Calif., May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Snap Franchising Ltd announced its partnership expansion with leading digital technology supplier Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) at the EFITM Headquarters in Silicon Valley, California. This robust partnership is part of Snap's continuous efforts to develop, stay ahead and meet the needs of businesses small, medium and large. The business transformation project, named Project DNA, represents an AU$10m investment for Snap's wider IT transformation strategy, with a focus to evolve in the digital age and become more client centric as a business.

With a 25-year history of innovation and commitment to customer success, EFI is a company that researches, invents, and deploys next-generation digital technology, bringing brands, ideas and images to life for family-owned businesses and partners around the globe.

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