On January 21-24, 2019, the 20th EFI-Reggiani World Wide Sales and Marketing Conference «Connect» took place in Las Vegas / Wynn Hotel
At the 20th edition of Connect, the annual Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) users conference, EFI™ is helping hundreds of print and packaging professionals from around the World achieve more with new technology and business management solutions that can give them a competitive edge in operations efficiency and help drive growth with new market opportunities.
During 20th conference EFI have summarized 9 years / 2009-18 of development & acquisitions when EFI has bought 28 companies in the field of printing (signature, ceramic, textile, printing automation, software, MIS, CMR, IT solution for printing, packaging, production management and automation). Today EFI is 3 600 employees in 162 offices.
In Wynn conventional center, Las Vegas was also displayed a number of the latest printers for display graphics made at EFI factories in USA, Italy and Israel.
The extensive range of innovations featured at the Jan. 22-25 event included enhanced versions of EFI’s Productivity Suites, the print and packaging industries’ leading end-to-end business and production workflow software offerings for the variety of industries: packaging, textile, bookbinding, short run digital printing. Plus also global IT management program for EFI staff and sales partners.
At the conference EFI partners were displaying joint solutions - EFI software in connection to variety pre-press, printing and printing finishing devises of Ricoh, Xerox, KODAK, Duplo, Riso, Konica-Minolta, 3M, ESKO and other companies.
The Nozomi corrugated printing line was presented as one of the fastest cardboard printing systems in the world with a printing speed of 90 sq.m. per minute.
Textile digital printing
EFI-Reggiani staff took part at the conference for the first time.
EFI-Reggiani presented several newest products, including pigment inks with binding, the revolutionary product, which allows printing SMYK, green, blue, red on textile with a lot of applications with high quality avoiding wet processes.
The latest new unique 12 colors EFI-Reggiani ink-jet industrial digital systems COLORS with practically unlimited colors gamma and model BOLT - single pass textile inkjet printer with the highest in the Word printing speed and integrated screen printing sections, which allow achieving combine type printing including printing with gold, silver and other inks.
Textile Software Optitex allows to organize and optimize all the prices of textile production from design through printing, cutting and ready products for fashion, sportswear and home textile products.
At the final event stage New CEO of EFI - Mr. Bill Muir did provide the participates his view on the way to the future of printing and publishing businesses.
Great event that allows feeling the World trend development in a number of industries, exchange ideas about market development and come back home with fresh ideas and products knowledge, always worth to joint EFI Connect.