EFI advances its growth strategy in high value digital imaging
FREMONT, Calif., June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (“EFI™”), a Siris portfolio company, today announced the acquisition of Inèdit Software SL, a developer of raster image processors (RIP) and associated software for digital industrial textile printing. Acquisition extends EFI’s strategy to accelerate the digital transformation of industrial printing through investments that strengthen the company’s presence and capabilities in packaging and corrugated, graphic display applications , textiles and construction/decoration materials. Inèdit will be integrated into Reggiani’s textile activity.
“Digital represents the greatest transformational opportunity we’ve ever seen in industrial printing,” said Jeff Jacobson, CEO and Executive Chairman of EFI. “We are committed to driving innovation and expanding our offerings across all economic cycles as we address our customers’ critical need to digitize and automate their workflows.”
Provide powerful digital textile printing workflows
Based in Barcelona, Inèdit will help strengthen the market leadership of EFI Reggiani’s portfolio of digital inkjet printing products for the industrial textile space.
“We are excited about the expanded business opportunities this acquisition creates by strengthening EFI Reggiani’s strategic role as a trusted advisor to our customers,” said Adele Genoni, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI Reggiani. “Inèdit’s products and its world-class professional services organization open the door to creating more complete digital printing workflows that leverage the best digital technologies. Our customers can continue to seize new opportunities and grow by establishing more and better digital production services so as to reduce the high carbon footprint of the textile industry.
“Inèdit’s extensive market coverage will be a key point to fully exploit the strategic synergies resulting from the combination of the activities of EFI Reggiani and Inèdit”, continued Genoni. “This is an acquisition that significantly strengthens our presence in key textile markets.”
Similar to EFI’s Fiery® digital front-end and RIP technologies for the commercial and industrial digital printing markets, Inèdit’s neoStampa product is a world leader and a recognized reference solution for RIPs in digital textile printing. The Inèdit product portfolio includes proven and highly advanced workflow solutions for textile profiling, calibration, design integration and much more. Inèdit’s RIP technology is used throughout the global textile industry and is one of the leading RIPs used to drive EFI Reggiani digital printers and other brands of digital industrial textile printers. As part of EFI Reggiani, Inèdit will continue to support products from a wide range of digital printers.
“Being part of the EFI Reggiani business enables us to develop and deliver an even higher level of integrated end-to-end textile workflow solutions and Industry 4.0-focused automation enhancements that will further drive productivity, printing performance, profitability and customer sustainability in textile printing,” said Jose Antonio Caballero, co-founder and commercial director of Inèdit. “Our team is thrilled to join a company that is a leading innovator in digital textile printing.”
Inèdit employees join EFI Reggiani but will continue to work from their current offices. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
For more information on EFI’s advanced portfolio of innovative digital printing solutions, visit www.efi.com.
EFI™ is a global technology company, leading the global transformation from analog to digital imaging. We understand that our customers want breakthrough technologies to guide them through their digital journey. That’s why we’re passionate about growing their business with a scalable portfolio of world-class products, solutions, services, support and partnerships for sign manufacturing, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, building materials, commercial prints and custom prints. documents with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends and workflow software. They work together to increase profits, reduce costs, improve productivity and optimize efficiency – job after job, year after year. We are committed to the success of our customers. And we believe we have the right people, the right technology and the experience to help them achieve their business goals. (www.efi.com)
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