Company Will Demonstrate How Its Award-Winning Offerings Enable Print Providers to Expand Capabilities, Streamline Operations and Increase Profits

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
At PRINT 09, EFI (Nasdaq:EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital
printing innovation, will showcase new additions to its industry-leading
solutions that increase automation efficiency, lower costs and improve profit
potential for print service providers. EFI`s portfolio of products will be on
display in booth 2500 (Sept. 11-16th, Chicago`s McCormick Place) and in partner
booths, including Canon U.S.A., Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Ricoh
Americas Corporation, Xerox Corporation and others.

The newest versions of EFI solutions will be highlighted, including the
next-generation Fiery digital print server; EFI VUTEk superwide digital inkjet
printers; EFI Rastek UV wide format printers; EFI Jetrion industrial inkjet
printing systems; and print management, web-to-print, proofing and workflow
solutions. A CIP4-sponsored "JDF Print Shop Live" workflow area will also be
hosted by EFI. For customers interested in purchasing on-site, special financing
offers will be available.

"We are seeing an increased interest from customers that are ready to
proactively change their business by expanding into new areas, enabling them to
take leadership in their markets and drive their revenue and profits upward,"
said Guy Gecht, EFI CEO. "EFI is coming to PRINT 09 with a record number of new
innovations and the tools for customers to lead and grow."

(Media alert: Members of the press are invited to attend the EFI press
conference on Friday, Sept. 11, at 12:15 p.m. in McCormick Place North, room
N427a. Lunch will be served. RSVP required:

To highlight its diverse product portfolio and strong integration between
solutions, the company will conduct "The Power of Workflow" tours five times a
day, focusing on the areas of acquisition, management, preparation and
production. One of the key tour stops will be the digital inkjet workflow area,
which shows a complete workflow from EFI Digital StoreFront (web-to-print), to
EFI Pace (MIS), to Fiery XF (inkjet RIP) to output on the VUTEk GS3200 wide
format printer. Attendees interested in joining a tour can visit the EFI booth
for more information.

Fiery Solutions

At PRINT 09, EFI will launch the most advanced Fiery software, delivering
processing speeds up to 70 percent faster than the prior generation to ensure
customers get the most from their digital print production engines and can
increase the productivity of their employees. The company will also make an
announcement about new Fiery JDF integration developments.

Fiery Command WorkStation 5 (CWS5) software, the recognized industry standard
for production printing job management technology that serves as the window into
the entire printing workflow, and the Fiery SeeQuence Suite of make-ready tools
will be featured in the EFI booth. Also on display are Fiery production workflow
and color management tools, Fiery Central and EFI Color Profiler Suite, as well
as the EFI MicroPress RIP and production workflow solution. A live JDF
demonstration will show the workflow from EFI`s web-to-print platform to EFI MIS
systems to a Fiery-driven output device.

Digital Inkjet Printers

EFI will be demonstrating their award-winning UV superwide printers and inks.
The VUTEk GS5000r and VUTEk GS3200 UV-curing printers will be on display, with
connectivity to Fiery XF, the EFI BestColor-driven production workflow and color
management solution.

The 5-meter roll-to-roll VUTEk GS5000r combines enhanced point-of-purchase
quality with stunning billboard production speeds up to 3100 square feet per
hour. The VUTEk GS3200`s versatility expands the reach of superwide printing
into new industries and applications with breakthrough speed and incredible
photorealistic quality in the same printer. With its dual resolution print
capability of 600 dpi and 1000 dpi, the GS3200 produces eye-catching graphics in
8-color plus white mode at speeds up to 1200 square feet per hour, and in its
Fast-5 mode with speeds up to 2400 square feet per hour. Additionally, Pitman
Company will showcase the VUTEk QS2000 in their booth - the QS2000 is a flatbed
and roll-to-roll UV printer that delivers superior high-definition print quality
and enhanced productivity that extends print providers` capabilities and

EFI will also demonstrate the Rastek H650 and T660 wide-format printers. The
Rastek H650 is an affordably-priced wide-format printer that prints CMYK plus
white in grayscale resolutions up to 600 dpi and in a binary resolution mode
that prints at 1200x900 dpi. The Rastek H650 can handle roll or rigid media up
to 1.8 inches thick and has an image print width of 64 inches. The Rastek T660
is the ideal wide-format system for tapping into new markets and new revenue
streams, capable of printing on substrates up to 60 inches wide and 2 inches
thick with sellable speeds up to 200 square feet per hour and 1200 x 900 dpi.

In addition to these superwide and wide-format printers, EFI will demonstrate
the Jetrion 4000 and display samples from the soon to be announced revolutionary
new digital label printer. The Jetrion 4000 UV Inkjet System offers label
converters an affordable, full-color narrow web alternative to toner-based
digital printers for label runs of up to 50,000 labels. With speeds of up to 100
feet per minute at more than 1000 dpi with grayscale technology, the Jetrion
4000 delivers full-color label printing up to 5.5 inches wide.

Advanced Professional Print Software

EFI`s line-up of industry-leading print MIS, web-to-print and proofing and
production solutions will be on display in the EFI booth as well as various
partner booths. The company will launch Web Control Center, a web-based
application that connects, monitors and controls proofing and production
printing at all remote sites in a production workflow. EFI will also debut a new
browser-based version of the PrintFlow dynamic scheduling solution that will
bring visibility and control to customers from any Internet connection.

Besides these launches, EFI will highlight the newest versions of its MIS
solutions, including EFI Monarch (a 2009 "Encore Worth-a-Look" winner in the
Must See `em award program), EFI Pace, EFI PrintSmith, and EFI Auto-Count Direct
Machine Interface. The web-to-print platform EFI Digital StoreFront (also a 2009
"Encore Worth-a-Look" winner) will be on display in several locations in the EFI
booth, including the end-to-end production workflow area highlighting a JDF
digital workflow with Fiery, and a digital inkjet workflow showing web-to-print
to production with the VUTEk GS3200.

EFI will show the entry-level software RIP for Proofing to Go, EFI eXpress, and
the versatile EFI Colorproof XF solution for proofing, large-format production
and photographic printing. The production printing solution EFI Fiery XF will be
on display, as well as the XFlow option, a powerful prepress and production
workflow tool for Colorproof XF and Fiery XF.

Speaking Engagements

Two EFI industry experts will be speaking at PRINT 09. Udi Arieli, director of
product management, will present a session at the Executive Outlook conference
( on Thurs., Sept. 10 at
2 p.m. on "Lights Out Production - the Role of Integrated MIS in a Digital

SVP and GM Marc Olin will participate in a panel discussion regarding important
industry trends and technology investment at the NAPL Critical Trends Summit on
Mon., Sept. 14 at 7:30 a.m. (

Additional EFI product highlights at PRINT `09

In addition to demonstrations in the EFI booth, industry-leading EFI technology
will be featured in many partner booths:

Canon USA, booth 2612

• Fiery controllers driving Canon output devices with connectivity to
MicroPress, Digital StoreFront and Fiery Central

Duplo USA, booth 202

• Fiery servers driving Xerox iGen and Xerox 700

FUJIFILM Graphic Systems, booth 6919

• Fiery servers driving Xerox iGen and Xerox 700

Heidelberg USA, booth 1200

• EFI Monarch, EFI Pace

Komori America, booth 1245

• EFI Monarch

Konica Minolta, booth 6118

• Fiery controller driving Konica Minolta bizhub PRO C6501 color production
print systems with CWS5, SeeQuence Suite and Color Profiler Suite

• MicroPress driving the bizhub PRO 1200 and 1051 monochrome production print

Oce North America, booth 1863

• Fiery Central driving a CS130 Twin Color Production System with Color Profiler

Pitman Company, booth 4446

• VUTEk QS2000

Ricoh Americas Corporation, booth 2074

• Fiery controllers driving multiple Ricoh output devices

• Digital StoreFront, Fiery Central, PrintSmith, Pace, CWS5 and Color Profiler

Ricoh IBM InfoPrint, booth 2082

• Fiery controllers driving multiple Ricoh output devices, Color Profiler Suite

Xerox, booth 1100

• Fiery servers driving Xerox iGen and Xerox 700

• EFI is a sponsor of Xerox`s Real Business Live! event taking place on Monday,
Sept. 14 at 8:30 a.m. in the main ballroom at McCormick Place

About EFI

EFI ( is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing
innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print,
deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's
robust product portfolio includes Fiery digital controllers; VUTEk superwide
digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek UV wide-format inkjet
printers; Jetrion industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow
and management information software; and corporate printing solutions. EFI
maintains 23 offices worldwide.

NOTE TO EDITORS: EFI, Fiery, VUTEk, Jetrion, Command WorkStation, MicroPress,
PrintFlow, Digital StoreFront, and AutoCount are registered trademarks of
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Rastek, Pace,
Colorproof, PrintSmith and SendMe are trademarks of Electronics For Imaging,
Inc. BestColor is a registered trademark of Electronics For Imaging GmbH in the
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other trademarks mentioned in this
document are the property of their respective owners.

Nothing herein should be construed as a warranty in addition to the express
warranty statements provided with EFI products and services. This news release
contains forward-looking statements, that are statements other than statements
of historical fact including words such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate",
"expect", "consider", "plan" and similar, any statements related to strategies
or objectives of management for future operations, products, development,
performance, any statements of assumptions or underlying any of the foregoing
and any statements in the future tense. Forward-looking statements are subject
to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual or future results
to differ materially. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties
associated with EFI`s businesses, please refer to the risk factors section in
the Company`s SEC filings, including, but not limited to, its annual report on
Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. EFI undertakes no obligation
to update information contained herein, including forward-looking statements.

EFI Public Relations
Katie Maller, 650-357-3032
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