EFI has acquired Technique, a provider of MIS/ERP software products for the publication, commercial and direct marketing printing industry segments. The Technique management team and employees will join EFI as part of its Productivity Software Business Unit.
Citiprint Press Addition Makes Big Impact ALLENTOWN, PA—Citiprint purchased a four-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 with coater to complement a two-color Heidelberg Printmaster QM 46 installed in 2004, when the company first opened. Shabir Sumar, co-owner, says the added capability has been instrumental in attracting new customers and producing larger format work for its existing clients. Fong Brothers’ Packaging Niche Expands BRISBANE, CA—Catering to major corporate clients and advertising agencies, Fong Brothers Printing has expanded its packaging and folding carton printing capabilities. The company installed a new six-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LX sheetfed press, which handles stocks ranging from 0.002˝ to
SCHAUMBURG, IL—06/07/07—Segerdahl Corporation (Wheeling, IL), a leader in Direct Mail has invested in Technique’s full Suite of Management Information System (MIS) Modules and shop floor data collection solutions. The Technique solution will replace three existing products: EFI’s Logic, PAIS and SalesLogix (CRM). Starting immediately, Segerdahl will commence integration of Technique’s integrated MIS to manage their entire print production. The Data Collection solutions will monitor all web presses and several pieces of the finishing equipment. The installation will be split into two major phases, beginning with commercial applications (web-based sales inquiries, estimating, quoting, etc.) and following shortly afterwards with production applications (order management, inventory management, scheduling,