EFI Expands Its Printing and Packaging MIS/ERP Footprint by Acquiring DiMS! organizing print
FREMONT, CA—September 16, 2014— EFI, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, has announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of DiMS! organizing print, a developer of comprehensive MIS/ERP systems for print and packaging companies.
Based in Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands, and founded in 1986, DiMS! offers multi-language, seamlessly integrated MIS/ERP workflow products.
While financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, it is not expected to be material to EFI's Q3 or full year 2014 results. DiMS! employees have joined EFI's Productivity Software MIS/ERP group.
"DiMS! organizing print is a respected provider for print MIS/ERP software serving some of the industry's top European and multinational print and packaging companies," said Gabriel Matsliach, senior vice president and general manager, EFI Productivity Software. "Europe is a fast-growing and very dynamic region for EFI, so we are excited to have DiMS! team members and customers join us as we continue creating more value for customers around the world with efficient business and production workflow solutions."
Gerard Marneth, former CEO of DiMS! organizing print, also commented on the acquisition: "EFI has outstanding capabilities as the world's leading print MIS/ERP provider and it has always been one of the most progressive firms in our industry in championing integrated workflows. The DiMS! organizing print team is pleased to join EFI to offer advanced, productivity enhancing MIS/ERP solutions. Together, we can help customers worldwide set new benchmarks for reduced waste, faster turnaround time and administrative efficiency."
EFI has assumed support operations for DiMS! customers. DiMS! technology also will be integrated with EFI Fiery digital front end technologies for automated digital print production.
EFI s a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. Based in Silicon Valley, with offices around the globe, the company's powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and inks; production workflow, Web-to-print, and business automation software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their profits, productivity, and efficiency.