EFI Merges Corrugated Technologies Inc. Into its Productivity Software Business Unit
FREMONT, Calif.—October 7, 2015—Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has announced the merging of Corrugated Technologies Inc. (CTI) into its Productivity Software business unit. CTI is a leading provider of manufacturing execution software for the corrugated packaging segment that has extended its offering in recent years to also include business and management capabilities, creating a leading software offering for sheet feeders, sheet plants and full corrugated box plants.
The EFI Enterprise Packaging Productivity Suite is a leading end-to-end productivity software offering for the packaging market, with global market leadership in the folding carton, tag and label, and flexible packaging segments. The addition of CTI technology and expertise will further strengthen the EFI software offering for corrugated packaging, helping such companies accelerate their adoption of digital technologies.
“We are thrilled to add the CTI team and technologies to our growing portfolio of industry-leading software solutions for the print and packaging industry,” commented Gabriel Matsliach, senior vice president and general manager, EFI Productivity Software. “Our goal is to offer our customers a complete product portfolio that drives their business and production workflows, allowing them to be more efficient and more profitable.”
CTI will become a part of the EFI Productivity Software business unit, joining a market-leading portfolio of MIS, Web-to-Print, Value Added Products and Business Consultancy Services. Headquartered in San Diego, CTI brings more than three decades of global experience to EFI with operations in the United States, Latin America and Europe.
“We are very excited to join the EFI family,” said Gordon Hay, president and CEO of CTI. “Our software is a great fit with EFI’s packaging solutions portfolio, providing customers with products and professional services to help them grow their business.
“EFI has a scale and reach that will enable existing and future customers to benefit from our technology for years to come while being exposed to new growth areas,” Hay added. “I look forward to being an active member of this world-class organization and to continuing to help our industry and customers advance and prosper.”
EFI is a global technology company, based in Silicon Valley, and is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging. The company is passionate about fueling customer success with products that increase competitiveness and boost productivity. To do that, it develops breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents, with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends and a comprehensive business and production workflow suite that transforms and streamlines the entire production process.