Software - MIS

Prism Appoints New Joint CEO and President
August 30, 2007

WILMINGTON, MA—August 30, 2007—Prism Group Holdings Limited, a leading provider of management information systems and productivity tools to the printing and graphic arts industries, has appointed Filip Buyse as Chief Executive Officer and President to lead the company’s global operations. Prism Chairman John Loughlin says Buyse has been recruited to lead the company into a new growth phase, which will include significant expansion of its US and European based businesses, and consolidation of it’s dominate market position in Australasia. “Prism is well established as a market leader in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Over the past few years we have created a

EFI Connect User Conference Returns to Wynn Las Vegas in 2008
August 21, 2007

FOSTER CITY, CA—Aug. 20, 2007—EFI, the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format printers, and business management software, today announced it will hold the ninth annual Connect user conference July 29 to August 1, 2008 at the Wynn Las Vegas. This year’s event received trade media praise including the comment by Patrick Henry in the July issue of American Printer that “EFI Connect is in a class by itself.” Marc Olin, senior vice president/general manager, EFI Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS), said: “We’re pleased to announce the date and venue for next year’s Connect conference. Even with the focus on drupa, customers spoke

DIGITAL digest
August 1, 2007

EFI Connects With Record Number of Users LAS VEGAS—Reaffirming its status as one of the largest graphic arts users groups, the Eighth Annual EFI Connect Conference recently drew nearly 1,500 attendees to the Wynn Hotel & Resort. That made it the biggest turnout ever for the conference, and is still impressive even given that the total registration included 250 EFI employees, a number of sponsor partners and a smattering of journalists. Connect is well-designed to deliver an effective mix of stimulating and informative keynotes, an extensive array of educational sessions and networking activities. Topics of the 160 sessions ran the gamut from EFI’s MIS

Segerdahl Takes Advantages of Technique MIS Direct Mail Functionality
June 7, 2007

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,

EFI Customers Claim Majority of NAPL’s Recently Named ‘Best Managed Companies’ for 2006
January 22, 2007

Foster City, CA—Jan. 22, 2007—EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions, is proud to announce that the majority of honorees named to NAPL’s “best managed graphic communications companies” list, including the Hall of Fame winner, are EFI print management system customers. The NAPL 2006 Management Plus Awards recognize management excellence in all phases of operation, with companies judged on how they perform against industry standards in nine key areas. The highest Management Plus honor, the William K. Marrinan Hall of Fame Award, was given to Illinois-based Bloomington Offset Process, Inc., a full-service

Freeport Press to Install EFI Management Solutions to Increase Productivity and Profits
January 16, 2007

FOSTER CITY, CA—Jan. 16, 2007—EFI (Nasdaq: EFII) today announced that Freeport Press has purchased EFI Hagen™ Prograph®, EFI PrintFlow® and EFI Auto-Count™. A publication and direct mail printing company specializing in magazine printing, Freeport Press has been in business in Ohio for 126 years. Freeport Press is a current EFI PSI™ user, but decided to add a more powerful management system and additional solutions to position the business for its explosive double-digit growth. Prograph’s integration with Hagen offers comprehensive planning capabilities – including versioning, complex imposition, bindery planning and distribution tools – that will enable Freeport to make more informed business decisions and streamline their

Digital Color Graphics Invests in EFI Technology to Update Infrastructure and Secure Future Growth
January 4, 2007

Indianapolis—-01/04/07—DCG: Digital Color Graphics has been unique to Indianapolis since it was founded in 1994, incorporating the latest technology well ahead of industry trends. Beginning in December, DCG will, once again, show that their business goes beyond print with the introduction of DCG: FAST (Fulfillment and Automated Sales Team) web-to-print services powered by EFI PrinterSite Exchange®. As part of a continuing partnership with international printing technology leader EFI (Electronics For Imaging), DCG: Digital Color Graphics has invested in a full-scale overhaul of their software, implementing EFI Logic™ management information system along with an online component – PrinterSite Exchange – designed to increase customer

EDSF Study Explores Use of MIS/ERP Systems in Production Printing in the U.S.
December 6, 2006

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA—Dec. 6, 2006—A new EDSF study, titled “Current and Future Use of MIS/ERP Systems in Production Printing in the U.S.,” reveals insights into Management Information Systems/Enterprise Resource Planning (MIS/ERP) solutions. EDSF, the non-profit organization dedicated to the document management and communications marketplace, in collaboration with Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, examine current and future use of MIS/ERP--- which provides an automated workflow for print production---in the print marketplace. The EDSF study is available as a free download at The report was made possible through an EDSF research grant provided to Pittsburg State. According to Dr. Jesús J. Rodríguez,

Von Hoffmann Selects EFI Prograph Software to Manage Book Printing Business
December 5, 2006

FOSTER CITY, CA—Dec. 5, 2006—EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions, today announced that Von Hoffmann, a Visant company, has selected and implemented EFI Prograph® as the job management system for their book manufacturing facilities. Based in St. Louis, Von Hoffmann has been in business for more than 100 years and is a leading national printer of educational textbooks and supplemental materials, producing extensive work for virtually all of the major publishers in the education field. EFI Prograph offers powerful, comprehensive planning capabilities – including versioning, complex imposition, bindery planning and

Precision Graphics of Oregon to Implement The System from CRC Information Systems
December 5, 2006

SCOTTSDALE, AZ—December 06, 2006—CRC Information Systems (CRC) is pleased to announce that Tualatin, OR-based Precision Graphics of Oregon, Inc. has signed an agreement to implement The System business management software for the graphic arts industry. Precision Graphics of Oregon will implement a fully integrated software solution from CRC, including the Commercial Estimating, Job Costing, Executive Notification, Automatic Data Collection, and Sales Analysis modules. In addition, it will implement The System’s core financial accounting package. Precision Graphics of Oregon is a privately held sheetfed commercial printing company with a focus on quality and reliability. About CRC Information Systems CRC Information Systems, Inc. (CRC) has been developing fully integrated business