Guy Gecht

Denise Gustavson is the Editorial Director and Special Projects Editor for the Printing & Packaging Group, which includes Printing Impressions, packagePRINTING, In-plant Graphics and Wide-Format Impressions magazines, among other brands. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Wide-Format Impressions.

On the evening of April 6, 2017, the Printing Industries of New England (PINE) celebrated a decade of excellence during its annual Industry Awards Gala. This year, Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI, was presented with the Industry Influencer Award by Marty Moran, east regional vice president of Heidelberg.

With an eye on helping its customers survive the economic downturn and build a more profitable business model, at Print 09 EFI (NASDAQ: EFII) plans to feature new modules for its suite of print MIS software systems, enhancements to its VUTEk® and Rastek™ superwide and wide-format printer lines, and its new Fiery Command Workstation® 5 centralized job management system

FOSTER CITY, CA—Oct. 21, 2008—EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, will showcase its industry-leading portfolio of solutions in its largest trade show booth ever at Graph Expo (Oct. 26-29, Chicago's McCormick Place). EFI solutions, which continue to lead the industry's progression from analog to digital and increase customers' automation efficiency, cost savings, and revenue stream opportunities, will be demonstrated in EFI's booth 2000 and in partner booths, including Canon U.S.A., FUJIFILM Graphic Systems U.S.A., Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Pitman Company, Ricoh Americas Corp. and Xerox.

THIS SUMMER has involved much more travel than I would have liked, but has resulted in some interesting bits and bytes that I thought I’d share with you. After recovering from Drupa, I was off again to Las Vegas for EFI Connect. Frankly, Las Vegas is not one of my favorite destinations, but I suppose if you must go, the Wynn is the place to stay. It is a lovely venue and a great place to hold meetings.


PITTSBURGH—January 25, 2008—The Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) announces the release of the conference agenda and the addition of Lambertus Hesselink, PhD. to the list of keynote speakers at this year’s Annual Technical Conference. This year’s conference begins on Sunday, March 16 with a series of keynote speeches “that are deliberately aimed to be out-of-the-box,” according to TAGA’s President, Anthony Stanton. “This is why we are proud to announce the addition of Dr. Lambertus Hesselink.” He will be speaking on his work in the area of holographic data storage, a new information storage and retrieval system that records digital data holographically. Hesselink

FOSTER CITY, CA—Sept. 27, 2006—EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format inkjet printers and inks, and print management solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Jetrion LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Group Incorporated, for approximately $40 million in cash. Jetrion is a leading innovator of inkjet printers, inks and custom printing systems for the label and packaging industries. EFI expects the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2006, subject to certain closing conditions. “Jetrion’s advanced technology and very talented team are great additions to our inkjet business and are a key element

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