Marc Olin

EFI will welcome customers to the tenth annual Connect users’ conference from August 2 to August 5 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Connect enables leaders from around the globe to attend more than 160 educational sessions, test drive the latest EFI products, voice their opinions at user group meetings, discuss industry trends, and network with peers.

pson America, Inc. and EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII) have joined forces to create what both companies expect will be the most advanced and complete proofing solution on the market to date. The new Epson Stylus® Pro 900 Series Proofing Editions combine the unique proofing advantages that come with the Epson Stylus Pro 7900 or 9900 wide format ink jet printers, along with EFI’s most robust proofing RIP workflow to date, EFI Colorproof™ XF v4.0 for Epson.

EFI, a provider of customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that its Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS) business unit delivered growth for the fifth year in a row with $61.6 million in full-year revenue and 20 percent year-over-year growth in MIS in Q4. The fourth quarter of 2008 was the strongest quarter ever for MIS sales, and the third and fourth quarters were the best two quarters in a row for MIS in the company’s history. EFI’s APPS business unit comprises the company’s industry-leading MIS, web-to-print, and inkjet proofing and production workflow solutions.

LAS VEGAS—EFI’s acquisition of MIS competitor Pace Systems Group for approximately $21 million in cash came as a surprise announcement during EFI’s Connect 2008 users group meeting held recently at the Wynn Las Vegas. Marc Olin, senior vice president and general manager of EFI Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS), made the revelation to the more than 500 clients attending the ninth annual Connect conference. The browser-based ePace print management solution will by renamed EFI Pace and will eventually replace EFI’s PSI and Logic platforms (which will continue to be supported by EFI in maintenance mode). EFI Pace is geared toward the mid-market segment,

RESTON, VA—November 9, 2006—NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies announced the election of several new directors at its Annual Conference November 6 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Elected to terms expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting were four new directors: • Michael Fox, President of Screen USA • Don Harvey, Vice President and General Manager of XpedX Printing Technologies • Marc Olin, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Professional Printing Applications • Thomas Wetjen, Vice President of Worldwide Graphic Communications at Xerox Corporation Nominated for re-election to terms expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting were: • Timothy Combs, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Fujifilm

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