EFI PrintSmith Customers Win Industry Awards

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Foster City, Calif. – Aug. 30, 2006 – EFI, the world leader in digital controllers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions, is proud to announce that many top performing Sir Speedy and PIP Printing & Document Services printing centers use EFI PrintSmith to manage their businesses. EFI’s Sir Speedy and PIP customers recently received sales performance awards at the Annual Sir Speedy and PIP International Convention and Vendor Show. EFI, a major exhibitor at the vendor show, was pleased to see their customers receive awards in the following five categories: Top 25, Volume Increase Percentage, Million Dollar Club, Century Club and Franchisee of the Year. EFI PrintSmith is a flexible, feature rich print management information system and the market leading solution for print and copy shops. PrintSmith automates the entire business process and helps customers improve productivity and increase profits. PrintSmith also integrates directly with EFI Fiery driven output devices for job ticketing and data collection, allowing even greater productivity improvements. John Riley and Alan Gardner are co-owners of Sir Speedy of Newark, Del., and recipients of the Sir Speedy Franchisee of the Year award. Riley said, “From day one, we’ve used PrintSmith as the print management solution for our business. PrintSmith is an integral part of our operation, and we count on it every day to help us grow even more prosperous.” “EFI has a powerful suite of MIS software solutions to help customers of all sizes connect all of the pieces of the printing process to gain efficiencies and better manage their business for profitability,” said Marc Olin, senior vice president/general manager, EFI Professional Printing Applications. “We’re proud that PrintSmith has played a part in the success of so many Sir Speedy and PIP franchises. We strongly believe there is a link between award-winning operations like these and managing the business of print using EFI MIS solutions.”