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EFI Publishes Free "ABC's of Print MIS" Handbook

Press release from the issuing company

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – June 7, 2005 – EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, has just published the “ABC’s of Print MIS” guide to help printers understand the importance of print management information systems (MIS) and to assist them in selecting the right MIS for their business. The latest in EFI’s popular series of “ABC” guidebooks on significant industry technologies, the “ABC’s of Print MIS” is available free by mail or as a download on www.efi.com. “Printers face numerous challenges today that are more intense than they were in the past, and the only way a printer can hope to survive long-term is to improve efficiency, take costs out of the process, and create a market differentiation that ensures some level of competitive advantage” said Gerald Walsh, director of product marketing at EFI. “Today’s Print MIS solutions provide the foundation for addressing these competitive challenges. In fact, with today’s realities of high competition and tight margins, a good MIS isn’t an option for printers—it’s an absolute necessity.” The 48-page, full-color handbook provides a detailed look at the components of a print management system, then delves into how each area of the print process can benefit from better management tools. The “ABC’s of Print MIS” presents pointers for selecting a management information system, information on EFI’s suite of industry leading Print MIS solutions, and a helpful glossary of terms. Also available online at www.efi.com are the “ABC’s of VDP” and the “ABC’s of Workflow.” EFI will be holding its annual Print MIS users’ conference, Connect 2005, from June 12-15 at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Florida. The event provides opportunities for printers to learn techniques and technologies to maximize the productivity and profitability achieved from their EFI MIS systems. For more information, go to www.efi.com/connect05/