ROCHESTER, N.Y.--March 1, 2004-- EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, has been named Software Partner of the Year by Xerox Corporation for 2003. The annual award recognizes the significant contribution of a Xerox partner to Xerox's business success. The announcement was made at the annual Xerox Business Partner Conference held February 23-25 in Rochester, N.Y.
EFI has been a strategic partner of Xerox since EFI's industry leading Fiery servers were first introduced in 1991. Today, both companies collaborate on a range of server solutions and workflow productivity initiatives. EFI's Fiery and Splash(TM) servers continue to drive high speed, high quality printers and multi-function devices throughout the Xerox line, including the DocuColor iGen3(TM) Digital Production Press.
"EFI is proud to be named Xerox software partner of the year," said Kim Owen, Worldwide Account Manager, EFI. "Today, there are over one million EFI Fiery and Splash servers installed throughout the world and a high percentage of them are helping Xerox customers get the highest quality and productivity out of their digital printing devices. We are committed to continuing our 12 year collaboration with Xerox to bring innovative solutions to the digital printing market."
"EFI is a strong partner of ours and deserves to be recognized," said Mike Kucharski, Vice President and General Manager of the Xerox Workflow Business Team. "EFI and Fiery are synonymous with digital printing innovation and excellence around the world and we look forward to continuing our long and mutually beneficial partnership to bring great products to market that increase our customers' efficiency and productivity."
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