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EFI and Legend To Promote Controller and Imaging Technologies in China

Press release from the issuing company

HONG KONG & FOSTER CITY, Calif.--July 16, 2002-- Electronics For Imaging today announced a cooperation with Legend Group Limited to promote advanced printing controller and imaging technologies for the fast growing Chinese market. Legend is a leading Chinese technology company offering enterprise and consumer products, and the number one provider of PCs in China. EFI is the world leader in software and hardware imaging solutions for network printing. The two companies will collaborate on a range of products using EFI's industry-leading imaging and controller technologies. The initial product is the LJ7500, a high speed, sub-$1,000 class printer for corporate workgroup environments. The LJ7500 leverages EFI's new Volcano controller architecture, a powerful low-cost platform designed for affordable, high-speed printers. Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI, said: "Legend is a leading IT provider in China and we are honored they have chosen EFI as a strategic partner. We look forward to working with them to develop a broad range of high-quality, advanced technology products to meet the growing needs of the Chinese market. To further our new partnership with Legend and our focus on the Chinese market, we will be opening our first business office in China this summer." Liu Hong, Assistant President of Legend and General Manager of Peripheral Equipment Business, said: "Legend has been actively promoting the application of computers and computer-related peripherals. Expanding our efforts into networked printing will enable more people in China to fully utilize the capabilities of their computers. We are pleased to work with EFI which has established a worldwide reputation for their advanced printer controller and imaging technologies."