EFI’s award winning products span a range of capabilities that help print businesses drive more value and productivity, including a variable data solution designed to grow the use of high-response, personalised one-to-one marketing, an integrated software solution to streamline and automate document finishing and an ultra-high-speed display graphics production solution that employs EFI’s single-pass inkjet technology.
Fiery FreeForm Create
The newest version of EFI Fiery® FreeForm™ Create is the 2021 Pinnacle Product Award winner in the variable and transactional software category. The software, which has won several additional industry awards, is a free, variable data print (VDP) creation application that has been recognised time and again for the role it plays in helping the design and marketing community expand the use of personalised campaigns that deliver bigger impact and value.
Developed to be the easiest way to get started with VDP, Fiery FreeForm Create gives users the ability to quickly add variable text, images, and barcodes into files for production on Fiery Driven™ digital printers.
Another Fiery technology – EFI Fiery integration with inline and offline slitter/cutter/creaser finishers – earned the 2021 PRINTING United Alliance Pinnacle Product Award in the prepress and premedia software category. With this innovative offering, digital print providers can use Fiery Impose or Fiery Finishing Designer make-ready software in job prep stages to establish a more seamless, integrated workflow from a digital print device to inline or nearline slitter/cutter/creaser finishers from many different manufacturers.
The solution delivers a fully visual user interface that can significantly simplify the creation and editing of cut, crease and perforation marks on a print job, eliminating operator touch points and errors. As a result, users can save up to 80% in production setup time and ensure imposed jobs will be printed and finished correctly.
EFI’s newest super high speed production solution, the EFI Nozomi 18000+ LED single-pass printer for display graphics, is the winning product in the 2021 Pinnacle Product Awards’ single-pass printer category. This award, which is given based on a strict file output comparison against a test print provided by PRINTING United, speaks to the premium quality and remarkable accuracy possible with EFI’s groundbreaking UV LED single pass technology, using up to seven colors, including optional white, orange and violet inks.
Driven by a high-performance EFI Fiery blade server digital front end offering next-generation colour profiling technology, the printer is capable of printing on synthetic media and paper-based materials at speeds up to 1000 sheets or boards per hour – taking print’s analogue to digital transformation to a new, higher point. With the printer, signage and graphics businesses have the firepower to address their largest-volume needs with just-in-time and on-demand production for print runs anywhere from one to 10,000+ sheets.
‘The 2021 PRINTING United Pinnacle Product Awards showcased much of the best technology innovations capable of driving printing businesses to greater profit potential, cost efficiency and market growth,’ said Ken Hanulec, vice president of worldwide marketing for EFI. ‘We are honoured to have earned these awards, as they demonstrate our longstanding and unwavering focus on creating the right technical innovations so customers can overcome even their biggest digital production challenges and achieve greater business success.’