Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI; Fremont, CA) has acquired Inèdit Software S.L. (Barcelona), a developer of raster image processors (RIPs) and related software for digital industrial textile printing.
According to a statement from EFI, the acquisition extends EFI’s strategy to accelerate digital transformation in industrial print through investments that advance the company’s presence and capabilities in packaging and corrugated, display graphics, textile, and building materials/décor applications. Inèdit will be integrated into the Reggiani textile business.
“Digital represents the biggest transformational opportunity we have ever seen in industrial printing,” EFI CEO and Executive Chairman Jeff Jacobson is quoted in the statement. “We are committed to driving innovation and expanding our offerings through all economic cycles as we address our customers’ critical need to digitize and automate their workflows.”
“Becoming part of the EFI Reggiani business empowers us to develop and deliver an even greater level of end-to-end textile integrated workflow solutions and Industry 4.0-driven automation enhancements that will further drive customers’ productivity, printing performance, profitability and sustainability in textile printing,” Jose Antonio Caballero, co-founder and sales manager of Inèdit is also quoted in the statement.
Inèdit’s employees are joining EFI Reggiani but will continue to work from their current offices.
For more information, visit efi.com.
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