EFI - 7/10/2009
EFI to Show Popular VUTEk GS3200 Superwide Format Printer and
EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that
demonstrations of the revolutionary 3.2-meter hybrid VUTEk GS3200 superwide printer will be given at the
company’s 10th annual Connect users’ conference from August 2 to 5 at the Wynn Las Vegas. This year,
EFI is demonstrating the new VUTEk GS3200 superwide format UV printer along with integrated workflow
solutions from EFI, and inviting customers to join presentations given by product experts that will focus on the
technology of VUTEk printers and the exciting economics of how these superwide format printers are driving
record profitability for EFI’s customers.
"EFI Connect attracts existing customers and potential buyers from around the globe and this exclusive EFI
summer event is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the newly introduced VUTEK GS3200," said Chuck
Dourlet, vice president of marketing, EFI VUTEk. "This is an incredible, uncompromising product that has
speeds up to 2400 square feet per hour, resolution up to true 1000 dpi and the versatility to address just about
any wide-format application you can dream of. The GS series printers have been received with incredible
enthusiasm from the industry, and our prospective buyers have been clamoring to see one in action. We’re
really looking forward to showing off the GS3200 alongside of EFI’s industry leading print management and
workflow solutions in Las Vegas."
"High performance equipment and solid processes both are essential to grow and sustain profitability. EFI’s
VUTEk superwide and Rastek wide format color imaging equipment, driven by EFI’s Fiery XF software for
advanced color management, can provide our customers a strong competitive edge," said Frank Mallozzi.
"Additionally, tying in EFI’s Digital StoreFront provides our customers an Internet-based virtual front door for
their business, giving them extra ways to acquire more customers and provide superior customer service to
their clients. And, when integrated with EFI’s Advanced Professional Print Software, their business has the
foundation it needs to optimize the VUTEk & Rastek printers and maximize the profit potential of virtually every
The VUTEk GS3200’s versatility expands the reach of superwide printing into new industries and applications
with breakthrough speed and incredible quality in the same printer. VUTEk’s Dual-Resolution Capability enables
true 600 dpi and true 1000 dpi output with selectable 24pl or 12pl drop sizes, and produces eye-catching,
photorealistic graphics in 8-color (plus white) mode at speeds up to 1200 feet per hour and in its Fast-5™ mode
with speeds up to 2400 square feet per hour. The GS3200 easily competes with high-volume commercial
production printers and is the perfect replacement for a wide range of wide-format and superwide printers in
one shop, as it exemplifies flexible, versatile production with its ability to transition from rigid to roll-to-roll in less
than one minute, and its capacity to print on a broad range of substrates. It delivers unique, in-line, three-layer
white-printing capability, allowing access to a whole new range of creative, high-value applications and is
perfect for long runs or short runs in high quality and at high speeds, offering the highest return on investment
(ROI) in the industry.
In addition to live, hands-on product demonstrations, EFI’s VUTEk product experts will also be conducting a
special track for prospective buyers. These presentations will address the ROI and economics of superwide
printing, profit opportunities in traditional and new superwide format applications, market conditions and outlook
for superwide format printing, as well as a technology deep-dive with the VUTEk product managers. These
presentations will complement the live product demonstrations, and will be of great value to EFI customers and
prospective buyers who want to learn more about the advantages of VUTEk printers and superwide printing.