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EFI Completes Strategic Investment in Raster Printers


EFI has completed a strategic investment in Raster Printers. Founded in 2004, Raster Printers offers a line of environmentally-friendly UV wide format printers marketed under the brand name Daytona.
“Raster Printers, under the leadership of Rak Kumar, has developed market-leading products in wide format UV inkjet printing,” said Chet Pribonic, senior vice president and general manager, EFI VUTEk. “By investing in Raster Printers, EFI continues to demonstrate its dedication to bringing the broadest array of innovative products to the printing industry, especially in the growing display graphics market. Raster’s products offer an ease-of-entry strategy for printers wishing to take advantage of the huge market opportunity offered by roll-to-roll and rigid substrate UV printing of display graphics.”
Raster Printers introduced the Daytona H700UV 72-inch hybrid flatbed printer with photographic image quality and white ink at the recent SGIA 2007 conference in Orlando, adding to their T600 vacuum table printer, which offers outstanding print quality with grayscale MEMS print heads from Dimatix. Raster Printers’ new products offer breakthrough quality and productivity for wide format UV printers starting at under $80,000.