New EFI Fierys Drive Line-Up of Ricoh Aficio Color MFPs13 Mar, 2009
New EFI Fierys Drive Line-Up of Ricoh Aficio Color MFPs
Foster City, CA (March 9, 2009)– Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, and EFI™ (Nasdaq: EFI), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today launched two EFI Fiery® controllers for the recently launched Ricoh Aficio mid-range digital color multifunction products (MFPs) designed for the office environment. The Fiery controllers deliver exceptional color, automated, visual workflows, and impressive speed to increase return on equipment investment for Ricoh customers.
The Fiery-based E-5100 controller supports the Aficio MP C4000 and MP C5000, and the E-3100 controller supports the Aficio MP C2800 and MP C3300.
“These new Fiery controllers, together with the latest Ricoh Aficio color MFPs, deliver consistent, predictable color output and improve office productivity with automated workflows that allow even the most inexperienced users to create complex jobs or booklets,” said Ron Potesky, senior vice president, corporate communications, product/solutions & channel marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation.
“The Fiery ensures significantly improved productivity and cost effectiveness with its unmatched speed and easy-to-use visual workflows that allow anyone to create professional looking documents with only a few clicks,” said John Henze, vice president of marketing, Fiery Division, EFI. “These tools take the pain and time out of creating eye-catching office documents.”
To deliver exceptional color, the controllers rely on Fiery ColorWise®, an in-RIP color management system that provides great out-of-the-box color and offers users the ability to fine tune color. The optional Spot-On® module simplifies the production of accurate corporate colors and eliminates color rework. The Fierys built-in, wizard-based visual workflows shorten prep time and lead to greater productivity. Also, the RIP-while- Print® technology allows one page to be printed while subsequent pages are being processed, enabling more pages to be printed per hour.