EFI to Acquire Radius Solutions
FOSTER CITY, Calif.—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (www.efi.com), a leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Radius Solutions (www.radiussolutions.com). Radius Solutions is a leading ERP/MIS software provider focused exclusively on the packaging and printing industry. While the terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, the cash transaction is expected to be slightly accretive to full year 2010 results. The transaction is subject to various closing conditions.
“We are very pleased to add Radius to our growing portfolio of industry-leading software solutions targeted to the print industry,”said Marc Olin, Sr. VP/GM APPS of EFI. “EFI’s goal is to offer our customers a complete product portfolio that assists them from job creation to production, while allowing them to be more efficient and effective, and ultimately, more profitable. Radius allows us to bring this concept to the packaging market, which is one of the largest segments of the print market and an area of strategic focus for EFI, joining our Pace and Monarch MIS systems which are targeted to the display graphics and commercial print markets.”
Radius Solutions will become part of the Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS) division of EFI. EFI intends to integrate a number of its award-winning products including Fiery, VUTEk, Jetrion, Digital StoreFront, PrintFlow, and Auto-Count, with the Radius product line. The Radius acquisition further strengthens EFI’s growing product portfolio of software tools, UV inkjet digital presses and inks, and MIS solutions for the packaging market, which is one of the largest printing markets in the world.
Radius Solutions is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with direct operations in the United States and Europe. Radius brings many years of experience developing and deploying applications developed specifically to manage the unique needs of packaging and printing organizations. Radius has established itself as a leading provider of management information systems specifically designed to help flexible packaging, folding carton, and label printers manage their operations.