Supplier News November 2010
EFI Races to Strong Tradeshow "Trifecta" Finish
FOSTER CITY, Calif.—EFI™, has concluded a what it terms a successful "trifecta" of industry tradeshows—SGIA, GRAPH EXPO, and Labelexpo Americas—with record visitor attendance, strong sales on the show floor, and hundreds of qualified leads.
The three events enabled EFI to showcase its complete portfolio of end-to-end solutions that support the industry's progression from analog to digital technology.
"EFI had a large presence at each of these key industry conferences, and we're thrilled that our booths were overflowing with prospects and current customers in search of ways to bring growth to their businesses," said Frank Mallozzi, senior vice president of worldwide sales, EFI. "Now more than ever, companies are looking at how multiple EFI products can make a huge impact on their success. Many visitors at these events made a purchase decision on the spot, and many, many more will be engaging with our sales team over the next several weeks to learn how EFI can boost their productivity and profits."
EskoArtwork Strengthens Business
GENT, Belgium—EskoArtwork reports a strong performance during the first half year of 2010. Consolidated revenues for the first half year of 2010 amounted to 84.9 million euro, an increase of 25 percent over the first half year of 2009 and an increase of seven percent over the same period in 2008. EBITDA for the first half year of 2010 ended at 17.0 million euro, a 149 percent improvement over the same period of 2009 and 42 percent higher than the results of the first half year of 2008.
Revenue for packaging products increased by 27 percent compared to the first half of 2009 and by eight percent compared to the first half year of 2008.
Bunting Announces UK-based –Manufacturing and Sales Center
NEWTON, Kan.—Bunting Magnetics Co. is launching a new manufacturing and sales operation center based in Berkhamsted, England. This location will be responsible for all sales in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the African continent. Also, this operation will manufacture equipment that is part of the Magnetic Separation product line. Gareth Meese, export sales manager for Magnet Applications Limited (MAL), a division of Bunting, will have dual responsibilities to oversee and develop sales for the product lines for both Bunting® and MAL.