Technology Snapshot: EFI has released the EFI Packaging Suite 4.0, the company's latest ERP-based suite of software solutions providing packaging enterprises with end-to-end workflows that contribute to profitability by increasing efficiencies. The Suite includes an expanded offering of certified integrations that optimize business and production operations for label and packaging converters. The new packaging ERP platform was shown for the first time at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The 4.0 release expands EFI's offering to include 20 certified workflows that provide unprecedented levels of business and production automation geared toward real-world label and package converting environments. Each certified workflow combines the core EFI Radius ERP solution with modular, integrated components from EFI’s industry-leading portfolio, as well as with key third-party technologies, such as Esko’s Automation Engine. Packaging operations are able to configure their individual Packaging Suite workflow to address the specific production management needs for products they offer, including folding cartons, labels, shrink sleeves, in-mold labels, flexible packaging and blown film extrusion products.