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EFI unveils new VUTEk Q5r at Shanghai show


Hao Sun, General Manager, Shanghai Kangda Penhua Co.,Ltd unveils the new Q5r printer


At the Shanghai International Ad & Sign Technology and Equipment Exposition, EFI featured the worldwide debut of the new, 5-metre-wide EFI VUTEk Q5r LED roll-to-roll printer. EFI and its display graphics channel partner Changyin Technology (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd, celebrated numerous new equipment sales.


Shanghai Kangda Penhua Co. Ltd, took home the printer from the show floor, adding the VUTEk Q5r to build its offering producing premium-quality graphics for retail, décor and other production applications.


Operating at speeds up to 672 square meters per hour, the VUTEk Q5r is EFI’s fastest roll-to-roll printer and brings important competitive advantages to Shanghai Kangda Penhua.


“I have been a loyal customer of EFI since 2012 and owned several EFI printers. To be a market leader, I am always on the look-out to invest in the latest, best-in-class printing technology. I chose to invest in the VUTEk Q5r because I was impressed by its high speed and premium colour quality, and these are factors that will give me a competitive edge,” said Hao Sun, general manager of Shanghai Kangda Penhua Co. Ltd.


Another company also committed to the new EFI VUTEk Q5r, Shanghai BoEn Ad Co. Ltd: “We are confident that the VUTEk Q5r will be a game changer which will boost our production efficiency and enable us to continue to provide high quality and value-added solutions to our customers,” said Wenhao Fan, general manager of Shanghai BoEn Ad Co. Ltd.

Other purchases made at the tradeshow include the sale of the EFI VUTEk h5 hybrid UV LED printer to Jiangsu Baicheng Digital Film Co., Ltd and LC Group. Ningbo Lixin Printing Co., Ltd additionally invested in a new EFI VUTEk 5r+ roll-to-roll printer.


“The International Ad & Sign Expo was the second in-person trade show EFI has participated in Shanghai since reopenings have begun. In a region of the world where doing business in person is critical to building and maintaining relationships, we were gratified by the number of visitors to our stand and excited about the opportunity to refresh existing relationships and begin to build new ones. The printing companies we were able to celebrate at this year’s show are more than ready to take advantage of new opportunities to grow their businesses by adopting leading-edge solutions,” said Rodd Harrison, vice president of sales, Asia Pacific, Electronics For Imaging.

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