Fremont, Calif.-based Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI®) has purchased Rialco Ltd., an England-based supplier of sublimation dye powders and dyes. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Rialco now operates as a part of EFI’s industrial inkjet business and its employees have joined the EFI family.
“The deal announced today gives EFI the platform to extend the technical advantages we provide to customers in the signage, textile, ceramics and other industries that are rapidly transitioning from analog to digital printing,” said Stephen Emery, vice president, EFI’s ink business.
“Being part of EFI gives Rialco an important opportunity to continue growing our offerings as part of a leading developer of advanced industrial ink products,” said Paul Davies, Rialco co-founder and current director of EFI | Rialco. “Our team is looking forward to working with our colleagues across EFI to bring Rialco’s innovations to a broader range of customers and markets.”