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Centiv Services, Inc. Installs Canon imagePRESS Digital Presses and Automated Workflow Solutions

Burlington, N.J., March 25, 2008 – Canon Business Solutions., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. and leading provider of document imaging and office solutions, today announced that Centiv Services, Inc., has installed two imagePRESS C7000VP digital presses and deployed complementary software and hardware from the Canon imagePRESS Workflow Solutions program to better serve Centiv customers’ growing needs for high quality images and customized promotional materials.

Centiv Services is a value-added marketing services firm based in Chicago that helps brand companies manage their communications through printed materials at the point of decision for the consumer, such as grocery stores, restaurants and bars throughout the Mid-West.  Working with Canon Business Solutions, Centiv had two imagePRESS C7000VP digital presses, along with two imagePRESS Server A3000 print servers, installed to improve the quality and turnaround time for the many unique print projects that Centiv handles for its clients.


Canon Extends Support of EFI Fiery-Based Production Workflow Solution to Maximize Customers’ Productivity and Equipment Investment

Lake Success, N.Y.  and Foster City, Calif. – March 25 , 2008 – Canon U.S.A., the overall brand market share leader in digital color printing systems in the U.S. i, and EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced the inclusion of EFI Fieryâ Central powerful modular, PDF-based production workflow solution as part of Canon’s imagePRESS Workflow Solutions program. Encompassing EFI’s unmatched expertise, Fiery Central enables print service providers in medium to high-volume print-on-demand environments, such as corporate reprographic departments (CRD), print for pay, and commercial printers, to increase job volume, decrease turnaround times and maximize their Canon imagePRESS and imageRUNNER  product investment.

“Helping customers optimize their digital workflow and automate redundant tasks is necessary to maximize profits on their digital printing operation. By integrating the Fiery Central production workflow solution and EFI’s and Canon’s high-end production solutions, our customers can better manage their end-to-end digital workflow and streamline monochrome and color production printing to further develop and enhance their digital business,” said Janet Cain, senior director, Canon U.S.A., Inc.


Epson Transforms Commercial Sign Making Industry with New Epson Stylus Pro GS6000

LONG BEACH, Calif. – March 24, 2008 – Epson America Inc. today entered the outdoor commercial printing industry with the introduction of the Epson Stylus® Pro GS6000, offering technical advancements poised to dramatically impact the professional sign making market. 

Featuring Epson UltraChrome® GS ink, a new solvent-based ink technology with eight individual colors, including an all new orange and green, the Stylus Pro GS6000 produces the industry’s widest color gamut for unparalleled output quality on nearly any solvent-based media. The printer’s new Dual-Array MicroPiezo® AMC™ print head has been uniquely engineered for the demands of high-production solvent printing. The Stylus Pro GS6000 is also the fastest 64-inch wide roll-to-roll printer in its class, with print speeds of up to 340 sq. ft. per hour for banner-quality printing, up to 180 sq. ft. per hour for everyday production and up to 91 sq. ft. for photographic signage output.


Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. Reinforces Commitment to "Deliver the Difference" at 2008 National Dealer Meeting

IRVINE , California   ( Mar 25, 2008 ) :

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) announced today the successful completion of its 2008 National Dealer Meeting.  Held at the Four Seasons Aviara in North San Diego, Calif. from March 3 to March 5, the annual meeting featured the theme “Deliver the Difference.”  More than 550 attendees cheered as company executives, led by President and COO Mark Mathews, unveiled TABS’ new color product family based on a newly-developed technology platform.  Additional introductions included open platform architecture support for the next-generation e-BRIDGE controller, upgraded monochrome product lines, and new software solutions, value-add partnerships and service-oriented programs.


Xerox Creates Calculator That Measures Environmental Efficiency; First in the Industry to Answer "How Green is Your Office?"

NORWALK, Conn., March 25, 2008  -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today unveiled the industry's first Sustainability Calculator designed to help customers pinpoint opportunities to reduce their environmental impact while reducing costs. The new proprietary software tool measures the overall impact a company's document technologies have on the environment.

The Sustainability Calculator is the newest assessment tool available through Xerox Office Services. It evaluates the current office environment of printers, copiers and multifunction devices and then measures environmental benefits that could be achieved in terms of energy and paper use, solid waste, water, air and greenhouse gas emissions. This tool provides customers the first fact-based measurement of their environmental footprint.


Ricoh Continues Fifth Season of Advertising with Major League Baseball

West Caldwell, NJ,   March 24, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, today announced that for the fifth consecutive year it will maintain a strong advertising presence in the pre-, post- and in game broadcasts of Major League Baseball (MLB) throughout the entire 2008 season. Ricoh is the sponsor of the broadcasts of Major League Baseball games on FOX Sports Net, the YES Network SportsNet NY and other regional sports networks representing 25 teams in 22 markets.

To build on the momentum Ricoh gained last year, it is continuing with the “I am Your Idea” campaign, which ties into Ricoh’s dependability strategy as well as the overall theme of moving customer ideas forward. The campaign will include 30-second spots that highlight Ricoh’s overall line of high-quality and reliable products and solutions, including its award-winning color products and line of printers, copiers and multifunction products (MFPs). “We are pleased to continue the ‘I am Your Idea’ advertising strategy as we believe the messages introduced in this campaign of reliability and effective business solutions, truly resonate with our customers,” said Kirk Yoshida, chairman & CEO, Ricoh Americas Corporation. “We are excited to be sending our message to Major League Baseball fans for the fifth consecutive year and are confident that our message will continue to be seen by millions of baseball fans in 2008.”


AIIM Board of Directors Welcomes DocuWare Corporation President as New Member

Newburgh, NY – March 24, 2008 DocuWare Corporation, a leader in the integrated document management industry, is pleased to announce that Greg Schloemer, President of DocuWare Corporation, was elected to the AIIM Board of Directors.

Six new members were elected to AIIM’s Board of Directors, a two year commitment, at the Annual Business Meeting held on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at the Boston Convention Center.


Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. Partners with Rochester Software Associates, Inc. to Officer Enterprise Class Production Printing

IRVINE, Calif., (March 20, 2008) – Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) today announced a strategic partnership with Rochester Software Associates Inc. (RSA) to provide RSA’s complete Production Workflow Solution with Toshiba’s e-STUDIO™ family of multifunction products (MFP).  For the first time, Toshiba’s dealers can provide new and existing customers with a unified workflow from Toshiba e-STUDIOTM workgroup MFPs to the production print center.  This complete turn-key solution is ideal for the education and enterprise market and offers production print solutions for developing, customizing and supporting job submission, including the award-winning web-to-print component, WebCRD™. 

"The addition of Rochester Software Associates’ Enterprise Workflow System to Toshiba’s solutions portfolio allows us to offer a new level of production-focused productivity, scalability and serviceability to our customers,” said Joseph Contreras, director, Product and Solutions Marketing, TABS.  “Toshiba’s value-added solutions strategy focuses on providing our dealer channel with industry leading tools to enable them to meet the changing dynamics of the industry and their customers.”


ABBYY Selected for ECM Connection 2008 ACE Award

FREMONT, Calif., March 19, 2008 – ABBYY USA, a leading provider of recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies, today announced it has received top honors in the Compliance category of the 2008 ECM Connection ACE Awards. The ACE awards are designed to honor companies for their noteworthy achievements in the promotion of and education about enterprise content management (ECM) technologies, in the categories of Banking/Finance, Compliance, Government, Healthcare, High-Volume Scanning and Low-Volume Scanning.

“With the criteria based on Appeal, Content and Education, the 2008 ECM Connection ACE Awards were judged by a panel of industry analysts and editors and voted on by the readers of ECM Connection,” said Wes Palmer, web editor at ECM Connection. “These awards are designed to honor companies that are making extra efforts to promote the education and adoption of enterprise content management technologies within specific markets beyond their overall horizontal offerings.”


Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. Partners with Computer Products of America Inc. to Offer Line of Stand-Alone Scanners

IRVINE, Calif., (March 19, 2008) – Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) today announced that it has entered a strategic alliance with Fujitsu Computer Products of America Inc, a market leader in document imaging scanners and services, to offer Fujitsu’s award-winning line of small-footprint, high-speed scanning products through authorized Toshiba dealers.  Incorporating Fujitsu’s best-in-class document capturing hardware with TABS’ robust line of document imaging products and solutions further positions TABS as a complete one-stop document management resource for its business customers.  

“Pairing up with Fujitsu allows us to be even more flexible in meeting the business scanning needs of our customers, and offering another well-designed and trusted brand ensures we maintain our quality and standards,” said Joseph Contreras, director, Product and Solutions Marketing, TABS.  “There are times when businesses need additional image capturing options, yet do not have the space or need for an additional MFP.  By leveraging Fujitsu’s extensive scanner line, Toshiba dealers can now address those specific needs within their product catalogue, and have full confidence that they can meet any customer’s special scanning needs.”


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