InfoPrint Solutions Company showcases solutions for business optimization at ON DEMAND 2008

Boulder, CO, February 27, 2008: InfoPrint Solutions Company, a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, today announces its market leading solutions on show at ON DEMAND Conference & Expo 2008, in Boston from March 3-6, 2008. The company's portfolio is focused on transforming clients' businesses and optimizing multi-channel output, all with a keen focus on improving business bottom line for clients in multiple industries. The company also announces details of its executive speakers participating on key panels at both ON DEMAND and Xplor, on a range of topics including sustainability, color, productivity and emerging technologies.InfoPrint will be showcasing solutions and services around several key themes at ON DEMAND 2008:

Automated Document Factory (ADF) - ADF addresses customer pains such as regulatory compliance; multi-site management through modules including mailroom integrity; postal optimization; workflow; output manageability; and postage and cost containment, including meeting the USPS mandate to upgrade to the Intelligent Mail barcode by January 1, 2009.

Direct mail­­ - The use of direct mail continues to grow worldwide, and InfoPrint will be demonstrating solutions to allow service bureaus to meet customer demands for the combination of creative, customized, high-quality pieces and higher throughput, all with cost containment in mind.

Optimization - InfoPrint is working with customers to drive optimization and manage print, to allow cost reductions, through implementing managed print solutions that offer more value to its customers. InfoPrint's solutions can help you print for higher profit with architecture and software that can integrate heterogeneous environments into a compliant, automated system.

Bookflow - Learn more about InfoPrint's cost effective solution to enable customers to leverage investments in existing PDF applications through providing advanced workflow capability for automating prepress and print production for both book and manual production, as well as in-plant and print-for-pay accounts. InfoPrint's digital books on demand solutions help publishers achieve shorter print runs at a lower cost and reduce complexity through advanced automation technology.

Productivity - Speeding the pace of intelligent document management and increasing the productivity of existing employees while reducing costs are key for today's modern business. InfoPrint productivity solutions on show at ON DEMAND allow management of information and enable businesses to unify enterprise architecture with a single solution that allows document composition and employee collaboration.

"Our range of customer-focused solutions is the most comprehensive in the market place, all with a core focus of driving profitability and cutting complexity for our customers, across many industries," said Chris Reid, Director of Global Solutions at InfoPrint Solutions Company. "We continue to be at the forefront of innovation and as the print industry adapts to new market demands and emerging technologies, so InfoPrint remains a trusted team member helping our customers adopt, innovate, and ultimately increase the value of all output."

InfoPrint hardware on show in Boston as part of these solutions will include the InfoPrint 5000 color production duplex printer with Hunkeler unwinder and folder; the InfoPrint 4100 MS 1 production simplex printer with LRSI pre and post finishing options, and the InfoPrint 2135 cut sheet printer.

InfoPrint executives will be speaking at the following sessions:


TUESDAY, March 4th

11:30am-12:20pm - Joe Czyszczewski - EB2: Green Thinking: Promoting Ecologically Sound and Sustainable Printed Communications

WEDNESDAY, March 5th

10:10am-11:10am - Bob Kilcullen - Keynote Panel: Emerging Technologies and What to Expect in 2008


MONDAY, March 3rd

10:00am-11:00am - Chris Reid, Bert Prospero - Models for Increasing Productivity

5:00pm-6:00pm - Howard Turetzky - Introduction to ACIF

TUESDAY, March 4th

9:00am-10:00am - Howard Turetzky - Introduction to Debugging

11:00am-12:00pm - Howard Turetzky - AFP Recording Format

WEDNESDAY, March 5th

9:00am-10:00am - Reinhardt Hohensee - AFP Architecture What's New and AFP Consortium

10:00am-11:00am - Reinhardt Hohensee - AFP Architecture What's New and AFP Consortium Part 2

1:20pm-2:20pm - Chris Reid - Technology - The Tools

4:00pm-5:00pm - Howard Turetzky - Tricks of the AFP Masters: Debugging AFP

5:00pm-6:00pm - John Meixel - AFP Color: 2008 Status

THURSDAY, March 6th

10:00am-11:00am - Howard Turetzky - Tricks of the AFP Masters: ACIF How to Use It

11:00am-12:00pm - Howard Turetzky and Reinhardt Hohensee - Closing, Questions and Answers,

InfoPrint Solutions Company

InfoPrint Solutions Company, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, brings to market the advantages IBM and Ricoh have in the development, manufacturing, marketing and building of strategic solutions for customers, creating a growth-oriented global enterprise that is strategically focused on the output market.

The InfoPrint Solutions Company portfolio includes solutions for production printing for enterprises and commercial printers as well as solutions for office workgroup environments and industrial segments. The company offers customers the highest quality output solutions that optimize productivity by providing efficient workflow and, at the same time, delivering low cost of ownership and high return on investment. The heritage of InfoPrint Solutions Company includes the development of the IBM Advanced Function Presentation (AFP) Architecture - now an industry standard - and Intelligent Printer Data Stream (IPDS), which has since become the standard for mission critical business printing. The company also leads the industry in print management solutions with both InfoPrint Process Director and InfoPrint Manager. Please visit for more information.

Media and Industry Analyst Contacts:

Gemma Craven / Tracey Sheehy

Breakaway Communications for InfoPrint Solutions Company /

917 640 6423/908 705 4596 (at ON DEMAND)