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New Xerox Color Multifunction System and Print Server Power Office Publishing

NORWALK, Conn., May 27, 2008  -- It's an office reality: A co-worker sends a file loaded with images to the printer and the rest of the office stands in line waiting for this one print job. It's a frustrating drain on productivity. To take this frustration out of the workplace and keep office printing humming, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) launched the WorkCentre™ 7346 multifunction printer.

It's the company's latest color MFP that speeds through a range of documents, from everyday business reports like Excel spreadsheets, to graphic-rich color presentations and brochures. The system features print speeds of up to 40 pages per minute (ppm) in color and 45 ppm in black and white, a fast 667MHz processor, 1.5 GB of memory, and a 40 GB hard drive.


Ricoh Introduces New Pro 906EX/PRO, 1106EX/PRO and 1356EX Digital Imaging Systems

West Caldwell, NJ,   May 27, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation today launched the new Ricoh Pro 906EX/Pro 1106EX and Pro 1356EX Digital Imaging Systems. These systems are the first in a series designed to better meet the needs of the demanding production marketplace and support the document management needs of Central Reproduction Departments (CRD), Print for Pay and Data Center environments by providing seamless integration of printing, copying and scanning functionality.

“The needs and requirements of the production printing marketplace are constantly changing, and becoming more complex,” said Hede Nonaka, executive vice president, marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. “Ricoh developed this advanced new series to not only address, but exceed, the demands of the production market – providing more advanced functionality and finishing capabilities to help businesses stand out from the competition.”


Riso Continues its Excellence in Serving the Printing Needs of the Education Market

Danvers, MA – May 27, 2008 – RISO, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high speed color printers and duplicators, today highlighted results from a U.S. school market customer survey it recently conducted. The survey of 5,000 public K-12 schools that currently utilize RISO printing equipment found a user satisfaction rating of 97 percent1. These findings support RISO’s position as a leading provider of printing solutions to the education market with 82 of the 100 largest school districts in the  United States now utilizing RISO printers and duplicators.

“We are very pleased to see these results from our customer survey, as it reinforces that RISO truly understands the printing needs of today’s public schools and educational institutions,” said David Murphy, Vice President of Marketing for RISO, Inc. “We understand the commitment that superintendents, principals and teachers have to teaching our youth, and RISO is pleased to support them in this effort.”


Kyocera Mita America Names Richard Heckelmann Product and Solutions Marketing Manager, Printers

FAIRFIELD, N.J., May 27, 2008 ― Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced the addition of Richard Heckelmann to the product and solutions marketing team. Mr. Heckelmann joins as Product and Solutions Marketing Manager of Kyocera Mita America’s award-winning printer line-up, and will oversee the product management of printers effective May 27, 2008.

Specifically, Mr. Heckelmann will be responsible with identifying key strengths within Kyocera Mita America’s printer solutions; highlighting key competitive differentiators, including lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), high reliability and quality performance. Additionally, he will manage all aspects of product marketing for the printer solutions, including product pricing analysis, product launch strategies, a managed print services program and competitive analysis for printers and related software and utilities. Mr. Heckelmann will report to William Cassidy, associate director, Product and Solutions Marketing at Kyocera Mita America.


TJL Copy Products of Grand Junction, Colo. Joins Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.

Ramsey, N.J. and Grand Junction, Colo. – May 27, 2008 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies from the desktop to the print shop, today announced that TJL Copy Products Inc. of Grand Junction, Colorado has joined Konica Minolta’s dealer channel.  Founded in 1991 by Tim and Judi Markley, TJL Copy Products will now offer Konica Minolta’s complete line of award-winning bizhubTM office systems and bizhub PROTM production print systems, as well as its extensive portfolio of document management and workflow solutions.

With ten employees, TJL Copy Products currently services a large variety of business on the western slope.  Over the past 17 years, TJL Copy Products has established themselves as a premier provider of solutions designed to meet the needs of their clients’ in document imaging, creation, storage, management and distribution.


Xerox Adopts Adobe® PDF Print Engine in FreeFlow Print Server

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 27, 2008  -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has extended its partnership with Adobe Systems and will adopt Adobe PDF Print Engine in Xerox's FreeFlow® Print Server. The FreeFlow Print Server with Adobe PDF Print Engine will enable quick and reliable printing of native Adobe Portable Document Format files including complex designs and transparencies for production environments.

Adobe PDF Print Engine enables workflow consistency and flexibility since it processes native PDF files without conversion to Adobe PostScript. Native PDF rendering improves end-to-end predictability and reliability of the entire print process and reduces delays and rework. It also uses JDF-based automation technologies, resulting in faster processing.


Xerox Unveils Prepress Workflow Software Designed and Priced Specifically for Entry-Level Production Printing

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 27, 2008  -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) is bringing powerful workflow software to entry-level production print environments with FreeFlow™ Express to Print, the latest addition to its industry-leading portfolio of workflow tools.

With a highly visual graphical user interface, FreeFlow Express to Print helps perform job ticketing and prepress functions with a simple click, drag and drop method. Tabs, covers, chapter starts and watermarks are easily added by clicking and dragging to the desired location within a document. The screen will immediately show a graphic representation of each page within the job ensuring it is submitted and printed exactly as desired.


Kyocera Mita America Launches EcoPro TCO Optimizer and TCO Calculator Printer Evaluation Tools

FAIRFIELD, N.J., - May 23, 2008 – Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document imaging companies, today launched its innovative TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Optimizer and TCO Calculator for its line of black and white and color EcoPro printers. Available on the EcoPro reseller Intranet, the Kyocera Mita TCO Optimizer and TCO Calculator are interactive, web-based tools that allow resellers to accurately evaluate and demonstrate the potential cost saving for businesses by comparing printer and printer consumable costs such as toner, drums and maintenance kits – across different vendor models.


Xerox Elevates High Performance and Image Quality of iGen3 Digital Press

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 22, 2008  -- The printing industry's most productive high-speed digital color press has just taken its image quality, productivity and profitability to a whole new level.

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) today introduced the Automated Color Quality Suite Press Matching System, for its Xerox iGen3™ 90 and 110 Digital Production Presses, offering high performance plus quality that matches offset printing. The new Automated Color Quality Suite enables faster press set up, quicker time to production, greater color stability and automated Pantone-color matching.


Xerox Chairman to Shareholders: Growth Strategy, Financial Strength Build Value for Customers, Investors

GREENWICH, Conn., May 22, 2008  -- At its annual shareholder meeting held here today, Anne Mulcahy, chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX), and Xerox president Ursula Burns highlighted the strategic steps Xerox is taking to capitalize on its $125 billion market opportunity.

In her address to shareholders this morning, Mulcahy said, "Xerox has evolved into a services-led technology company that is known for innovation and customer focus. We help manage the massive flow of information and communication in businesses today. We're a content management provider and a trusted partner who can help our customers make the most of their IT infrastructure and bridge the paper and digital worlds."


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