Captaris Announces Release Date and Conference Call Time for 2008 First Quarter Financial Results

Bellevue, Wash. — May 2, 2008 — Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes, today announced that it will report financial results for the 2008 first quarter before regular market trading on Friday, May 9th, 2008.  The Company will host a conference call and webcast the same day to discuss financial results and other corporate events starting at 7:30 a.m. PT (10:30 a.m. ET).

EFI to Present at the Merrill Lynch Technology Conference

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--May 1, 2008--EFI (Nasdaq:EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced today that John Ritchie, Chief Financial Officer, will deliver a presentation on behalf of the company at the Merrill Lynch Technology Conference 2008. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time at the Westin Times Square in New York.

A webcast of the conference presentations will be made available on the investor relations section of EFI's website at

E-Discovery & Beyond Seminar Concluded,Looking Toward the 53rd Annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas

The 2nd annual ARMA International E-Discovery and Beyond Seminar has successfully concluded. The two-day, interactive event was held in New York City on March 31 – April 1 and was filled with education targeted specifically toward collaboration teams and professionals who manage records and information.

Attendees divided their time between networking with other professionals and attending sessions that sharpened their skills related to risk management, cost control, information governance, and compliance. Sessions focused on aligning the RIM, Legal, and IT departments with a focus on understanding how each compliance team must work together more effectively.

Collins Distributing Company Wins First-Ever Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. Distributor of the Year.

IRVINE, Calif., (May 1, 2008) – Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) proudly announced today that Collins Distributing Company (CDC) has won Toshiba’s inaugural 2007 “Distributor of the Year” award.  Presented to CDC national sales representative Brian Stevens at the 2008 National Dealer Meeting, held March 3 through 5 at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara in North San Diego, Calif., this prestigious honor recognizes CDC as the distributor that best demonstrated continued and consistent sales success and outstanding dealer support and satisfaction throughout the previous year.

“The distribution channel can be a very competitive and challenging business, and we are proud to have earned this award that recognizes our company and dedicated staff,” said Collins.  “Being named Toshiba’s first-ever Distributor of the Year is especially thrilling, and a testament to the dedication and hard work put forth by every member of CDC, and we’ll proudly display it in our Memphis office.”

Canon Expands U.S. Operations in Virginia

Newport News, Virginia, May 1, 2008 – Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. today joined Virginia state and local officials to announce Canon's plans to expand its U.S. operations with new facilities and jobs in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area. With the assistance of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Canon is expected to invest more than $600 million to expand the operations of Canon Virginia Inc., a subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., and create more than 1,000 new jobs.

As part of Canon U.S.A. and Canon Virginia's "Vision for the Future" program, these expansion plans will include the construction of a new 700,000 square foot facility for the manufacturing of cartridges for laser printers that will incorporate Canon's proprietary high-speed, automated technology for cartridge production, and the expansion of its repair and refurbishing facilities for digital consumer products. In addition, Canon plans to create a center for the research and development of automated and robotic manufacturing technologies for the Americas region in Newport News, and to expand its efforts in the recycling and reclaiming of toner cartridges and related materials at its Industrial Resource Technologies, Inc. (IRT) operations in Gloucester County, Virginia.

DocuWare Web Client: New Era of Document Management - Completely Maintenance-Free

Newburgh, NY – May 1, 2008 – DocuWare, an integrated document management (IDM) solution provider, has announced a revolutionary Web based document management product: DocuWare Web Client. Functionality and performance that had previously only been possible for users working with Windows Clients is now available to users at any location. User-friendly Web 2.0 technology is the foundation of the new DocuWare Web Client, which allows users to quickly access a central document pool, without the need to install additional software or plug-ins on their local PC.

Whether it’s scanned documents, e-mail, PDFs, Microsoft Office files or even CAD drawings – the new DocuWare Web Client provides quick access through a Web browser to any kind of archived document, from anywhere in the world. If product information, a price list, technical documentation or a contract is needed, all of this data can be searched, displayed, downloaded, stored and edited via the Internet. The Web Client even makes it easy to check the status of an order or shipment from anywhere, at any time.

Ricoh Americas Corporation Acquires Associated Business Systems

West Caldwell, NJ,   May 01, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of office equipment in the United States, announced today it has acquired Associated Business Systems (ABS), a Ricoh dealer headquartered in Portland, OR. This acquisition signals a major expansion by Ricoh in the Pacific Northwest marketplace.

Effective immediately, Associated Business Systems will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Americas Corporation and be known as Associated Business Systems – A Ricoh Company. Craig Knouf, president of ABS will remain in his current position and have day-to-day responsibility for all sales, service and administrative operations. Additionally, Knouf will be responsible for Ricoh Business Solutions (RBS), operations in Oregon and Washington and will work to integrate these operations over the next few months. “We are very pleased to have ABS as a member of the Ricoh Group as we expand our operations in the Pacific Northwest, which has proven to be a most competitive marketplace,” said Kirk Yoshida, chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corporation. “By bringing Craig Knouf into the Ricoh Group, we will have an established and successful business owner overseeing Ricoh operations. Craig has been an outstanding Ricoh dealer and is well positioned to help us grow and succeed in this market,” Yoshida added.

IKON Wins Award from Staples Business Depot in Canada for IKON WebPrint(SM)

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2008--IKON Office Solutions (NYSE:IKN), the world's largest independent channel for document management systems and services, is pleased to announce that STAPLES Business Depot in Canada recently presented IKON with its Best Category Management for Business Services award at the Staples Global Conference. STAPLES Business Depot honored IKON with the award for IKON WebPrint, a web-based print ordering and workflow solution, which provides the backbone of STAPLES Business Depot online print procurement system.

STAPLES Business Depot utilizes IKON WebPrint in its Canadian operations to provide a tool for customers to submit print requests from their desktops via the STAPLES Canada website to any of the 300 STAPLES Business Depot stores. At the STAPLES Business Depot store, IKON WebPrint is used by employees to retrieve the customer files for printing and to track each print job through production.

Lasermax Roll Systems Announces New High-Speed Stack System at Drupa 2008

Ljungby, Sweden (April 30, 2008) – Lasermax Roll Systems will be demonstrating the first modules of its new LX700 product line for roll-fed digital printers at Drupa 2008. This demonstration will be in their stand B61 in Hall 6 and will showcase significant advances in technology for cutting and stacking forms in-line with the fastest continuous feed digital printers.

“The LX700 product line is being developed to support the increasing requirements of new digital printers and the anticipation of even greater speed increases in the years ahead,” says Bill Carroll, President and CEO for Lasermax Roll Systems. “The system that will be shown in our stand at Drupa also includes several new capabilities for handling lightweight paper in response to increasing needs by our customers.”

Netaphor Software, Inc. Introduces User Tracking with New Version of its Printer Management Software

Irvine, Calif. — (April 30th, 2008) — Netaphor Software, Inc. (, a provider of printer management software, today introduced an upgraded version of SiteAudit. SiteAudit version 2.0 is the industry’s first fleet management tool to track both printer and user data without agents, allowing organizations to completely assess and manage the printing environment. With its agent-less architecture, SiteAudit requires no client software, making it easy to deploy and maintain.
SiteAudit 2.0 includes a new Jobs Analysis view, which tracks user printed pages, the applications and documents used, when jobs were printed and to what printer—the Who, What and When of user printer management. It provides all the printer data, analytics, notification and reports for organizations to control costs, support help desk operations and improve printer service.