Cadmus and XyEnterprise Partner to Deliver Next Generation Publishing System for Scientific, Technical and Medical Market
Wednesday, February 21, 2001
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 21-- Cadmus Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: CDMS), the world's largest provider of content management and production services to scholarly, scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers, and Xyvision Enterprise Solutions, Inc. ("XyEnterprise"), a leading innovator and developer of XML content management and publishing software, announced today a strategic partnership to develop and market a fully integrated content creation, production management and multi-channel publishing system for the STM market. Commenting on the collaboration, Bruce V. Thomas, president and CEO of Cadmus, stated, "As the largest manager of content in the STM market, we have been moving aggressively to capitalize on this position by introducing new capabilities to facilitate multi-channel, article-based delivery of our customers' content. With this new system, we will offer the most comprehensive STM publishing solution available. Moreover, by deploying the system as a hosted application, we will help STM publishers enjoy the benefits of digital content management and workflows without their needing the overhead of system maintenance and support." Continuing, Mr. Thomas stated, "We have said that we aspire to become the 'automated document factory' for STM organizations seeking assistance with multi-channel, article-based delivery. With this integration of XyEnterprise's highly regarded technology and our industry-leading content management capabilities, we believe we have taken another important step forward toward that goal." Kevin Duffy, president and CEO of XyEnterprise, said, "Cadmus and XyEnterprise have a long history of partnership and innovation in the STM publishing community. In the 1980's, collaboration between Cadmus and XyEnterprise revolutionized the then highly manual-intensive page composition process. We believe this new partnership will result in similarly dramatic breakthroughs in an even more challenging publishing and information management environment. XyEnterprise is excited about this important partnership and proud of the vote of confidence given to our company by Cadmus."