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Printable Launches Operations in United Kingdom

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Press release from the issuing company

Expedites Plan for Serving European Market SOLANA BEACH, CA, September 25, 2002 – Coleman Kane, president and chief executive officer of Printable Technologies, Inc., today announced the launch of the company's operations in the United Kingdom. The move marks the company's first entry into the U.K. and continental Europe graphic arts markets. "We were approached by several companies served by printChannel," noted Mr. Kane. "With the winding down of that operation, we seized the opportunity to expedite our planned introduction of Printable solutions into the U.K. and mainland Europe. We are initially targeting the stranded printChannel users to quickly build our client base there." "Printable sales and training organizations are already in place at our new center in the London area to enable the seamless transfer of clients from their existing systems to the Printable solution," he added. "In the months ahead, we plan to expand our operations across the Channel and throughout this important marketplace." Mr. Kane observed that Printable's strategic relationship with Hewlett-Packard also will be an important resource as his company implements its plans for building a strong presence for Printable in the European market. U.K. and European clients will be linked directly to the ASPs and servers based at Printable's international headquarters in Solana Beach, California. Printable currently offers the most advanced and widely used system in the industry and will further enhance its features with the release of Printable’s new 5.5 version this month. Mr. Kane pointed out that this expansion is the newest component of an aggressive program that has made Printable's operations today the strongest in the company's history. Since its reorganization in March 2001, Printable has added over 200 clients in North America. Every month this year has been a record month for the company in both revenue and new client acquisitions. printChannel users and others in the U.K. and continental Europe can obtain information about transferring to Printable systems at the company's website (printable.com) or by calling Joe Manos, vice president of sales, in the U.S. at (858) 847-6647. Printable Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of online solutions for printers. The company offers capabilities that enable printers to incorporate online tools into their present business models, expanding the printer’s service offerings, improving customer loyalty, and increasing profit margins. The Printable service offering includes PrintSite, an e-business-enabled website; the Printer’s Dashboard, a control panel to e-business; PrintOne, private, branded web sites for a printer’s largest customers; PrintFusion, an online customized printing application; PrintFlight, online preflight capabilities; PrintProof, an online collaboration tool to improve proofing communication between printer and client, and PrintPlanet, e-communities for the graphic communications industry. Printable goes far beyond online print buying to provide a complete e-business solution, which printers can adopt one component at a time.




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