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Standard Register Continues Its Global Expansion by Licensing the ExpeData Digital Writing Solution to Lithotech in South Africa

Monday, June 05, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

DAYTON, Ohio, June 2 -- Standard Register announced today that Lithotech, a member of Standard Register's Global Print Network program, and a division of the $9.6 billion Bidvest Group, Ltd., will be hosting the ExpeData Digital Writing ASP and printing uniquely patterned digital paper locally utilizing ExpeData's proven unique pattern printing methodology. ExpeData provides all of the tools, methodology and knowledge-transfer that enable an organization to implement and support a digital writing infrastructure. Additionally, Standard Register's ExpeData team will support Lithotech's sales, marketing, implementation, customer support and business development of a complete, end-to-end digital writing solution for its customers in South Africa and elsewhere. In addition to hosting the ASP in South Africa, Lithotech has committed to purchase the ExpeData Print Enablement Solution. This provides them with the key components for unique pattern production, including hardware, quality control devices for testing pattern, installation, training, documentation, support and pre-certification to pass the highest level of digital print standards established by Swedish technology company Anoto, the inventors of the digital pen and paper technology. "Digital writing can revolutionize the way that information is captured across South Africa," said Neil Birch, CEO, Lithotech. "Licensing the ExpeData digital writing solution will enable us to help our clients move along the digitization path rapidly, using proven methodology. We see opportunities across a variety of industries, specifically the logistics, financial and government markets, and are excited about bringing this innovation solution to our market." Standard Register's ExpeData Digital Solutions are focused on improving business processes through the use of digital pen and paper technology. Leveraging its expertise in business process analysis, forms design and digital printing, ExpeData's goal is to help companies migrate from paper to digital solutions, at an affordable price, without disrupting the way people work. "We've made a significant investment in our print methodology and Digital Writing software with the goal of making it easy for our partners to deploy digital writing quickly and efficiently in their respective markets," said Doug Patterson, Standard Register's vice president and general manager, ExpeData Digital Solutions. "We are excited about our relationship with Lithotech and look forward to helping them grow their digital writing business."




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