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Fujifilm Canada Adds Metrix to Workflow Mix, Giving Industry a New Look at Job Planning

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

Toronto, Canada, November 28, 2007 - LithoTechnics Inc, developer of Metrix, award-winning workflow integration & automation software, an- nounced today the signing of a distribution agreement with Fujifilm Canada Inc., the leading single source for pre-press to press room solutions in Canada.
"Fujifilm Canada prides itself on delivering leading-edge technologies and world-class products," said Jay LaLonde, Product Manager, CTP and Workflow Solutions, Fujifilm Canada. "LithoTechnics has developed one of those technologies, and Metrix is a product without equal on the market today," he continued. "Metrix offers our customers the opportunity to auto- mate job planning - and more than that, to integrate planning with their Management Information Systems and pre-press systems." LaLonde con- cluded by noting, "The integration effort underway between LithoTechnics and Rampage Systems will add even more value, streamlining job plan- ning and imposition, while eliminating numerous steps and error-prone processes."
Under the agreement, Fujifilm Canada will sell the entire Metrix product line, on the Mac OS X and Windows platforms, to complement its wide variety of products and services offered to customers in the graphic com- munications industry.
Rohan Holt, President of LithoTechnics, remarked: "Fujifilm Canada has a well-deserved reputation for providing top of the line products and ser- vices. Holt continued, "We are very pleased to be working with their team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals, and look forward to collaborating with them on the goal of automating print production." Holt added, "We are thrilled that Metrix has been selected as Fujifilm Canada's job planning system of choice, and honored to be included among their impressive assortment of workflow products."
The Metrix family, for Mac OS X and Windows, includes Mini Metrix, for the smaller print shop, in 21" and 30" versions, with imposed PDF out- put. Metrix Commercial, for the general commercial printer, accommo- dates sheet sizes of up to 144" and outputs imposed PDF, JDF/PDF, or Preps templates, along with export of CIP3 and JDF cutting and folding data. Metrix Ganging, for gang run printers, automatically imposes up to 160 products per sheet, and Metrix Max, the top of the range, includes the complete functionality of all editions.  Metrix Commercial, Ganging, and Max are also available with multiple user site licenses, and the whole Metrix family is available in English, German, and Spanish.




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