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Xitron and Dynagram Announce Expanded Alliance

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Ann Arbor, Michigan -- Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management software and workflow solutions, and  Dynagram, the industry leader in imposition solutions, today announced that Xitron will integrate inpO2 Wizard into Navigator GPS workflow and Navigator RIP Manager solutions.

Navigator GPS is a high quality workflow solution for small to medium printers with a full array of features including:

- Harlequin core RIP technology
- Support for PDF 1.7 and XPS 1.0
- Integrated workflow from client workstations
- Extensive job management functionality
- Enhanced job viewer for soft proofing at prepress operator workstation
- Optional PDF Tools for creating and preflighting PDFs including latest Enfocus PitStop library

Dynagram’s inpO2 Wizard is the latest addition to the inpO2 family of imposition solution with a rich feature set including:

- PDF Imposition
- Wizard Interface
- Max Sheet size 200'' x 200''
- Support for folded, step and repeat and work and turn jobs
- Creep, gutter and margin adjustments
- Crop, Registration, Collation, Side-Guides
- Color bars and Density Bars

“This alliance furthers Xitron’s commitment to help printers make the most of their equipment investment,” stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and Chief Executive Officer. “The addition of an integrated imposition solution in Navigator GPS and RIP Manager provides a significant boost in productivity through automation and ease-of-use which translates to increased profitability in print shops.”

“We’ve had a long and successful relationship with Xitron” said Francois Guerard, CEO of Dynagram. “We are pleased to have Xitron choose the inpO2 family of solutions to provide a more complete workflow solution that can meet the varied imposition requirements of their users.”

Navigator GPS and RIP Manager include extensive job management, soft proofing and RIP feedback at prepress operator workstations, along with the ability to enable/disable RIP from the workstations, and expanded search options making it easier to locate jobs within the workflow. In addition, the PDF Tools option incorporates PDF creation capabilities along with the latest Enfocus PitStop library within the preflighting module.

inpO2 Wizard will be standard with all Navigator GPS and RIP Manager based solutions and is available as an upgrade for existing users of Navigator and Torrent RIPs. Imposition upgrade modules, such as advanced assembly, or gang-work optimization will provide further imposition enhancements to the Navigator GPS and RIP Manager offerings.

Xitron products are available through a network of OEMs, distributors, dealers, and system integrators worldwide. Xitron RIPs and workflow solutions drive more than 250 different output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers to film imagesetters and the latest in CTP and direct-to-press systems. With shipments of more than 16,000 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of RIPs in the market. For more information about Xitron products, visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com.




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