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Ultimate & xpedx bundle a Power Mac G5 with purchase of Impostrip

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Press release from the issuing company

Montreal, Canada, September 17th, 2003 – Ultimate Technographics Inc, a leading prepress workflow software developer, and xpedx, a division of International Paper and one of the world's largest resellers of graphics imaging solutions are pleased to announce today a special joint promotion – Purchase Impostrip, All Jazzed Up, the world’s fastest imposition prepress solution for the normal selling price of $6,995 and get a one of the world’s fastest new 64bit processing powerhouses, the Apple Power Mac G5 1.6GhZ for free. Impostrip is the world’s most widely used Macintosh imposition solution, providing significant unique and key advantages over competing products: • Desktop orclient-server imposition workflow • SignatureServer print server on OS X in Impostrip version 7 • Optimizedprint engine for OS X Jaguar with new multi-tasking and speed capabilities version 7 • Preview ofimposed PDF signature based on OS X Quartz technology in Impostrip version7 David Watson, President and CEO, Ultimate Technographics, “We wanted to ensure everyone in the prepress industry really appreciates the massive speed difference of working in a client-server imposition workflow versus just on a single desktop, so what better way to demonstrate this than leveraging the power of OS X and the world’s fastest desktop computers, Apple Power Mac G5s” he continues “Impostrip’s client-server architecture, optimized for OS X, provides the unique flexibility of adding imposition workstations as a prepress shop’s needs grow, and all for the price of one package of Impostrip! We’ve experienced huge growth from prepress shops who’ve given up waiting for competing solutions to get to OS X, and many are pleased to see they can replace four or five imposition seats with Impostrip for less than the price of upgrading their existing software that still only runs only on Windows or in Classic mode” Dan Wish, General Manager, xpedx, “Just this past August xpedx concluded a series of extensive imposition workflow testing and product evaluation, to ensure we were providing the most sophisticated and user friendly products to our customers’ he continues ” After evaluating Impostrip it became obvious that the support for OS X and the client-server imposition workflow provided an incredible edge in accelerating film and plate making in a prepress shop. Because xpedx is one of the largest Apple VARS (value added resellers) we knew that combining Impostrip and the new Apple Power Mac G5 would provide a new level of prepress productivity for xpedx customers.” Promotion details: Promotion runs from September 17 th through October 10th 2003. To be eligible for a Free Apple Power Mac G5 1.6GhZ, customers much purchase a full copy of Impostrip 6.8 All Jazzed Up, price USD $6,995, through xpedx. Customers who purchase Impostrip 6.8 in this promotion will receive a FREE upgrade to Impostrip 7.0; expected release date is in October 2003. This offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Impostrip 6.8 supports client imposition in OS X, Impostrip 7.0 supports client and server OS X imposition.

 

 

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