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Ultimate & GraphLine offer a FREE IMPress with first HighWater Python sale

Monday, September 22, 2003

Press release from the issuing company

Montreal, Canada, September 18th, 2003 – Ultimate Technographics Inc, www.Ultimate-Tech.com, a leading prepress workflow software developer, and GraphLine, a leading reseller of graphics imaging solutions in North America are pleased to announce today a special joint promotion – The first GraphLine customer to purchase a HighWater Python Computer To Plate (CTP) device at GraphExpo in the GraphLine booth, #4436, will get a FREE IMPress valued at $2,495. Subsequent GraphExpo 2003 GraphLine customers purchasing a HighWater Python CTP device will receive a $500 discount coupon for IMPress. IMPress is one of the world’s most widely used imposition solutions for CTP, CTF and Print-On-Demand workflows. IMPress, the product, and core technology, are licensed and used by several print industry leaders, including, Creo, Xerox DocuColor, Xeikon, as a key imposition workflow solution for their products. IMPress provides significant unique advantages that set it apart from competing solutions: • Full range ofsupport for different leading Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Macintosh,9 and OS X • FreeQuickStart video for training and reference • Optimized forOS X Jaguar with new multi-tasking and speed capabilities • Simple 4-stepimposition process with easy-to-understand user interface • Ability tocreate custom templates and re-use them for other jobs David Watson, President and CEO, Ultimate Technographics, “IMPress is unique. Many companies removed features from “high-end” imposition products, and resold the feature-handicapped version at a reduced price to address the needs of smaller print shops and print-on-demand (POD) workflows – our approach was different”. He continues “IMPress was built with small printer in mind – it is very much different than our Impostrip product, the language is different, the user interface is unique, the concept of imposing files is less daunting – it was built with the idea of introducing prepress and POD professionals to imposition, without scaring them back to imposing EPS pages in QuarkXPress – and taking all day doing it. The unique usability of IMPress has not gone unnoticed, it’s become the imposition technology behind powerhouse digital brands past and present, including AGFA’s ChromaPress, Xerox DocuColor, Xeikon digital presses and it is quickly becoming the imposition tool of choice for the flood of new print professionals who are embracing 4-up CTP solutions like the innovative HighWater Python available from GraphLine. IMPress helps keep GraphLine customer’s outputting plates quickly and efficiently, extracting the most value from their CTP investment". Tom Brancato, Director Digital Systems, GraphLine, “GraphLine expects and receives constant innovation from its product and technology partners, because GraphLine customers’ need to keep a competitive edge in a crowded print market. We’re excited about this great GraphExpo special, because it combines the technology of two great companies – and Ultimate’s IMPress product gives our customers that extra advantage that keeps them growing and profitable. He continues “IMPress is a great product because it’s simple to understand and use, the new Ultimate IMPress QuickStart video series demonstrates that you can learn how to make imposed plates in less than 10 minutes!” Promotion details: Promotion runs through GraphExpo 2003 during show hours September 28 th through October 1st 2003. To be eligible for a FREE IMPress, valued at USD $2,495 a GraphLine customer must purchase a HighWater Python CTP device at GraphExpo 2003 from GraphLine. Subsequent CTP customers will receive a $500 discount coupon. This offer cannot be combined with any other promotions.




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