Wise Business and Shira Close on Landmark Agreement in Japan
Press release from the issuing company
Tokyo, Japan and Kfar-Saba, Israel – February 12, 2001 – Wise Business Japan, a leading distributor of prepress solutions and service provider, and Shira, a key software solutions provider for digital prepress and printing workflows, today announced a distribution agreement in Japan. Due to the expert sales force and first-rate reputation of Wise Business Company, Ltd., Shira Computers Ltd. is delighted to be working with them. Wise Business gained distribution rights in Japan for Shira’s sophisticated eP2 Online and PDF workflow products as well as for Shira’s classic product line. Wise Business also incorporated the eP2 Online technology into its own innovative business model of servicing multi-printing sites as part of the Digi-Pal network of printers in Japan.
This accord is in harmony with both Shira’s current growth strategy of expanding worldwide sales of Shira products and Wise Business’ innovative business model of serving the printing industry. Shira’s eP2 innovative software was exhibited this February at Page2001 in the Wise Business booth that took place in Tokyo, Japan. The industry can’t stop talking about eP2’s cutting-edge technology as an exciting trade development, and the best and most comprehensive solution for Internet based prepress and PDF workflows. It operates independent of platform and output device, and can be integrated with a customer’s branded online service for internal use, as well as their customers’ use. eP2 reduces production cycle time and costs for any digital workflow by enabling a common framework for organizations working locally or remotely.
This application enables publishing and printing experts to produce consistent results and a smooth data flow throughout the production process. Harnessing the power of Shira’s products and combining it with the features of its technology partners of this initiative, eP2 enables all participants in the prepress process to collaborate, track and manage printing jobs over the Internet. This technology results in enhanced workflow, improved customer service, and greater pressroom efficiency due to the delivery of predictable files that assure consistent, reliable reproduction.
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