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Pitman to Sell MetaCommunications Virtual Ticket & Job Manager Software

Press release from the issuing company

Boston, MA - Seybold Boston 2001, April 9th, 2001 – Today MetaCommunications, Inc., the leading developer of job management and digital asset management software solutions, announces that Pitman Company, North America’s leading distributor to the printing and publishing industry, has selected Virtual Ticket and Job Manager software packages for nationwide distribution. The agreement opens new markets for MetaCommunications and expands the breadth of product offerings the Pitman Company will offer their customers across the United States. The Pitman Company’s aggressive entry into the value added solutions market represents a significant investment in key growth markets for the company. According to Larry D’Amico, Pitman Company Vice-President of Digital Imaging Sales, “We believe there is a lot of customer value in providing management solutions that integrate into existing workflows.” The Pitman Company distribution agreement comes on the heels of an announcement by MetaCommunications that it will release automated interfaces to some of the most prevalent third-party accounting software packages on the market today.  According to Robert Long, Vice-President of MetaCommunications, "Integration with major accounting packages will substantially broaden the market for our Virtual Ticket and Job Manager products. Our strategic relationship with the Pitman Company will enable the efficient distribution of those products to the graphic arts industry.” Virtual Ticket 3.0 Virtual Ticket is an electronic job ticketing and digital asset management software solution for the graphic arts industry. Virtual Ticket lets you attach, manage and view digital assets directly on customizable electronic job tickets – allowing you to organize the traditional paperwork and digital files from the initial order process through archiving and beyond. Job Manager 3.0 Job Manager is an electronic job tracking, costing, and billing software solution for the graphic arts industry. Job Manager lets you capture, manage, and track employee time/material usage on-line – allowing you to obtain instant job status, activity reports, cost analysis, and generate invoices automatically when a job is complete.