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Markzware and Fujifilm.com Provide Printers with Online Preflight Solution

Press release from the issuing company

SANT ANA ANA, Calif. and HANOVER PARK, Ill. April 18, 2001 -- myfujifilm.com and Markzware have reached an agreement providing printers with their online preflight application, MarkzNet. Integrated into myfujifilm.com, MarkzNet provides precise quality checking of native DTP files and an instant way for customers to identify and resolve problems to insure delivery of print-ready documents. Developed for a range of new e-business initiatives and representing a radical change from traditional production methods, myfujifilm.com will meet the current and emerging business-to-business needs of the graphic arts industry. Developed by Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., Tokyo, myfujifilm.com provides printers, trade shows, ad agencies, publishers, designers and print producers with an opportunity to take advantage of the Internet and add value to their business. "Myfujifilm.com selected Markzware's MarkzNet quality assurance technology because of its ability to inspect all of the most popular native file types, instantly communicate errors to the user, and its ease of integration into our workflow solution," said David Murray, director of marketing for myfujifilm.com. "Markzware shares our goal to help myfujifilm.com customers in their businesses and to increase their value to customers, their productivity and profitability." Myfujifilm.com also enables users to proof jobs in a variety of ways, including hard and soft proofing, remote proofing and collaborative proofing, which will allow multiple sites in multiple locations to access a particular file, putting everyone on "the same page." Myfujifilm.com also features e-mail notification and a full reporting and annotation system. Headquartered in the new Hanover Park, Ill. Facility, myfujifilm.com provides users with a 24-hour help and customer support desk. "Myfujifilm.com brings efficiency and enhanced communication to the relationship between printers and their customers," commented Murray, "which results in a savings in both time and money for both parties." "Markzware is focused on developing advanced preflight solutions. Our leadership and expertise in this area will help myfujifilm.com improve incoming job quality, workflow management efficiency and add value to their e-business solutions," said Patrick Marchese, president of Markzware. "Myfujifilm.com has built an innovative and comprehensive solution that will maximize customer satisfaction with its e-business solutions. We are pleased to be an integral part of this significant service offering."