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CreoScitex Spire Only Color Server to Be Connected with DocuColor iGen3

Press release from the issuing company

BEDFORD, MA -- September 26, 2001 -- CreoScitex, a division of Creo Products Inc., is once again showing leadership in the On-Demand printing arena by releasing new and innovative products at Print '01. A key attraction on the show floor was the demonstration of the CreoScitex Spire(tm) color server driving Xerox Corporation's new DocuColor iGen3 Digital Production Press in the Xerox(r) booth. Other than a digital front end that Xerox self-developed, Spire is the only color server to be connected with the Xerox DocuColor iGen3. Xerox's DocuColor iGen3 will deliver the flexibility, quick turnarounds and economics that characterize digital printing, yet will produce output with the look and feel of traditional offset printing. It is designed to accelerate the migration from traditional offset printing to digital printing among commercial, in-plant printers, and service bureaus. Spire Helps Xerox Develop Digital Printing... The Spire color server brings CreoScitex graphic arts expertise to the Xerox DocuColor iGen3 Production Press. Advanced capabilities such as image quality enhancement, color management and unique variable data printing features promote the joint Xerox-CreoScitex success of this system. The Spire server includes robust document processing features that will help customers utilize the DocuColor iGen3 Digital Production Press for a variety of printing applications. "We are very happy to see results of this alliance," said Ronen Cohen, General Manager of the CreoScitex Print On-Demand Systems Group. "We are confident that our experience in color servers for the demanding production color market will ensure this product's success." "We are very pleased with the Spire color server for the DocuColor iGen3," said Gerhard Moll, Vice President, Color Solutions Business Unit of Xerox Corporation. "Working together with CreoScitex, we will be able to provide our customers with increased flexibility and advantages of variable information capabilities."