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InformationWeek: Banta Information Technology Ranks Among the Best

Press release from the issuing company

MENASHA, WI . . . Banta Corporation’s information technology capabilities received a ranking of 152 in the recent InformationWeek magazine’s annual recognition of the top 500 technology innovators, jumping 55 positions from 207 last year. InformationWeek ranks U.S. companies with $1 billion or more in annual revenue based on patterns of technical, operational and organizational innovation. "Our IT staff has done outstanding work over the past year, in a much more discerning environment," said Stephanie A. Streeter, president and chief executive officer, noting 2002 is the third consecutive year Banta has made the list. "Through our IT staff’s efforts, Banta’s customers have access to customized digital workflow systems for accepting, processing and billing thousands of transactions every day," says Streeter. "The tools and proprietary products we offer our customers help them do everything from establishing a cost-effective Internet marketing presence to developing and implementing sophisticated enterprisewide digital content management. Banta provides the broadest array of capabilities as compared to any of our competitors," said Streeter. Another element of Banta’s customized system capabilities includes Internet tracking of orders and product as they move from supplier to manufacturer, and from fulfillment to distribution. This seamless integration allows for fulfilling many customer orders within 90 minutes. Banta also continues to expand customer connectivity to the corporation’s telecommunications and business systems using the Internet and encrypted virtual private network connections. This connectivity allows for easier, faster and more secure information exchange between customers and the company. Banta Corporation is a technology and market leader in printing and supply-chain management. Banta provides a comprehensive combination of printing and digital imaging solutions to leading publishers and direct marketers, including advanced digital content management and e-business services. Banta’s global supply-chain management businesses provide a wide range of outsourcing capabilities to the world’s largest technology companies. Services range from component procurement, product assembly and packaging to inventory control and global distribution