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paper2print Teams with ForestExpress to Deliver Integrated Solutions

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ATLANTA, November 7, 2002 <= ForestExpress, the transaction processing network for the forest products industry and its allied industries, along with paper2print, a provider of supply chain management applications for the paper industry, today announced a connectivity arrangement to enable paper2print customers to enjoy the added benefits of integrated paper2print solutions. Under the agreement, trading partners can leverage a single connection to the ForestExpress network to electronically link their systems to paper2print. This integration will allow trading partners to seamlessly exchange up-to-the minute information with paper2print users. Holli VanLeeuwen of paper2print commented, "While we could have dedicated resources to develop integration capability in-house, strategically it makes more sense for us to leverage the industry experience, proven technology, and open platform that ForestExpress has to offer. Utilizing the ForestExpress network, our users can realize the added benefits of integrated paper2print functionality." Bob Renner, CEO of Forest Express, applauded the announcement with paper2print for driving customer benefits. According to Renner, "Our trading partners want integrated access to relevant industry applications, and paper2print has proven it is a value-added provider in paper supply chain management. This agreement is an example of how we are meeting the needs of our trading partners." About paper2print A web-based solution developed by Forest Factory, Inc., paper2print offers a full range of supply chain management tools that facilitate and improve the flow of information between participants. Designed to preserve the integrity of the current supply chain, paper2print enhances existing buyer-seller relationships in the printing paper industry. Paper2print enables participants to electronically procure and manage paper in a neutral, secure, and reliable environment. Established February 2000, Forest Factory, Inc. is located in Ramsey, New Jersey. Paper2print can be found on the web at www.paper2print.com.