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Anacomp Selected as European Distributor for Hitachi High Speed Fan Fold Printers

Press release from the issuing company

HANNOVER, Germany, March 12 -- Anacomp, Inc., a global provider of information outsourcing services, maintenance support and imaging and print solutions, today announced an agreement with Hitachi, Ltd., one of the world's leading global information and electronics companies, to become European distributor for Hitachi's TYPHOON High Performance Continuous Form Printer Systems. Anacomp announced the Hitachi agreement at the CeBIT Hanover Fair, March 12-19 in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT is the world's leading information technology, telecommunications, software and services tradeshow. The agreement will add an important element to Anacomp's current array of output solutions which also includes CD & Online Document Solutions, Scanning, Data Conversion, Microfiche Services, Imaging and Print Solutions & Supplies and Multi-Vendor Services & Support. "Anacomp is delighted to be working with Hitachi on the sale of this family of products," said Frank Roche, Executive Vice President and General Manager - Anacomp International. "Hitachi's investment in the progression of leading printing technology and Anacomp's reputation for superior output service and solutions will enable us to continue meeting customer needs for high quality service, systems and support." Anacomp's dedicated Multi-Vendor Services and Support Group will provide maintenance services and support for this new product line. The MVS Group provides a 24x7 European field engineering capability to meet the demanding requirements of this high-volume segment of the Printing Solutions market. Anacomp also has agreements with Hitachi to distribute and maintain other products in the Typhoon range, including the new heavy duty High Speed EMP Cut Sheet System. "The breadth and depth of Anacomp's customer base makes Anacomp an ideal partner for Hitachi to penetrate the market with this product family," said Alain Buquet, Hitachi Printing Solutions. The addition of this high performance print system complements Anacomp's Total Output Solutions strategy and allows Anacomp to provide a single source for output solutions, implementation, post-implementation, hardware & software support to its customer base of more than 7,000 businesses worldwide.