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Agfa's Autologic Keeps Sports Eye on the Ball

Press release from the issuing company

America East, Hershey, PA – March 25, 2003 – Sports Eye of Port Washington, NY, has become one of the most recent publishers to take advantage of the superior quality of Computer-to-Plate (CtP) newspaper solutions from Autologic, an Agfa Company, the global leader in newspaper prepress systems. Sports Eye, a sports industry newspaper publisher, has purchased and installed three :3850 (120) CtP platesetters, :GRAFIX RIPs, :PagePair, :Output Manager and the associated hardware. Sports Eye has also committed to use Agfa’s :N91 plates in the production of its publications. Autologic Racing for Sports Eye Sports Eye knew it needed to talk to Autologic when one of its own customers – Daily Racing Form – mandated that Sports Eye convert to CtP. It became clear that the only way to do it quickly and efficiently was with Autologic’s total solution, said Sports Eye Vice President, Mike Reicher. "We decided to go with Autologic after others in the industry highly recommended the equipment," Reicher said. Sports Eye, which has been in business for 35 years, publishes and prints a daily paper for the harness racing industry, programs for New York State’s Off-Track Betting offices, and a variety of publications during football and basketball seasons, among others. “Sports Eye made a solid bet, going with Autologic for its new CtP systems,” said Sheila Nysko, Newspaper Segment Manager. “Sports Eye knew they needed a total solution and they quickly found that the only place to get everything they needed, and the high quality that their readers demanded, was from us. With our complete depth in electronics and consumables, Sports Eye is assured of meeting their deadlines and creating the high-quality publications their readers and advertisers enjoy.”