EFI and Mimeo Launch Overnight Printing Service Via PrintMe
Press release from the issuing company
FOSTER CITY, CA and New York, NY — May 27, 2003 — Electronics For Imaging and Mimeo, Inc. have launched PrintMe Overnight, an extension of EFI's popular PrintMe service. PrintMe is EFI's mobile printing solution that allows print jobs to be sent from any wireless or Internet-connected device to any enabled printer or to any fax machine without requiring cables, drivers or complex set up. By submitting print jobs via PrintMe Overnight to Mimeo's global printing center in Memphis, Tennessee, customers can order bound and custom printed jobs delivered the next day to virtually any destination in the United States.
"This service is putting the printing and document production expertise of EFI and Mimeo at the customer's fingertips," said John Lyons, CEO of Mimeo. "By combining PrintMe's easy-to-use mobile printing service, Mimeo's web-enabled, on-demand service and our world-class document production and distribution facility in Memphis, we are able to give business professionals the assurance that no matter where in the world they are, their print job will arrive on time, to the right location and exactly as they ordered. Further enhancing customer convenience, Adobe Acrobat users can easily access the service through the built in PrintMe functionality."
"PrintMe allows mobile professionals to instantly print at hotels, business centers, airports, and hotspots. With Mimeo, we're extending PrintMe convenience by providing quality overnight document printing and delivery," said Ofer Tenenbaum, General Manager of EFI's PrintMe division. "Whether you need to print one document or 30 copies of a bound report, we are empowering today's mobile users to get the job done no matter where they are."
Mimeo's centralized facility in Memphis, Tennessee features the latest in digital printing technology. Once an order is received via PrintMe Overnight, Mimeo converts the digitally sent documents to high quality hard copies according to the customer's specifications and delivers them via FedEx to any U.S. destination the next day.
How to use PrintMe Overnight
Using a wireless or wired laptop or PC, login to www.printme.com, select your document, and click on PrintMe Overnight. Users can also select PrintMe Overnight from Adobe's new Acrobat 6.0 or download a free PrintMe plug-in for Acrobat 5.0 to directly submit jobs to PrintMe Overnight. A simple ordering template lets customers easily select document options such as:
Color or black and white
Single or double sided
Binding or stapling
Shipping and delivery preferences
After supplying payment information, orders are confirmed with a job number that can be tracked from the user's PrintMe account. Orders received by 10 pm EST (7 pm PST) can be delivered to any location in the U.S the next day as early as 10 a.m.
PrintMe serves most document formats, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, HTML, JPEG, and PDF. With built-in, end-to-end 128-bit SSL encryption, documents are completely secure from the time they are uploaded until they are printed.
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