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Oce Assists The Instant Web Companies With Expanded Personalization

Press release from the issuing company

Boca Raton, FL and Chanhassen, MN (June 11, 2003) — Oce, a leading provider of production-class printing solutions, and The Instant Web Companies (IWCO), an integrated direct mail services company, today announced the implementation of an Océ digital printing solution as a key part of the strategic expansion of IWCO’s personalization platform. The Océ solution will provide IWCO with high-volume, leading-edge printing capabilities that will add distinction to their customers’ direct mail campaigns and increase their competitive offering. As part of its strategy to expand its personalization platform, IWCO has installed several Océ digital print systems, including the Océ VarioStream 7650cx Twin. To accommodate IWCO’s recent growth in complex personalization programs, the Océ solutions will provide new format capabilities and greater throughput to enable IWCO to produce 100 million personalized direct mail packages monthly in one location. As a result, IWCO has greatly expanded its capacity and revenue potential, while maintaining centralized operations management. Océ flexibility and power help IWCO maintain production-class performance without having to invest in multiple systems and sacrificing valuable floor space. "The enhancements enabled by Océ solutions increase our ability to personalize communications and provide additional flexibility to our current digital printing platform, which will deliver immediate benefits to customers and IWCO," said Jim Andersen, IWCO president and CEO. "The implementation of Océ VarioStream technology will strengthen our competitiveness in the marketplace by allowing us to further integrate our Total Package offering with the needs of the marketplace. Océ gives us multiple capabilities within just one system, so we can do more with less while maintaining the highest quality standards and expanding the capabilities and capacity of our vertical offering.” “As a trusted business partner, Océ gives IWCO the tools to build innovation, productivity, and profitability into their workflow,” said Carl Joachim, vice president of marketing for Océ Printing Systems USA, Inc. “We are excited to play a part in IWCO’s innovative growth strategy with solutions that will help them enhance their competitive advantage in the marketplace.” The Océ digital print solutions comprised of the flagship Océ VarioStream provide IWCO with a shorter time to profit, convergence-ready versatility, built-in scalability, and maximum reliability. With predictable speed, efficient workflow software, and whole-cost advantages, Océ customers like IWCO are ready for whatever opportunities come their way. With Océ, IWCO gains efficiency they can count on and a solution that is future proof. The diehard Océ VarioStream production-class printing system offers the greatest production capacity, adaptability, and lowest operating cost in the industry. Its consistent copy press grade output lets IWCO provide its customers with total quality assurance.