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Danka Selected to Service New KPG Graphic Arts Systems

Press release from the issuing company

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--Aug. 16, 2004-- Danka Business Systems PLC has been selected to provide full service and support for a new line of Graphic Arts Systems from Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) in the United States. The new KPG systems feature Canon engines and advanced KPG Matchprint Professional Servers to provide a high-quality, cost-effective color proofing solution for graphics production environments. The agreement stems from capabilities associated with Danka's TechSource(TM) multi-vendor services offering, which provides customers with high-quality technical services and digital support across a broad range of print and related technologies. "We are pleased to add KPG and their advanced graphics systems to our portfolio of TechSource relationships," commented Danka Chief Executive Officer Todd Mavis. "Our national services infrastructure, highly trained and experienced service technicians, and Canon digital color expertise, will ensure that KPG customers receive the full cost-saving and productivity benefits of the new Graphic Arts Systems. Coming on the heels of our recent agreement to service HP's new line of advanced multi-function peripherals, it provides additional momentum in our effort to grow our print and related services business." "By partnering with Danka, our graphic arts customers will enjoy the support of one of America's leading providers of Canon-related services," said John Schloff, Staff Vice President - Digital Printing and Color, KPG. "The breadth and depth of Danka's service capabilities ensure that we can provide our clients - from small local firms to large multi-site national companies - with effective and comprehensive graphics production solutions. We're confident that the combination of KPG's prepress and proofing expertise, Canon's color print engine technology, and Danka's service and support delivers an unbeatable value proposition."