xpedx and Pace Systems Group to offer Direct Access to Printing Paper Stocking, Price Information
Press release from the issuing company
LOVELAND, Ohio and JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Florida, December 17, 2007-xpedx and Pace Systems Group, Inc. today announced an alliance that will help commercial printers get essential information about printing papers and more efficiently produce job estimates for their customers. The service is now available to printers.
The alliance enables the integration of the xpedx electronic paper catalog into the ePace print management system. Direct access to xpedx paper information allows for fast reference to pricing-essential to giving printers timely and accurate quotes for their customers. The ePace print management system also offers the printer the ability to quickly download information from xpedx.
xpedx is North America's largest distributor of printing papers and graphics supplies. Pace Systems Group, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of print management software.
"The ePace cost-based estimating system is praised by commercial printers for its intelligent, intuitive interface which allows them to produce quick and accurate estimates," said Jay Farr, president of Pace Systems Group, Inc. "Aligning with xpedx gives our customers a competitive advantage in their markets."
"This alliance is an example of how xpedx works to help printers and their businesses improve efficiency and more effectively manage costs," said Dave Wallace, xpedx director of customer service and eBusiness. "It is an important development for printers who use ePace because it improves their ability to quickly and accurately estimate print jobs."
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