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KPG Selects X-Rite for the Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD

Press release from the issuing company

GRANDVILLE, Mich.--Oct. 11, 2004-- X-Rite and Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) today announce the selection of X-Rite's award-winning DTP94 as a technology base for the monitor colorimeter of KPG's Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD. The colorimeter is manufactured and calibrated to KPG specifications. The Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD is a second generation, SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) certified monitor proofing solution. With the Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD, users employ off the shelf approved LCD monitors integrated into a RealTimeProof workflow to deliver contract color monitor proofing. Based on GATF InterTech award winning technology, this SWOP certified system dramatically reduces time from the print production workflow by giving instant proof approvals and immediate feedback, enabling multiple proof iterations completed in hours rather than days or weeks. "X-Rite is proud to be a partner of KPG and the Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD," said Joan Andrew, X-Rite's Vice President of Global Sales. "The DTP94 has been recognized industry wide as the most accurate colorimeter on the market. We believe it is an excellent fit for this award winning proofing solution." "X-Rite's colorimeter adds to the power of the Matchprint Virtual Proofing System - LCD," said Rob Pipe, Business Director, Virtual Proofing, KPG. "X-Rite is an important partner as we continue to promote the value of monitor proofing to the industry."