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Heidelberg Canada Appointed Exclusive Distributor of Sun Chemical Canada

Press release from the issuing company

Mississauga, Ontario- January 31, 2005 -- Sun Chemical Canada and Heidelberg Canada Graphic Equipment Limited have expanded the existing distributorship agreement between the two companies announced in July 2003. Under the expanded agreement, effective March 1, 2005, Heidelberg Canada is the exclusive distributor of Sun Chemical sheetfed ink and coating products including well known trade names "TOPLITH, ECOLITH, LOTUS PLUS and WORLD SERIES" for British Colombia. Under this arrangement, Heidelberg Canada will assume sales responsibility for all sheetfed printers in British Columbia. Sun Chemical will continue to provide local manufacturing, technical and logistical support via its Vancouver branch. Additional support will continue to exist via Sun Chemical’s National Technical Centre based in Toronto. "We are very pleased to have expanded this business relationship with Sun Chemical," said Richard Armstrong, President, Heidelberg Canada. "This partnership brings to the market fine sheetfed ink and coating products, along with our existing full range of prepress and pressroom consumables. This line-up of products will bring added value to our customers.” Brian Collict, Vice President and General Manager, Sun Chemical Canada, added that "this business relationship brings two first class companies together to offer excellent products and service to the Graphic Arts Industry. We are very excited about the growth in our relationship with Heidelberg and continue to look for ways to jointly offer quality products and service to the Canadian Printing Industry.”