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Attendees Of NAPL & MFSA Fulfillment Conference To Tour Cleveland-Area Companies

Press release from the issuing company

PARAMUS, N.J., MARCH 14, 2005 – Attendees of The Fulfillment Conference: Agenda for Success, hosted jointly by the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) and the Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association (MFSA), April 18-21, 2005, at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center in Cleveland, Ohio, will have the opportunity to tour three area companies operating innovative and successful fulfillment and mailing operations: •Great Lakes Integrated. This Cleveland-based company (www.gll.com) has leveraged its long record of success in the printing industry to become a full-service provider of communications and marketing solutions to its client base, offering database marketing, mailing, and collateral material and product fulfillment services under its GL Direct division. Located in a 130,000-sq.-ft. warehouse/office complex in a Cleveland suburb, GL Direct services include 24/7 online inventory, order capture, storage and warehousing, customer pick/pack, literature and product fulfillment, kitting, shipping, mailing services, database management, and response management programs. •HKM Direct Market Communications. This full-service marketing solutions provider (www.hkmdirectmarket.com) offers print-on-demand and traditional printing, custom online solutions, design services, information management, bindery services, list/database management, mailing, and fulfillment. With a sophisticated system for storing and fulfilling product literature and promotional materials, HKM distributes 90% of what it prints in its 125,000-sq.-ft. facility. As part of DirectConnectGroup, a national print, direct mail, and fulfillment company, HKM is positioned to provide clients a comprehensive range of services and coast-to-coast coverage. •Midwest Direct Marketing Services. With production facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and in Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, Midwest (www.mw-direct.com) has become a major force in information management since its founding in 1982, offering clients a range of turnkey services. The company’s Cleveland facility houses the company headquarters and its Midwest Direct operations, which offers world-class capabilities in bindery, insertion, addressing, data processing, list management, copying, laser printing, and presort services. The company has earned the distinguished Mail Preparation Total Quality Management (MPTWM) certification. All tours take place on April 19. For more information or to register for The Fulfillment Conference: Agenda for Success, call (800) 333-6272 or go online to www.MFSAnet.org. Members of NAPL or MFSA registering by March 18th qualify for an “early-bird” Conference fee of $495 (after March 18, $575; non-members, $700 at all times). Register online at www.MFSAnet.org or call (800) 333-6272.