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Transcontinental Expands Its Printstream Installation To Include Ft. Worth Plant

Press release from the issuing company

San Rafael, CA (March 15, 2005) – Streamline Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that Transcontinental Direct will install PrintStream, the premier, fully integrated print and direct mail management system, in a second plant in Ft. Worth, Texas. “We have always been committed to investing in the best production tools to support our clients’ needs,” said Don McKenzie, president, Transcontinental Direct U.S.A. “This technology enables us to leverage our production experience and capability across the country as we strive to provide clients with the quality and service levels they expect.” PrintStream went live in Transcontinental Direct’s Los Angeles facility in 2003, helping to manage the print and direct mail operations. “We have utilized PrintStream to help establish production management and performance benchmarks,” said Craig Morgan, general manager, Transcontinental Direct Los Angeles. “Since implementation, we have been able to standardize our processes and manage proactively, based on reporting and real-time data.” Transcontinental Direct is now one of North America’s largest direct mail providers, full-service production centers providing end-to-end marketing database design and management, direct mail and e-mail marketing, litho printing, fulfillment and e-fulfillment, list management and brokerage, statement processing, materials management, inbound call center capabilities and print-to-mail business continuity and recovery services that meet the needs of a wide array of industries and categories. “Our multiple-facility strategy will certainly be enhanced by the implementation of the industry’s leading ERP system,” said Alon Stephens, executive vice president, Transcontinental Direct U.S.A. “PrintStream’s ability to help us produce materials at any one of our production centers will deliver solid benefits to our clients.” PrintStream will provide Transcontinental Direct’s Dallas/Ft. Worth facility with a fully integrated print and direct mail management system, helping to improve the entire workflow from estimating and order entry, scheduling, production, job costing and billing. “We are pleased to have a company of Transcontinental Direct’s standing place their trust in PrintStream as the business management system for their manufacturing operations” said Laurence Snyder, President of Streamline Solutions. “We look forward to a long and dynamic relationship between our companies.”