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Speedfast Color Press Chooses Airesys Intraprint MIS system

Press release from the issuing company

Edmonton, Alberta. – May 4, 2005 – Airesys Inc. is proud to announce the implementation of an Intraprint print management system at Speedfast Color Press Inc., one of Alberta’s largest sheetfed printing companies. Intraprint provides the Edmonton-based printer with fully integrated management software tools including optimised estimating, production, accounting, and CRM functions within one comprehensive MIS system, designed exclusively for the printing industry. “Intraprint is the most robust, complete MIS system we looked at,” says Mark Caines, president of Speedfast Color Press. “The fully integrated package is dollar-for-dollar the most functional and comprehensive MIS system we evaluated.” Olivier Heu, president of Airesys, said, “We are pleased to have a customer like Speedfast that recognizes the time-saving and revenue-enhancing opportunities that are possible when using the Intraprint software suite.” He added, “The North American marketplace is now starting to witness the power of Intraprint, just as our many European clients have seen for years.” According to Jerry Coogan, sales manager, Airesys, “Speedfast’s acquisition of Intraprint will help the company maintain its strong position in the Alberta marketplace by enhancing its sales and production efficiency and by improving the customer experience through the generating of immediate estimates.“ Speedfast Color Press has begun implementation of the full Intraprint package, starting with the optimised estimating, CRM, and order entry modules. Working closely with Airesys trainers and technicians, Speedfast plans to have the final module – the Intraprint Web Solution (IWS) in full operation by July, 2005. The Canadian pioneer of the IWS module, Speedfast will be able to allow select, contractual customers to obtain their own price quotations and track their own jobs through the Internet. The Speedfast installation also represents the first Canadian adoption of Intraprint’s JDFActiveLink. The JDFActiveLink module links Speedfast’s Heidelberg presses and its Fuji Rampage pre-press system directly to the MIS system using JDF technology, enabling all relevant job information to be collected and fed directly into the software when a new job is created as well as at each stage of production. The full-suite Speedfast implementation represents the most advanced and comprehensive Canadian installation of Intraprint to date.