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Oce VarioPrint 5000 Named BERTL's Best Award Winner

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BOCA RATON, Fla., July 20 -- Oce, a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, today announced the Oce VarioPrint 5000 series has once again received prestigious industry recognition with the 2005 BERTL's Best Award for Best 121ppm+ cut-sheet CRD device. "Each year, BERTL's Best award winners are selected after rigorous, independent analysis to identify devices and software that stand apart from the others," said Dave Sweetnam, Vice President of Research and Content Development. "We are pleased to include the Oce VarioPrint 5000 family in this select group of products being acknowledged for cost-efficiency and innovation." "We are extremely pleased to receive this recognition from BERTL," said Joyce Virnich, Vice President of Marketing for Oce Digital Document Systems. "This important award joins a growing list of accolades for this impressive product line, which validate its high level of quality and performance." In June 2004, the Oce VarioPrint 5160 received BERTL's Best High-End Print Shop Spot-Color Device and BERTL's Five Stars/Exceptional rating in October 2003. In June, 2004, the Oce VarioPrint 5115 system received an "Editor's Choice" award from Better Buys for Business, a leading independent authority on document imaging equipment, printers, faxes, scanners and copiers. BERTL, an independent testing laboratory located in the United States, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading independent authorities on the performance of digital imaging devices. BERTL analyzes parameters such as end user productivity, print and copy productivity, image quality, return on investment, competitive advantage, accessibility, design and build quality, standard functions, modularity of design and upgrade path, installation, and more. About the Oce VarioPrint 5000 series The Oce VarioPrint 5000 line offers three speed choices with monthly print volumes ranging from 300,000 to 2 million. The 135 ipm (letter) Oce VarioPrint 5140 addresses the middle ground between the 108-ppm Oce VarioPrint 5115 and the 155-ppm Oce VarioPrint 5160 and expands the migration path for customers as their output requirements grow. The 108 and 135-ppm machines ensure investment protection with simple field upgrades to the 155 ipm model. The Oce VarioPrint 51X0advanced version supports customers' growing need for convergence-capable devices in many different print environments, including corporate print departments, transactional applications, and print- for-pay operations, as well as support for existing Xerox DocuTech and DocuPrint workflow without modification. Enhanced 600 dpi MICR toner is available for Oce VarioPrint 5000 systems to support converging transaction and marketing applications needing MICR and highlight color in the same application. As a result, print operations can consolidate on a single, highly capable machine for a broader range of applications. Using a dual engine concept, both MICR and highlight color or Oce CustomTone colors be incorporated into one print workflow using exclusive Oce Quick Change Developer Stations (QCDS).