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GMC Printnet T Triple Suite Software Chosen For Prestigious Indian University

Press release from the issuing company

July 19, 2005 - Appenzell, Switzerland - GMC Software Technology today announced that GMC PrintNet' T Triple Suite Software has been selected as a standard for document composition by the Department of Printing and Media Engineering at the prestigious Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT). MIT is part of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), the leading educational institute in India. PrintNet T gives MIT an all-in-one solution for a wide range of document customization applications, including statements, invoices, promotional direct mail, booklets, student packets, personalized recruiting and marketing documents. The agreement provides full-featured PrintNet T software for 20 concurrent licenses to help MIT students and others gain valuable experience in developing business transaction, promotional and one-to-one document communications. "We are pleased that an industry leader like GMC Software has come forward to help us enhance print education at Manipal. I am sure the print and media students of MIT are going to benefit greatly, and our document communications will become more powerful tools," said Dr. H. S. Ballal, Vice Chancellor, MAHE. Hansruedi Jorg, general manager of GMC Software Technology AG - responsible for sales and support operations throughout Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the Indian Peninsula - noted that, "GMC is always eager to support educational institutions like Manipal, and we are very happy to provide PrintNet T tools to the best print institute in India." Manipal has seen more than 20,000 students graduate and has an ever increasing enrollment number of more than 30,000 students. MAHE was the first institute in the private sector to be recognized as a Deemed University by the Government of India. A number of community and education leaders attended the signing of the software agreement, including Dr. Vinod Bhat, Registrar, MAHE; Mr. T. Satish U. Pai, MD, Manipal Media Network Pvt. Ltd.; Prof. B. S. Prabhu, Director-MIT; Dr. Gurumadhwa Rao, ED, Human Resource & Compliance; Dr. Raghuveer Pai, Joint Director; Prof. Rajendrakumar, HOD, Dept. of Printing & Media Engineering; and Mr. Rohit Mital, Director Technical, Process Instrumentation, New Delhi.