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Komori Joins The Print Council In Ongoing Campaign To Promote Print As "Preferred Medium"

Press release from the issuing company

GREENWICH, CT, July 20, 2005 – Komori America Corp., a leading manufacturer of printing systems and equipment, announced that it has joined forces with The Print Council, an industry coalition dedicated to building the market for print. As a member of The Print Council, Komori will add its prestige and its resources to an ongoing campaign in support of print that includes many of the industry’s most notable businesses and organizations. Stephan Carter, President of Komori America Corp., said the company’s decision to join was consistent with its own efforts to expand the market for printed products. “Komori’s focus on the application of cutting edge printing press technology helps provide the graphic arts industry with the tools needed to ensure print’s position as a preferred medium,” Carter said. “Likewise, The Print Council provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between communicators, printing companies and industry suppliers that will help ensure the viability of print for years to come.” Martin Maloney, Executive Director of The Print Council, lauded Komori’s decision to join and called it indicative of the commitment by the industry to assure print’s place among 21st-century communications media. “Technical breakthroughs in print quality and productivity are prominent among recent developments that are helping to show how powerful a tool for communications print continues to be,” Maloney said. “The Print Council is a natural affiliation for Komori, and we salute them for setting an example that we hope many other members of our industry will follow.” One of The Print Council’s primary goals is to educate media specifiers on the advantages of print – an objective that Komori is eager to support, according to Carter. He said, “Komori is proud to be the newest member of The Print Council. We look forward to actively participating in The Print Council’s initiatives for educating advertisers, media buyers and others of the advantages of print as a preferred communication medium.”