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Mail America Purchases a Xeikon 5000 Digital Color Press

Press release from the issuing company

Wheeling, WV and Itasca, IL, January 03, 2006 - Punch Graphix, through its Xeikon brand, announces the purchase of a Xeikon 5000 digital color press by Wheeling, WV based Mail America - a leading provider of one-to-one direct marketing solutions. No stranger to Xeikon technology, Mail America has been producing various digital color applications on previous generation Xeikon models. According to Kristof Vereenooghe, President and CEO, Punch Graphix Americas, "Mail America's one-to-one marketing solutions have received an extremely positive response from its clients. The company has now invested in a Xeikon 5000 based on its ever-increasing production volume requirements." The Xeikon 5000 will be used to support personalized marketing solutions offered by Mail America. The company is involved in providing these solutions to a variety of businesses, such as retailers, independent dealers, educational institutions and financial companies. According to Richard Dlesk, President, Mail America, "The Xeikon 5000 will not only meet our demand for high volume production capabilities but also allow us to further broaden our array of digital color print offerings. It is an extremely flexible press - be it the printed image size, substrate requirements or the type of application." The Xeikon 5000, in combination with the X-800 Digital Front- End, outperforms its competition in terms of print quality and speed. In addition, it scores particularly high in terms of user friendliness and efficiency. The press registration and calibration are automated and the X-800 Digital Front-End has been developed with high productivity in mind: the controller is able to easily process print jobs incorporating complex graphics with variable data from over 1 million records. "Through exceptional print speeds and superior uptime, the Xeikon 5000 will maximize Mail America's productivity. We are happy to be a part of their continued success," concludes Kristof.