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CIP4 and PIA/GATF confirm Dynagram's DynaStrip imposition software as CIP4-certified

Press release from the issuing company

Quebec – October 12, 2006 – Dynagram, the provider of the widest range of imposition solutions, announced today that the International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization and Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) have officially approved DynaStrip as being CIP4-certified. This certification attests to DynaStrip’s interoperability conformance with the CIP4’s JDF specification, Layout Creator to Imposition ICS Level 1 and Base ICS Level 0, as required to ensure the exchange of JDF files through hotfolder with other JDF-enabled and CIP4-certified prepress systems, such as workflows and RIPs. “Product Certification is key to driving interoperability within a JDF workflow. The process is progressing well and Dynagram was very easy to work with during the certification process,” said Brandon Iskey, Computational Research Scientist at PIA/GATF. “Dynagram is not only thrilled to have successfully completed the CIP4’s certification process but also to have worked more closely with members of both the CIP4 and PIA/GATF to bring our DynaStrip product to the next level in interoperability conformance,” explained Tracey-Lee Batsford, General Manager at Dynagram. “I highly commend the CIP4 and PIA/GATF for developing this certification process so as to allow printers to make more informed choices when choosing JDF-enabled products. JDF has unfortunately and unintentionally become a buzzword, and thanks to this certification, printers can now distinguish between marketing-speak and what concretely a vendor means when it says it is ‘JDF’.” Further details on the JDF Product Certification Program can be found at http://www.cip4.org/certification/intro.php. Vendors who want to inquire about certification may call Brandon Iskey, Computational Research Scientist at PIA/GATF and the JDF Certification Program Administrator, at 1-800-910-4283 ext. 787 or +1 412-259-1787 for international callers.=

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