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Enfocus Donates PitStop Automate Workflow Software to PIA/ GATF Center for Imaging Excellence

Press release from the issuing company

May 23, 2007, ENCINO, CA - Enfocus, the Artwork Systems brand and the leader in PDF and production automation technology, today announced that it is donating a full version of its PitStop Automate PDF technology, worth $5,999 US, to the Graphic Arts industry's largest association, PIA/GATF (Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation) based in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. PitStop Automate is an advanced and affordable workflow automation solution that allows design studios, ad agencies, printers and publishers to easily and automatically control graphic arts file movement and processing through production. Built to streamline graphic arts processes, PitStop Automate extends the power of Enfocus' automation-enabling technologies such as PDF preflight and editing, and the award-winning Certified PDF, to improve productivity and output consistency. PitStop Automate is designed for professionals with any level of production knowledge. An intuitive graphic user interface makes it straightforward to translate complex production requirements into a complete automation workflow design. "Enfocus has been a long-time supporter of PIA/GATF members and initiatives. Through donations like this one, the company has helped PIA/GATF to stay on top of important technology developments and to educate and train our members on these latest PDF tools and Certified PDF technologies. We and our 12,000+ members appreciate the ongoing support of leading edge organizations such as Artwork Systems' Enfocus," says Joseph Marin, Senior Prepress Technologist and Instructor for PIA/GATF. Marin also authors and co-authors a number of prepress technology-related books and courses, including the popular "PDF Print Production Guide", now in its 3rd edition. "We are pleased to continue to support PIA/GATF, a vital industry organization committed to the highest caliber of support for its members, PIA/GATF is one of the first places the industry turns for the most important and timely education and technical information," says Erik Cullins, Enfocus' Director of Sales & Marketing, NA.