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Office Depot and Xerox Team up to Provide Comprehensive Digital Printing Solutions

Press release from the issuing company

ELRAY BEACH, Fla.--Aug. 14, 2007-- Office Depot, a leading global provider of office products and services, has partnered with Xerox Corporation to provide a comprehensive package of digital solutions available through Office Depot's Design, Print & Ship Depot locations throughout the United States. As part of the new program, Xerox and Office Depot have developed a unique training program that will certify Office Depot associates as experts in the area of digital imaging and printing.
The "Xerox Certified Print Specialist" program will equip Office Depot personnel with expert skills and knowledge to provide customers a full range of enhanced digital solutions, including wide-format printing, color analysis and a quality guarantee with each print job.
"This exclusive partnership provides Office Depot with a true advantage in a crowded marketplace and enables Design, Print & Ship Depot to differentiate itself from the competition," said Randy Pianin, Senior Vice President of Design, Print & Ship for Office Depot.
Customers at Office Depot retail locations nationwide will be able to quickly identify the "Xerox Certified Print Specialists" by a unique badge worn only by associates who have completed the full certification program.
"This arrangement between Xerox and Office Depot builds on a longstanding relationship between the two companies," said Mike Brannigan, President, United States Solutions Group, Xerox. "This program provides another point of value to ensure customers get a professional printing experience and a guaranteed level of quality with each and every order."
Print jobs and promotional product orders can either be submitted in store or online, and customers have the option of picking up an order or having it delivered directly to their home or office.
Office Depot's Design, Print & Ship Depot provides the following services:
Print on Demand: Any business can now experience professional, full-service printing, copying, binding and finishing anytime, anyplace, all at an affordable price. Documents can be uploaded from any Internet-connected computer or brought into any Office Depot store, and Office Depot will prepare them for in-store pick-up or deliver directly to a home or office location. With both retail locations and closed-door print facilities, Design, Print & Ship Depot can handle jobs of any size.
Design Service: Office Depot's Design, Print & Ship Depot delivers professionally designed logos, business cards, letterhead and websites. Depending on the package, up to eight initial logo concepts will be created by a team of professional designers and the entire review process can be done online. Professional logo development starts as low as $299 and proofs are ready in as few as three business days.
Custom Imprinting: Products available for custom imprinting include:
-- Business Cards
-- Letterhead and Envelopes
-- Checks and Forms
-- Custom Stamps
-- Name Plates and Badges
-- Calendars
-- Greeting Cards
Promotional Products: Design, Print & Ship Depot offers a variety of promotional products to meet any business need. Products include, but are not limited to, the following:
-- Apparel
-- Writing Instruments
-- Calendars and Planers
-- Bags and Briefcases
-- Awards
-- Drinkware
-- Sports Products