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MetaCommunications to Showcase New Workflow Solutions at Graph Expo

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Iowa City, Iowa - September 6th, 2007- Today MetaCommunications, Inc., a leading software developer of cross-platform process management and productivity solutions for the graphic arts industry, announced that the first public demonstrations of new digital workflows and Adobe CS3 integration will be held at GraphExpo, booth 5449, September 9-12- Digital Workflows to be presented include Wide Format and Package
New Wide Format and Package Design workflows provide customers with turnkey solutions containing forms and workflows to support each type of work- Additional new integrated support for Adobe CS3 enhances creative and prepress productivity by integrating Workgroups 2007 functionality directly within familiar Adobe CS3 design applications.
"Wide Format and Package Design sectors represent areas of growth in the industry- With our new digital workflow packages, MetaCommunications illustrates its commitment to helping customers roll out new services and products by providing a comprehensive range of digital workflows that are as powerful to use as they are easy to install," said Robert T- Long, Executive Vice President of MetaCommunications- "Integrated support for Adobe CS3 is another example- With our support for CS3, designers can work with
 their preferred tools and still participate in the digital workflows without opening additional applications or leaving the environment they choose to work in."
New digital workflows for Wide Format and Package Design compliment an existing and ever-growing library of solutions available to Workgroups 2007 customers- Adobe CS3 Integration is provided via Production Pack 5.0, a free update to Workgroups 2007.
The Workgroups 2007 suite is a tightly integrated process and productivity management suite for creative, publishing, and prepress- Workgroups 2007 is comprised of four modules, and is designed to be open and modular so that users can adopt the modules of the suite that meet their initial needs and retain the ability to easily expand the solution later.
Workgroups 2007 consists of four core components:
- Job Manager, a powerful suite of financial management tools that enable users to accurately create estimates and quotes, monitor job costs, quickly generate on-demand reporting and invoices, and share information with industry leading accounting systems.
- Virtual Ticket, a configurable project and workflow solution that brings together all the components of your work in a centralized location, including project briefs, job tickets, schedules customer information, associated document files, and more.
- Approval Manager, an approval management workflow tool for managing, tracking, and scheduling any proof review process within and across marketing, creative and production environments.
- Digital Storage Manager, a powerful storage management solution designed to integrate a workgroup's file management into the overall creative and production workflow- The solution associates files with projects, archives & retrieves files, and enables users to quickly find digital files for creative or production processes.