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Xeikon to demonstrate range of digital color print applications on the Xeikon 6000 at On Demand

Press release from the issuing company

Itasca, IL, April 13, 2007 - Punch Graphix, through its Xeikon brand, will demonstrate a diverse range of digital color print applications at the On Demand Conference and Exposition in Boston from April 17-19, 2007. The applications will be printed on the Xeikon 6000, the fastest digital color press in the market offering graphic arts quality. Xeikon’s exhibit will also feature its powerful digital front-end, the X-800, and Xeikon FA (Form Adapted) toner technology. The applications to be demonstrated at the Xeikon booth include fully personalized color transactional statements, direct mail pieces, posters, calendars, brochures, menu cards and presentation folders. Xeikon will also produce security printing and enhanced color gamut applications utilizing the fifth color station of the Xeikon 6000. In addition, the Xeikon booth will showcase the other three members of the Xeikon Family – the Xeikon 5000plus, the Xeikon 4000 and the Xeikon 330 – through an assortment of marketing collateral. Xeikon’s exhibit will also feature its workflow solution partners such as the Now Technology Group, Printable Technologies, Lexigraph, Pageflex and Press-sense iWay. The workflow partners will demonstrate a range of web-to-print applications, including the production of personalized calendars for booth visitors. Furthermore, the Xeikon booth will display videos and presentations of finishing solutions that work in conjunction with the Xeikon technology for the production of print-on-demand applications. According to Rob Mayerson, VP-Digital Sales, Punch Graphix Americas, “Xeikon’s offerings can be seamlessly integrated to add value, using the same workflow, substrates, and pre/post processing equipment prevalent in many of today’s high volume production facilities. The Xeikon Family delivers true graphic color quality required for high value, high impact marketing campaigns.” Xeikon will host a cocktail reception at its booth on Wednesday, April 18 from 5.00 PM to 6.00 PM. During the reception, attendees will get a chance to interact with Punch Graphix’s senior management team, including Bram Bourgeois, the new President and CEO of its North American operations. According to Bram, “I am excited to be a part of the Punch Graphix team and look forward to further strengthening our leadership position in the digital color market space in North America. We will continue to grow substantially.” “Our success and profitability depends entirely on our customers. Hence, our objective is to provide the right solutions to the right customers,” Bram concluded. Siegfried Trinker, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of Punch Graphix adds: “We are very pleased to have Bram on board. He will drive the entrepreneurial spirit and strong customer focus that characterizes Punch Graphix. Together with our customers we will further strengthen our market position in high volume digital color printing.”