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Plug-Ins for Enfocus PitStop Automate Workflow Now Available from Enfocus Technology Partners

Press release from the issuing company

April 17, 2007 - Boston, MA (ON DEMAND EXPO) -- Enfocus, the Artwork Systems brand and world leader in PDF quality management for graphic arts, is pleased to announce that its technology partners Alwan, Elpical, ICS, PerfectProof and Ultimate Technologies' plug-ins and/or gateway solutions have been released for Enfocus' PitStop Automate Workflow. Yves De Vlieger, Enfocus Associate Director of Sales, Worldwide, says, "Since its introduction, our mission with PitStop Automate has been to provide professionals at all stages in the publishing supply chain with easy-to-use, low-cost automation tools to streamline production -- without the need for significant capital investment in high-end workflow management systems. "We've been fortunate to have great technology partners sharing in the vision of PitStop Automate for customers, and now together we are pleased to have concrete results of these partner relationships." Enfocus technology partners with released PitStop Automate plug-ins and solutions include: (See following addendum for more details.) - New Alwan CMYK Optimizer Plug-In to PitStop Automate - New Elpical Image Enhancement Module for PitStop Automate - New ICS Remote Director Virtual Proofing Plug-in for PitStop Automate - New PerfectProof ProofMaster v3 Integrated Plug-in for PitStop Automate - New Ultimate Impostrip Plug-in for PitStop Automate -- On Display at ON DEMAND Ultimate booth #943 All of the details, including hot links for demo and trial copies for the aforementioned partner plug-ins and gateway solutions, are now available directly via the Enfocus PitStop Automate installer CD, available at www.enfocus.com. About PitStop Automate PitStop Automate is a task-based production automation tool that allows document printers and publishers to increase productivity and output consistency by introducing automation at an affordable price. An intuitive user interface makes it straightforward to design complete automation workflows. PitStop Automate's advanced routing capabilities enable it to intelligently guide files through the entire production process, avoiding the need for human intervention. PitStop Automate closely integrates with Acrobat Distiller and includes Enfocus' renowned PDF editing, preflight, and auto-correction, as well as automation, functionality. A natural upgrade from Enfocus PitStop Server, PitStop Automate takes production automation to the next level. Crucial to a fully automated production process, PitStop Automate incorporates Certified PDF, Enfocus' award-winning technology that insures quality control in file exchange. Enfocus Certified PDF makes PDF a more powerful production format by embedding the PDF profile originally used to preflight the file. A detailed preflight report and an audit trail of all edits made to the PDF are also created. Enfocus' PitStop Automate SDK enables developers to plug-in their own solution(s) to this new automation platform.