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The Globe and Mail upgrades publishing workflow with ppi Media

Press release from the issuing company

(November 09, 2008) The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, is upgrading its newspaper publishing workflow with ppi Media, a subsidiary of manroland AG. At project end, all editions of The Globe and Mail will be planned with ppi's planning system, PlanPag, creating a smooth, end-to-end prepress production workflow. The company's editorial and ad booking systems will be seamlessly integrated via modern interfaces.

With ppi Media's Publishing Solutions we will streamline our publishing workflow on a long-term basis and create a stable basis for it in the future," says Sally Pirri, Director of Production at The Globe and Mail. "The open system architecture of the ppi system will allow flexible enhancement of our system in the ad, editorial and prepress sectors." Markus Feldenkirchen, CEO of ppi Media US, underlines the economical significance of the ppi installation for The Globe and Mail: "Standardization and automation are decisive factors in ensuring effective cost management and more competitiveness. We are very pleased to have The Globe and Mail as the first Canadian customer for our end-to-end workflow."