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Xitron Solutions Showcased by Industry Leaders at Graphics of the Americas

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Ann Arbor, Michigan – February 26, 2007 – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management software and workflow solutions; today announced that Xitron’s products will be showcased by several partners during Graphics of the Americas in Miami Beach, March 2-4. Graphic arts industry dealers Aleph Graphics, EZ Hi-Tech, Intergraph and Bob Weber, Inc., along with leading manufacturers Glunz & Jensen, JetPlate Systems, Mitsubishi Imaging, and Presstek will be demonstrating Xitron products or technology in their booths. Aleph Graphics will demonstrate Navigator GPS; a production quality workflow solution capable of supporting more than 250 different output devices including inkjet & plain paper proofers, image & plate setters and direct imaging offset presses. Aleph is located in Booth 934. EZ Hi-Tech will debut Prism, Xitron’s short-run digital press for on-demand brochures, flyers, business cards and status proofs. Prism is driven by the Navigator GPS workflow to assure predictable print output. EZ Hi-Tech is located in Booth 840. Glunz & Jensen will demonstrate the Navigator RIP with a custom inkjet-to-plate driver outputting to the Platewriter™ 4200. Glunz & Jensen is located in Booth 665. Intergraph will demonstrate Navigator GPS and Xenith workflow solutions for printers. Intergraph is located in Booth 1318. JetPlate Systems will demonstrate the JetPlate RIP in conjunction with the new iSetter, a one-footprint CTP system that images and processes plates in a single system. JetPlate is located in Booth 1034. Mitsubishi Imaging will demonstrate the SDP-RIP including SmartTools and Smart Manager in driving the DPX 2 and Eco-1630IIIR Platesetters. Mitsubishi is located in the Hamada of America Booth 1062. Presstek will demonstrate Navigator RIP Manager working in conjunction with Presstek’s Momentum RIP driving the Presstek 52DI and the chemistry-free Dimension425 Excel CTP system. Presstek is located in Booth 1090. Bob Weber, Inc. will feature Xitron’s Navigator RIP and Navigator GPS solutions. Bob Weber is located in Booth 1008. “We are delighted to have Xitron products demonstrated and represented by such highly respected partners,” stated R. Patrick French, Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Xitron. "Our dealer and OEM relationships are some of our greatest strengths, allowing Xitron to reach into markets and regions of the world in which our partners have tremendous experience and customer loyalty.” The Xitron Prism is a high-quality LED-based plain paper digital press capable of producing color-managed output at up to 36 pages per minute and black and white at up to 40 pages per minute. Designed for commercial and in-plant printers, the Prism is driven by Navigator GPS Select or may be added to an existing Navigator RIP or Navigator GPS workflow. Xenith 4PDF and Xenith Extreme are Adobe core workflow offerings from Xitron. Xenith 4PDF and Xenith Extreme are perfect solutions for many 4-up and 8-up commercial printers. Both Mac® and Windows-based client software give prepress operators full control of the workflow from any desktop. Navigator GPS is one of the most affordable workflow solutions available for printers. Navigator GPS offers an automated workflow solution for job management including PDF creation and preflighting. Comprised of the industry renowned Navigator RIP and Xitron’s RIP Manager, Navigator GPS is an ideal workflow solution for many 2-up and 4-up shops. Xitron products are available through a network of OEMS, Distributors, Dealers, and System Integrators worldwide. Xitron RIPs and workflow solutions drive more than 250 output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers, to film imagesetters and the latest in CTP and direct-to-press systems. With shipments of more than 14,000 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of RIPs in the market. For more information about Xitron products, visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com.