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Dynagram & StaffingTools.com Announce New DynaStrip Online Training Course

Press release from the issuing company

QUEBEC, CANADA & BLOOMINGTON, IN – February 24, 2004 – Dynagram and StaffingTools.com today announce the availability of a new online training course for DynaStrip imposition software. Available at www.StaffingTools.com, and www.dynagram.com, the new DynaStrip course is the latest addition to StaffingTools’ Prepress Training Solutions Library of over 40 popular courses for prepress. According to Julie Jankowski, Director of Business Development at StaffingTools, "The demand for expertise in key prepress areas, from fundamentals through expert techniques, continues to grow. High on our list of requests from existing customers and market surveys has been support and training for DynaStrip imposition software. We’re very pleased to be able to provide affordable online training for a mainstream staple of the graphic arts industry." “We're pleased to be able to offer our customer base this type of training on our DynaStrip imposition solution,” says François Guérard, president of Dynagram. “We’ve worked closely with StaffingTools to develop this course and are confident our DynaStrip customers will find it to be very comprehensive and effective.” DynaStrip DynaStrip operates on Macintosh (including native Mac OS X) and Windows platforms, and accepts PDF, PostScript, EPS and DCS files from over 100 applications. DynaStrip also enables populated or non-populated imposition, with output to PJTF or JDF. A powerful imposition solution, DynaStrip fits seamlessly into most major workflows. The DynaStrip course teaches students to create various impositions, import source files, create and modify templates, and output files. Those taking the DynaStrip course will learn to: - Create 2-up 32 page and 4-up Saddle-Stitch Impositions using Dynamo - Create a 32 page Saddle-Stitch Job and 20-page Work and Turn using a 4-up template - Import source files using the Document List - Create basic/advanced flat work jobs and gang multiple jobs - Create, place and adjust pages/marks - Create and modify various templates - Create output devices and adjust for punches 24/7 Unlimited Access, 365 Days All StaffingTools Prepress Training courses are offered online and are available from any computer with an Internet connection. With a unique ID and password, subscribers can access their account for training and review, 24/7, for an entire year. To maximize their training experience, users perform a series of steps that assess initial product knowledge and improvement derived from training. Step 1: Users take a pre-test with multiple-choice and practical questions that require them to perform actual job tasks in the simulated application. Step 2: Based on test results, the StaffingTools Learning Management System (LMS) creates a custom curriculum for each user, providing training only in areas unfamiliar to the user. Step 3: Users take a post-test. Those who improve from pre- to post-test receive a printable certificate of completion. Limited Time Discount & Full Prepress Training Solutions Library Access Full year access to the new DynaStrip online course is only $99.95 each per user through March 31, 2004. The regular price is $149.95. The new course is also available through StaffingTools’ prepress and graphics library, which includes more than 40 courses for the prepress and graphic arts professional. Annual 24/7 access to the prepress and graphics library is available at $300 per user, with volume and educational discount rates available. More information on the DynaStrip course can be found by visiting StaffingTools.com at: www.StaffingTools.com.