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Ames On-Demand Adds DocuColor iGen3 to book printing facility

Press release from the issuing company

SOMERVILLE, MA— March 1, 2004— Ames On-Demand announced today the addition of the Xerox DocuColor iGen3 Digital Production Press and Foliant 520 Laminator to its short-run and custom book printing facilities in Somerville, MA.  The new equipment’s advanced technology allows Ames On-Demand to speed book production and increase print quality for education and training publishers and other customers for less. “Ames On-Demand’s latest equipment upgrade allows us to improvement our digital print performance, productivity, and affordability for the benefit of our clients,” said Michael Shea,Ames’ senior vice president of manufacturing.  “Ames On-Demand continually researches new technologies to improve custom publishing efficiencies.  The iGen3 proves to be the best technology available today, offering our clients more flexibility in ordering customized—even personalized—publications with variable data and 4-color images.” With the DocuColor iGen3, Ames On-Demand is able to produce books and book covers at a better resolution with speeds up to 100 pages per minute. Additionally, iGen3 prints a breadth of CMYK process colors, provides matching for most Pantone colors, and prints in extremely accurate registration. Ames On-Demand, headquartered in Somerville, MA, offers both digital and commercial printing services augmented by BookBuild, an innovative, Web-based content repository that simplifies the entire process of selecting, ordering, manufacturing, and distributing customized published materials.