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SMART Papers Adds Professional, True Photo Inkjet Paper to Digital Papers Retail Line

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ON DEMAND 2004 Booth #3427 NEW YORK--March 8, 2004-- New Kromekote Inkjet Studio Gloss Picture Paper and Kromekote Inkjet Presentation Paper Now Part of SMART Digital Lineup Important innovations in "true photo" inkjet printing papers are featured in the newest additions to the SMART Digital Papers retail line. The Kromekote Inkjet Studio Gloss Picture Paper is a "best-in-class" true PE resin-coated inkjet photo base offering microporous coating technology for exceptional finished photos. The paper's PE resin coating produces a true photo paper. "We are now able to make professional-quality, 'true photo' desktop printing a reality for consumers, commercial printers and businesses everywhere," said Tim Needham, President and CEO of SMART Papers. SMART Papers, a leading producer of premium papers for the fast-growing laser and inkjet markets and one of the largest independent papermakers in the United States, now offers more than 100 stocked papers for digital printing. The SMART Digital line is among the most comprehensive in North America. The new Kromekote Inkjet Studio Gloss Picture Paper provides high-quality results on OEM desktop printing equipment. It is offered in two convenient sizes: 8.5 x 11, heavyweight 10 mil/10-pt. for a professional feel, and 4 x 6.5 for the convenience of printing popular-sized photos. The paper dries instantly, is moisture resistant and universally compatible with all desktop printing devices. It's available in shelf-ready, full-color, 50-sheet resealable packages. The other new product, Kromekote Inkjet Presentation Paper, is matte coated on two sides and dries instantly for easy two-sided printing. It is designed for applications such as high-quality brochures, presentations, sell sheets, marketing and advertising media, travel brochures and real estate offerings. The new sheet is available in 8.5 x 11, 8 mil/8-pt., and in shelf-ready, full-color, 50-sheet resealable packages. These papers join SMART Papers' other retail inkjet products including: -- Kromekote Inkjet Xtra Glossy Picture Paper, another premium quality inkjet photo paper; -- Kromekote Inkjet Glossy Picture Paper, an everyday photo quality inkjet paper; -- Kromekote Inkjet Proofing Paper, a new Super B size (13 x 19) draft quality inkjet photo sheet; and -- Kromekote Inkjet Textures, new glossy, textured inkjet papers available in standard letter size (8.5" x 11") and in three unique finishes - Canvas, Premium Linen and Silk. SMART Papers inkjet products are marketed through resellers and private branders.