Oce Demonstrates Commitment to Industry Education at Xplor

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Atlanta, GA—October 27, 2003—Oce, a leading provider of production-class digital printing solutions, today announced that it is enriching the company’s ongoing commitment to industry education at the 2003 Xplor Global Conference in Atlanta October 26-29. In addition, at Xplor, Océ is announcing a number of productivity-enhancing capabilities that help customers do more with less. Demonstrating a Commitment to Education As a charter sponsor of the new Education Pavilion, Océ joins with Xplor to help attendees learn about industry trends, digital solutions, best-in-class applications, new productivity-enhancing technology, and other practical, timely topics. Using a hands-on classroom format with interactive sessions, Océ is helping participants gain in-depth knowledge about workflow automation, total cost of ownership, success in multi-vendor environments, and other valuable sessions presented by industry experts. “In addition to our production-class hardware and software solutions, we believe it is important for our customers to have the latest knowledge about industry trends and technology that affect their business success,” said Carl Joachim, vice president of marketing of Océ Printing Systems USA. “Through our sponsorship of the Education Pavilion, we are helping Xplor provide information that the market just can’t get anywhere else.” New PRISMA Offerings Increase Workflow Productivity Several new Océ PRISMA software modules are being introduced at Xplor to bring important workflow productivity improvements to document operations. Océ PRISMA is an integrated family of adaptive workflow management software. Customers count on the many capabilities of Océ PRISMA software solutions to make their work flow faster and more efficiently across data center, office network, commercial printing and central reprographic environments in concert with their existing systems and work processes in single or multiple locations. Océ PRISMA software is structured to support each step of the document lifecycle through nearly 30 products in six functional categories. Océ PRISMA software is designed from the ground up as tightly integrated modules that provide the most investment-friendly workflow software solution available, along with complete multi-vendor integration and a process-friendly approach that allow customers to optimize the way they work, while delivering the flexibility and scalability they need to turn time into money. Océ PRISMAenterprise software helps drive more effective workflow so that companies can save time, money, and manpower. By increasing the overall efficiency of document production in multi-vendor environments, Océ PRISMAenterprise software delivers major improvements in operational efficiency via unified workflow processes for central production control, accounting, and reporting. Océ PRISMAenterprise software removes limitations on document production environments, enabling companies to manage production based on changing priorities and equipment availability in single and multi-site operations. Broad compatibility also provides future-proof adaptability and a solution that can be custom-configured to the particular needs of the customer’s enterprise. Océ PRISMAsatellite software maximizes control over business-critical output in mid-range EDP environments, while maintaining the personalized delivery and timing that encourage good customer relations and timely cash flow. The software solution manages the entire output process and delivers enhanced information directly to those with decision-making responsibility. Océ PRISMAsatellite software brings tools for effective distributed workflow to today’s electronic communication and delivery channels. As a result, it streamlines the distribution process, and saves time and money through intelligent processing. Organizations can maximize their delivery options without having to invest in multiple tools to support different platforms. With Océ PRISMAsatellite software, users can efficiently process and control incoming data from almost every platform for output on Océ and non-Océ printers. Océ PRISMAsatellite software will be demonstrated printing enhanced ERD invoices on the Océ VarioPrint 2090 printer. Océ Document Designer software helps customers automate preparation of documents for production, streamline pre-press production, increase cost-effectiveness, and shorten time to revenue. Océ Document Designer software is available in Standard and Advanced versions to give customers the flexibility to choose the capabilities best suited for their particular requirements, without having to invest in more than they need today. Within the Océ PRISMA architecture, Océ Document Designer software is part of the Océ PRISMAtools group of productivity solutions. Océ Document Designer Standard software enables forms creation in the mixed PDL environments typical of today’s document operations. Océ Document Designer Advanced software simplifies design and preparation of personalized, dynamic documents and supports publishing, data center, and direct mail environments via output in any PDL to any device. Establishing MICR Printing Leadership At Xplor, Océ announces its newly expanded MICR capabilities that firmly establish the company’s leadership as a provider of MICR printing solutions. Now MICR support is available across the spectrum of Océ solutions, including the new Océ 750II MICR system, the Océ VarioPrint 5000 family, and the Océ VarioStream 7000 series. From production-level output to distributed printing environments, Océ offers the industry’s widest variety of high-quality MICR solutions available across a range of print speeds and capabilities. The newest Océ 750II MICR system is ideal for the lower volume range, while the Océ Quick Change Developer Station (QCDS) makes it easy and economical to add MICR capabilities at the mid- and high-end. Innovative Cut-sheet Productivity Booster The new Hunkeler Roll-to-Cut-Sheet Feeder option is a powerful, innovative productivity tool for any high-volume production-printing environment using Océ VarioPrint 5160 or 5115 cut-sheet printers. Based on the UP3I industry standard, the new Roll Feeder provides high-volume operations with a powerful option that greatly increases uptime and builds workflow productivity by delivering up to eight hours of unattended printing time. As a result, the Océ VarioPrint solution can remain in continuous operation, boosting reliability and performance. Operations get more work done faster, so capacity and revenue opportunities are increased. Océ VarioStream EPQ Enhancement Enhanced Print Quality (EPQ) is an important new option for the Océ VarioStream 7000 family of continuous form solutions that further enhances the quality of high-visibility, graphics-intensive documents. The new EPQ functionality raises the benchmark for speed and quality in continuous forms digital printing environments. An innovative toner transfer technique is used to deliver superior graphics quality, crisp half tones, solid blacks, and reliable consistency at unmatched speeds on a wide range of substrates. EPQ delivers significant benefits for applications where superb digital quality is required. At Xplor, EPQ is among the capabilities highlighted on the Océ VarioStream 7650cx Twin systems in both the Kern (#1037) and the Standard (#1019) booths. Océ Delivers Production-class Cut-Sheet Solutions The Océ VarioPrint? 2090 multifunctional printer/copier/scanner is the newest member of the Océ VarioPrint 2000 family of production-class digital cut-sheet printers. In the demonstration at the Océ Education Pavilion, attendees can see why the new 85-ppm system is an ideal on-demand solution for both offices and central and commercial print centers. The versatile Océ VarioPrint 2000 family of digital printing systems represents a multi-purpose investment that can be used by more people more often for more purposes. Network printing, copying and scanning are combined within a single device, making it easier for customers to turn paper documents into electronic images that can be faxed, copied, or distributed electronically. The Océ VarioPrint? 3090 printing solution is the newest member of the Océ VarioPrint family of production-class digital cut-sheet systems. The new 85-ppm system is unparalleled as a productive solution for the midrange market. With the new system, Océ further expands the Océ VarioPrint product line and delivers on a commitment to provide industry-leading digital print solutions that can be used by more people for more work and provide a true alternative to the market leader. With the Océ VarioPrint 3090 system, users can support a wider range of value-added services and deliver work more quickly, while maintaining competitive quality and pricing.