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Oce announces OpenHouse 2004: Europe’s largest annual digital printing fair

Press release from the issuing company

Poing, 4 November 2003 – From 16 - 19 February 2004, the Oce facilities in Poing, Germany, will become an oasis for thousands of printing and document management professionals. Why? Because Oce is once again organising Oce OpenHouse, now for the 11th time. Oce will be launching a new technology for continuous-feed colour printing along with a broader portfolio for cutsheet colour printing This major industry event will be brimming with real-life applications for commercial and corporate printing environments. As always, industry experts and Oce specialists will deliver hands-on presentations featuring the latest developments. All in all, Oce OpenHouse 2004 is THE place for printing and document professionals. A fundamentally new colour printing platform Oce OpenHouse has always been a great opportunity to introduce innovative concepts developed by Oce itself and the 2004 event is no exception. Oce will launch a fundamentally new technology for continuous-feed colour printing. A technology that redefines the cost structure and performance possibilities of high speed printing. Added to this, Oce will also be unveiling a broader Oce portfolio for cutsheet colour printing. Focus on commercial printing for professionals Improving competitiveness, reducing turnaround times, raising print volumes, increasing profits and delivering superb quality are major priorities for today’s commercial printers. That’s why Oce OpenHouse 2004 will feature focused applications that deliver concrete benefits in a wide range of commercial printing organisations: * Graphic arts industry * Display graphics * Copy shops * Small offset printers * Reprographers * Digital print centres * Print franchises and chains * Direct marketing and data services * Digital newspaper producers and distributors Enterprises like these will discover new ways to build their business, develop new products and services, streamline production workflow and increase customer loyalty. Focus on corporate printing for professionals Increasing supply chain efficiency, accelerating time to market, reducing development costs and improving collaboration between suppliers and customers. Oce recognises these as major challenges for organisations in the corporate sector. As a result, Oce OpenHouse 2004 will have a whole host of solutions focused on their world: * Manufacturing * Wholesale & retail operations * Logistics services * Consulting services * Banking and insurance * Telecommunications and utilities * Education * Government bodies * Healthcare * Legal services Corporate and government professionals will learn how to improve the way documents support business processes, streamline information flow and increase their skills as internal document specialists. An extensive programme of presentations and demonstrations As ever, Oce OpenHouse 2004 will feature a broad programme of eye-opening presentations and hands-on demonstrations. Industry experts as well as Oce specialists and the company’s hardware and software partners will highlight the latest developments in digital printing. Oce works day-in, day-out with many of the world’s largest companies and commercial printing organisations. So it’s no wonder that Oce OpenHouse will demonstrate how leading companies and major commercial printers are developing new services and growing their business. For more information Oce OpenHouse 2004 promises to be a significant event for printing and document management professionals. For further information visit: www.openhouse.oce.com.