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Webb/Mason Creates On-line Print Center for BAE Systems North America

Press release from the issuing company

On-line print center allows for national brand management BALTIMORE, MD -- August 26, 2002 -- Webb/Mason, an enterprise print management provider, has been selected by BAE SYSTEMS North America, a leading aerospace and defense company, to provide an on-line print management program throughout the company’s North American enterprise. By implementing Webb/Mason’s enterprise print management program, BAE SYSTEMS seeks to achieve a significant reduction in printing costs and overall improved management of the distribution of branded and printed materials throughout the organization. With 22,000 employees in locations throughout North America, the necessity of brand integrity and cost containment has become a priority. Webb/Mason will implement a solution that enables BAE SYSTEMS to manage its brand across many of its business units and leverage national print procurement with an estimated annual cost savings of 30 to 50 percent. Corporate end-users will have the capability of modifying, proofing and ordering business cards, stationery, pocket folders, marketing collateral, and promotional products online through EPM Online, Webb/Mason’s online solution. Additional benefits to BAE SYSTEMS include inventory management, email inventory alerts, productions reports and direct mail features. "For a large and diverse company like BAE SYSTEMS, our EPM online technology provides an innovative solution to providing national brand integrity," states Warner Mason, president of Webb/Mason. "Webb/Mason has provided us with a tool to uniformly control our national branding, which is essential for a company our size," commented Dennis Bent, vice president of procurement for BAE SYSTEMS North America. "The on-line print center will permit centralized control of our corporate brand throughout many of our business units."