SOURCE: American Reprographics Company

American Reprographics Company

April 21, 2011 19:13 ET

ARC's AbacusPCR™ Software to Be Distributed by Oce North America

ARC's AbacusPCR™ Software to Be Distributed by Oce North America

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 21, 2011) - ARC (NYSE: ARC), the nation's leading provider of reprographics services and technology, today announced that the U.S. Wide Format Printing Systems division of Océ, a Canon Group Company and an international leader in digital document management and printing for professionals, has added AbacusPCR, ARC's print cost recovery software, to its portfolio for tracking and capturing print costs within an office environment.

"We're pleased that Océ has chosen AbacusPCR to add value to their printing and imaging offerings," said Rahul Roy, Chief Technology Officer of ARC. "Océ has always developed their solutions to enhance document management and production, and by adding print tracking and reimbursable cost analysis with Abacus, we're sure that customers in any business environment will be quick to recognize its value as a significant business process improvement tool."

"With the large amount of decentralized printing now done in AE firms and the need to accurately track and recover costs, Abacus is a great addition to our product portfolio," said Bob Honn, Director of Marketing Services, Wide Format Printing Systems division of Océ North America. "The functionality of AbacusPCR will enable our customers to not only track Océ devices but also all non-Océ narrow and wide format devices."

Used for keeping track of printing costs and reimbursable print jobs, AbacusPCR software is easily configured to fit into any office environment. From rules-based printing and workstation billing pop-ups, to broad administration tools and its characteristic easy-to-use interface, printing activity can be tracked closely, analyzed for better equipment fleet management and cost controls, or used to capture reimbursable print jobs for a variety of industries.

AbacusPCR was recently upgraded to include print retrieval functions, rules-based printing, color and black & white recognition, phone call tracking, and greater third-party product integration. For a complete list of the features and capabilities of AbacusPCR, visit www.abacuspcr.com.

For business-related inquiries please contact Niro Perera at 925-658-0217 or via email at nirop@planwell.com

About ARC (NYSE: ARC)

ARC (American Reprographics Company) is the leading reprographics company in the United States providing business-to-business document management technology and services to the architectural, engineering and construction, or AEC industries. The Company also provides document management services to companies in non-AEC industries, such as technology, financial services, retail, entertainment, and food and hospitality. ARC provides its services through its suite of reprographics technology products, a network of hundreds of reprographics service centers around the world, and on-site at more than 5,500 customer locations,. The Company's service centers are digitally connected as a cohesive network, allowing the provision of services both locally and nationally to more than 120,000 active customers.

About Océ
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Total revenues in financial 2010 amounted to approximately EUR 2.7 billion. Océ is listed on Euronext in Amsterdam. For more information visit www.oce.com.

Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. North America represents 34% of Océ's worldwide revenues, and employment is over 8,000. For more information about Océ North America, visit www.oceusa.com. Outside the U.S., consult http://global.oce.com.

Océ and Canon: Stronger together
In 2010 Océ joined the Canon Group of companies with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, to create the global leader in the printing industry. Canon develops, manufactures and markets a growing line-up of copying machines, printers, cameras, optical and other products that meet a diverse range of customer needs. The Canon Group comprises over 197,000 people worldwide. Global net sales in 2010 were more than US $45 billion. For more information visit www.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. Its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), a top patent holder of technology, ranked fourth overall in the U.S. in 2010†, with global revenues of more than US $45 billion and is listed as number five in the computer industry on Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies 2011 list. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. At Canon, we care because caring is essential to living together in harmony. Founded upon a corporate philosophy of Kyosei -- "all people, regardless of race, religion or culture, harmoniously living and working together into the future" -- Canon U.S.A. supports a number of social, youth, educational and other programs, including environmental and recycling initiatives. Additional information about these programs can be found at www.usa.canon.com/kyosei. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    David Stickney
    VP of Corporate Communications
    ARC
    Phone: 925-949-5100
    Email: Email Contact

    Niro Perera
    Executive Director, Technology Licensing
    ARC
    Phone: 925-658-0217
    Email: Email Contact