SOURCE: InfoPrint Solutions Company

February 27, 2008 09:00 ET

InfoPrint Solutions Company Showcases Solutions for Business Optimization at ON DEMAND 2008

Broad Portfolio of Industry-Leading Offerings on Show Aim to Increase Profitability and Drive Productivity

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - InfoPrint Solutions Company, a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, today announces its market leading solutions on show at ON DEMAND Conference & Expo 2008, in Boston from March 3-6, 2008. The company's portfolio is focused on transforming clients' businesses and optimizing multi-channel output, all with a keen focus on improving business bottom line for clients in multiple industries. The company also announces details of its executive speakers participating on key panels at both ON DEMAND and Xplor, on a range of topics including sustainability, color, productivity and emerging technologies.

InfoPrint will be showcasing solutions and services around several key themes at ON DEMAND 2008:

--  Automated Document Factory (ADF) - ADF addresses customer pains such
    as regulatory compliance; multi-site management through modules including
    mailroom integrity; postal optimization; workflow; output manageability;
    and postage and cost containment, including meeting the USPS mandate to
    upgrade to the Intelligent Mail barcode by January 1, 2009.
    
--  Direct mail - The use of direct mail continues to grow worldwide, and
    InfoPrint will be demonstrating solutions to allow service bureaus to meet
    customer demands for the combination of creative, customized, high-quality
    pieces and higher throughput, all with cost containment in mind.
    
--  Optimization - InfoPrint is working with customers to drive
    optimization and manage print, to allow cost reductions, through
    implementing managed print solutions that offer more value to its
    customers. InfoPrint's solutions can help you print for higher profit with
    architecture and software that can integrate heterogeneous environments
    into a compliant, automated system.
    
--  Bookflow - Learn more about InfoPrint's cost effective solution to
    enable customers to leverage investments in existing PDF applications
    through providing advanced workflow capability for automating prepress and
    print production for both book and manual production, as well as in-plant
    and print-for-pay accounts. InfoPrint's digital books on demand solutions
    help publishers achieve shorter print runs at a lower cost and reduce
    complexity through advanced automation technology.
    
--  Productivity - Speeding the pace of intelligent document management
    and increasing the productivity of existing employees while reducing costs
    are key for today's modern business. InfoPrint productivity solutions on
    show at ON DEMAND allow management of information and enable businesses to
    unify enterprise architecture with a single solution that allows document
    composition and employee collaboration.
    

"Our range of customer-focused solutions is the most comprehensive in the market place, all with a core focus of driving profitability and cutting complexity for our customers, across many industries," said Chris Reid, Director of Global Solutions at InfoPrint Solutions Company. "We continue to be at the forefront of innovation and as the print industry adapts to new market demands and emerging technologies, so InfoPrint remains a trusted team member helping our customers adopt, innovate, and ultimately increase the value of all output."

InfoPrint hardware on show in Boston as part of these solutions will include the InfoPrint 5000 color production duplex printer with Hunkeler unwinder and folder; the InfoPrint 4100 MS 1 production simplex printer with LRSI pre and post finishing options, and the InfoPrint 2135 cut sheet printer.

InfoPrint executives will be speaking at the following sessions:

ON DEMAND

TUESDAY, March 4th
11:30am-12:20pm - Joe Czyszczewski - EB2: Green Thinking: Promoting
Ecologically Sound and Sustainable Printed Communications
WEDNESDAY, March 5th
10:10am-11:10am  - Bob Kilcullen - Keynote Panel: Emerging Technologies and
What to Expect in 2008

XPLOR

MONDAY, March 3rd
10:00am-11:00am - Chris Reid, Bert Prospero - Models for Increasing
Productivity
5:00pm-6:00pm - Howard Turetzky - Introduction to ACIF

TUESDAY, March 4th
9:00am-10:00am - Howard Turetzky - Introduction to Debugging
11:00am-12:00pm - Howard Turetzky - AFP Recording Format

WEDNESDAY, March 5th
9:00am-10:00am - Reinhardt Hohensee - AFP Architecture What's New and AFP
Consortium
10:00am-11:00am - Reinhardt Hohensee - AFP Architecture What's New and AFP
Consortium Part 2
1:20pm-2:20pm - Chris Reid - Technology - The Tools
4:00pm-5:00pm - Howard Turetzky - Tricks of the AFP Masters: Debugging AFP
5:00pm-6:00pm - John Meixel - AFP Color: 2008 Status

THURSDAY, March 6th
10:00am-11:00am - Howard Turetzky - Tricks of the AFP Masters: ACIF How to
Use It
11:00am-12:00pm - Howard Turetzky and Reinhardt Hohensee - Closing,
Questions and Answers

InfoPrint Solutions Company

InfoPrint Solutions Company, headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, brings to market the advantages IBM and Ricoh have in the development, manufacturing, marketing and building of strategic solutions for customers, creating a growth-oriented global enterprise that is strategically focused on the output market.

The InfoPrint Solutions Company portfolio includes solutions for production printing for enterprises and commercial printers as well as solutions for office workgroup environments and industrial segments. The company offers customers the highest quality output solutions that optimize productivity by providing efficient workflow and, at the same time, delivering low cost of ownership and high return on investment. The heritage of InfoPrint Solutions Company includes the development of the IBM Advanced Function Presentation (AFP) Architecture -- now an industry standard -- and Intelligent Printer Data Stream (IPDS), which has since become the standard for mission critical business printing. The company also leads the industry in print management solutions with both InfoPrint Process Director and InfoPrint Manager. Please visit www.infoprint.com for more information.

Contact Information

  • Media and Industry Analyst Contacts:
    Gemma Craven / Tracey Sheehy
    Breakaway Communications for InfoPrint Solutions Company
    Email Contact
    Email Contact
    917 640 6423
    908 705 4596 (at ON DEMAND)