Pitney Bowes' Group 1 Software and Screen Deliver System Connectivity Between DOC1(R) Document Composition Software and Truepress Jet520
LANHAM, Md., April 12, 2007 - Group 1 Software, Inc., a Pitney Bowes Company (NYSE:PBI), and Dainippon Screen Mfg, Co., Ltd., today announced the delivery of one-to-one communications and system connectivity between Group 1 Software’s DOC1® document composition software and Screen’s Truepress Jet520 printing system.
As a result of this announcement, the latest version of DOC1 Series 5 will support Screen’s recommended page description language for Truepress Jet520 – TOP (Truepress Optimized PostScript) – which provides effective integration between DOC1 and Truepress Jet520 and maximizes Truepress Jet520’s high speed processing.
“This announcement will enhance the seamless workflow and open system environment of Screen’s variable printing solution by connecting our Truepress Jet520 with Group 1 Software’s industry leading DOC1 document creation software,” said Kyohei Fujisawa, senior corporate officer of Screen and president of Media Technology Company. “We look forward to extending the benefits of this partnership to our customers.”
“Together, Screen and Group 1 Software are providing our customers with a complete, end-to-end solution for creating and producing full-color documents in a high-volume environment,” said Christopher Baker, president of Group 1 Software. “This is the first development in what we expect will be an important partnership between our two companies.”
The Screen Truepress Jet520 is a continuous-feed, single-pass inkjet printer that excels at producing catalogs, direct mail pieces, full-color account statements and other materials based on customer databases. The Truepress Jet520 offers fast processing speeds of 64m per minute, and 840 A4 pages per minute by two-up duplex, with the perfect balance of exceptional performance, good print quality and competitive operating costs.
DOC1 Series 5 is a cornerstone component of Group 1 Software’s Customer Communication Management (CCM) suite, which simplifies the gathering and manipulation of data, streamlines document creation and distribution, and ensures that information is accessible and secure. DOC1 Series 5 enables businesses to easily design and generate high-volume, personalized communications for multi-channel delivery.
Both Screen and Group 1 Software will exhibit at the AIIM/ON DEMAND Conference and Exposition to be held April 17-19 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Screen will demonstrate the Truepress Jet520 printing system in booth #850. Group 1 Software will showcase its Customer Communication Management (CCM) software portfolio for accelerating intelligence across the enterprise in booth #901.
About Dainippon Screen
Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) is a leading company in system components for the prepress and printing industries. Its extensive range of equipment includes scanners, workflow systems, RIPs, proofing systems, plate-setters and digital printing presses. The company is also a well-known manufacturer of equipment for the semiconductor and flat panel display manufacturing industries. For more information, visit http://www.screen.co.jp/index.html.
About Group 1 Software
Group 1 Software (www.g1.com) turns data into results, providing innovative software solutions that enable our clients to better understand and connect with their millions of customers, prospects, and partners. Group 1 Software helps over 3,000 organizations maximize the value of customer data to improve profitability, increase effectiveness, and strengthen customer relationships, through consolidating, cleansing and enriching corporate data, and generating personalized business documents for multi-channel delivery, customer care and efficient business processing. Our comprehensive Customer Communications Management (CCM) solutions span from database to delivery, adding value to every aspect of communication and allowing clients to integrate intelligence throughout their mailstream. As part of Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a $5.6 billion company, Group 1 Software’s solutions are utilized by leaders in the insurance, financial services/banking, GIS/mapping, government, mail services, retail, telecommunications, utility, and other industries, including Entergy, ING, L.L. Bean, MapQuest, Microsoft, Safeco Insurance, Wal-Mart and Wells Fargo.
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