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									                 Boeing Subsidiary CDG Forms Value-Added Reseller Relationship
                                 with Smead Software Solutions

CYPRESS, Calif., April 20, 2006 – Continental DataGraphics (CDG), a subsidiary of The Boeing
Company [NYSE: BA], today announced that it has formed a value-added reseller relationship with
Smead Software Solutions, a division of Smead Manufacturing Co. Smead is a leader in products,
services and solutions for records and information management.

“Smead has a strong reputation, and product offerings that are complementary to CDG’s information and
document management service offerings,” said Randy Gee, Director of Digital Document Solutions for
CDG. “We are extremely pleased to be able to form this partnership, as it enables us to offer our
customers a much broader range of solutions supporting records management with the addition of
Smead products.”

Jennie Olson, Marketing Manager for Smead Software Solutions commented, “We look forward to
working closely with CDG in this new alliance relationship. Because of their high visibility across a diverse
range of industry sectors, we felt they were a solid partner to help expand our offerings.”

The newly formed VAR alliance relationship with Smead will enable CDG to offer Smeadlink® software to
complement CDG’s digital imaging and information management services. Smeadlink® integrates
document management and bar-code tracking software to manage paper files, e-mail, reports, PC files,
and images in a single, easy-to-use application. Records retention is automatically applied, ensuring
records are managed in an accountable and trustworthy manner.

Based in Cypress, CA, CDG’s Professional Services Group offers a highly skilled staff trained in software
implementation and support. They are available to consult with customers to analyze requirements for
document and records management, scanning services, software, systems integration and other services
available as a part of CDG’s Digital Document Solutions offerings.

About CDG
Continental DataGraphics (CDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. CDG provides a
comprehensive suite of products and services for the creation, conversion, management and delivery of
information. CDG’s offerings include document and content management solutions, digital imaging
services, secure application and data hosting services, and technical authoring and illustration. CDG
production and customer service facilities are located in multiple locations throughout the U.S. and the
U.K. For more information, visit, or send e-mail inquiries to

About Smead
Founded in 1906, Smead manufactures thousands of products designed to make paper and electronic
document management more efficient and economical. From the introduction of color coded indexing and
efficient filing techniques to a comprehensive package of recordkeeping systems, Smead continues to set
the standard for state-of-the-art records management. Headquartered in Hastings, Minnesota, Smead is
a privately held, woman-owned business with 2,600 employees and 14 manufacturing plants located
across North America and Europe. Smead-Europe, headquartered in the Netherlands, has subsidiaries
in 15 European countries. For more information, visit


Contact:        Mona Rice – CDG                                    (425) 691-2680
                Jennie Olson – Smead Software Solutions            (651) 480-5488

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