NEWS Contact: Bill Owens 734.794.1315 email@example.com Xitron and Enfocus Extend Technology Agreement Enfocus technology incorporated into Navigator GPS and Navigator RIP Manager Ann Arbor, Michigan – January 12, 2006 – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management software and workflow solutions; and Enfocus, the world leader in PDF quality management solutions for the graphic arts industry, today announced they have extended their technology agreement to include Xitron’s new Navigator GPS and RIP Manager 3.0 solutions. RIP Manager 3.0, the newest release in the Navigator GPS family of RIP and workflow solutions, incorporates powerful Enfocus PDF preflighting, editing and certification capabilities for PDF documents as a part of the new agreement. The technology platform also supports Enfocus Certified PDF workflows used for optimal PDF quality assurance and for streamlining print production. The two companies also announced that a special promotional begun in 2005 will now be offered with RIP Manager. Beginning January 3, 2006 and running through June 30, 2006, Xitron customers who purchase either Navigator GPS or Navigator RIP Manager will receive a copy of Enfocus’ Instant PDF software, a $199 value. Xitron customers can either utilize Instant PDF themselves to create specifications queue, or provide copies to their customers, facilitating the creation of quality PDF files that will travel through a PDF workflow without problems. “Enfocus is recognized as the leader in preflight technology and Xitron is pleased to extend our agreement to include Navigator GPS and Navigator RIP Manager solutions,” stated Jim Thrush, President of Xitron. “Xitron values its role as the leading solution provider for small to mid-size printers worldwide. Incorporating Enfocus technology provides Xitron with an even more robust and competitive product to meet the demands of the customers in our market.” Patrick Van Dam, Executive Vice President, Worldwide for Enfocus, added, “Xitron is committed to PDF for the long term. The company has incorporated PDF technology into all their RIP and workflow solutions. We are pleased to extend this agreement to include Xitron’s latest product offering, Navigator GPS and Navigator RIP Manager.” Navigator GPS and Navigator RIP Manager Navigator GPS has evolved into Xitron’s flagship product, seamlessly incorporating the Navigator RIP and Navigator RIP Manager to serve as a powerful pre-press production tool. RIP Manager can also be used to control Harlequin RIPs marketed by ABDick, Agfa, Compose, ECRM, Esko-Graphics, Highwater, Mitsubishi, Presstek, and Screen, moving workflow control from the RIP platform to the pre-press operator workstation. Enfocus Instant PDF Enfocus Instant PDF closes the loop from PDF creation to accurate final output and jump-starts a Certified PDF® workflow. This stand alone application is the easiest way to make flawless PDFs from within any native layout application. Built-in Certified PDF technology ensures quality and keeps users connected to up-to-date specifications via CertifiedPDF.net software. Xitron products are available through a network of OEMS, Distributors, Dealers, and System Integrators worldwide. The Navigator RIP drives more than 150 output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers, to film imagesetters and the latest in CTP and direct-to- press systems. With annual shipments of nearly 1500 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of Harlequin RIPs in the market. For more information about Xitron products, visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com. -30- About Xitron Xitron manufactures productive, flexible workflow systems and interfaces designed to drive the pre-press industry’s most popular new output devices as well as its legacy systems, prolonging their life and protecting our customer’s investments. Xitron’s Navigator RIP, Raster Blaster TIFF Catcher, and Xenith Workflow solutions are recognized as pre-press standards. Built around core technology from Global Graphics and Adobe Systems, Xitron engineers continue to develop stable, yet flexible solutions for the graphic arts market, driving over 150 different models of imagesetters, proofers, platesetters, and digital presses. For more information about Xitron, our products, OEM opportunities, or becoming a Xitron dealer, visit us at www.xitron.com. 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From start to finish, Enfocus is essential to designers, printers and publishers that want to work in a truly reliable workflow. Universally acclaimed technologies, products and service innovations include Certified PDF, Instant PDF, PitStop Professional, PitStop Server, StatusCheck and www.CertifiedPDF.net. Enfocus goes beyond preflight, delivering unmatched PDF creation, auto-correction, advanced editing and automation to guarantee accurate exchange and precise PDF output. Enfocus picks up where other products leave off with features and capabilities that bridge every critical gap in professional PDF workflows. Major suppliers such as Agfa, Artwork Systems, Electronics for Imaging (EFI), Fujifilm, Global Graphics, Heidelberg, Kodak, Quad/Graphics, Screen Europe, Xerox, Xitron and Vio have integrated Enfocus technologies into their own PDF workflow system offerings. 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