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Kyocera Mita and PLP Digital Systems Announce PlotWorks Support For Wide Format Imaging Systems

PLP Digital System’s product line provides custom functionality and support for any industry that uses large format input and output devices

Fairfield, New Jersey and Scottsdale, Arizona – October 15, 2002 - Kyocera Mita, one of the world's leading document imaging companies, and PLP Digital Systems (PLP), a leader in digital reprographics solutions, today announced the successful completion of hardware/software interoperability between the PlotWorksâ product and Kyocera Mita’s line of wide format imaging systems. This new strategic marketing alliance between the two companies enables dealers to sell Kyocera Mita wide format imaging systems with PlotWorks, a sophisticated, scalable, print management system that helps customers create and submit print jobs and fully manage digital scanners and printers.

“This is truly a comprehensive package for customers utilizing large format output devices,” said Michael Pietrunti, vice president, marketing at Kyocera Mita. “Kyocera Mita wide format systems have been demonstrating dynamic print output for several years. With the implementation of PlotWorks, our products will continue to service the customer with the desired functionality and value they have come to expect.”

“PLP Systems is excited about its alliance with Kyocera Mita and the benefit it will provide to the wide-format industry,” said Ernst Hess, vice president of sales at PLP Digital Systems. “Using PlotWorks with Kyocera Mita devices, users will be able to print faster and work more efficiently. PLP is not just delivering a product, but also bottom-line results and a competitive advantage for our clients.”

Kyocera Mita Wide Format Product Information:
Kyocera Mita’s wide format products produce 600 dpi output with speeds of 4 and 6 D size drawings per minute with a low cost of operation. The Company’s wide format systems can copy, print and scan high quality drawings efficiently and cost-effectively. All products come standard with two rolls of media supply with an option to add a third. The print-centric KM-P4845w, KM-P4850w, KM-S4850 scanner and copy-centric KM-4850W wide format imaging products are currently available.

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PlotWorksâ Product Information:
PlotWorksâ Digital Reprographics System is used to create and submit print jobs and fully manage your digital scanners and printers. PlotWorks gives you the freedom to choose the combination of printers and scanners that best meet your needs, and the power to control these components simultaneously, at each device’s highest-rated engine speed. The result is a highly reliable and efficient document production operation — producing more output in less time, with less labor — increasing profitability.

Powerful Features
PlotWorks offers a variety of powerful features designed to increase productivity. These include: High-performance printing, Modular design, Remote print job submission, Scan-to-file and Scan-to-copy capabilities, Vendor independence, Job control, Simultaneous control of multiple printing devices, Advanced job tracking, and Simultaneous printing of both large and small format documents.

PlotWorks Pricing and Availability:
PlotWorks is available and pricing begins at $800 (MSRP) for basic utilities.

Kyocera Mita is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and leading providers of computer-connectable peripherals, including network-ready digital copiers/printers, laser printers, color copiers/printers, digital laser facsimiles, multi-functional and wide format imaging solutions. Kyocera Mita America, Inc. is headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey with worldwide headquarters in Osaka, Japan and additional offices throughout North America and Latin America.

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Founded in 1989 as Precision Laser Plotting, PLP Digital Systems was one of the first software companies in the newly forming field of digital reprographics. Today, PLP is still leading the way in digital reprographics solutions. PLP's customers range from small service bureaus to large manufacturing firms. Regardless of their size or situation, these operations have discovered that

PlotWorks is a profitable production tool and that PLP is a strong, progressive, and reliable partner.

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