Fujifilm Adopts Group Logic's MassTransit and Imagexpo Technology; Graphic Arts Software Products Form Core of myfujifilm.com

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Group Logic, Inc.

    ARLINGTON, Va., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Logic, the leading vendor
 of network workflow software and services to the print media industry,
 announced today that Fujifilm has adopted Group Logic's MassTransit Service
 Provider Edition (SPE) 4.0 and Imagexpo SPE 3.0 software products as core,
 enabling components of the new myfujifilm.com Web site.  The Group Logic
 technologies will power key services offered by myfujifilm.com, including soft
 proofing, remote proofing, and advanced digital file transfer and management
 features.
     Announced in February by Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., myfujifilm.com is
 currently making its debut at Seybold Seminars Boston 2001.  myfujifilm.com
 provides efficient digital asset management and communications solutions to
 the graphic arts industry, offering a cost-effective alternative to equipment,
 facility, and information technology purchases for companies that choose not
 to make capital investments in these resources.
     "Fujifilm selected MassTransit and Imagexpo because they offer unique
 benefits that precisely match our goal of delivering the highest quality tools
 and services," said David Murray, marketing director of myfujifilm.com.  "The
 comprehensiveness of Group Logic's workflow tools, combined with advanced
 Fujifilm technologies, our 24-hour support, and wide range of services, will
 help our customers boost productivity and profitability while increasing
 service quality and value."
     Group Logic provided custom integration services to assist Fujifilm with
 the incorporation of MassTransit SPE and Imagexpo SPE into myfujifilm.com.
 Developed to provide the framework for Internet file transfer, proofing, and
 other job management services, the SPE versions are highly scalable to support
 large user populations.  The fully customizable products can be seamlessly
 integrated with browsers and backend Web application servers.
     "We are delighted to work with myfujifilm.com," said T. Reid Lewis,
 president and a founder of Group Logic.  "Working with our established
 products that reflect years of input by graphics industry leaders, we have
 formed a productive partnership to blend best-in-class technologies into a
 uniquely comprehensive service."
     Currently debuting at Seybold Seminars Boston 2001 and a recipient of the
 Seybold Hot Picks recognition, the latest version of MassTransit, version 4.0,
 is the only solution that offers both application service provider and
 enterprise models, providing the print media industry a choice between
 contracting for and internally controlling digital file transfer across the
 Internet and other wide area networks.
     "Group Logic's SPE products offer service providers such as Fujifilm the
 fastest, lowest-investment route to integrating advanced file transfer and
 proofing services into a Web-based service," said Andy Lewis, vice president
 of sales and marketing, Group Logic.  "Building this exciting new Web site
 around the proven-reliable workflow management capabilities of MassTransit,
 and the multi-location collaborative proofing and annotation capabilities of
 Imagexpo, has enabled Fujifilm to launch its services quickly, without the
 expense of redundant technology development."
 
     About Fuji Photo Film Company
     Fuji Photo Film Company, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one of
 the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of imaging and information
 products.  The company is Japan's largest producer of photosensitized
 materials.  Fujifilm's products include consumer and professional films and
 cameras, photo finishing systems, color papers, digital cameras and printers,
 chemistry, audio and videotapes, instant cameras and films, motion-picture
 films, and X-ray films and equipment.
 
     About Group Logic
     Group Logic, Inc., develops wide area network (WAN) and local area network
 (LAN) workflow solutions to speed and streamline file transfer, file and print
 services, and remote proofing procedures.  The company's turnkey solutions
 include software, customization and integration services, and in-depth product
 training to maximize return on investment.
     Group Logic offers three complementary product lines:
 
     * MassTransit: a "digital shipping and receiving department" that
       completely automates and manages the process of transferring graphics,
       multimedia, and other production files between print media suppliers and
       their customers.
 
     * Imagexpo: a complete remote soft proofing solution that uses
       sophisticated annotation and interactive conferencing capabilities to
       provide faster, more efficient multi-location review and approval of
       text and graphics prior to production of print media.
 
     * ExtremeZ-IP: file and print services software that uses the TCP/IP
       protocol to dramatically increase throughput between Macintosh clients
       and a Microsoft Windows NT or Windows 2000 server.
 
     Group Logic's products are installed in over 1,000 organizations
 worldwide, including leading publishers, creative services and packaging
 operations of consumer goods manufacturers, printing and prepress service
 providers, advertising and design agencies, and educational institutions.
 Approximately 40,000 professionals in the print media and related industries
 use Group Logic's products.
     For more information, visit Group Logic on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.grouplogic.com .
 
 

SOURCE Group Logic, Inc.
    ARLINGTON, Va., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Group Logic, the leading vendor
 of network workflow software and services to the print media industry,
 announced today that Fujifilm has adopted Group Logic's MassTransit Service
 Provider Edition (SPE) 4.0 and Imagexpo SPE 3.0 software products as core,
 enabling components of the new myfujifilm.com Web site.  The Group Logic
 technologies will power key services offered by myfujifilm.com, including soft
 proofing, remote proofing, and advanced digital file transfer and management
 features.
     Announced in February by Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd., myfujifilm.com is
 currently making its debut at Seybold Seminars Boston 2001.  myfujifilm.com
 provides efficient digital asset management and communications solutions to
 the graphic arts industry, offering a cost-effective alternative to equipment,
 facility, and information technology purchases for companies that choose not
 to make capital investments in these resources.
     "Fujifilm selected MassTransit and Imagexpo because they offer unique
 benefits that precisely match our goal of delivering the highest quality tools
 and services," said David Murray, marketing director of myfujifilm.com.  "The
 comprehensiveness of Group Logic's workflow tools, combined with advanced
 Fujifilm technologies, our 24-hour support, and wide range of services, will
 help our customers boost productivity and profitability while increasing
 service quality and value."
     Group Logic provided custom integration services to assist Fujifilm with
 the incorporation of MassTransit SPE and Imagexpo SPE into myfujifilm.com.
 Developed to provide the framework for Internet file transfer, proofing, and
 other job management services, the SPE versions are highly scalable to support
 large user populations.  The fully customizable products can be seamlessly
 integrated with browsers and backend Web application servers.
     "We are delighted to work with myfujifilm.com," said T. Reid Lewis,
 president and a founder of Group Logic.  "Working with our established
 products that reflect years of input by graphics industry leaders, we have
 formed a productive partnership to blend best-in-class technologies into a
 uniquely comprehensive service."
     Currently debuting at Seybold Seminars Boston 2001 and a recipient of the
 Seybold Hot Picks recognition, the latest version of MassTransit, version 4.0,
 is the only solution that offers both application service provider and
 enterprise models, providing the print media industry a choice between
 contracting for and internally controlling digital file transfer across the
 Internet and other wide area networks.
     "Group Logic's SPE products offer service providers such as Fujifilm the
 fastest, lowest-investment route to integrating advanced file transfer and
 proofing services into a Web-based service," said Andy Lewis, vice president
 of sales and marketing, Group Logic.  "Building this exciting new Web site
 around the proven-reliable workflow management capabilities of MassTransit,
 and the multi-location collaborative proofing and annotation capabilities of
 Imagexpo, has enabled Fujifilm to launch its services quickly, without the
 expense of redundant technology development."
 
     About Fuji Photo Film Company
     Fuji Photo Film Company, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one of
 the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of imaging and information
 products.  The company is Japan's largest producer of photosensitized
 materials.  Fujifilm's products include consumer and professional films and
 cameras, photo finishing systems, color papers, digital cameras and printers,
 chemistry, audio and videotapes, instant cameras and films, motion-picture
 films, and X-ray films and equipment.
 
     About Group Logic
     Group Logic, Inc., develops wide area network (WAN) and local area network
 (LAN) workflow solutions to speed and streamline file transfer, file and print
 services, and remote proofing procedures.  The company's turnkey solutions
 include software, customization and integration services, and in-depth product
 training to maximize return on investment.
     Group Logic offers three complementary product lines:
 
     * MassTransit: a "digital shipping and receiving department" that
       completely automates and manages the process of transferring graphics,
       multimedia, and other production files between print media suppliers and
       their customers.
 
     * Imagexpo: a complete remote soft proofing solution that uses
       sophisticated annotation and interactive conferencing capabilities to
       provide faster, more efficient multi-location review and approval of
       text and graphics prior to production of print media.
 
     * ExtremeZ-IP: file and print services software that uses the TCP/IP
       protocol to dramatically increase throughput between Macintosh clients
       and a Microsoft Windows NT or Windows 2000 server.
 
     Group Logic's products are installed in over 1,000 organizations
 worldwide, including leading publishers, creative services and packaging
 operations of consumer goods manufacturers, printing and prepress service
 providers, advertising and design agencies, and educational institutions.
 Approximately 40,000 professionals in the print media and related industries
 use Group Logic's products.
     For more information, visit Group Logic on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.grouplogic.com .
 
 SOURCE  Group Logic, Inc.