Oce Wins ON DEMAND Best of Show Award for Oce VarioStream® 9240 Printer

BOSTON, April 17 // -- Oce (NASDAQ:OCENY), a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, has been recognized for the second year in a row with a Best of Show award at the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition. The Oce VarioStream 9240 printer was chosen as the winner in the category of Spot Color Digital Printing Equipment. The versatile Oce VarioStream 9240 printer also received honorable mention for Monochrome Digital Printing Equipment.

Winners were announced Tuesday, April 17 at the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition. ON DEMAND is the world's leading digital printing conference and exposition, encompassing the technologies used to create, manage, personalize, print and deliver content. InfoTrends, Inc., a leading market research and consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industry, partnered with ON DEMAND to produce the awards program.

"To win this honor two years in a row is gratifying for Oce and for our customers who place their trust in our solutions. The Oce VarioPrint(R) 6250 printer won Best of Show in 2006, and we are proud that the Oce VarioStream 9240 system has been recognized for its breakthrough technology this year," said Joseph Skrzypczak, President and CEO, Oce North America, Inc. "The Best of Show award demonstrates that Oce continues to meet the commitments we make to deliver the most advanced digital printing solutions available."

The full-color Oce VarioStream 9240 printer is the latest in the black and color-capable Oce VarioStream 9000 series. The four-color press offers single- pass duplexing at 172 letter-size full-color pages per minute-one of the fastest full-color toner-based digital presses on the market. Designed to deliver Oce Job Appropriate Color(TM) results, the Oce VarioStream 9240 printer operates with maximum cost efficiency for black and white, one or two spot colors, or CMYK four-color process printing. Users pay for only what they print.

The versatile Oce VarioStream 9240 system easily addresses the needs of both corporate and commercial printing markets doing on demand, transactional, trans-promo, book publishing and other applications. Even when fully configured as a four-color press, the system can still print monochrome documents at 852 prints per minute, and two- and three-color documents at 353 and 231 prints per minute, respectively. This flexible approach lets customers run a wider range of jobs on just one system.

About the Oce VarioStream 9000 Series

The Oce VarioStream 9000 series lets customers grow into color applications by investing in a basic solution and gradually expand it as their requirements evolve. The printing systems can be combined with a variety of pre- and post-processing modules, and their UP3I(TM) capability integrates them perfectly into highly automated production lines. With their ability to handle such a wide range of applications, the Oce VarioStream 9000 systems are equally at home in commercial and in corporate printing environments -- at graphic arts companies and print service providers as well as in banks, insurance companies and public administration.

The Oce VarioStream 9000 series can be equipped with Oce CustomTone(R) technology, providing a wide range of ready-made and mixed-to-order custom colors. This efficient custom color solution is ideal for applications that have to match corporate identity guidelines or include a particular spot color. Another added-value feature of the Oce VarioStream 9000 series is Graphic Arts Plus dot modulation, a special imaging technique that delivers brilliantly sharp reproduction for black and white images by varying the luminescence of each LED -- over 11,000 in all -- in the image generator. The outcome: images can be printed with much more photorealism.

About Oce

Oce N.V. (NASDAQ:OCENY) is a leading provider of digital document management technology and services. The company's solutions are based on Oce's advanced software applications that deliver documents and data over internal networks and the Internet to printing devices and archives -- locally and around the world. Supporting the workflow solutions are Oce digital printers and scanners, considered the most reliable and productive in the world. Oce also offers a wide range of display graphics, consulting and outsourcing solutions.

Oce employs around 24,000 people, with 2006 annual revenues of approximately $4 billion, operates in approximately one hundred countries and maintains research and manufacturing centers in the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Romania. Oce North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL; New York City; Boca Raton, FL; Salt Lake City, UT; Coventry, RI; and Vancouver, BC. North American revenues were approximately $1.7 billion for fiscal 2006, and employment is currently 11,000. For more information about Oce, visit www.oceusa.com/ . Outside the U.S., consult http://www.oce.com/.

"Oce Job Appropriate Color" is a trademark of Oce-Technologies B.V. "Oce VarioStream", "Oce VarioPrint", "Oce CustomTone", "Oce" and the Oce logo are registered trademarks of Oce-Technologies B.V. "UP3I" is a trademark of UP3I Ltd. All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks and are the property of their owners and are respectfully acknowledged.

About InfoTrends

InfoTrends, Inc., a Questex Company, is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. InfoTrends provides research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses.

About Questex Media Group, Inc.

ON DEMAND is produced by Questex Media Group, Inc. (http://www.questex.com/), a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company's properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, and 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.

Source: Oce

CONTACT: Carro Ford Weston, +1-859-737-2816, carrof@earthlink.net, for Oce

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