Inkjet Print System uses ink that requires no drying time.

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Suited for terminal blocks, wire/cables, and equipment markers, PrintJet is based on Inkjet technology and includes ink fixing unit in final marking process. Unit produces marked tag with print legibility and resistance to environmental conditions. Ink is permanent and ready to use immediately after card leaves printer. Utilizing disposable ink cartridges, product prints full card of 240 tags in 1 min with print resolution of 1,440 dpi.

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Weidmuller Inc. Introduces New Specialized Inkjet Print System

CHICAGO (March 3, 2003)-Weidmuller Inc. announces its newest printing system for terminal blocks, wire/cables, and equipment markers: the PrintJet. Based on Inkjet technology, the PrintJet truly redefines print quality, ease of use, and speed for industrial marking products.

By adding a specially engineered ink fixing unit to the final marking process, the PrintJet raises the bar of conventional inkjet performance to a higher level. The result is a marked tag that has unsurpassed print or legibility quality coupled with extreme resistance to environmental conditions. The ink is absolutely permanent and ready to use immediately after the card leaves the print - no drying time!

Like other Inkjets, Weidmuller's PrintJet utilizes easy to use, disposable ink cartridges. The PrintJet frees up time and mess with virtually zero clean up or expensive clogged pens to clean or replace.

Designed to work exclusively with Weidmuller's MultiCard format, the PrintJet typically prints a full card of 240 tags in one minute. Speed and quality of the print (1440 dpi) alone makes the new system extremely attractive. Add Weidmuller's custom, Window's-based software, M-Print 1.6PJ, and you have tremendous flexibility at your finger tips. And, unlike typical X-Y plotters with only one font to choose from, the PrintJet can print any True-Type font. Complete customization of each character including size, font type, bold, underline, etc., are not only possible but extremely easy to do. M-Print software, free with the purchase of the printer, is Windows-based and compatible with all MS operating systems. This means fast startup time and no specialized training necessary. Simply input the numbers or text and hit the print button.

The PrintJet lists for $3,529.00 and will be available in May, 2003.

Weidmuller, Inc. is the U.S. operation of Germany-based Weidmuller Interface GmbH and Company-the world's leading supplier of electrical connection technology such as terminal blocks, printed circuit board terminals and connectors, relay sockets and plugs, and power supplies. Weidmuller has approximately 3,400 employees worldwide, with 70 sales organizations or offices in more than 60 countries. Weidmuller, Inc. was established in Richmond, Virginia in 1975 and currently employs approximately 130 people in its U.S. operations.

For more information about Weidmuller, Inc. and its products, please contact:

Marketing Communications Manager  Phone (800) 849-9343
Weidmuller, Inc. Fax (804) 794-0252
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