Oce Announces Oce Options(TM) Media Line of Value-Priced Large Format Inkjet Materials


New Water-Resistant Banner Range for Promotional Graphics

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 - Oce (NASDAQ:OCENY), a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, today announced the Oce Options line of media designed for producing cost-effective graphics. This new line of media is priced at a substantial discount to the Oce premium line of comparable products. Oce Options materials are ideal for producing economical short-term promotional banners, displays and original art reproductions while maximizing return on investment for the service provider.

The Oce Options vinyl and polypropylene products are water-resistant and can be used to produce either indoor or short-term outdoor displays even without lamination when used with pigmented inks. All Oce Options media are available in 36-, 42- 50-, and 60-inch widths.

Vinyl with PSA (OPVYNLPS), an 11-mil, white, opaque, matte surface,
calendared vinyl with permanent, solvent-based acrylic adhesive for
short-term, flexible outdoor graphics. Compatible with aqueous dye and
pigment inks.

Artists Stretch Canvas (OPASC23), a 23-mil, 100% cotton canvas material
designed for artist reproductions. Compatible with aqueous dye and
pigment inks.

Polypropylene (OPTBPOLY), an 8-mil, matte surface polypropylene film for
short-term outdoor graphics. Compatible with aqueous dye and pigment
inks.

Polypropylene with PSA (OPPOLYPS), a 9-mil, white poly film with
permanent, solvent-based acrylic adhesive for short-term outdoor
graphics. Compatible with aqueous dye and pigment inks.

Scrim Vinyl (OPSCRM), an 18.5 mil, matte surface, single-sided scrim
vinyl for short-term outdoor graphics. Compatible with aqueous pigment
inks.

Scrim Vinyl with Blockout (OPSCRMBO), a 14.5 mil, matte surface,
tear-resistant scrim vinyl with a blockout layer. Compatible with aqueous
dye and pigment inks.

With the Oce Options media line, Oce now offers a complete range of value-priced banner media for all popular aqueous-based large format inkjet printers. "These six products represent our initial offering in the Oce Options media line," said Dan Halkyard, Director, Wide Format Marketing, Oce Imaging Supplies. "We will continue to expand our portfolio by adding a range of complimentary value-priced products."

Availability

All Oce Options media are available for order now. For information and help locating an Oce Imaging Supplies Authorized Reseller, call toll-free 1-800-323-4827. For additional product information, visit www.oceusa.com/imagingsupplies .

About Oce Imaging Supplies

Oce Imaging Supplies provides digital display graphics printing materials designed to work with a broad range of inkjet devices, meeting the most demanding printing requirements and assuring successful results with the greatest simplicity. Oce is one of the few companies to research and develop media formulations for new printers and new applications and then manufacture them in its own, state-of-the-art facilities. Products are sold through a global network of highly qualified dealers and distribution partners. To ensure that you get the job done right the first time every time, Oce Imaging Supplies professionals also provide leading edge technical support for every product in our line.

About Oce

Oce 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.

Netherlands-based Oce N.V. (NASDAQ:OCENY), with a workforce of around 24,500 people and 2004 revenues of $3.3 billion, maintains research and manufacturing centers in the Netherlands, the United States, Germany, France, Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Japan. Oce's North American headquarters is located in Chicago with major business units in Trumbull, CT; Chicago; New York City; Boca Raton, FL; Salt Lake City; Coventry, RI; and Vancouver, BC. North American revenues were $1.2 billion for fiscal 2004, and employment is currently 11,000. For more information about Oce, visit www.oceusa.com/ . Outside the U.S., consult www.oce.com/ .

Listing information for this release:
Oce North America, Inc.
Imaging Supplies Division
1800 Bruning Drive West
Itasca, IL 60143-1093
tel 800-323-4827
web www.oceusa.com/imagingsupplies
email info@oceusa.com

"Oce" is a registered trademark, and "Oce Options" is a trademark of Oce-Technologies B.V. All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks and are the property of their owners and are respectfully acknowledged.

Source: Oce

CONTACT: Kelli Ramirez, Director of Communications of Oce Display Graphics Systems, direct tel, +1-530-346-2146, mobile tel, +1-530-305-5347, kelli.ramirez@dgs.oceusa.com

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