Software streamlines document exchange and productivity.

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Available for Windows 2000/Server 2003/XP, Imagenation® 8 lets users scan, exchange, review, mark up, and print hundreds of office document, CAD drawing, and model formats. APIs let integrators implement custom applications, while corporate administrators gain complete control over access to documents, markups, and externally referenced files. Also featuring ability to send any rendered document as PDF, software helps gather critical CAD or model information right from desktop.



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Improve Document Productivity with NEW Imagenation 8



SPICER IMAGENATION® 8 IMPROVES DOCUMENT PRODUCTIVITY ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE

Organizations centered on office document and CAD drawing distribution and output will benefit from more efficient desktop interactivity

Kitchener, ON. July 13, 2006 - Spicer Corporation, the leading developer of document productivity solutions, today announced the release of Imagenation® 8. Spicer Imagenation lets users efficiently scan, review, mark up, and print hundreds of office document, CAD drawing and model formats. Imagenation's diverse applications, including engineering drawing review, redaction of confidential information, and archiving, are used globally in Manufacturing, Government, Utilities, Insurance, Financial Services, and Reprographics markets.

By streamlining document productivity between technical and office users alike, Spicer Imagenation improves workflow and return on investment for organizations with corporate information systems and OEM technology. With Imagenation, team members worldwide can view files, exchange hundreds of document and drawing file types, add markups, and gather critical CAD or model information, such as measurements, right from their desktops. Powerful APIs let integrators implement custom applications, such as revision control, markup permissions, and redaction, while corporate administrators gain complete control over access to documents, markups, and externally referenced files.

With Imagenation 8, organizations centered on document distribution and output will benefit from faster, more efficient desktop interactivity between documents, scanners and browsers. This release introduces a new XP-style user interface designed to help users customize their desktops by organizing toolbars and preferences to suit their needs.

Additional improvements in Release 8 include:
- New File Send feature - send any rendered document as PDF;
- Enhanced PDF support - save Spicer markups in PDF format documents as PDF data;
- ISIS Scanning toolkit update - adds support for several new scanners from Canon, Epson, Fujitsu, and HP;
- New Imagenation plug-in for Firefox Browser.

Imagenation 8 also introduces support for several new formats, including:
- SolidWorks 2006 2D & 3D;
- Autodesk Inventor10 2D & 3D;
- PTC Pro/Engineer V16 to Wildfire 2 assemblies;
- Microsoft Message Format (.msg);
- Digital Negative;
- JT.

Imagenation is available for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP. Imagenation's flexible pricing model provides options for fixed, enterprise, server and OEM licensing. To try Imagenation, visit the company's website at www.SPICER.com.

About Spicer Corporation

Spicer Corporation is a worldwide supplier of scalable, universal view-markup and collaboration solutions that improve the return on investment for organizations with ECM, CM, PDM, PLM, ERP, and other corporate information systems. Spicer's visualization, collaboration, redaction, and scanning solutions are used globally in Manufacturing, Government, Utilities, Insurance and Financial Services, and Reprographics markets.

For more information and to learn how Spicer works with FileNet, Hummingbird, Hyland, Contex, Xerox, and other technology partners, visit the company Web site at www.SPICER.com, call 519.748.2462, or send e-mail to info@spicer.com.

Contact
Spicer Corporation:
Kati Bujna, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: 519.748.2462
Fax: 519.748.9457
kbujna@spicer.com

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