Comerica Selects Solimar as its Output Management Vendor

July 13, 2004

Banking Leader Cites Solimar’s Production Output Capabilities as Key Factor

SAN DIEGO, CA – July 13, 2004 – Solimar Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of production printing and secure document delivery solutions, recently announced Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) has chosen Solimar Systems products to help manage its data center workflow and output processes in two Comerica locations. Using Solimar technology in Northern and Southern California sites, Comerica is able to improve the efficiency of its customer communication production operations by optimizing existing production print equipment. As a result, Comerica will enjoy cost savings, faster outbound communications, and better overall service to their customers.

“After a careful analysis of the solutions offered by several major vendors, we determined that the Solimar® Print/Director and iCONVERT™ products gave us the best combination of performance, efficiency, flexibility and support for our output needs,” said John W. Graham, Vice President, Client Production Services, of Comerica. “We were also impressed with Print/Director’s ability to interface with our existing print hardware and
inter-departmental workflow. Solimar’s products and services met our requirements, and the capacity for throughput, scalability and price are outstanding.”

“We are very pleased to help Comerica create an open IT architecture, reduce proprietary barriers and allow them to increase output production optimizing their existing infrastructure,” says Mary Ann Rowan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Increasing asset utilization essentially allows Comerica to become more efficient and reduce their operational costs.”

Solimar’s output management solutions allow thousands of organizations around the world to easily expand and control their enterprise production output processes by providing robust data stream transforms, physical connections for a wide variety of computing environments, and sophisticated job queue management. In addition to enabling “any-to-any” data stream portability, the solutions also incorporate powerful job management features using an intuitive Graphical User Interface.

About Comerica Incorporated
Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company headquartered in Detroit, strategically aligned into three major lines of business: the Business Bank, Small Business and Personal Financial Services, and Wealth and Institutional Management. Comerica’s more than 11,000 employees focus on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. Comerica Bank locations can be found in Michigan, California, Texas and Florida, with select businesses operating in several other states, Canada and Mexico. Munder Capital Management and Comerica Securities are investment services affiliates.

About Solimar Systems, Inc.

Solimar Systems enables organizations around the globe to onboard, make ready, enhance, manage and deliver print and digital communications and materials for a variety of industries and presentation types.

Commonly known as workflow software, for nearly 30 years, our team has provided solutions to facilitate the production of printed materials and digitally delivered communications. As early adopters of the PDF output format, our Chemistry platform has tightly linked technology with the PDF standard that optimizes and drives a variety of print and electronic requirements including transactional and direct mail printing, commercial print, carton converting and flexible packaging, labels, textiles and wide format. Our software also adds value with innovative technologies such as file optimization, piece-level tracking, out-of-the-box visibility dashboards for processes and equipment and dynamic, data-driven Augmented Reality (AR) experiences.

Solimar universally works with all types of existing and proposed software and hardware solutions in a print and digital production environment. Our work-with-all nature creates the opportunity for significant process improvement and ROI proven by our worldwide customer case studies and testimonials.

For more information, call the Solimar Sales Team at +1.619.849.2800.