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Apr 4, 2006

Jetrion Launches Expanded Operations At New, Larger Facility

Jetrion Launches Expanded Operations At New, Larger Facility

Issued by Jetrion prior the EFI acquisition

Significantly Increases Manufacturing Capacity at New World Headquarters Facility

IPEX, Birmingham, UK, April 4, 2006 — Jetrion LLC, the wholly-owned industrial inkjet products and services subsidiary of Flint Group, launched operations last month in its new world headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan, a modern facility with more than three times the floor space of the company's previous operations site. Triple-digit growth posted by Jetrion in each of its first three years of operation fueled the company's need for a larger facility.

Located just 15 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Jetrion's new facility provides 35,000 square feet of floor area, much of it dedicated to the company's major expansion of its inkjet ink manufacturing and system integration capacity to meet the growing demand for its products. Sales for the Jetrion 3025 UV Inkjet System for variable printing of barcodes, numbering, text and graphics on labels, tags, tickets, forms, and plastic cards are expected to triple in 2006.

Key areas within the facility include a state-of-the-art inkjet ink manufacturing area for production of solvent, UV and water ink products, as well as ink and printer system development labs. Jetrion's custom integrated solutions projects are also moving to the new facility. The new Jetrion Demonstration Center includes: Jetrion's 3025 UV Inkjet System mounted directly on a Mark Andy flexographic press; the new Jetrion 3025SA, a stand-alone inkjet label printer integrated into a label rewinder; and, coming soon, Jetrion's 4000 Series full color inkjet label press.

The company's sales and administration operations are also now located in the building. Jetrion's remaining R&D operations will also be relocated to the facility in the next few months. Jetrion holds an option for an additional 35,000 square feet in the same building for future expansion.

The building's interior structure is customized to Jetrion's architectural specifications, ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental regulations, and the requirements of its ISO 9001:2000 certification.

New Address And Phone

As of March 13, 2006, the new address of Jetrion's World Headquarters is: 1260 James L. Hart Parkway, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. The main phone number for orders and other incoming calls is 734-641-3062. Orders can still be placed via e-mail at orders@jetrion.com, and general inquiries sent to info@jetrion.com.

About Jetrion LLC

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Flint Group, Jetrion LLC provides a complete spectrum of industrial inkjet products, services and custom high-performance integration solutions to the printing, converting, packaging, labeling and direct mail industries. For more information about Jetrion, contact Jason Oliver, director of marketing and new business development, at 734-641-3062 or info@jetrion.com. Jetrion is on the Web at www.jetrion.com.

About Flint Group

Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing, converting, and colorants industries. Flint Group companies develop, produce and market a wide range of conventional and UV printing inks on a global basis, with regional operations that provide local service throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and India/Pacific. Other companies in the group include Flint Group Printing Plates, specializing in photopolymer printing plates, and XSYS Print Solutions, specializing in narrow web inks. Jetrion LLC provides digital inks, equipment and integration services to the industrial printing market. Flint Group Pigments produces a range of pigment products and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group operates more than 150 facilities worldwide, and employs nearly 8,000 people. Estimated 2005 revenues are $US 2.7 billion (Euro 2.23 billion), positioning the company as the number one or number two supplier in every major region it serves.

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