Procuring Print

Leading financial institution adopts Web-based print buying system

Pittsburgh,  July 30, 2002  Printcafe Software Inc., a provider of software solutions designed specifically for the printing industry supply chain, this week announced that Mellon Financial Corp. has selected Printcafe's EnterpriseSite solution for managing Web-based commercial print procurement.

According to Printcafe's, the EnterpriseSite Web solution provides print buyers with an interface and the automated tools to generate project specifications, request and approve quotations, select suppliers, and centrally manage print jobs by collaborating with printers online.

"One of our main reasons for selecting EnterpriseSite is that it can be customized to meet our unique print procurement needs," said John Obrist, Mellon vice president and director of corporate sourcing. "We believe that EnterpriseSite will enable us to maximize our internal processes, enhance our relationships with our suppliers, and significantly reduce our overall print procurement costs."

Mellon Financial Corp. is a global financial services company, headquartered in Pittsburgh, that has approximately $2.8 trillion in assets under management, administration or custody, including $588 billion under management. Its asset management companies include The Dreyfus Corp. and U.K.-based Newton Investment Management Ltd. Mellon joins Printcafe corporate customers AOL Time Warner, Hewlett-Packard, NestlÈ, and General Motors, among others using EnterpriseSite.