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Subject: Mekon Ltd and Arbortext Partnership Offers Enterprise Publishing Software in Europe

Mekon Ltd and Arbortext Partnership Offers Enterprise Publishing
Software in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom and ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 31, 2005 --
Arbortext, the leading provider of Enterprise Publishing software, today
announced that Mekon Ltd, the market leading experts at integrating
workflow, collaboration and XML publishing solutions, will become a new
systems integration specialist for Arbortext products.

Mekon will work with Arbortext to provide sales, professional services
and technical support for Arbortext publishing applications targeted at
the government, educational, aerospace and pharmaceutical industries in
the UK and Europe.

"We are very pleased to be working with Arbortext," said Julian Murfitt,
managing director, Mekon Ltd.  "Our solutions evolve from a deep
understanding of our client's businesses. The tools we use are chosen
purely from an independent assessment of what fits with our client's
business needs. Our partnership with Arbortext now allows us to offer
our clients some of the most sophisticated and innovative publishing
technology currently available."

"Now, more than ever before, customer communications are becoming a
critical business function," said Nathan Birtle, managing director,
Arbortext. "We're delighted to have formed an alliance with Mekon, a
company known for its ability to improve communications through
publishing technologies."

Enterprise publishing enables a company to design its processes so that
it can better manage content creation and distribution. It enables easy
customization of the output into a variety of languages and formats,
including print, PDF, Web, or XML. In the same way that the automobile
industry revolutionized vehicle manufacturing with technology, companies
are now revolutionizing their content processes with enterprise
publishing software.

About Mekon Ltd.

Mekon specializes in increasing the efficiency of content creation,
management and publishing for organizations around the world. Its focus
on the latest technologies such as XML, Workflow and PDF has been
rewarded with a large and fast growing international customer base.
Mekon is renowned for rigorously investigating client publishing
processes, understanding their overall business strategy and delivering
scalable and extremely cost effective systems. 
Mekon's client list includes Barclays, BAE Systems, Boeing, British Gas,
EDEXCEL , Emap, General Dynamics, GlaxoSmithKline, Goodrich, Harper
Collins, House Of Lords, Land Rover, Namaste, Philips, Rolls Royce,
Thales, Threadneedle Investments, UK CAA, and Waitrose.
About Arbortext

Arbortext is the leading provider of Enterprise Publishing software that
automates the assembly and publishing of information, helping companies
to improve authoring productivity; reduce authoring, translation and
publishing costs; enhance information quality; and speed time-to-market
of new and improved products.  Companies around the world use our
software to publish in multiple languages to multiple audiences in
multiple hardcopy and electronic output formats. Arbortext's software is
installed at over 1,700 organizations worldwide.

Current customers include American Express Financial Services, Audi,
Boeing, Bombardier, British Aerospace, Caterpillar, DaimlerChrysler,
Ericsson Telecom, Ford, General Electric, GM, IBM, International Thomson
Publishing, Lucent, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Pfizer, Ricoh, Sun
Microsystems, Toyota, United Airlines, Volkswagen and Volvo. Arbortext
is a founding member and active participant in both the XML Activity of
the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Organization for the
Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS). Headquartered
in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Arbortext has offices around the world. For
more information, please visit www.arbortext.com.

U.S. Contact: 	Beth Ambaruch, APR	
	  	Arbortext, Inc.	
	  	+1 734.327.6014

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