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Kyocera Mita makes market-ready products available to the customer 30% faster with SDL

SDL plc

Monday, 18 June, 2007

Leading Japanese document management company uses SDL MultiTermTM to reduce localization costs, maintain global brand identity and increase productivity.

Maidenhead, UK -- SDL, the leading provider of Global Information Management (GIM) solutions, announced today that Kyocera Mita is accelerating the time-to-market for its products by 30% using SDL technology. With SDL MultiTerm enabling intelligent terminology management in more than 20 languages, this leading Japanese document management company aims to reduce the end-to-end localization costs by 40% over the next fiscal year and increase translation productivity by 30%, all while maintaining a consistent global brand identity in any market.

"SDL MultiTerm is the 'de facto' industry standard for terminology management," says Katsumi Horiguchi, Senior Manager for Technology Publications, Kyocera Mita. SDL MultiTerm is increasing our speed-to-market and business agility. With more intuitive functionality and a higher deployment rate among translation professionals, projects occur faster while delivering more accuracy.

The company has deployed SDL MultiTerm in its Japanese office via an Internet browser, delivering concept-based intelligent terminology management to support all products. The system provides access to centralized corporate terminology, with powerful searching methodologies enabling fast term look-ups. With consistent terminology available, Kyocera Mita is able to produce more than 30 product manuals every year in more than 20 languages 30% faster than before. Further, the company has experienced significant growth over the last few years and estimates that without SDL MultiTerm, their end-to-end localization costs would have been significantly higher.

For more information on this story please see: www.sdl.com/kyocera

About Kyocera Mita
Kyocera Mita manufactures and markets both black-and-white and color digital copiers, network-ready multifunctional devices and laser printers, as well as a range of wide-format imaging products. Established in 2000, the Japanese company also offers a portfolio of software and network solutions. Kyocera Mita operates 24 sales and service companies, 4 production plants, 1 logistics center and employs 12,160 staff worldwide. Kyocera Mita is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kyocera Group.

About SDL
SDL (London Stock Exchange: 'SDL') is the leader in global information management (GIM) solutions that empower organizations to accelerate the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets. Its enterprise software and services integrate with existing business systems to manage global information from authoring to publication and throughout the distributed localization supply chain.

Global industry leaders rely on SDL to provide enterprise software or hosted services for their GIM processes, including Audi, Bayer, Best Western, Bosch, Canon, Deutsche Bank, Kodak, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Reuters and SAP. SDL has implemented more than 400 enterprise GIM solutions, has deployed over 150,000 software licenses across the GIM ecosystem and provides access to on-demand translation portals for 10 million customers per month. Over 1000 service professionals deliver consulting, implementation and language services through its global infrastructure of more than 50 offices in 30 countries. For more information, visit www.sdl.com.

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