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Quark and Glemser Technologies Bring Quark XML Author to Life Sciences Organisations

Glemser Integrates Quark’s Microsoft Word-based XML Authoring Tool into its Global Labeling Solutions for Creating Compliant Document Submissions in PIM and SPL Formats

Denver - 3/1/2011 - Quark announced today that Glemser Technologies has signed on as a Value Added Reseller of Quark XML Author™ for Microsoft Word. Founded in 1987, Glemser designs and implements XML and content management solutions for the largest and most successful life sciences companies in the world. Glemser will bring Quark XML Author to organisations that require knowledge workers to use Microsoft Word to author XML documents ready for submission to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Structured Product Labelling (SPL) format and to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Product Information Management (PIM) format.

Quark XML Author is an XML authoring and editing add-in to Microsoft Word that allows anyone using Microsoft Word to create structured XML content. The familiar user environment makes it possible for anyone – not just technical experts – to use Microsoft Word to create compliant XML-based content components that can be managed by Glemser’s xmLabeling solution.

“We are confident that Quark XML Author for Microsoft Word will resonate with our clients and prospective clients who need to meet global labelling requirements, as well as improve their publishing processes,” said Andrew Glemser, Vice President of Marketing, for Glemser. “Ease-of-use is of particular importance when life sciences organisations are adopting a new tool for creating content. It allows them to avoid outsourcing the XML creation or conversion and improves speed to market – both of which have significant impact on the bottom line.”

Together Quark XML Author and Glemser xmLabeling allows life sciences s to:
•    Meet evolving regulatory requirements
•    Streamline global labelling processes
•    Enable authors to focus on content rather than format
•    Use industry standard technologies such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft SharePoint, and Documentum
•    Ease adoption of XML and our global labelling solution

PG Bartlett, senior vice president of product marketing at Quark said, “Glemser has long been regarded as a leader in solutions for life sciences. We look forward to the opportunity to help solve the XML authoring and global labelling challenges that their customers face. Our combined solutions can bring a tremendous amount of value to organisations that need to comply with industry regulations today and as they continue to evolve.”

To learn more about Quark XML Author, visit: http://www.quark.com/Products/Quark_XML_Author/.

To learn more about Glemser’s global labelling solution, visit: http://www.glemser.com/.

About Glemser Technologies Corporation
Founded in 1987, Glemser designs and implements XML-based structured content management solutions for life sciences companies. We have specialized experience implementing global labelling solutions. Our xmLabeling® product is a proven, off-the-shelf labelling solution that has been chosen by more companies than any other product to address global labelling requirements, including PIM and SPL. xmLabeling® has been used successfully by multiple life sciences companies during the EMA's PIM pilot program to generate and manage initial marketing authorizations, variations and line extensions. Our “PIM-in-a-Box” offering allows companies to rapidly implement a fully-qualified PIM system in just a few weeks. To learn more about Glemser Technologies and xmLabeling®, please visit our website or contact us at sales@glemser.com.

About Quark
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organisations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product — QuarkXPress — changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionising publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media, as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.
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Quark, Quark XML Author, and the Quark logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quark, Inc. and its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. Glemser Technologies, xmLabeling and the Glemser logo are registered trademarks of Glemser Technologies Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact: Valentina Moressa, vmoressa@quark.com,  0044 (0) 7506 000 817
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