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Acquisition of e4m Solutions continues CFI growth and heralds the
beginning of consolidation within the electronic forms marketplace


WALTHAM, Mass. - May 9, 2001-Create!form International, (CFI), a leading
provider of electronic forms and document management software, today
announced that it has acquired e4m Solutions of Canoga Park, CA - Los
Angeles, a major specialist in e-forms software sales, service and
support. Terms were not disclosed; although earnings will be immediately
accretive to current shareholders of CFI.

Under terms of the acquisition, e4m will become Create!form
International US, an operating subsidiary of the parent company
Create!form International, Inc. and continue to be led by Ronald T.
Cohen and his existing leadership team. "The LA office will continue to
enhance the solid reputation for customer service and innovative
document output business solutions within the CFI family," said Cohen.
"Our 1,800 customers and professional sales and support team within the
US now have the ability to be part of an industry leading global
services and award-winning product corporation. With support and sales
offices in Australia, London, Boston and LA, our clients will benefit
from around the clock and around the world support."

"This is the first step in our continued drive towards consolidating a
fragmented industry, while continuing to provide industry leading
products, support and services," states CFI President Kurt A.
Mueffelmann. "I am pleased to have such a talented team join CFI and
continue our triple-digit revenue growth and industry leading earnings."

Create!form International will continue to develop, market, sell and
support its award-winning output management solutions under the Create!
brand.


About Create!form International
Create!form International is a leading provider of products and services
that provide a transition from hard copy output to more efficient and
cost-effective e-enabled processes. Create!form's electronic form and
document management systems provide powerful output capabilities for any
business application; from desktop accounting to large scale ERP
systems. Create!form's solutions can be integrated without re-
engineering existing applications, helping to protect corporate
investments and keep implementation timeframes to a minimum. Benefits
include enhanced document formatting, the elimination of manual bursting
and collating, e-mail and fax delivery, and automated archiving with
Internet retrieval capability. Founded in 1987 with headquarters in
Waltham, Mass., the company's worldwide offices and extensive partner
network support customers in a variety of markets including
manufacturing, distribution, health, government, education, travel,
hospitality and other service industries. Create!form has over 3,000
customers worldwide including Honda, Hallmark Cards, Farmers Insurance,
Dow Chemical and Harley Davidson.
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Tom Hohenberg
tom@themark.demon.co.uk

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