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Smurfit Kappa Ireland Signs Contract With VantagePoint For Business Software
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 27 March 2008 -- /PRNewswire/ -- VantagePoint Systems, Inc. announced today that Smurfit Kappa Ireland has signed a contract to implement Business VantagePoint(TM), software at three corrugated plants and seven specialty packaging plants in Ireland.

Business VantagePoint(TM) is an estimate-to-cash business software solution for multiplant packaging manufacturing operations, that is used in estimating, order processing, inventory, manufacturing control, job costing, shipping, and invoicing. Smurfit Kappa will use Business VantagePoint software together with Planning & Scheduling software from OM Partners and ArtiosCAD design software, as a part of a combined software approach. All three software will be integrated, with information being passed between the applications automatically.

About Smurfit Kappa Ireland

Smurfit Kappa Ireland (SKI) is a coordinated network of 10 business units, located throughout Ireland. A part of the Smurfit Kappa Group, a European leader in paper-based packaging, Smurfit Kappa Ireland is the leading supplier of packaging solutions in the country. SKI provides corrugated packaging, bags, crates, pallets, foam & plastic packaging, point of purchase material throughout Ireland. The company's aim is to help their customers reduce their total packaging costs by providing expert advice and class-leading service in areas such as packaging grade and design optimization, supply chain management, inbound & outbound logistics, and in-store promotion and shelf presence.

About VantagePoint Systems Inc.

VantagePoint Systems develops business software for packaging manufacturing companies and provides complete implementation, product support, and technical services to its customers. VantagePoint's software solutions address the entire spectrum of packaging manufacturing, including corrugated packaging, folding cartons, retail displays, food and beverage packaging, labels, and multiwall bags. VantagePoint also operates HRMS, Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary that provides business software for entry to mid-size corrugated packaging manufacturers. The company is one of the leading suppliers of business software and related services to the paper and packaging industry.

VantagePoint Systems, with locations in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Lombard, Illinois, USA; and Leicester, UK, is a division of Solarsoft Business Systems, a provider of modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions. For more information, visit http://www.vpgroup.com or http://www.solarsoft.com.

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