Press Release

High Cost Engineering Plotting and Printing Recouped with Print Manager Plus 6.0 Client Billing Version for Engineering Firms Released to Account and Bill-back Costs to Clients. Software Shelf's Newest Release in a Series of New Print Management and Cost Reduction Software Solutions for Every Market
Clearwater, Florida - London, England
25 October 2005
In its continued roll-out of a series of new print management and accounting software products, Software Shelf today announced release of Print Manager Plus® 6.0 Client Billing with Authentication for Engineers and Engineering Firms to account for and bill-back printing and plotting cost to clients.

This new, pure software solution includes advanced technology that is unprecedented in the printer and plotter hardware and software industries. Versions include licensing and pricing matrix for the Engineer's Small Office/Home Office, Small Business and Enterprise with pricing starting at $99.00 for Engineers.

The product uses a workstation (Win NT/2000/XP) based Authentication Module, which runs in the background on the user?s workstation. Whenever the user prints, the print job is paused on the print server's printer queue. The user then receives a pop-up message with the full information of the print job and instructions how to authenticate it. Upon entering a password, it prints and automatically bills the itemized costs to a client?s account or job code.

This product is 100% software based, no hardware added, nothing changed in Windows. Award winning Print Manager Plus software is the first Microsoft verified and logo certified software to support Hewlett-Packard. Multifunctional printers' (MFP) walk-up copying or printing. It supports all printer brands, printers, MFPs, and plotters of any size and operating systems. It is easy to use, installs in second on a Windows workstation or print server and requires no special training to deploy and manage. It is native to the Windows operating system and supports printing from all operating systems.

Software Shelf? award winning Tech support is provided from its American or European tech support offices in Florida and the UK.?? Support is provided in 12 European languages?? For more information or to download a fully functional 30 day evaluation please visit:

Software Shelf and Print Manager Plus are trademarks owned by Software Shelf worldwide.

For further information contact:
Bill Feeley
Print Manager
Phone: 650-521-5271