POMONA, Calif., May 27, 1999. Auto-Graphics Inc. (OTCBB:AUGR), leading provider of composition and electronic publishing services, today announced the promotion of Jerry Fincher to publishing systems consultant.
Fincher reports directly to Auto-Graphics COO William J. Kliss. In his new position, he will be responsible for coordinating Web publishing solutions for Bibles and religious publications, as well as CD-ROM and traditional print publishing products.
Fincher previously served as Bible Services group leader. He has been with Auto-Graphics since 1987 when he joined the company as Bible project manager. He has held a range of positions in the publishing industry since 1973. Fincher is a graduate of the Azusa Pacific University School of Business and Management.
For over twenty years, Auto-Graphics' technology has enabled religious publishers to produce materials in Web, CD or paper formats in such diverse languages as French, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek and Navajo.
Auto-Graphics provides composition and electronic publishing services to religious publishers including American Bible Society, AMG Publishers, Thomas Nelson Publishers, Tyndale House Publishers, World Publishing and Zondervan Publishing House.
Auto-Graphics' unique technology capabilities provide cost-effective solutions for publishers. These capabilities include electronic proofreading and a cast-off feature providing precise page counts prior to actual composition. Auto-Graphics maintains official authorized copies of many translations such as the New International Version and the New Jerusalem Bible and maintains outsourced databases for publishers and their sub-licensees.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics Inc. (OTCBB:AUGR) provides Web-based information publishing and Internet database resource sharing systems to the publishing and library communities. The company's web site is located at www.auto-graphics.com.