20-20 Technologies Launches Home Improvement Project Financing Software Application for Canadian K&B Dealers



    LAVAL, QC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - 20-20 Technologies Inc. (TSX: TWT), the
world leader in 3D interior design and furniture manufacturing software, today
introduced 20-20 BizDeal, its new web-based Home Improvement Project Financing
Application for the Canadian kitchen and bath (K&B) market. The initiative
further demonstrates the Company's position as the leading software and
service provider to the North American K&B industry.
    "The introduction of this Home Improvement Project Financing Application
will facilitate the sale of interior renovation projects during these
difficult economic times," said Jean-François Grou, President and COO of 20-20
Technologies. "This new on-line application is designed to help K&B dealers,
retailers and cabinetmakers offer their customers not only excellent interior
designs, but also on-the-spot project financing and loan protection. The
result is a higher level of value-added service to their customers and
prospects. By introducing this financing application, 20-20 is helping the
industry provide improved operational efficiencies and higher customer
retention rates. It is an essential tool that will help them compete with
large retailers," he added.
    This new application, directed initially to Canadian K&B retailers and
cabinetmakers, will provide their customers access to financing options for
their home improvement projects, on approved credit. The financing is being
offered by TD Canada Trust, one of Canada's premier banks. 20-20 also
announced it is currently engaged in discussions with U.S. lending
institutions. Future phases of 20-20 BizDeal will include K&B dealers,
retailers and cabinetmaker markets in the U.S, where 20-20 Technologies plays
a dominant role as a key software supplier to the interior design markets.
More information on the new 20-20 Home Improvement Financing Application may
be referenced at www.2020.net/bizdeal.
    "Triple AAA Kitchen and Cabinet Design (www.tripleaaa.ca) is very excited
about this new Home Improvement Project Financing Application. It offers us an
opportunity to help our customers realize their dream kitchen projects," said
Ms. Sue Jabara, VP of Operations. "Offering consumers an opportunity to
finance their projects via the 20-20 BizDeal and TD Canada Trust program will
help consumers better manage their finances and achieve their dream home
renovation goals."
    "We are very pleased to be part of this new and exciting program that
20-20 brings to K&B dealers," said Mr. Mike Zilberbrant, owner of Acco
Renovations in Ottawa, Ontario. "We've been searching for this type of
consumer-facing application for over 5 years. We plan to use 20-20 Home
Improvement Project Financing Application with all projects that we propose
from now on." Acco Renovations (www.accorenovations.ca) is one of many K&B
dealers currently processing loan transactions through the 20-20 Home
Improvement Project Financing system in Ontario.

    About 20-20 Technologies Inc.

    20-20 Technologies is the world's leading provider of computer-aided
design, business and manufacturing software solutions tailored for the
interior design and furniture industries. Dealers and retailers use its
desktop and Web-based products and solutions for the residential and
commercial markets. 20-20 offers a unique proprietary end-to-end solution,
integrating the entire breadth of functions in interior design. It provides a
bridge for data communication from the point-of-sale to manufacturing and
world-leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including
computer-aided engineering and plant floor automation software. Operating in
12 countries with more than 590 employees, 20-20 is a publicly traded company
(TWT) on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). For more information, visit
www.2020Technologies.com.

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