Cenveo Commits to Enterprise-Wide Rollout of SoftSolutions’ Management System
ROANOKE, VA—Sept. 27, 2012—SoftSolutions Inc. has signed an agreement with Cenveo Inc. to supply its award winning Flex integration platform to automate shop floor data collection, process management and ERP integration across Cenveo’s enterprise platform. Flex by SoftSolutions offers real-time visibility between front office planning systems and shop floor operations, enabling decision makers with real-time updates throughout the day on how “Production-to-Plan” is going and where problems are developing as they happen.
Cenveo will outfit its manufacturing facilities with the Flex intelligent shop floor management system to provide trustworthy data, standard workflows, real-time control, enterprise-wide performance standards and KPI’s. Flex will also enable direct integration with multiple ERP systems across Cenveo’s core business units. The printer expects a strong ROI from Flex by enabling a more quantitative war on waste that further improves operating margins and cash flow from operations.
Pete Popovics, Cenveo’s vice president of safety and environmental affairs, stated, “We look forward to expanding our relationship with SoftSolutions and implementing Flex across our entire platform. We have had great success in several facilities within our print segment and anticipate similar results across our envelope, labels, and packaging business segments. The ability to have real time operational data will allow us to better manage our operations, reduce our waste, and help us to maintain our strategy of being the low cost producer.”
James E. Foster, president and CEO of SoftSolutions, commented, “We are excited to expand our existing relationship with an industry leader such as Cenveo. Cenveo has an amazing leadership team, combined with a culture of employee ownership and accountability. This corporate-level agreement will allow SoftSolutions to further serve Cenveo’s vision of an enterprise-wide production management platform that delivers easy access to real-time visibility and trustworthy data for their decision makers.”
SoftSolutions Inc., headquartered in Roanoke, VA, is the industry leader in shop floor data integration, focusing upon developing highly innovative, cost-effective enterprise solutions. Its award winning Flex product integrates real-time data between the domains of factory floor equipment and Enterprise servers and scheduling systems. SSI works closely with management personnel to understand the best context for delivering real-time feedback that drives bottom line results.