Allen Press to Streamline Workflow, Processes with EFI Enterprise Print Suite
FREMONT, Calif. — May 17, 2016 — Electronics For Imaging today reported that Lawrence, Kansas-based Allen Press, a print and publishing service provider, has chosen an EFI Enterprise Print Suite to streamline its business and production processes.
Founded in 1935, the company has 270 employees and serves hundreds of organizations. When the company sought to upgrade its workflow, "We searched for an enterprise resource planning solution to help Allen Press move forward as a top printer and a publishing services provider," said Randy Radosevich, the company’s CEO. "We were quickly impressed with EFI’s technology, which is best-in-class, and also the people we met along the way. We’re very pleased to partner with EFI on this milestone initiative in our company’s history."
Allen Press's new workflow Suite is a comprehensive and scalable solution for printing and can be configured to meet the company’s specific needs. This Enterprise Print Suite features EFI Monarch as the core ERP, along with leading business and production components, delivering a certified, end-to-end workflow out of the box.
Allen Press's Suite implementation includes management tools and capabilities for everything from online catalogs and improved communication and relationship management, to dynamic intelligent estimating, advanced resource scheduling and real-time shop floor management. It enables high-response multichannel campaigns and in-house fulfillment capabilities, and is designed to generate new revenue from both existing and new clients as well as improve efficiency and profitability.
Improving the Customer Experience with Production Efficiencies
"We’re always looking for ways to streamline and simplify workflows and processes so we can give our customers a better experience," says Dee Ann Berry, COO of Allen Press. "It’s imperative to have the right tools and systems in place so we can react quickly to our customers’ needs. After doing our homework, we’re confident EFI’s Enterprise Print Suite will help us do this while improving our efficiency and output."
David Taylor, general manager, Enterprise segment, EFI Productivity Software, also noted, "As the leader in the Print ERP software market it is a natural evolution for us to expand our offering to cover the entire workflow from the moment the order is imagined through to creating and finalizing the invoice. Using EFI’s certified best-in-class Productivity Suites for business and production workflows can revolutionize operations for many companies, improving their customers’ experiences and their own profitability. We look forward to working with Allen Press as the installation of this workflow suite moves forward."
EFI is a global technology company, based in Silicon Valley, and is leading the worldwide transformation from analog to digital imaging. The company is passionate about fueling customer success with products that increase competitiveness and boost productivity. To do that, it develops breakthrough technologies for the manufacturing of signage, packaging, textiles, ceramic tiles, and personalized documents, with a wide range of printers, inks, digital front ends, and a comprehensive business and production workflow suite that transforms and streamlines the entire production process.