Canon and Crawford Technologies combining forces at the Print 13 and CPP Expo in Chicago
September 3, 2013, Toronto, ON – Crawford Technologies announces today that they will be teaming up with long-time partner, Canon Solutions America, formerly Océ North America, Inc. and Canon Business Solutions, Inc., to perform live demonstrations of their end-to-end production print workflow solutions at PRINT 13 and CPP Expo in Chicago from September 8-12, 2013. The live demonstrations will show users how Océ PRISMA® and CrawfordTech PRO Production Manager can work together to achieve an efficient, manageable and cost-effective - truly automated - Automated Document Factory (ADF).
“We are very excited about partnering with Canon Solutions America this year in Chicago at Print 13,” said Stuart Warner, Vice President of Sales, Crawford Technologies. “Customers and attendees will have the chance to see live demonstrations that show how powerful the combination of both companies’ solutions can be.”
CrawfordTech’s automated production management solution – PRO Production Manager – sets their technology apart from what the competition calls an ADF by truly automating and tracking the entire workflow process. The partnership of CrawfordTech and Canon Solutions America allows organizations to leverage a combined expertise in the production print and mail market that gives customers the ability to achieve their production printing and Customer Communications Management (CCM) goals. CrawfordTech will be providing production management including automation of print processes, end-to-end job tracking using a workflow dashboard, reprint solutions, print file conversions and print file splitting.
“Canon Solutions America sees our partners as an extension of our own customer relationship, so Crawford is a perfect fit based upon their exceptional customer focus. With a comprehensive suite of complimentary products, enabled by a skilled and committed team of industry experts, the partnership is a great win for our company's and customers alike,” said Ed Jansen, BU Vice President Professional Services, Production Printing Solutions, Canon Solutions America.
“The power of Océ PRISMA, integrated with CrawfordTech's archiving, alternate channel delivery and document accessibility services, allows our customers to leverage existing investments and expand the Océ PRISMA enterprise beyond the world of print.”
To learn more about Crawford Technologies’ award-winning workflow and document management solutions, please visit us in the Canon Solutions America booth #502 at the PRINT 13 and CPP Expo.
About Canon Solutions America
Combining the strengths of the former Canon Business Solutions, Inc. and Océ North America, Inc., Canon Solutions America provides industry leading enterprise services, advanced production print technology and large format solutions supported by exceptional professional service offerings. Canon Solutions America helps companies of all sizes to improve their business by increasing efficiency, controlling costs and becoming more environmentally conscious. A wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A, Inc. Canon Solutions America is headquartered in Melville, NY and has nearly 7,000 employees in 130 offices across the country. For more information on Canon Solutions America, please visit www.csa.canon.com.
About Crawford Technologies
Crawford Technologies is an award-winning, worldwide leader in print-stream transformation, document re-engineering, workflow, document accessibility and archiving software solutions. For nearly 20 years, Crawford Technologies has continuing to grow and expand their solution offerings in the Enterprise Output Management (EOM) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) markets.
Since 1995, Crawford Technologies’ award-winning solutions have helped over 700 companies around the world reduce costs associated with multi-channel customer communications’ by delivering bills, statements and other mission-critical transactional communications to their customers in the format preferred by each customer. This includes print formats for laser and inkjet printers, online formats like PDF, HTML and XML and alternate format documents in Braille, Large Print, PDF/UA, Audio and E-text for visually impaired and print-disabled customers.
With CrawfordTech’s range of unique software products and services, our clients simplify, automate and extend document delivery cost effectively - irrespective of current, legacy or future standards in infrastructure or document output. These clients, including four of the top five US banks, four of the top five US insurance companies and four of the world’s top five car manufacturers, are realizing high-value results as costs associated with document processes are minimized through automation, new opportunities for savings across critical communications are realized and they react quickly to changes in regulations, policies, business requirements and technical infrastructure.
CrawfordTech’s quality software, expert support and transactional document business knowledge help clients to meet operational, service, marketing, legal and compliance requirements and automate the delivery of billions of communications to their customers annually. Simply put, companies look to Crawford Technologies for a platform-independent approach, leading system performance and superior output fidelity. Please visit www.crawfordtech.com to find out more about CrawfordTech’s clients, people, partners and solutions.