Electronics For Imaging announced that a Winder, Ga., U.S.-based packaging printer has purchased the EFI Corrugated Packaging Suite, an end-to-end solution that spans business management and manufacturing execution. The Suite, which is currently being installed, includes components for estimating, order management, scheduling, inventory management, production tracking, and shipment planning.
The Suite provides extensive ERP and integrated MES capabilities. With it, the packaging printer can integrate manufacturing, business, and production functions in one end-to-end system to gain operational efficiencies. The Suite is also the only single-branded, technologically seamless solution of its kind, providing the base framework to easily expand into new areas such as digital packaging printing services.
EFI’s Corrugated Packaging Suite is equipped to manage the printer’s production shop floor from pre-production to fulfillment while connecting three-color and eight-color flexo presses with die cutters, two flatbed die cutters, two specialty folder gluers, two flexo folder gluers, and a digital large-format printer. As the company assesses a greater expansion in digital packaging production, the Suite will provide an efficient platform for seamlessly integrating any new equipment and capability into the operation.
Offering a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for the corrugated industry, the Suite is designed to provide out-of-the-box value to converters. Its scalable and integrated solutions help users optimize resources, eliminate manual touchpoints, reduce waste, grow revenue, and improve the bottom line.