As a not-for-profit association, Xplor relies on sponsor support for our programs. Please consider using our sponsors and industry partners when a need arises. You can find company descriptions and contact information in our directory below. The Industry Partner Directory was designed to be the one stop in our industry for purchasers to see all that our partners have to offer.
As the most basic sponsorship opportunity with Xplor, for one year the sponsoring company will be placed in the Industry Partner Directory, with their logo, company description and offerings, contact information, and links for more information. Users can search for keywords or scroll through the listing manually.
Interested in listing your company? Consider becoming an Industry Partner Directory Sponsor. Please contact Deborah Green, Director of Sales, at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-770-444-3845.
360 Advanced, P.A.
360 Advanced is a licensed Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm and authorized Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor (PCI QSA) specializing in technology assurance, compliance and consulting. Few other firms have this combination of credentials. Accordingly, we are able to offer a unique blend of integrated services commonly desired but rarely delivered by a single provider. Our services include: SOC 1 (SSAE 16), SOC 2, SOC 3, PCI DSS, HIPAA Security, ISO 27001 & ISO 27002, Assurance, Regulatory Compliance, Penetration Testing and IT Risk Assessment Services. www.360advanced.com
Antenna House, Inc.
Antenna House is a leader in the development of document formatting software with the most powerful and proven formatting software available. Antenna House Formatter supports complex page layouts for both print and PDF outputs. It also enables users to select the stylesheet strategy, CSS or XSL-FO that best suits their web, content management and business needs. PDF 1.3 to PDF 1.7, Tagged PDF, PDF/X, PDF/UA and PDF/A, support for both MathML and over 70 languages are all standard features. Please visit our website at www.antennahouse.com and download a fully functional evaluation copy of Formatter to test with your documents.
Appvion was founded with the belief that we could make paper more valuable by applying coatings to it. Today, more than a century later, that ability to add value to paper is one of the things that sets Appvion apart from other paper producers.
Triumph® Treated and Coated High-Speed Inkjet Papers are designed for the newest generation of inkjet presses and are available for both dye and pigment inks, giving customers more choices from one supplier. Triumph papers offer excellent runnability and post processing and are qualified on major OEM presses. All Triumph papers are manufactured in the USA and are backed by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. www.appvion.com
Since 1984, Avanti has developed innovative, award-winning Print MIS solutions that help print and communication organizations automate all facets of their business and cultivate a more meaningful relationship with their customer.
You may already leverage an Automated Document Factory (ADF) to manage your print and mail production, but do you have an accurate way to track and measure costs? Have you integrated inventory management, auto replenishment, PO generation, and advanced planning? With Avanti Slingshot, you can add business management and controls across your entire operation.
Award-winning Avanti Slingshot is the only JDF-certified, cloud-based Print MIS in the market today. It incorporates business intelligence (CRM, dashboards and reporting), production planning (estimating, planned purchasing, sales orders, inventory management and scheduling), fulfillment, shipping, and billing into one easy-to-use, modular and scalable system. It can be cloud-based or hosted on-premise and supports companies of all sizes
Bell and Howell
At Bell and Howell (BH), we design and deliver flexible, high-performance mail production solutions and services that help our customers reduce costs, increase productivity and prepare for change. Our expertise in high-speed inserting systems, postal and sorting systems, ADF software and vision systems, backed by an award-winning service organization, have earned Bell and Howell a reputation for innovation, reliability and quality. Your success is our priority, and this commitment is based on our proud history of customer service. Our strength stems from our people, values and everyday goal of moving your business forward. www.bellhowell.net
BelWo is a Professional Services company for generation of Customer Communications. Since 2002 BelWo teams based in the US, Canada and India have been serving many print service bureaus and content owners in taking their raw data through sorting, postal processing, composition, output generation, delivery and archival. In 2015, BelWo was instrumental in production of over 500 million documents like EOBs, policies, monthly statements, direct mail pieces, collection notices, utility bills, tax notices etc. www.belwo.com
Broadridge is a leading provider of customer communication services. We are a single-source solution for all of your customer communications & multi channel distribution needs. Broadridge provides a wide array of document services ranging from simple to complex. This includes composition and production services that span both traditional print/mail or archival and e-delivery. Our offering includes statements, notices, fulfillment and facility outsourcing. Our facilities are ISO 27001, ISO 9001 and SSAE 16 certified. www.broadridge.com
Cathedral offers the Essentials TM line of printed and electronic financial communications programs, personalized direct mail, and e-marketing services. This includes the analysis and application of customer data to create trans-promotional checks, statements and invoices, highly targeted direct mail, marketing and fundraising programs, and a wide range of customer care communications. The markets we serve include Financial Services, Healthcare, Religious Organizations, Municipal Entities, Utilities, Higher Education and various Non-profit Organizations. For more information, please visit www.cathedralcorporation.com.
Canon Solutions America, Inc. Production Print Solutions
Canon Solutions America is a leading provider of digital document technology solutions. The Océ brand has a reputation for delivering high speed, outstanding quality and rock-solid reliable production printers to some of the biggest industries and brands. From cutsheet to continuous feed, monochrome to full-color, and toner to inkjet, these scalable printing and workflow solutions are customized for your business and backed by award-winning service. As part of Canon Solutions America, we have the brightest R&D minds advancing tomorrow’s innovations to help you grow your business, control costs, and practice environmental stewardship. Whether it’s improving productivity or opening new markets and applications, we can help you be ready for the future. www.pps.csa.canon.com
Over the course of two decades Compart has helped over 1,200 Companies worldwide, across a broad range of industries, to successfully implement output management solutions. Our international team has extensive technological experienced comprehensive expertise in providing output management solutions for complex enterprise environments. We work with you to design the ideal output management solution for your business. www.compart.com
Content Critical Solutions
For over 100 years Content Critical Solutions has supported clients with printing, packaging and mailing services. Over the past few years, we dramatically redefined our business profile without losing touch with that legacy.
A leading provider of mission-critical business communications services, Content Critical Solutions provides comprehensive custom solutions for transaction processing, including content management, compliance messaging and reporting solutions. CCS also offers a wide array of professional services such as website marketing portals, customer retention programs, IT custom solutions, inventory management, digital document archives, mailing, warehousing, database management and Customer Communication Management as a Hosted Managed Service.
Crawford Technologies, Inc.
Crawford Technologies has been providing the transactional document industry with leading edge software and services since 1995. Now a multi-faceted industry leader, we are one of the fastest growing companies in North America. Built on providing print-stream conversions for PSPs and enterprise customers, today we also offer an affordable end-to-end Automated Document Factory (ADF), archive and document accessibility solutions. The PRO Suite of modular products assist with document re-engineering (repurposing), barcode creation and implementation, multi-channel delivery (e-presentment and Digital Postal Mail), Transpromo, postal automation, mail tracking and more. www.crawfordtech.com
Chicago-based Datalogics, Incorporated, the premier source for PDF and eBook technologies, has dedicated over 49 years to delivering the highest quality software. Datalogics offers solutions that include a wide range of powerful PDF and eBook technologies for .NET, Java, and C/C++ developers. Datalogics is a member of the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the Readium Foundation, and is on the board of the PDF Association. For more information, visit www.datalogics.com
The Document Institute
In the high-volume personalised customer communication management (CCM) space, The Document Institute is #1 at increasing business productivity and efficiency through identifying opportunities and implementing change.
We use our decades of global experience within the document, printing, and mailing industries, to highlight efficiencies and deficiencies in the personalised customer communication workflows and help to transform these processes and the documents they create.
The Document Institute partners with various hardware and software vendors, industry associations, and is the Australasian representative for acadami. We offer a wide range of consulting products and services – including our Performance Audit and Output Advisory Services – as well as internationally endorsed standard and custom education offerings. www.documentinstitute.com
Ecrion is a technology company specializing in the development and implementation of comprehensive intelligent Customer Communications Management solutions. Ecrion Omni System (EOS), our cutting-edge Forrester and Gartner reviewed CCM platform, makes it easy to leverage enterprise data and use it to dynamically drive high-volume document production, create next generation interactive communications, and foster 2-way communication with customers. With visual, easy-to-use design applications and the most powerful aggregation, analytics, and rendering engines available, EOS helps turn customer communications into drivers of value and efficiency. www.ecrion.com
Elixir Technologies provides technology and services that help organizations improve communications to their members and customers by streamlining processes and reducing operational costs.
Founded in 1985, we have consistently provided state-of-the-art technology for creating and delivering correspondence. Today we continue that standard with Tango+, a collaborative Cloud-based platform used by business teams to generate customer communications. Tango+ is designed specifically to handle the strict requirements related to the content, data, and documents that highly regulated industries like Insurance and Financial Services must follow. www.elixir.com
enChoice®, Inc. provides enterprise content management (ECM) and enterprise output management (EOM) software solutions that improve time-to‐solution, the user experience and backup and recovery service levels. enChoice solutions are complemented by end‐to‐end consulting services and a unique managed service offerings. enChoice is recognized industry‐wide for its innovative, application‐aware solutions for IBM Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD), IBM FileNet and EMC Documentum. Founded in 1993, enChoice is an award‐winning IBM Premier Business Partner and an EMC Technology Connect Select Partner. www.enchoice.com
HM Health Solutions
HM Health Solutions (HMHS) was formed in March 2014, as a subsidiary of Highmark Health. It provides software and technology solutions across multiple product lines, including commercial, individual, national, Medicare, and Medicaid. HMHS also offers data center hosting, infrastructure management and print management services. www.hmhs.com
icon Communication Dynamics, Inc.
icon works with clients to unlock step-change cost reductions and business benefits from their Enterprise Document Management Infrastructure. Seamlessly process workflows, integrate content from live and archive sources, create personalized multi-lingual documents, and output on a multi-channel basis with ease. Cost-effective omni-channel engagement as recipients prefer. Our innovative document management solutions which support mobile devices and new channels improve operational efficiency, increase customer satisfaction, reduce risk and improve quality and compliance. www.icomdyn.com
ISIS Papyrus offers integrated enterprise software solutions for personalized customer communications and process optimization, multi-channel document delivery, case management and intelligent capture in banking/finance, insurance, utilities/telecom, healthcare and the public sector. The tightly integrated ECM portal and collaboration capabilities support rapid development, deployment and maintenance of customized desktop, web and mobile/social applications enabling business users to quickly define applications and processes, improve productivity, simplify supply chain processes, strengthen compliance, and speed performance improvements. www.isis-papyrus.com
Lake Image Systems, Inc.
Lake Image Systems is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of imaging and scanning technologies for the printing, labelling and packaging industries. Our systems inspect, verify, track and report on millions of documents, printed pieces, plastic cards and packages, by reading and processing printed codes such as OCR, barcodes, 2D codes and QR codes. Our solutions enable our customers to ensure 100% document integrity and identify defective print to mitigate risks, optimize production processes, enhancing product quality and thereby increasing profitability. www.lakeimage.com.
Madison Advisors exists to advance the print and electronic communications objectives of Fortune 1000 companies by providing thought leadership, strategic consulting and market research. Madison Advisors specializes in offering context-specific guidance for a range of content delivery strategies, particularly those addressing enterprise output technologies and customer communications. Madison Advisors directly helps our clients achieve very hard and specific return on investment (ROI) related to their print and electronic communication initiatives. Madison Advisors offers services and expertise primarily through short-term, high-impact consulting services. With no-nonsense, quick engagements (measurable in days or weeks, not months), Madison Advisors directly helps our clients with customer communication technologies including enterprise output management, content management, customer relationship management, e-billing, and infrastructure technology. www.madison-advisors.com
For over 20 years, NearStar has provided innovative products and solutions that companies need to address the most challenging print and mail, print-on-demand, and disaster recovery workflow issues. Furthermore, with the growth of inkjet printer technologies, NearStar has been instrumental in providing a full inkjet migration solution for our customers.
Whether you are looking to integrate new technology, retrofit legacy systems, streamline print and mail workflow processes, comply with green initiatives and sustainability policy, or improve tracking and accounting, we have the software and consulting services you need. www.nearstar.com
NEPS is a leading CCM technology provider, enabling companies to maximize results through effective, efficient communications. Their award-winning technology platform, NSite, combines best-in-class CCM tools with a user-friendly interface, allowing business users to own their content, make changes and speed time to market. NSite manages all types of customer communications, providing control and visibility into the entire communication process, from composition through delivery to the preferred channel. Data and content are integrated and optimized, allowing communications that are comprehensive, clear, personal, timely, compliant and actionable. NSite is offered as a secure Level IV Hosted Managed Service as well as installed on premises. www.neps.com
Novitex Enterprise Solutions
Novitex is a technology-based, managed services provider that offers a range of mail, print, communications and back office solutions. With a suite of offerings, Novitex manages and connects a document’s full life cycle, breaking down operational silos to create more efficient, cost-effective workflows. For nearly 30 years, Fortune 500, Am Law 200 and federal clients have depended on Novitex to manage their business processes. Today, we support more than 400 clients across North America with our tech-driven, end-to-end solutions and nearly 7,500 employees. For more information, visit Novitex.com.
OpenText Exstream is a multichannel customer communication management (CCM) solution that is proven to improve the customer experience and make customer interactions
more profitable. It allows business users to create the communications for connected customer journeys using the delivery formats and channels customers prefer – including email, web, and mobile.
This software solution powers the transformation of all of your data into relevant and insightful customer communications. With on-premise and cloud deployment options, Exstream is scalable to fit the needs of any department or complex enterprise environment.
Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping, mailing, and global ecommerce. The Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud provides access to Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs to drive commerce. For additional information, visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at pitneybowes.com.
The PostalVision 2020 Initiative Mission is; “to serve as an independent transformative cause that inspires imaginative thinking, stimulates provocative conversation and influences the reinvention of American Postal Services in 2020 and beyond.” PV2020 is designed as a forum where we can all talk about what we think our nation needs in the way of Postal Service in the future and discern what sort of public platform design should support it.
PrintMediaCentr provides topical information and resources to the print and integrated marketing community with some fun in the mix! www.printmediacentr.com
Printing Impressions Group of NAPCO
The Printing Impressions Group serves the commercial printer (Printing Impressions), in-plant (In-Plant Graphics), and packaging (packagePrinting) markets. Our three brands provide authoritative coverage on industry trends, emerging technologies and the news behind the news in their respective markets. For additional information, please visit our website. www.piworld.com
Quadient, Formerly GMC Software
Quadient® combines the capabilities of three Neopost sister companies, GMC Software, Human Inference and Satori Software into one technology portfolio of solutions designed to improve customer experience by improving the customer journey across print, digital and social channels. Our solutions bring together and activate the entire organization in the name of customer experience, through better collaboration and visibility into the customer journey.
Quadient supports thousands of clients and partners worldwide in the financial services, insurance and service provider industries in their quest to achieve customer experience excellence via mobile, digital, social media and print technologies. www.quadient.com
We started by focusing on one major problem – making operational and manufacturing data easily accessible to external and internal customers which resulted in the development and launch of our flagship product, the Customer Information System or CIS™. Since its initial release, Racami has continued to develop best-in-class technologies, managed services and consulting services that enhance and advance the creation, management, distribution and analysis of multi-channel customer communications. Our clients include service providers, in-plant operations, hardware and software providers that serve a broad array of vertical markets across North America, Europe and Asia. www.racami.com
RenderX, Inc., the leader in XML to print technology is all you need to produce high quality printable and electronic documents. RenderX provides the most cost effective software solutions on the market to solve document production needs. Over 4,600 customers use RenderX software to deliver high-quality, professional typeset documents to their customers, partners, and employees. With thousands of installations throughout the world, the RenderX is used by small businesses to Global 500 organizations. It is highly likely that within the last few days you have touched a piece of paper or looked at a PDF that was published using RenderX software. www.renderx.com
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2016, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,209 billion yen (approx. 19.6 billion USD). For further information, please visit www.ricoh-usa.com.
RISO is known for its digital duplicators and the world’s fastest full-color cut-sheet inkjet printers, and just recently released its fourth generation of inkjet solutions, the X1 Series, as well as a variety of accessories for workgroup and commercial environments, including Perfect Bind and Print to Mail Solutions. The company strives to create fundamentally unique new technologies through an approach that emphasizes productivity, cost containment, and versatility, delivering compact, high-volume printers that perform many of the same jobs as much larger, more complex printing processes, outputting at rates of up to 150 ppm. RISO products are sold in 180 countries, and we continue to set the world standard, developing machines with the fastest output, the smallest footprint, and the most cost-effective operation in the commercial print industry. www.us.riso.com
Saggezza is a global solutions provider based out of Chicago, IL, with offices in California, the UK, and India. We’re a technology company that partners with our clients to understand your business, where you want to be, and then build the technology solutions that will get you there, faster.
Saggezza streamlines operations, ensures compliance and governance, enables business users, and empowers true multi-channel communications with a variety of customized solutions.
Learn more at www.saggezza.com/business-services/
Screen Americas (Rolling Meadows, Illinois), a SCREEN Graphic and Precision Solutions group company, provides a wide range of solutions to meet graphic communications needs, with a strong focus on production-class inkjet printing technology.
Since 1967, Screen Americas has satisfied customers by delivering the latest innovations that help diverse printing operations profitably grow their businesses. Our versatile, reliable product portfolio includes Truepress inkjet printers serving print-on-demand markets for general Commercial Printing, Direct Mail, Publishing and Financial and Transactional Printing as well as for Labels and Packaging and Point-of-Sale signs and displays.
Screen digital solutions are known for robust engineering, high up-time and reliability, best-in-class color management and print quality. New product development and new advances in every product category, along with ongoing product improvements and software upgrades, offer great value and flexibility to a diverse customer base.
Sefas is a global developer of a comprehensive CCM platform we call the Enterprise Communication Factory™. The platform delivers the full gamut of Customer Communication Management (CCM) with Automated Document Factory (ADF) capabilities in a commercial off-the-shelf solution, deployed by Sefas resources and expert teams. The platform automates the full communication lifecycle from user desktop to recipient, and integrates seamlessly with enterprise systems for tracking, intervention, status, notification and audit. Our North American services operation provides comprehensive deployment services that pair your subject matter experts and resources with ours to partner and implement specific modules, or an entire system, with 24×7 support. www.sefas.com
Solimar Systems, Inc.
Solimar Systems is a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. Our solutions provide clients visibility into their operations while driving costs down; track the lifecycle of all jobs from receipt to multi-channel distribution; optimize and convert data and documents; manage production printing across the enterprise; ensure security access and compliance; and integrate composition, messaging and workflow tools into a universal web dashboard. With thousands of clients worldwide, including 70% of the Fortune 100, Solimar has integral, proven IT solutions that have benefited print and data centers for more than 20 years. www.solimarsystems.com
Uluro by Transformations is an all-encompassing solution for service providers and mailers challenged by the complexities of high-volume production and distribution of bills, invoices and other customer communications. Uluro is a distinctive technology built behind years of manufacturing and document production experience allowing for an application to be set up once and then initiated and deployed repeatedly without the need for manual intervention. For more information, visit www.uluro.com.
We are motivated by our customers need to solve operational and information based challenges in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services. By listening carefully to our customers and devoting our programming team to solving their challenges, our software called Mail-Shop quickly became an industry standard. Over the subsequent years we developed Print & Mail-Shop and Midnight a new breed of web-based business management and fulfillment software. Today we continue to enhance our Midnight MIS and are actively developing new modules including smartphone apps, touchscreen kiosks and tools to simplify many complex tasks. Learn more at www.virtualsystems.com.
Xerox is a global business services, technology and document management company helping organizations transform the way they manage their business processes and information. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., we have more than 140,000 Xerox employees and do business in more than 180 countries. Together, we provide business process services, printing equipment, hardware and software technology for managing information — from data to documents. www.xerox.com
A Microsoft Gold Partner, Xpertdoc was founded in 2000 with a mission to help companies more effectively communicate and engage with their customers.
Our industry-leading document generation and Customer Communications Management (CCM) Platform allows you to improve customer loyalty and drive growth by streamlining web and mobile self-service intake as well as document creation, delivery and management.
Providing you the technology and support to help you stay on the cutting edge of powerful communications across the entire customer journey is our job. Growing your business is yours. Harness the Power of X.