Melville, NY – 26 September 2016 – SpencerMetrics LLC, the leading provider of analytics for production printing productivity. Announces that Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) is now a worldwide Authorized Reseller of the SpencerMetrics CONNECT system.
The SpencerMetrics CONNECT system automatically captures digital pressroom data. Augmented with shop floor knowledge in order to reduce downtime and maximize productivity with actionable information. The system supports the flagship Xerox iGen5 Press as well as other printing devices in the Xerox Production Printing portfolio. Both cut sheet and continuous feed, monochrome and full color, toner and inkjet and more. Supporting either Xerox FreeFlow print servers or Xerox print servers powered by Fiery.
The CONNECT solution helps Xerox customers achieve the high productivity these presses are designed to deliver. By identifying root causes of bottlenecks and wasted time with real metrics. Users report cost savings through reduced waste, overtime, and downtime, as well as improved asset utilization – all leading to increased profits. CONNECT job cost data can improve job estimating, scheduling, and throughput time. The cloud-based system is designed for today’s security and IT environments, and can be installed and operational in days, not weeks.
Through the teaming of Xerox technology and SpencerMetrics CONNECT, users can harness the power of on-demand analysis and automatic calculation of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metrics. In order to realize the productivity and profitability goals of Lean best practices and Six Sigma process improvement. Production targets can be monitored in real-time with up-to-the minute analysis available anywhere, anytime from any browser. With these actionable insights, users can expect opportunities for increased productivity and utilization, increased cost savings, and higher returns-on-investment.
“This SpencerMetrics partnership provides Xerox customers with outstanding value by leveraging technology to increase productivity. With this cost-effective solution, users can realize cost reductions in waste, overtime and downtime within a few months of use”, said David R Spencer, SpencerMetrics President/CEO.