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PRO Production Manager

Revolutionize Your Document Production Workflow with PRO Production Manager

Product Overview

PRO Production Manager is a powerful software solution designed to help businesses streamline their printing operations, improve productivity, and reduce costs. With its advanced automation capabilities, PRO Production Manager can optimize your workflow, reduce manual intervention, and ensure consistent quality output, enhancing your reputation and satisfying your customers. Whether you’re looking to improve your efficiency, scalability, or profitability, PRO Production Manager can help you achieve your goals. It seamlessly integrates with your existing infrastructure and supports a wide range of print streams, making it easy to modernize your production processes without incurring significant expenses. If you’re looking for a comprehensive solution to optimize your printing operations, PRO Production Manager is the perfect choice.

Benefits

Benefits of PRO Production Manager:

Automated Workflow: PRO Production Manager can automate your workflow, reducing manual intervention and streamlining your operations. This can improve your productivity, increase turnaround times, and free up your staff to focus on more critical tasks.

Scalability: PRO Production Manager is highly scalable, which means it can easily handle larger volumes of work as your business grows. This can enable you to expand your capabilities without incurring significant costs or delays.

Enhanced Quality: PRO Production Manager can optimize your printing process, ensure consistency, and enhance print quality. This can result in more vibrant colors, sharper details, and overall better output, enhancing your reputation and satisfying your customers.

Cost Savings: PRO Production Manager can reduce your costs through automation, optimal resource utilization, and streamlined processes. This can help you improve your profitability and competitiveness in the market.

Modern Technology: PRO Production Manager is built on modern technology, enabling it to seamlessly integrate with your existing infrastructure and support a range of print streams. This can help you stay up-to-date with the latest technology, enhancing your production capabilities and improving your offerings to customers.

Stay Ahead of the Curve: As the print industry continues to evolve, staying ahead of the curve is critical to maintaining a competitive edge. With PRO Inkjet Express, you can future-proof your business by adopting the latest technologies and workflows that can help you adapt to changing market conditions and customer demands.

Overall, PRO Production Manager offers a range of benefits that can help businesses optimize their production operations, improve efficiency, reduce costs, and stay competitive in today’s rapidly evolving print industry.

Business Challenge

  • If you’re struggling with manual processes and workflows that are slowing down your production, does your current workflow require manual intervention
  • If your current production system lacks scalability, and you are incurring significant costs, trying to setup and manage jobs
  • If you’re experiencing quality issues with your prints, or struggling with inconsistent print quality
  • If you’re facing cost inefficiencies due to high labor costs, waste, or downtime, staff utilization, and poor processes.
  • If you’re using outdated legacy technology that’s slowing down your migration

Customer Success Story

Profitable Migration to Inkjet Production

A growing Midwest print service provider was considering investing in several high-speed color inkjet presses to replace their aging laser printers. As part of their business plan, they knew that they would need to migrate their workflows to take full advantage of the capabilities of their new equipment and gain a return on their investment. After defining their requirements, they decided to put the workflow in place before selecting the presses. They selected PRO Inkjet Express because of its speed and flexibility. They were able to quickly migrate their workflows, and reengineer their existing print streams to leverage all of the features of their new presses, achieving ROI in a short time.

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Product Details

Easy to Integrate

PRO Production Manager offers easy integration with your existing systems, making it a seamless solution to optimize your printing operations. It runs on all major operating systems and can easily receive and transmit data to and from mainframe systems, spooling systems, file systems, and more. This allows you to effortlessly transfer data to and from your current systems without the need for proprietary approaches.

With Crawford Technologies’ extensive knowledge of production printing environments, print stream transformations, and document re-engineering, PRO Production Manager can quickly and easily bring all of your print data together into a single document production workflow system.

PRO Production Manager uses an ODBC-compliant database of your choice, which further simplifies integration. Unlike other solutions that require users to create index files for each print file in the composition phase, PRO Production Manager can automatically read incoming print files and perform the necessary indexing. This makes it easy to onboard new applications, even if they have been created using different composition software.

Overall, PRO Production Manager’s easy integration capabilities can help you streamline your printing operations, save time and effort, and simplify your workflow, allowing you to focus on your core business operations.

End-to-End Workflow Process Automation

PRO Production Manager is the ultimate solution for optimizing your document production workflow. It automates all of the critical steps, starting from data file receipt, document composition, print file receipt, document re-engineering, print job optimization, and print file submission. With PRO Production Manager, you can streamline your printing operations and achieve greater efficiency and productivity.

One of the biggest advantages of PRO Production Manager is its comprehensive automation capabilities. It ensures that all of your document production workflow steps are executed seamlessly and efficiently, eliminating the need for manual intervention. This not only saves you time and effort, but it also reduces the likelihood of errors and inconsistencies, ensuring that your final output is of the highest quality.

PRO Production Manager also offers advanced optimization features that help you achieve the best results from your printing operations. It optimizes your print jobs, ensuring that they are delivered in the most efficient way possible. This helps you reduce costs, increase throughput, and achieve faster turnaround times.

Additionally, PRO Production Manager offers seamless integration with your existing systems. It can easily receive and transmit data to and from mainframe systems, spooling systems, file systems, and more. This makes it easy to modernize your production processes without incurring significant expenses.

Overall, PRO Production Manager is the perfect solution for businesses looking to optimize their document production workflow. Its advanced automation and optimization features, combined with its easy integration capabilities, make it a must-have tool for any business looking to streamline its printing operations and stay competitive in today’s fast-paced print industry.

Workflow Process Management

PRO Production Manager is the ultimate solution for managing your document production workflow. It automatically monitors every step of your workflow, from electronic processes to physical devices. With PRO Production Manager, you can be assured that all of your production devices are fully integrated and monitored, providing you with complete visibility and control over your printing operations.

Designed in partnership with industry-leading vendors such as Inspectron, Ironsides, and Kern, PRO Production Manager is fully compatible with all print production device monitoring systems. This allows you to easily integrate PRO Production Manager into your existing production environment and leverage its powerful monitoring capabilities.

PRO Production Manager is also designed to be flexible and scalable, allowing you to easily add new devices and workflows as your business grows. Whether you are running a small print operation or a large-scale production facility, PRO Production Manager can help you optimize your workflow and achieve maximum efficiency.

In addition to its monitoring capabilities, PRO Production Manager also offers advanced automation and optimization features that help you achieve the best results from your printing operations. It automates document composition, print file receipt, document re-engineering, print job optimization, and print file submission, streamlining your printing processes and reducing costs.

Overall, PRO Production Manager is the perfect solution for businesses looking to streamline their document production workflow and improve their printing operations. Its advanced monitoring, automation, and optimization features, combined with its easy integration capabilities, make it an essential tool for any business looking to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced print industry.

Rules Based Workflow Process Management

PRO Production Manager makes it effortless for you to design a custom production workflow that meets all of your unique production needs. You don’t need to have any development skills to create the workflow, and you can even reuse previous designs for future workflows to save time and effort.

Moreover, PRO Production Manager allows you to incorporate ‘what if’ logic into your document production process design. This means that if a program that generates a file your workflow requires fails, PRO Production Manager will immediately detect the issue and alert the operator, ensuring that the workflow continues to run smoothly. This feature provides a level of automation and proactive error detection that saves you time and prevents unnecessary delays in your production process.

Automated Reprint Capabilities

By manually reprinting damaged documents, errors can occur, leading to unnecessary expenses. However, when PRO Production Manager is integrated with your document production equipment, it can detect documents that require reprinting and automatically reprint them on the most cost-effective device for that specific document type. This closed-loop reprint facility reduces costs, improves quality, speeds up processing time, and enhances management productivity. With PRO Production Manager, you can streamline your reprinting process and enjoy increased efficiency and cost savings.

Summary Overview

PRO Production Manager serves as a comprehensive solution for your document production needs, connecting all aspects of the process from data sources to printers and mail streams. It streamlines workflow by automating document composition, re-engineering, and other key processes like CASS/PAVE, ensuring the highest levels of accuracy and integrity. With seamless integration with other CrawfordTech products and modules, you can easily transform print jobs into various output formats, including AFP, PDF, Xerox Metacode/LCDS/DJDE, PCL, PostScript, and image formats. Moreover, PRO Production Manager is compatible with ODBC-compliant databases like Oracle, DB2, and MySQL, making data management a breeze.

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PRO Production Manager

PRO Production Manager is a powerful software solution designed to help businesses streamline their printing operations, improve productivity, and reduce costs.

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