A Few Customer Success Stories

20/10 Solutions

20/10 Solutions

"The digital asset management solutions allow us to easily manage the thousands of Quark, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator files we process every month which greatly improves the productivity of our organization."

Danny Hall, Art Director

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

"Workgroups is a great tool to help my students learn how to actually make money in a graphic arts business."

Penny Ann Dolin, Graphic Information Technology Professor

Bon Ton

Bon Ton

"The project management solutions have made an enormously positive impact on our ability to centralize job information and manage a visual archive of the related files for ROP ads, collateral, catalogs, web and broadcast."

Sheree Marlow, Director of Planning and Control

Center Point Energy

Center Point Energy

"We now have an instant view of all our projects and the ability to manage them efficiently."

Sarah Andrews, Traffic Coordinator

Corporate Express

Corporate Express

"The workflow tools have made our lives around here much easier, improved the quality of customer service we deliver and saved us a significant amount of time and rework."

Marianne Curtis, Graphic Artist

Garlich Printing

Garlich Printing

"It is easy to integrate Workgroups with our customers' workflow. Without it, we would never be able to manage the volume profitably."

Greg Garlich, Vice-President/CFO

Harper College

Harper College

"Workgroups allows file searches by multiple descriptors, saving us hours of searching old jobs for needed information. It makes archiving jobs easy."

Jan Elbert, Graphic Designer/ Production Specialist

Lawson Products

Lawson Products

"The workflow capabilities have enabled us to more efficiently manage the review of everything our internal Graphic Arts department produces from catalogs to product labels."

John McGuire, Workflow Administrator

Pensacola Christian College

Pensacola Christian College

"Workgroups is invaluable to us for tracking and billing more than 1700 jobs each year."

Brian Yohe, Advertising Supervisor

Shamrock Creative

Shamrock Creative

"If we need a graphic we used years before we can find it, even if we don't know what job it was used on or what the name of the file was. And we can find it quickly."

Dave Larson, Creative Director

TJX

TJX

"The software's built-in workflow has helped us immensely in managing complex high-volume projects across multiple stakeholders."

Mario Polastri, Studio Manager

University of Northern Iowa

University of Northern Iowa

"By using Metacommunications' tools we are able to help our students understand the costing dynamics of a production environment through access to real-time job data."

Jim Volgarino, Graphic Communications Instructor

Zilber, Ltd.

Zilber, Ltd.

"All of the information we need is readily accessible in one location, whether it is the artist looking for job specifications or the Director of Marketing viewing the overall Art Department workload."

Terri Bratz, Services Manager

American College of Physicians

American College of Physicians

"MetaCommunications' customer support is excellent, the response time is great and their software is outstanding."

Mike Ripca, Graphics Technical Administrator

Bankers Advertising

Bankers Advertising

"With Workgroups we know who is working on what job, how much work we completed today, how much we'll have tomorrow and what resources we'll need to meet daily and seasonal workload fluctuations."

Jan Wagonknecht, Art Department

Caps Group

Caps Group

"We're very impressed with the level of service and the expertise MetaCommunications has provided. With their help, we've had a tremendous gain in our creative production efficiency."

Royce Johnston, Print Services Manager

Chromagrafx

Chromagrafx

"Without a doubt, Workgroups has saved us a significant amount of time through more efficient job management and faster information access."

Anthony Stapleton, Director

Federated Group

Federated Group

"We use Virtual Ticket and Job Manager to manage the entire packaging design project, from creative through production, including coordination with the printers who will produce the packaging."

Marty DiFrisco, Director

Hannaford Supermarkets

Hannaford Supermarkets

"Our marketing team knows the status of every proof, making it easier to keep jobs moving. Since all of our proofing is now digital, associates can review their proofs even when they're away from the office allowing for a more flexible process."

Mark Bradeen, Manager of Promotions

Fisher Nuts

Fisher Nuts

"An easy way to manage creative projects by providing one centralized source for information, managing production files, establishing time lines and notifying users of production changes."

Roseanne Christman, Director

McMurry

McMurry

"Our designers each save about two hours a week using MetaCommunications' software. Multiply that by the multiple designers we have on the system and you can see that the savings are quite impressive."

Tracey Lenz, Database Administrator

PLM Group

Transcontinental

"Workgroups allows our plant manager to look at jobs in real time to assess job costing and estimates versus actual so that we can ensure that each and every job is profitable."

John Go, Vice President of Technology for Prepress

Sandy Alexander

Sandy Alexander

"Workgroups is a way to instantly communicate job requirements between departments, between shifts or between plants."

Howie Swerloff, Vice President of Production

Time, Inc.

Time, Inc.

"Having real-time access to all of our digital assets has been a big benefit for us."

John Tighe, Vice President of Promotions and Operations

TruArt Color Graphics

TruArt Color Graphics

"Workgroups has made archiving an automated process and has made locating our archived resources very easy."

Lori Livingston, Prepress Supervisor

Village Roadshow

Village Roadshow

"The software's ability to provide employee and work-in-progress reports gives me exact information about what's happening in production."

Frances Smith, Creative Service Manager