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After using the CORE system internally for more than a year, experiencing 98 percent on time or better de- livery, Johnson felt it was time to bring the system to market so that other manufacturing companies could benefit from the ability to better control workflow. Since Color Technology’s sister software company CTI Solutions has already built a solid 16 year founda- tion servicing such global giants as Mars Corp., MGM, Timex, Guess, Fox, Nike and Columbia Sportswear, Johnson knew he could make the system accessible to other users quickly as the system had already been tested and proven. “The system is browser-based so any customer with an Internet connection can begin entering their own orders with little to no training,” said Johnson.“The sys- tem is very intuitive.” A big advantage of using CORE, according to Johnson, is that it offers the possibility for companies to vastly improve their efficiency. Johnson said “in the past year I have learned more about the day to day operations of our company than I did in the previous 15 years.” “There is no software or hardware to maintain,”he said. “Customers do not have to conform exactly to CORE as a reasonable amount of customizing will address individ- ual production needs.New users will be able to employ (Cont’d on Page 12)

CTI Management Software (Cont’d from Page 1) digital platemakers, two washout units, a Kongsberg table and two Heaford Digital Mounters.The company has a stable of some of the industry’s most renowned companies as customers, including WestRock, PCA and IP. Just more than a year ago, Johnson decided to intro- duce a software system within Color Technology that would allow his customers to place and follow the progress of their orders at their convenience, any time day or night, seven days a week. “The system provided our company with an excellent overview of the entire manufacturing operation step by step,” Johnson said.“in addition, customers have the op- tion to place orders, follow up on existing orders, see quotes, annotate and approve print cards, and check shipping details, as well as utilize an internal message system and oversee everything from prep to platemak- ing and mounting.” Working Together The CORE system is compatible with the company’s accounting system so quoting and invoicing are all tied together, as well. For repeat orders, the essential information is all auto-filled to provide speed and ease of use for customers. Flexo Market News Core Ad rev2.pdf 1 5/20/20 3:45 PM

W h a t D o e s B u s i n e s s S u c c e s s L o o k L i k e ? For Flexo Trade Shops and Converters, CORE provides a window into your entire operation in only a few minutes. CORE was designed by people who know your business and allows the option for your clients to place and track their own orders, approve print cards, see quotes and review shipping details. AWebEx demo will reveal many additional benefits provided by CORE. Contact Ralph for more info or to set up a demo.

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