TechValidate Research on Esko

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2,856 Customers Surveyed

19,369 Data Points Collected

173 Published TechFacts

23 Published Charts

3 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Esko Customer Statistic

Main reason to purchase a Kongsberg Digital Finishing table

77% of surveyed Large Format Printers invested in a Kongsberg Digital Finishing Table because of its ability to handle a wide range of materials.

77%

Esko Case Study

Termoencongibles

Introduction

This case study of Termoencongibles is based on a May 2017 survey of Esko customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Having Esko’s workflow and applications have helped in the reliability of processing artwork and platemaking, also enabling shorter turn around times and therefore increasing customer satisfaction.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Esko:

  • Reasons for insourcing Flexo Platemaking:
    • It improves uptime of their printing press
    • Making plates themselves is cheaper
    • They need faster replacement for damaged or worn-out plates
    • They can become independent and own the whole process
    • The platemaking process has simplified significantly

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Esko that the surveyed company uses:

  • Said they do sheet layout (step and repeat or nesting).
  • They outsource prepress because:
    • It is requested by their customers / brand owner
  • Termoencongibles S.A. de C.V. works with 2 – 3 tradeshop suppliers to outsource prepress.
  • Outsources 0 – 10% of prepress jobs.
  • Steps of flexo platemaking requiring further automation:
    • Prepress

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Esko:

  • Business impacts of insoucing Flexo Platemaking:
    • The production of more jobs
    • Less time wasted waiting for plates
    • Overall cost reduction
    • Delivery of better service to their customers
    • More flexible production planning
  • Rating of flexo print quality produced with Esko solutions against competing printing technologies:
    • plate lead time: significantly better
    • run length: significantly better
    • production cost: much better
    • ability to produce short-runs: much better
    • graphic quality: better

Esko Customer Research

How do you align and communicate with your stakeholders, like customers, CSR’s, sales reps?

Email: 73%
Project management tool: 13%
Online platform: 9%
Other: 4%

Esko Case Study

Univers Reklama – Small Business

Introduction

This case study of Univers Reklama is based on a June 2017 survey of Esko customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“My Kongsberg table enables me to deliver faster to my customers.”

“My Kongsberg table helps me to cut and finish every sign material that I use.”

“It is a fast and an efficient solution for our business.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Esko:

  • Reason for investment in their Kongsberg Table:
    • Its ability to handle a wide range of materials

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Esko that the surveyed company uses:

  • Rates prepress and job preparation as the biggest bottleneck in their business today.
  • Business Growth Areas:
    • E-commerce / online ordering
    • Special & unique applications and materials

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Esko:

  • Increased throughput by >50% since using a Kongsberg table.
  • Kongsberg Table Benefits Realized:
    • Increased throughput of cutting materials
    • Reduced material waste
    • Improved finishing quality of the final product
  • Kongsberg Rating:
    • Quality: much better
    • Robustness: significantly better
    • Speed: much better
    • Versatility: significantly better
    • User-friendly operation: much better

Esko Customer Research

73% of flexible packaging converters outsources prepress to multiple suppliers

If you outsource prepress, how many tradeshop suppliers do you work with?

1: 27%
2 - 3: 47%
4 - 5: 18%
6 - 7: 5%
More than 7: 3%

Esko Customer Statistic

95% of surveyed packaging converters rate ArtiosCAD’s innovation as better compared to competing packaging structural design software.

95%


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About Esko

The Esko product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, premedia and trade shops, packaging manufacturers, and converters. The Esko solutions consist of an extensive suite of software and two hardware product lines: CDI flexo computer-to-plate imagers and Kongsberg digital cutting systems, complemented with professional services, training and consultancy.

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