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TechValidate Research on Esko

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377 Customers Surveyed

3,006 Data Points Collected

91 Published TechFacts

15 Published Charts

3 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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 Statistic

Pharmaceutical companies use Esko to ensure their packaging is best in class!

85% of surveyed Pharmaceutical organizations rated WebCenter as highly important in ensuring their packaging is “first time right”.

85%

Esko Case Study

S&P 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a July 2017 survey of Esko customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have gone from an average art development time of 92 to 42 days. So, we hope to see even more significant gains in the future.”

Challenges

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

  • Main drivers for implementing WebCenter:
    • Increase efficiency in their packaging / artwork development process
    • Gain visibility into their packaging / artwork process
    • Automate packaging development
    • Increase traceability of the packaging / labeling process
    • Get products to market faster

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of Esko that the surveyed company uses:

  • WebCenter is the main driver in preventing recalls.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Esko:

  • WebCenter rated as vitally important in ensuring packaging is “first time right”.
  • Spent the following time to create their packaging / artwork:
    • Before WebCenter: 3-4 months
    • After WebCenter: 1-2 months

Esko Customer Research

Main operational benefits with a Kongsberg table

What types of operational benefits does your company realize since it installed its Kongsberg table?

Increased throughput of cutting materials
76%
Offering more products and services to my customers
70%
Improved finishing quality of the final product
55%
Increased profitability
48%
Reduced material waste
36%

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 Testimonial

What Kongsberg customers say:

In today’s fast-paced environment, we never have to worry about finishing our Large Format projects. Our single Kongsberg table is easily able to consume work from 3 different print devices, whether it be rigid or roll materials. Not sure what we would do without it.

Richard Kappel, Director of Engineering, Fineline Printing Group



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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.

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