Franchise Printer Sees Immediate ROI
AlphaGraphics of Franklin, Tenn., provides printing services, marketing solutions, graphic design, and custom business sign and banner production.
Jim Bright, owner, is focused on customer service and his growing double-digit print revenues, while maintaining his same 4,800 sqft operation. Key factors in the purchase of new equipment include space, and whether the solution will enable more productivity and customers, while reducing costs. In one month since installing the Rhin-O-Tuff (Booth 11464) Tornado Autopunch EX, AlphaGraphics #630 has experienced an immediate return on investment. Its savings include the elimination of overtime and second shift runs for large punch and bind jobs; 50% faster job turnaround time; and labor savings on 95% of jobs.
AlphaGraphics #630 is a bustling print operation experiencing tremendous growth. One of their growth challenges is space. Bringing in new business requires updating technology, equipment, and services, while fitting within the current footprint. A second key factor for this growing AlphaGraphics is how they can achieve more productivity while keeping costs in balance. The bulk of their punch and bind jobs require manual steps — hand-collating index tabs (95% of jobs), manual punching, book separation, and binding. Most of its books are either coil (80%) or wire-bound (20%), and include several varying components: