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Octopus MES Awarded Company-wide MES Project for Classic

Monday, March 05, 2012

Press release from the issuing company

Octopus™ MES is the leading Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for Printing and Packaging companies, helping them to monitor their production equipment, consumables, and events to:

  1. Reduce production costs
  2. Reduce production cycle time


  1. Maximizing the potential of their existing Print MIS/ERP system
  2. Facilitating their Continuous Improvement initiatives

Classic is ranked in the top 5% of graphics companies in North America, serving some of the most notable corporations in the country. Classic is ISO registered, holds FSC certification based on chain of custody verification, and are an Employee Owned company (ESOP). Everyone is vested in providing the utmost quality and service to each customer.

“We are all excited about this endeavor and look forward to working with the Octopus MES team.”
Chris Reynolds, Lean Processes Manager, Classic.

After outgrowing their Charlotte locations, Classic recently gathered their New Media, Printing, and Mailing/Fulfillment capabilities under one roof. This presented the perfect timing to act on their company-wide commitment to Operational Excellence. Once they created an infrastructure and team, they awarded Octopus with the project of implementing Octopus MES to help Classic’s team with production monitoring, analysis, and discovery.


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