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‘Color Vault’ at an ink manufacturing firm

Dramatically reducing retrieval time

Although business growth is generally a good thing, it can lead to inefficiency if storage systems aren’t re-evaluated periodically and adjusted to keep pace with current needs.

For instance, employees at this ink manufacturing firm had been accumulating small jars of every custom color they had made over the past 40 years. When customers requested a specific color, it took staff upwards of an hour to find it among the 16,000 jars that were stored on makeshift shelving across multiple buildings.

Ink Color Storage

Updated: September 14, 2018 — 12:39 pm
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