Workflow automation and integration specialist Significans Automation (Burlington, Ontario) has announced that Michel Beauchamp has joined the company as North American Customer Growth Manager. In this newly created role, Beauchamp will focus on promoting Significans Automation’s integration services, software and robotics, as well as the company’s proprietary Virtual InkBooks solution – a powerful colour-management tool for creating cloud-based custom-ink libraries that can be tailored to any job. The appointment is “another example of the importance the company places on customer support and success,” Significans added. Beauchamp is a seasoned senior sales professional who has focused his career on graphic arts software and hardware solution sales for such leading companies as Kodak, Konica-Minolta, Agfa, and most recently Esko, where he served as an account executive for the Eastern Uniter States and Canada.
Significans Automation is a software integrator specializing in delivering next-generation automation to the printing and packaging industry. The company offers programming and expertise in custom workflow development, deployment of communication and project management systems, colour management, and end-to-end business integration. While upholding software neutrality, Significans Automation advises and tailors best-in-class software to optimally fit the environment. Its ultimate goal is to facilitate an unmanned, ultra-efficient production environment in all print shops. Over the years, Significans’ clients have experienced upwards of a 90% increase in efficiency, a 30% increase in yearly capacity, several hours of labour to mere minutes, a 25% – 30% increase in prepress efficiency, job prep times reduced from 8 hours to 5 minutes, prepress productivity increased from 10 to 50+ jobs a day, labour costs cut by 40%, and so on.