In today’s digital world, printed material is still paramount - often considered more trustworthy and eliciting a greater response to act than digital materials. This advantage, however, requires a significant investment in large-scale, specialized commercial printers to either mass produce content at a very low cost or print smaller runs with a great deal of flexibility.

Regardless of whether you’re a larger publisher, a custom print shop, or even a converting or packaging company providing printed labels, cartons, or flexible packaging, you will gain valuable insight into your processes, margins, and production losses with the Vorne XL Productivity Appliance. Vorne XL moves printing operations far beyond manual data capture to gain critical insights for effectively driving process improvement and actualizing change with 100+ metrics and 20+ data dimensions.

Other benefits of XL that customers love include no software to install, no servers to maintain, no recurring fees, and no contracts. Instead you get unlimited users, free technical support, a 3-year warranty, and free software updates. All in an inexpensive, off-the-shelf product.

Printed goods manufacturing facility.

Driving Improvement for Printing

Our printing customers strive to produce something that is visually impactful and consistent as quickly and accurately as possible. It is critical to be able to optimize the process while maintaining the product quality that their customers expect.

The Vorne XL Productivity Appliance empowers printing manufacturers to monitor their processes in real time, improve throughput, and maximize efficiency, all while preserving the integrity of their products. XL drops onto your existing process, making it a quick and easy solution that requires little to no changes to the print process. This is a unique and critical advantage of Vorne XL.

Screen capture of a report from the Vorne XL OEE software showing the longest changeovers for a label printing facility.

Key Benefits for Printing

Vorne XL is completely agnostic to the type of equipment in your printing process. This is a huge advantage as you can easily apply XL to any process and get the same deep wealth of information. XL includes I/O to integrate with your process, a scoreboard for your operators, and built-in reporting for your managers. Even better, it easily and incrementally scales from machine to enterprise. Monitor your litho or flexographic printers, screen or gravure printers, and other equipment with one solution, quickly seeing benefits such as:

  1. 1
    Reduced Changeover Time Whether you are performing a full plate change or quick change die cut procedures, Vorne XL will provide you with accurate historical data for each type of changeover - an accurate and comprehensive base of data that you can use effectively to drive improvement.
  2. 2
    Standardize on Optimal Run Rates Don’t let opinions drive line speeds that vary by operator. Instead, define line speed profiles by analyzing historical cycle times and average speed and run rates by part in XL to optimize the balance between speed and quality.
  3. 3
    Precise High-Speed Inputs Feel confident that every print is recorded with high speed inputs capable of tracking hundreds of cycles per second.
  4. 4
    Multiple Digital I/O and Count Data Convert cycle inputs to your desired unit of measurement, counting in terms of total and good linear feet, meters, pieces, boxes, or rolls, as well as scrap rates.
  5. 5
    Full OEE and Pareto Analysis Compare assets or process streams by measuring accurate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) with Availability, Performance, and Quality metrics. Visually display your data however you prefer - column charts, Pareto charts, line charts, heat maps, and many more.

You're In Excellent Company

Vorne XL customers span across 45+ countries and are in virtually every industry - including many in printing. Take a look at a sampling of printing manufacturers that have unlocked the benefits of XL to obtain accurate and actionable data, critical insights, and a foundation for their continuous improvement programs.

Learn More About Vorne XL

We would be happy to show you XL, deep dive into your challenges and your processes, and answer any questions you may have. We also offer free 90-day trials. In fact, we have completed thousands of successful XL trials. Did you know that 91.9% of companies that try XL buy XL?

Metrics, Dimensions, and Dashboards

Vorne XL provides you with an incredible data foundation and an outstanding suite of reporting tools to effectively drive your continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and digital transformation initiatives. With XL you get immediate access to over 100 highly accurate and actionable metrics and 20 data dimensions - in real time and for deep retrospective analysis through historical reporting. There are dozens of built-in reports, and you can easily create your own reporting dashboards.

Report from Vorne XL showing KPIs important to a label printing facility including OEE, speeds, and rates.

Vorne XL User Success Stories

XL helps manufacturers in almost every industry improve their process productivity. You will love our free support, free software updates, 3-year warranty, transparent pricing, fast implementation, and of course, the wealth of product features. That is why we have so many customers that share their success stories.

Printing Specialties

Our XL Productivity Appliance, with its fully integrated OEE reporting system, works well across an extremely broad range of printing industry specialties. Here are some of the more common specialty areas where XL is used:

  • Battery Component Printing
  • Ceramic Tile Printing
  • Flexible Packaging Printing
  • Functional Printing
  • Industrial Label Printing
  • Label Printing
  • Large Format Printing
  • Medical Device Printing
  • Membrane Switch Printing
  • Metal Printing
  • Packaging Printing
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging Printing
  • Point-of-Purchase Display Printing
  • Promotional Product Printing
  • RFID Tag Printing
  • Security Printing
  • Textile Printing
  • Wood Printing
What's included in your 90-day free trial?
Andon Report
VORNE XL | Works with any machine, any process, right out of the boxEasy, quick self-install | Accurate, real-time KPIs immediatelyTry XL for FREE today