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Schott AG | Secure and efficient workflows made easy

Kyocera has helped the company carry out all things document-related in a fast and controlled way.
schott case study

Given its constant expansion and, in order place the company in an optimal position for future tasks, the company Schott AG decided to introduce a digital document management system. Another key element of this move was a focus on increasing security control across devices. 

The SCHOTT AG company is composed of an international technology group that is an expert in the fields of special glass and glass-ceramic. With more than 130 years of experience in the area of development, materials and technological expertise, the company offers a wide range of high quality products and intelligent solutions.

Today, the SCHOTT company employs more than 15,000 people across 35 countries, 5,200 of whom are in Germany.

Challenges and Solutions

Scale

Current system was not sufficient to meet growth plan.

Security

Legal requirements required new solutions.

Compatibility

Systems had to be perfectly integrated with the existing SAP solution.

Universal application

The company’s different departments needed to be able to work with the same document.

Central management

The implementation of the KYOCERA Net Manager in several of SCHOTT AG’s offices served as a central management system.

Increase security

Thanks to the integrated Print & Follow function, it is now possible to increase the security of confidential documents.

Streamlined system

Streamlined system allows documents to be automatically entered into SAP.

More efficiency

With the press of a button, the paper document is transferred directly to the CRM.

schott offices

“We’re very satisfied with the solution. We were able to significantly reduce the time needed to scan and store documents. Additionally, documents are now available in all relevant departments. By implementing this project, you save on unneeded printing. All of which saves time, resources and money.”

Michael Thüner, IT Location Manager at Landshut

Increased efficiency and security through Print & Follow

  • The 1,000 machines used in the past were reduced to 900 systems.
  • Thanks to the integrated Print & Follow function, it has been possible to increase the security of confidential documents.
  • The solution has worked reliably and provides a hassle-free flow of document-based processes at SCHOTT AG.
  • Employees simply connect to larger multifunctional devices with their ID cards and can access all relevant functions directly and securely.
  • Employees have more time for tasks that are important for the company.

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