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Overhead Door

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  • Categories: Manuals, Typefi Workgroup, Typefi Writer
  • Industry: Manufacturing and Technical Communication

Overhead Door is one of the largest door manufacturers in the United States. The company produces over 1600 installation guides for its products, which are updated regularly. Overhead Door saved 80% in publishing time by automating the production of its install guides with Typefi.

Overseas Development Institute

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  • Categories: E-books, Typefi Writer
  • Industry: International and Treaty Organisations

The ODI is an independent think tank which publishes research reports, briefing papers and working papers for print and e-book formats. Typefi enabled a more streamlined production process with robust support for complex layouts, figures and infographics. E-books can also now be produced from the same source as print content.


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  • Categories: CMS, Manuals, Multilingual Publishing, Typefi Workgroup
  • Industry: Manufacturing and Technical Communication

PMC is a Japanese document solutions company specialising in publishing for manufacturers. Typefi integrated seamlessly with PMC's XML-based CMS, enabling true single-source document creation with the ability to edit content and design at any stage. As a result, PMC's production has “increased explosively”, with minimal changes to staffing.

Publishing Concepts

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  • Categories: Custom Solution, Typefi Workgroup, XML
  • Industry: Book Publishing

Publishing Concepts (PCI) works with organisations including private high schools, universities, clubs, and military branches to capture stories from their members and alumni, then compile and distribute them as print books and digital versions. Using Typefi, PCI reduced production time for print books from seven weeks to just 4 hours and reduced overall cost by minimising the amount of paper used per book.


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  • Categories: Manuals, Multilingual Publishing, Typefi Desktop
  • Industry: Manufacturing and Technical Communication

Rhino-Rack is an Australian manufacturer of roof racks and accessories. The company produces fit guides in 4 languages for each of its products, and guides are updated every 1-2 months. The old production cycle was nearly constant and errors caused significant delays. After implementing Typefi, production time per guide was reduced from one month down to three to four days with a noticeable reduction in errors.

The Federation Press

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  • Categories: E-books, Typefi Workgroup, Typefi Writer
  • Industries: Book Publishing, Education and Textbooks

The Federation Press is an independent, Australian-owned publishing company specialising in legal, social and academic books. The company produces print books and e-books up to 1500 pages long. Using Typefi, the company's small production department can produce 50 books per year and make changes at any stage without time-intensive reformatting.

The Institutes

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  • Categories: CMS, DITA, XML
  • Industry: Education and Textbooks

The Institutes is a leading provider of continuing education and development for professionals in the risk management and property casualty insurance industries. After switching to an XML-based CMS and storing content in modular units called Learning Objects, The Institutes began using Typefi. The result was an incredible 1900% production increase over 5 years without any changes to staffing.