Commercial printers are feeling the pain as more and more paper-based businesses shift to doing business online.
Keen Systems provides an easy-to-use service that gets printers online so they can take orders over the web. The so-called “web to print” service lets them accept and inspect files from customers, manage communications, and handle things like billing, scheduling and shipping. The subscription-based on-demand service lets printers reduce costs, increase efficiency, and focus on their core business.
Keen, which debuted at this week’s DEMOfall 09, has secondary competitors such as EFI, Kodak, Bitstream, HiFlex, Printable, PageDNA, Printer Presence, Press-sence, and Saepio. San Francisco-based Keen is targeting the 36,000 commercial printing establishments in the $162 billion US printing industry.
The company was founded in early 2008. Keen just launched a pilot program with customers.