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Cranel Inc. Announces Partnership with CVISION Technologies

02/06/2013 08:29:17 AM

Best-in-class OCR and File Compression Technology is Significant Addition to Cranel Portfolio

Cranel Inc®. today announced an exclusive partnership between Cranel Imaging® and CVISION® Technologies, Inc. a leading document capture company. The agreement enables Cranel Imaging’s network of value-added resellers (VARs) and Office Equipment Dealers (OEDs) to sell CVISION’s best-in-class optical character recognition (OCR) and dramatic file compression.

Cranel Imaging will distribute CVISION’s PdfCompressor 6.0®. Designed to optimize PDF documents, making them smaller, faster, more accessible and easier to process, the solution also integrates with existing workflows. PdfCompressor 6.0 converts 14 file formats—including TIFF, JPEG, and PDF—to either PDF or PDF/A for long-term archiving support as well as supporting up to 117 OCR languages.

“Cranel Imaging consistently looks for solutions our partners can add to their portfolio that will make an immediate impact to their clients,” said Scott Slack, vice president of marketing, Cranel Inc. “We are confident we have found such a solution with CVISION’s PdfCompressor. The CVISION compression technology allows partners to help both new and existing clients address issues such as mobile content presentation, network bandwidth constraints, and increasing storage and storage management costs.”

PdfCompressor 6.0 differentiates itself by being the world leader in compression, with compression rates up to 10x for black and white documents and 100x for color documents. Additional benefits of PdfCompressor 6.0 include highly accurate OCR, with typical recognition rates of 5 to 10 percent higher than leading OCR engines. PdfCompressor 6.0 is designed to optimize PDF documents, making them smaller, faster, more accessible and easier to process. With best in class OCR & dramatic file compression, PdfCompressor 6.0 not only integrates with existing workflows, but also improves them by producing significantly more manageable files. This allows organizations to spend less time managing their digital files and more time on value-producing tasks.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Cranel,” said Scott Harvey, director, channel sales, CVISION Technologies Inc. “We are confident our software solutions will resonate very strongly with Cranel’s partner community. CVISION’s products complement Cranel’s existing document hardware and software portfolio. CVISION’s solutions will provide Cranel’s distribution network with technology that reduces document storage costs while optimizing existing document workflows. As we looked to expand our channel presence at CVISION, Cranel proved to be the ideal distribution partner to bring our solutions to the market.”

About Cranel Inc.

For more than 25 years, Cranel Inc. has focused on bringing companies real business value by providing progressive technologies that align with business goals. Cranel provides industry-leading expertise in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Office Equipment Dealer (OED) and Check Automation distribution as well as remote monitoring software for the technology support market. Cranel Inc. businesses deliver strategic, advanced solutions that enhance performance and improve overall results. For more information, please go to

About Cranel Imaging

Cranel Imaging brings a unique distribution experience to the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) , Office Equipment Dealer (OED) and Check Automation industries. Via partnering with Cranel Imaging, these industries can offer their customers comprehensive, integrated products and solutions tailored to their specific requirements. Cranel Imaging offers broad and deep inventories of products and supplies from industry leading supply chain partners, including capture hardware and software technologies.


CVISION Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of file compression, recognition technology, PDF workflow applications, and document automation technology. CVISION creates more efficient captured documents through fast, accurate OCR, and advanced file compression. CVISION also provides business solutions to automate document workflows, including processes for invoices, EOBs, handwritten forms, and business documents. Through more efficient, automated workflows, CVISION clients can realize a measurable return on their document-driven processes.

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