May 19, 2010

Huntington National Bank is implementing Xerox’s Enterprise Print Services platform to manage document printing in its 600 locations, in the hopes of saving operational costs and decreasing its environmental footprint.

The five-year contract will bring multiple print budgets and output devices, like printers, copiers and fax machines under Xerox management. Huntington will also meet its sustainability goals by decreasing the number of printers and educating employees on responsible printing. The bank has already seen a 35 percent drop in toner usage, as well as reduced paper and power consumption.

“We signed on for MPS [Managed Print Services] for the cost savings opportunity and to help the environment,” said Zahid Afzal, executive vice president and chief information officer, Huntington Bank, in a statement.

Using Lean Six Sigma concepts, Huntington and Xerox evaluated bank employees’ daily work habits and designed a new print environment.

Huntington also plans to roll out Xerox EPS to its virtual workforce. Employees working from home or remote locations will benefit from the same support system offered in the office, and universal drivers give mobile workers access to print output devices when visiting corporate offices.

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