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September 9th Meeting


Elaine Handley - High Point Furniture Industries

Topic:  Going Paperless - Document Imaging


Elaine Handley of High Point Furniture Industries delivers a presentation on document imaging.  High Point Furniture Industries has been in business since 1958 has two manufacturing facilities in High Point.  HOFI also has an innovative “Quick Ship” program which offers thousands of customized seating products in an industry leading three business days. HPDI achieved another innovative milestone recently and went paperless.  Elaine shares their experience on the road to a paperless environment including:*  Factors in decision to go paperless

*  Cost/benefit analysis

*  Basic outline of what the transition was like - what aspects surprised you

*  Difficulty of transition - including pushback from staff who hate change

*  Things that you would do differently if you had it to do over again

*     Tax benefits realized 

We will meet in the training room at Bernard Robinson & Company at 1501 Highwoods Boulevard Greensboro; at 7am September 9th, 2010.  Bernard Robinson’s office is located just off Bryan Boulevard at the New Garden Road exit.