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Transformations Press Release

Oct 05, 2020 |



Ironsides Technology and Transformations Inc. Announce Strategic Partnership

to Provide Real-time Document Production Data to the Uluro CCM Platform.

Westford, MA. October 5, 2020 – Ironsides Technology, a leading provider of automated production tracking and business intelligence for the printing, mailing, fulfillment and packaging industries, has entered into a strategic partnership with Transformations Inc, the developer of Uluro, a customer communications management (CCM) software. The Ironsides Nor’Star APT module (Automated Production Tracking) seamlessly integrates with Uluro to provide real-time production information directly into the robust Uluro database and dashboarding system. This provides print service providers and transactional and direct mailers the ability to track, report and analyze individual pieces in the document distribution workflow to ensure customer communications are fully compliant with all industry rules, regulations and customer requirements.

Uluro is cost-effective CCM software for digital and print channels that delivers everything in one reliable, automated, integrated source. Its ability to automate complex processes leads to faster implementation times and enhanced regulatory compliance. With the integration of Ironsides APT solution, Uluro users are able to monitor and track each individual piece being printed, finished, mailed and shipped across virtually all brands of continuous and cut sheet printers, inkjet printers, inserters, finishing and bindery equipment. Users of Uluro can gain valuable insights into operator and machine status, piece-level history, reprint automation and SLA compliance reporting. Additional businesses benefits include greater transparency, control and security.

“There are many synergies between Uluro and Ironsides APT that, when combined, allow customers to achieve a real-time window into their distribution processes,” said Bill Tidwell, CEO of Transformations. “The Uluro platform offers a range of secure modules for, composition automation, data protection and omnichannel and electronic document delivery. Ironsides’ ability to provide real-time visibility and 100% piece-level tracking of each job gives even greater document protection and expands Uluro’s ability to provide control over every aspect of the customer communication process.”

“We are excited to extend our integration capabilities to the Uluro platform,” said Bill Riley, founder and CEO of Ironsides Technology. “Together the Ironsides Nor’Star APT module and the Uluro platform allows print and mail centers to quickly and easily track each customer communication through processing, production and mailing to ensure it was produced and assembled correctly, accounted for and compliant with customer SLAs.”


Transformations, Inc., based in Franklin, Tennessee, is a software solutions company and developer of Uluro. Uluro is an award-winning, comprehensive front-to-finish Customer Communications Management (CCM) platform for creating, producing, delivering and tracking critical customer communications. Uluro’s mission is to provide the most secure delivery solution available and provide customers a significant competitive advantage that can help them grow their businesses and increase their market share. For more information visit:

About Ironsides Technology

Ironsides Technology is a software development and integration company, providing business intelligence and end-to-end integrity tracking solutions to document factories, commercial printers, mail fulfilment and packaging industries. Ironsides Nor’Star System combines real-time data collection with automated production monitoring, reporting and cost analytics to provide visibility and cost analysis for all work in process as it moves through a production workflow, from prepress, production, finishing, sorting, mailing and shipping. The Nor’Star System ensures 100 percent distribution, SLA compliance, reprint automation, and provides robust operational reporting to help inkjet, continuous-feed and cut sheet printing customers better manage their businesses. 

Based on an open and scalable architecture, Ironsides Technology easily integrates with web inspection systems, camera technology and post print inline and off-line bindery devices. The end result is a best-of-breed automated document factory (ADF) tracking strategy to ensure personalized client packages are processed efficiently and with the highest level of accuracy and compliance. 

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