Since 1792, when the New York Stock Exchange opened its doors to accommodate the stock brokers who congregated on Wall Street, this organization has handled the regulatory filing needs of America’s publicly traded companies. Over time, its offerings expanded to financial reporting services. Its clients include many of the largest companies and most widely recognized brands in the world.
The company found itself in the midst of the digital publishing revolution with more than two centuries of accumulated documents. Maintaining market share meant offering its content to its customers digitally, whenever and wherever they wanted to access it.
In addition, legislation such as Dodd-Frank, Volcker, and Sarbanes-Oxley mandated new financial reporting formats, including XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) and HTML, with which public companies must now comply—and compliance demands new expertise, new processes, and faster turnaround times.
Finally, most of the company’s manual production processes were performed at locations in the United States with high per-employee costs.
Aptara designed and implemented a streamlined transition to a digital workflow that includes custom data processing to expedite compliant reporting and filing and incorporates secure mobile delivery. Getting there included:
Aptara implemented a round-the-clock operation, with turnaround times of as little as 10-minutes, that:
The economies of scale that Aptara’s dedicated production facility delivers have made this 200+-year-old financial reporting company’s content operations secure, digital, nimble, and cost-effective. Since 2002, the company has:
Today, Aptara processes the majority of this company’s product offerings, including high-end specialty products—in total, more than two million pages annually.