ActiveDocs releases Silver Fern Farms case study

Auckland November 19, 2014
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ActiveDocs Limited, a world leader in the provision of document automation and compliance applications, today released a case study that describes the implementation of ActiveDocs Opus by Silver Fern Farms, a leader in New Zealand’s red meat processing industry with 21 processing plants country-wide and over 7,000 employees. Silver Fern Farms deployed the solution as part of their company-wide health and safety initiative to ensure consistency of task instructions across all plants.

Catherine Larsen, ActiveDocs VP for Business Development, New Zealand, said: “It has been a pleasure to work with Silver Fern Farms, and we would like to thank the implementation team for their assistance with the creation of this case study. Silver Fern Farms’ deployment of ActiveDocs Opus has become a template for the modern way of centralized and automated management of task instructions, health and safety procedures, and other compliance sensitive documentation. The case study provides an in-depth view into how such solutions are implemented, and integrated with SharePoint intranet platforms and Nintex Workflows.”

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About the customer

Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is a leader in New Zealand’s red meat processing industry with 21 processing plants country-wide, and exports meat and meat products world-wide. The company aims to become a leading global food company, and is determined to set new standards for the industry, and create new value via transformational partnerships and innovation. The company employs over 7,000 employees. For more information please visit


About the solution


ActiveDocs develops Template management and document automation software that reduces the time and expense of creating documents, while mitigating the potential risk caused by inaccurate information. The company's solutions lower the possibility of complaints, legal issues and financial losses caused by manual document creation and help companies personalize standard, repeatable information. ActiveDocs has been in business since 1992, and specializes in state-of-the-art document automation and compliance for large enterprises. ActiveDocs' customer base covers over 160 of the Global Fortune 500, including the world's largest company – Royal Dutch Shell – as well as BP, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, ABB and many other global giants.

ActiveDocs Opus

ActiveDocs Opus™ is a world-leading Document Automation Solution built on Microsoft® Office and Microsoft® Windows Server technology, and supports industry standard integration with data sources and document storage and handling applications. Templates are designed in Microsoft® Word and built from reusable components. ActiveDocs Opus has built-in management and deployment tools to allow Templates to be used for User-Driven (interactive) and Program-Driven (automated) document creation.


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