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LSC Communications



Azure Data & AI, Power Platform


Print Manufacturer + Distributor


SMC West

At a Glance


Replace parent company’s complex, disparate data model with integrated model built on Microsoft Azure


Microsoft Azure + MCA Connect’s Manufacturing Intelligence

Their challenge

LSC Communications is a $3.5 billion commercial printing company in the process of divesting from their parent organization. With 17 source systems, nine data marts, and more than a thousand reports, LSC’s current data model is disparate and complex.  

The company must implement their own model by April 1, 2023. But instead of imitating their parent company, LSC aims to build an integrated data model that will drive value and scale with their business.

Our solution

LSC needed a partner to guide their move to a new environment and ensure they put the right people and resources in place. After evaluating several companies, LSC chose MCA Connect due to our data and business intelligence capabilities, manufacturing and distribution expertise, and success with similar projects.  

We recommended a manufacturing and supply chain Data Value Assessment to provide LSC with an actionable roadmap to modernize their data estate and increase supply chain visibility and resiliency. LSC ultimately elected to begin the migration while uncovering data opportunities along the way. As part of this engagement, we:  

“We appreciate MCA Connect’s guidance on this project, as well as Microsoft’s investment and support. The MCA Connect team gets the challenges we are up against and we are confident they are the right partner for the job.”

Expected Results

  • Initial $300k ACR per month, multiple Power BI licenses + Power Apps potential
  • Automated and optimized opportunities that will impact the bottom line
  • Better scalability and easier to maintain data infrastructure going forward
  • Streamlined and simplified reporting
  • Self-service business intelligence


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