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FileMaker Pro Customer Stories

In almost every segment of business, education and government, millions of our delighted customers use FileMaker to organize projects, people, assets and more.

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Leading Windowposter™ advertising company gets the message out nationwide using FileMaker Go on iPod touch

PMD Promotion slashes $40,000 off yearly overhead with an innovative mobile solution using FileMaker Go for iPhone that revolutionized its business.

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Braun Electric Company, Inc.

Custom FileMaker solution for iOS enables team members to track permits, number of times that safety personnel visits a crew, ensures proper PPE (personal protective equipment) is used, review site diagrams and more. Ultimately, the company plans to employ the FileMaker Platform to automate roughly 30 core business processes.

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Keslow Camera

Using a custom FileMaker solution for iPad, iPhone and desktop, Keslow Camera efficiently manages tens of thousands of rental items to supply film and television customers around the world.

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Clarifying complex terms at Merck with FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone

Pharmaceutical giant saves time and boosts productivity with 5,000-entry dictionary of terms for employees’ iPads and iPhones

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Safety and Savings for Airline with FileMaker Pro

United Airlines uses FileMaker Pro to analyze performance, approve and alter parts, and track warranties for aircraft engineering and maintenance. Learn how the user-centric solution has helped save them millions of dollars.

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Pratt & Whitney uses FileMaker Pro to keep airline engines humming

Busy distribution center for a world leader in the manufacture of jet engines keeps data organized with FileMaker Pro

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Manufacturers of world-famous home appliances organize crucial stages in the design process with FileMaker Pro 7

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures a full line of home appliances, under such brand names as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Brastemp, Bauknecht, and Consul. Based in Benton Harbor, MI, Whirlpool Corporation maintains manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, employing more than 68,000 people in the design, manufacture, and distribution of its products. Members of the design team depend on FileMaker Pro 7 to organize an essential element of their work.

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Super Service

When the sale is made -- that's when good customer service really begins. That's the watchword for an increasing number of forward-thinking businesses who recognize that the valued relationship with their customers is still only beginning when the check is signed. Sophisticated customer-service systems have become a vital element in ongoing business plans -- and that's where communications support providers like Volvo Action Service fill a crucial need. And helping to keep those lines of communication open between company and customer, you'll find FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software solution from FileMaker Inc.!

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Going to Press

Producing a daily newspaper is both difficult and complex -- all the elements from copy to pictures, from editorial material to classifieds have to come together on time, every time without fail. And it's even more crucial when your newspaper has a huge national circulation -- deadlines just don't wait. That's why at USA Today, "The Nation's Newspaper," key elements of the production process are tracked by an application built in FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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Financially Focused and On Target

"Who does what, and when?” and "how can they do it more efficiently?” Those are the questions asked every day in busy offices and busy enterprises. And at the offices of Standard & Poor's Financial Communications, those questions are answered by FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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FileMaker Pro Keeps Showtime Ads on the Creative Edge

The next time you see an advertisement for one of Showtime Networks' programs, you'll know FileMaker Pro is hard at work. FileMaker Pro is the award-winning database management system (DBMS) from FileMaker, Inc. Red Group, Showtime's in-house advertising agency, uses FileMaker Pro to archive and project manage all Showtime advertisements for print, TV and radio.

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Rainbow Network Communications Makes Movie Magic with Help from FileMaker

There's nothing like a curling up in front of the television for a great movie. But did you ever stop to think about where those movies come from? Well, if you're watching such cable channels as American Movie Classics or Bravo, those movies are coming to you not from glamorous, magical Hollywood -- but from a bustling complex of buildings in Floral Park, New York -- where movie magic comes to life with a little help from FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.!

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FileMaker Keeps Novell's website up-to-date

Keeping a website up to date is a constant challenge. But what if you've got more than four thousand people involved in keeping a vast web presence up to date? That's when you need FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.

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FileMaker Integrates with Legacy System at Australian Clothing Label Mambo

Australian clothing label Mambo chooses FileMaker to handled design, sample production, pricing requirements for all components necessary to produce the range of clothing, and cataloguing to enable orders.

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Upgrade for a New Millennium

You can't face the future with the technology of the past. What worked twenty years ago isn't likely to meet today's challenges -- let alone tomorrow's and at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, one of the leaders in the high-tech world of aerospace, this is especially true.

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Administrators at top special-effects production house track the making of movie magic with FileMaker Pro

Movie magic doesn't just happen, it requires a lot of work from a lot of creative people to bring spectacular special effects to the screen. It's a complicated job that must be tracked every step of the way to ensure that every shot is completed on time, every time. And that's why key administrative personnel at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) track ongoing projects with FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software solution from FileMaker, Inc.

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston Runs Business Operations with FileMaker Pro

The education of America's children is being shaped in part by FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database solution from FileMaker Inc. Textbook publisher Holt, Rinehart and Winston runs its entire business operations on FileMaker Pro. Some 400 staffers on both Macs and PCs use FileMaker Pro to run the editorial, production, sales, and marketing functions at five locations across the United States.

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Regional FedEx feeder/carrier depends on FileMaker Pro to ensure compliance with strict Federal safety management standards

An essential link in the global transportation network that rushes FedEx shipments to their destinations, Empire Airlines provides freight service throughout the western half of the United States. Based in Hayden, Idaho, Empire Airlines also provides a full range of aircraft repair and maintenance services, but the bulk of its business focuses on the high-pressure, high-demand FedEx account.

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Knowledge is Power

Before you can make the sale, you need to know your market. That's why businesses looking to widen their customer base turn to D&B (formerly Dun & Bradstreet) for essential information on new sales prospects. And now, accessing that information's much easier -- because D&B has turned to FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc.

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Shipping great works of art for museums and auction houses requires a powerful FileMaker Pro tracking application

Transporting precious cargo demands careful attention, and no ordinary movers will do. For fine art treasures, museums and institutions all over the United States turn to Artex Fine Art Services. Based in Landover, Maryland, with offices in Washington, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Fort Lauderdale, Artex's staff of trained professionals handle many of the world's most recognizable works of art as they're shipped for special exhibitions, stored, or conserved. And every step of every journey is thoroughly documented by FileMaker Pro.

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Audio Tour Company Uses FileMaker to Organize Production Details

Standing in front of a great work of art at The Louvre, Paris or The Royal Academy, London -- it's sometimes hard to know what makes it so special. Many museums now have audio interpretation guides designed to enhance the experience of looking at paintings and artifacts, and their innovative use of interactive multimedia technology often gives the attractions an added dimension. And one of the leading providers of this technology builds its system around FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software application from FileMaker, Inc

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American Fast Freight Uses FileMaker to Speed Up Delivery

Keep On Truckin'! By road, by rail, by air, land or sea -- getting freight to its destination is demanding. Goods need to arrive on time -- every time. No excuses -- just do it! It's a challenge even under the best of conditions. But when the destination's off the beaten track, the job becomes even more imposing -- unless you have tools you can count on. Like FileMaker Pro -- the award-winning database software application from FileMaker Inc.!

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Speaking of the Weather

Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky? Then you're not paying attention, accurate, localized weather forecasts from AccuWeather, Inc. are within everyone's reach, on the air, in print or online. But with weather information so easy to access, it's easy to overlook the fact that the science, and business, of forecasting weather demands efficient, flexible information management. That's why AccuWeather manages vital data with the help of FileMaker Pro, the award-winning database software from FileMaker Inc.

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Scientific Applications and Research Associates

Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc., was formed in 1989 to harness the creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit of engineers and scientists. An employee-owned company, SARA has nearly 100 innovative scientists and engineers conducting research and development for government, military and industrial clients.

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FileMaker Pro tracks every project from start to finish

Generon, a company that specializes in nitrogen generators, tracks everything the company is doing in FileMaker Pro, uses it to stay in sync with all their other facilities, and is enthusiastic about new features like Quick Find, Charting and Inspector.

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FileMaker Signs on with Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, the world leader in natural and organic foods, relies on FileMaker Pro to quickly create, manage and find all in-store signage and sales flyers.

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