This comes out to 2,495 packs, or 499 cartons, or 6,236 kilograms of paper. If stacked, the cartons would make a 130 meter tower. If the 1,247,293 pages were laid down next to each other, connected by their short side, they would span 370 kilometres, enough to go from Sophia to Marseille—and back! An estimated 150 pulp trees would be needed to manufacture this quantity of paper 1 The weight equals that of more than 80 people. Keep in mind that all these numbers are for half a year only. Indeed, before the end of March 2012, the weight of the saved paper will exceed that of the entire audience of our largest auditorium (Mistral) full of people... and we have not even mentioned the environmentally extremely positive impact of using less toner and the secure and confidential printing the FollowMe - Uniflow solution provides.
The effects of FollowMe - Uniflow were not totally unexpected, but what truly surprised us is the outstanding cooperation we received from our user community. Even though FollowMe - Uniflow represented a marked change in work habits, people were supportive, provided feedback, and helped us improve the system.
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