Central Lake Armor Express has selected and installed Freedom’s RICAR SMB suite for its document management solution

January, 2009 Ann Arbor, MI:  Freedom Imaging Systems (Freedom), a leading data management and solutions provider, is pleased to announce Central Lake Armor Express Inc. (Armor Express) has selected and installed Freedom’s RICAR SMB suite for its document management solution.

RICAR SMB (Record Image Capture and Retrieval for Small and Medium Businesses) is a specially designed turnkey document management software suite for small to medium sized businesses desiring an imaging/document management solution at a reduced cost.  Freedom completed its development and began marketing it in May of 2008.

Working with Armor Express IT and business personal, Freedom installed the RICAR SMB software package in the first week of January, 2009.  Armor Express is using Freedom’s RICAR SMB solution to capture and manage documents and images for sales, delivery, manufacturing, accounts payable/receivable and human resources. Armor Express is utilizing RICAR SMB’s feature that allows the organization to capture documents with their already existing multi-function printer/copier/scanner device. Freedom’s RICAR SMB will work with any network attached scanner allowing businesses to reduce entry costs associated with utilizing a document management solution.

Freedom’s RICAR SMB suite is comprised of:

  • FreeScan access for capturing documents via scanner
  • FreeImport folders for importing any file types into the management system including TIFF, PDF, Word, Faxes, WMV and MP3 files.  Files can be dragged and dropped into the FreeImport folders or scanned to the folders with multifunction printers
  • Six (6) PreConfigured Virtual File Cabinets (VFCs) to store documents online with preconfigured document indexes for quick document retrieval.
  • FreeView access allowing for less than three second document retrieval from Virtual File Cabinets straight to desktops.
  • FreeWf access for assigning documents specific indexes for fast retrieval.
  • FreeReports access for reporting productivity, document access and statistical activity.


With headquarters in Central Lake, MI and a nationwide network of sales representatives, Central Lake Armor Express, Inc., is an ISO 9001 registered company. It manufactures superior quality body armor with unparalleled protection, comfort, wearability and service. A range of products includes concealable and tactical body armor, accessories, and hard armor. "Body Armor Reborn" is the company motto.
For more information visit their website at www.armorexpress.com


Freedom Imaging Systems has been a pioneer in the field of document management since 1995. Evolving with the dynamic industry of enterprise content management, Freedom offers small and large businesses alike the tools they need to streamline their business processes. Freedom provides everything a business needs to collect, capture, store and manage data of any kind. In 1995, Freedom created the first version of RICAR (Record Image Capture And Retrieval), their breakthrough document management solution.

RICAR is fully scalable and is easily modified to fit the needs of any type of business. RICAR processes and manages documents ranging from employment applications to explanation of benefits records, for customers ranging from car dealerships to clinical laboratories. RICAR is a software system that can be utilized among many fields and across every department. RICAR also provides users with a complete audit trail making regulatory compliance effortless.

For additional information please contact:
Freedom Imaging Systems
Phone: 734-327-5600
Freedom Contact page

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