Laura Lockett has worked at Sacramento State’s in-plant for 33 years, rising through the ranks and steadily fine-tuning the operation.
With Consultant Howie Fenton and IPI Editor Bob Neubauer giving back-to-back presentations on the first day of this week's College & University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference, the event was jam-packed with in-plant best practice advice.
With dozens of crossovers, UV spot coating and a very tight deadline, the Church of Scientology's winning piece was truly worthy of recognition.
Beyond supporting the World Bank’s mission of ending poverty, the Best of Show winning piece showed off the in-plant staff’s extraordinary attention to detail.
Ellen Abbey has some strong advice for any organization thinking about closing its in-plant and hiring a print outsourcing firm: “Don’t do it!” She should know. She spent five years trying to make it work before kicking that company out and bringing back the in-plant.
When Elon University Print Services’ seven-year-old digital envelope printer sputtered and died a few months ago, Manager Wesley Grigg never considered getting out of the envelope printing business. But picking the right replacement printer was a complicated task.
The State of Tennessee’s Document Solutions division recently joined other state printing operations across the country by installing a production inkjet press.
In-plants say wide-format printing is one of the most in-demand products they offer, with great profit margins and nearly limitless potential. So why do nearly 30% of in-plants still not offer this capability? I asked them.
These 73 pieces from 33 different in-plants were selected as winners in the In-Print 2019 contest, the only contest exclusively for in-plant printers. Here are photos of the Gold-winning pieces.
When the State University of New York at New Paltz replaced its older digital printers with a pair of Ricoh devices, productivity certainly increased. But Manager Jim Lyons says the new in-line binding features are what really stand out.
The in-plant community lost one of its kindest, most devoted supporters last Friday when Brian A. Wadell, director of Repro Graphics at the University of California, Davis, passed away at the age of 64 after a seven-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
The 54th annual Association of College and University Printers conference had the highest attendance in years when it convened in New Haven, Conn., last month.
When a flood destroyed its paper cutter, Michigan Technological University got the green light to add a 36˝ Colter & Peterson PRISM paper cutter. The in-plant has been keeping it very busy.
“Printing got a hold of me and did not let go,” says Mike Lincoln, whose career began in an in-plant, then took a variety of turns before returning to the in-plant world.
In-plant Impressions Editor Bob Neubauer is on his way to British Columbia for the 2019 College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference, which will gather in-plant managers from across Canada.