Bob Neubauer

Bob Neubauer

Bob has served as editor of In-plant Impressions since October of 1994. Prior to that he served for three years as managing editor of Printing Impressions, a commercial printing publication. Mr. Neubauer is very active in the U.S. in-plant industry. He attends all the major in-plant conferences and has visited more than 170 in-plant operations around the world. He has given presentations to numerous in-plant groups in the U.S., Canada and Australia, including the Association of College and University Printers and the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. He also coordinates the annual In-Print contest, co-sponsored by IPMA and In-plant Impressions.

An In-plant Icon Takes His Leave

As he wraps up his 44-year in-plant career, Richard Beto has no regrets and nothing but praise for the fellow managers who have aided and inspired him along the way.

Mike Lincoln Passes Away

Former Colorado State Printer Mike Lincoln passed away unexpectedly at his Denver-area home on Saturday. A stalwart supporter of in-plants who freely gave advice to his peers, he was just 58.

ACUP+ 2024 Conference Preview

The Association of College and University Printers is celebrating its 60th year, and this year's conference in Rochester, New York, is shaping up to be quite a celebration. Here's what's in store.

How WebCRD Upgrades Will Boost Your Web-to-Print Power

As Version 12 of WebCRD from Rochester Software Associates hits the market, Product Evangelist Vince Tutino joins us to explain the new features and detail how these upgrades will increase efficiency for users.

ACUP+ Conference is 11 Weeks Away

On April 14, higher-ed and K-12 in-plant managers will gather in Rochester, New York, for the Association of College and University Printers (ACUP+) conference. This year marks its 60th anniversary.

Richard Beto Retires

After a 44-year career in the in-plant industry, capped by two decades as director of Document Solutions at the University of Texas at Austin, Richard Beto has retired.

In-plant Overhaul at UK University

Loughborough University has reconfigured its Print and Post Services operation, upgrading its production equipment, refurbishing its facility, and updating its pricing model to increase revenue. Manager Helen Clarke explains what she did, how she got her team’s support, and why she encourages negative feedback.

Are You Compensated Fairly?

Looking at preliminary data from our salary survey, we can see how many in-plant managers feel that they are being compensated fairly relative to their local market.

The Largest In-plants by Sales Per Employee

Ranking in-plants by the average amount of sales each employee generates allows us to compare the efficiency and productivity of different-sized operations. It often brings smaller in-plants to the top of the list.

Did You Get a Raise Last Year?

Preliminary data from our new in-plant salary survey shows most managers got a raise in 2023. But how many feel that raise was sufficient?

University of West Georgia: Setting the Standard

University of West Georgia Print & Mail Services has transformed itself into a thriving printing hub, boasting impressive growth, strong partnerships, and a commitment to high-quality, fast-turnaround service.

In-plant Best Practices by Industry

Preliminary results from our latest in-plant survey show how in-plants focus differently on certain best practices depending on the industry they serve, with higher-ed exceeding in some areas and government in-plants leading in others.