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 nearly 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, cosponsored by IPMA and In-plant Impressions.

From the Editor: Promo Potential

What if your in-plant could help your parent organization strengthen its corporate identify and brand recognition, while improving the perceived value of your operation and generating thousands in additional revenue? Would you take action or just let the opportunity pass to some other department?

New In-plant Track Helps Make Canon's thINK Ahead 2019 a Success

From its inspiring keynotes to its plentiful networking opportunities, thINK Ahead 2019 — which took place this week at the Waldorf Astoria Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla. — was a resounding success. One exciting new feature was the addition of a full track of sessions for in-plants.

Victory in Victoria: A Wide-Format Success Story

In just a few short years, one in-plant went from basic poster printing to running a thriving wide-format operation that now generates 20% of its business. Here’s how it happened.

New Package Lockers Enhance Service at Bucknell

New package lockers will shrink student lines at Bucknell University’s package pickup window, while showcasing the in-plant’s wide-format graphics and wrapping skills.

Seats Filling Fast for Free In-plant Breakfast, Lunch Sessions at PRINTING United

Seats for the three free mealtime educational events In-plant Impressions is hosting at PRINTING United are filling quickly. Already half of the available spots have been filled. The in-plant forums will cover topics like innovative wide-format applications, workflow and promotional product sales. All in-plants are welcome, but registration is required.

Integrating MIS and Web-to-Print Systems

Getting systems from two different companies to talk to each other can be quite a challenge. Fortunately, the State of Oregon’s Publishing & Distribution operation had a strategy.

From the Editor: Don't Miss This Event

I never stop encouraging in-plants to seek out new applications and expand their capabilities. It’s all part of adding value so your parent organization sees you as essential. For this reason, I strongly believe there is no better place for an in-plant to be this fall than at the new PRINTING United show. It will inspire you with ideas for new applications, which you can bring back to your customers and expand your business.

Digital Press Tops List of Upgrades at Sacramento State

Sacramento State University Print and Mail not only upgraded its digital color press to a Konica Minolta AccurioPress C6100, the in-plant added Web-to-print software, a creaser and a UV LED printer for printing rigid signage on campus.

Canadian In-plant Conference Wraps Up in British Columbia

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.

Outsourcing Failure: ‘It Was a Nightmare’

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.