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.

New Gear Creates Possibilities for SUNY Shop

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.

In-plant Community Mourns Passing of Brian Wadell of UC Davis

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.

ACUP+ Hits the Ivy League

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.

Flood Opens Door for New Cutter in Michigan

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.

Mike Lincoln: The Pull of Printing

“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.

Canadian In-plants to Meet in British Columbia

At the end of June, in-plant managers from across Canada will gather for the 2019 College & University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference, in beautiful Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia. In-plant print shops from all sectors are invited to join the four-day event.

Five In-plants to be Honored With IPMA Awards

During the annual IPMA Educational Conference next month, five in-plants will be honored with IPMA Awards for their achievements. They include two state government in-plants, a university, a religious organization and a nonprofit.

IPMA 2019 Conference Less Than Two Weeks Away

The In-plant Printing and Mailing Association 2019 conference is shaping up to be one of the best in years, with topics covering every aspect of a successful in-plant's business, from writing strategic plans and building successful Web-to-print programs to color management and UV flatbed inkjet.

Production Inkjet: ‘It’s Not That Big a Risk’

Much has changed since the first Inkjet Summit in 2013. Inkjet technology has not only proven itself, it’s becoming more mainstream, so the opportunity to use inkjet to get ahead of the competition is fading fast.

New Ricoh Gear Creates Possibilities for SUNY Shop

When the State University of New York at New Paltz replaced older Xerox and Ricoh printers with a Ricoh pro C7210 color printer and a Ricoh pro C8210 black-and-white printer in February, not only did productivity increase, new in-line binding features may launch the in-plant into new lines of work.

From the Editor: Doing Double Duty

After a relatively calm start to the year, April took off with a bang when two of the busiest events — the Inkjet Summit and the Association of College and University Printers conference — took place in the same week, forcing me to race from one to the other. It was not easy.

The Best Printing of the Year

Despite limited resources, in-plants produce some extraordinary work in their operations. Here is a list of all 73 In-Print 2019 contest winners with photos of the Gold-winning pieces.

In-plant User Panel Discusses Inkjet Benefits

One of the most helpful sessions for in-plants at the 2019 Inkjet Summit was a panel discussion featuring managers whose in-plants have already made the move to inkjet.

John Cruser: From Startup to Role Model

Through hard work, late nights and an upbeat attitude, John Cruser has built Bloomberg’s in-plant into an award-winning model for other in-plants.