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.

New Video: ACUP+ 2023 Conference Brings In-plants to Nebraska

The 57th annual Association of College and University Printers conference brought nearly 60 higher-ed and K-12 in-plant managers to Lincoln, Nebraska. They sought advice, traded tips, and gathered ideas to bring back to their own in-plants. Here's a glimpse of what it was like.

Wide-Format Upgrade in Scranton

The University of Scranton Printing and Mailing Services recently upgraded its wide-format capabilities with a new 44" HP DesignJet Z9⁺. The new press has produced sharper images and faster production times, enabling the shop to take on more projects for the university this summer.

Hunter Renovates In-plant, Upgrades Digital Gear

The past few months have brought big changes to the Hunter Engineering Co. in-plant. Not only did the shop undergo a complete renovation, it upgraded two of its production color printers and added a laser cutter/engraver, enabling it to create customized gifts for company visitors.

IPMA 2023 Conference Starts Sunday Night

The world’s largest gathering of in-plant managers is set to begin on Sunday evening when more than 150 managers gather for the opening reception of IPMA 2023. Here's a look at what to expect.

10 Steps to Overcome Investment Objections

The only way to make a significant improvement in your in-plant’s performance is to invest in hardware or software. To get management’s buy-in, though, requires a detailed due diligence process. Consultant Howie Fenton offers some advice.

ACUP+ 2023: Making Arizona Greener

Sustainability is a hot topic among college students, who are willing to spend 10% more for sustainable products. In one ACUP+ session, Dylan Turner of Northern Arizona University detailed how his in-plant is getting ahead of this trend and decreasing its carbon footprint.

ACUP+ 2023: Inkjet Success at Iowa State

University in-plants have been slow to incorporate production inkjet presses, but Iowa State University Printing Services is bucking that trend. At ACUP+ 2023, Nathan Thole detailed his in-plant’s inkjet experiences.

Stan Prints Wipes the Slate Clean

After inheriting an in-plant with a bad reputation, Nic Webber has worked hard to build Stanislaus State’s in-plant back to prominence on his California campus.

Picking the Winners of In-Print 2023

The winners of In-Print 2023 have been announced, but selecting them involved a lot of hard work. This video offers a glimpse of the judging process and a look at some of the many pieces entered in the annual print contest.

Printing Greener Magnets

A new flexible magnetic material that is free of PVC, phthalate and halogen content, has come to market, suitable for use with UV, latex, and eco-solvent inks.

ACUP+ 2023: Networking in Nebraska

The 57th annual Association of College and University Printers conference brought dozens of in-plant managers to the middle of the country to talk shop, visit vendors, and tour one of the country’s most well equipped in-plants.

Inkjet Advice From In-plant Experts

During the Inkjet Summit, In-plant Impressions assembled a panel of four in-plant managers with inkjet presses to answer questions and share their experiences. Topics ranged from inkjet's ease of operation and increased productivity to the value inkjet adds and the number of impressions needed to justify a press.