With a brand new facility and a new four-color offset press with LED-UV curing, the Texas Department of Transportation’s in-plant is set for a more efficient, more productive future.
“It’s been amazing!” enthused Laura Lockett, of California State University, Sacramento, on the third day of PRINTING United Expo. Walking the show floor gave her ideas for new services and inspired her to take the leap into apparel printing. Hear her observations as she talks with IPI Editor Bob Neubauer.
To celebrate its 100-year anniversary, and promote its new inkjet press, Iowa State University (ISU) Printing Services held a well-attended open house on Tuesday in Ames, Iowa. Guests included two former directors.
With a vast collection of printed materials on its shelves, the Library of Congress clearly values print. Nowhere is this more evident than inside its busy Printing Services operation.
PRINTING United Expo was everything we had hoped it would be. It was an enthusiastic reunion of industry friends, an opportunity to see the latest technology in person, and an enlightening educational experience.
At PRINTING United Expo, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer caught up with Chad Simpson, supervisor of Print Services at East Baton Rouge Parish School System, who was scoping out wide-format printers to replace the aging models in his shop. The Expo was a perfect place to do this, he said: “You come to one spot, see it all.”
“Larger. More equipment. More people.” That was how Louis Ferrell, manager of the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority’s in-plant, described PRINTING United Expo to IPI Editor Bob Neubauer when they talked at the show. He was there to find replacements for three wide-format roll printers and a flatbed. But he also made a few unexpected discoveries on the show floor.
Last week in Birmingham, Alabama, Encompass Health's in-plant opened its doors for an In-plant Printing and Mailing Association Road Show that drew 24 attendees.
Julio Rosado, director of the New York Police Department's Printing Section, was at PRINTING United Expo, and IPI Editor Bob Neubauer caught up with him to find out why he came to the Expo and what he took away from the experience.
During PRINTING United Expo, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer sat down with Government Publishing Office Director Hugh Halpern to get his take on the show, learn about the latest technology developments at GPO, and hear his advice for fellow in-plant managers.
In the first of our videos from PRINTING United Expo, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer talks with Greg Cholmondeley, principal analyst at Keypoint Intelligence, about the software technologies at the show and what in-plants should be doing to get ahead.
Spelsberg UK, a manufacturer in the electrical industry, has brought printing in-house by installing a flatbed printer to print branding and safety information directly onto junction boxes.
Seeing equipment is just one of many reasons in-plants are attending PRINTING United Expo. Technology has advanced in the three years since the last Expo; it’s vital for managers to stay up to date and make new connections.
The past two years were not an ideal time to bring large groups into your in-plant, so it’s a safe bet none of you has held an open house since at least 2019. It would be easy to let this marketing opportunity slip away as you focus on everyday management tasks — but that would be a mistake.
Working in the entertainment business is not all fun and games, but for the in-plants at these venues, enjoyment comes from printing pieces that enhance the experiences of guests.