Life is a little sad for all of us right now, but for those in-plant managers who were planning to attend the Association of College and University Printers conference this week, it’s even more disappointing. To help cheer you, here’s a look back at a previous ACUP conference.
Like many out there, I got a crash course in telecommuting over the past week and a half thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The experience has had its ups and downs.
Adding an inkjet press has allowed Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District’s in-plant to stop outsourcing, drastically cut turnaround times, and improve morale.
A number of in-plants have added sheetfed offset presses in recent years, despite clear evidence that production inkjet printing is growing in popularity. So what gives? Do they have a point?
What a week. No in-plant has been spared from the effects of the novel coronavirus. As the world shuts down, in-plant managers are doing their best to continue serving their organizations, even as the need for printed materials plummets. Here's an update on what's happening in the in-plant world right now.
From melting down metal type to managing large printing plants, John Yerger has served in virtually every possible print job.
The dates of the Inkjet Summit have been pushed back four months. The venue remains the Hyatt Lost Pines in Austin, Texas.
By printing jobs on tree-free paper and delivering them with clean-energy vehicles, Columbia University’s in-plant is sending a strong message about sustainability to its Manhattan campus.
Last Thursday the country seemed to explode with anxiety as the realization set in that the coronavirus really could be a big deal. Here are some updates from in-plants about how the pandemic is impacting them.
Everyone was waiting for it, and now the industry's biggest domino has fallen. The drupa trade fair scheduled for June 16-26 will be postponed almost a year, to April 20-30, 2021.
The delay of drupa won't stop Heidelberg from launching a range of technologies that incorporate artificial intelligence, process optimization and intelligent productivity. Executives offer a sneak peak at these technologies, stressing how Heidelberg is taking the “smart print shop” into a new dimension.
I’m still healthy. But the coronavirus has hit me anyway. Events are being canceled, people are stressing about traveling, and with a busy spring of conferences ahead, what’s going to happen?
The in-plant community is a close-knit group — and even closer than you think for some. Over the years, several in-plant managers have fallen in love with each other and gotten married.
Julio Rosado has used his intimate knowledge of the Manhattan printing scene to bring order, consistency, and customer service to the NYPD’s Printing Section.
I’ve met many managers in my 25 years as editor. Some were taken too soon, in the midst of their careers; some retired after giving years of their lives to their in-plants, only to leave us shortly afterward. Here are some of their stories.