The world will reopen, although no one is sure when or how. Suddenly restarting a vast number of companies can mean big business for printers. It also provides business development and preparation activities you can pursue right now.
In-plants face a host of challenges to survive: there is the threat of facilities management or outright closure; senior management may perceive the in-plant as not being strategically relevant; and then there are the nearly impossible profitability targets that trap in-plants between the rock of being profitable and the hard place of not overcharging internal clients.
In his latest blog, Greg Cholmondeley talks about the reasons many in-plants do not have up-to-date and relevant strategic plans.
Financial savings can be calculated in a variety of ways. Here is an approach that creates a more accurate estimate, based upon job types.
In a recent blog, Greg Cholmondeley explains recent enhancements to Canon's PRISMAsync Production Print Server, which can help commercial printers and in-plants deliver consistent quality.
I attended the recent EFI Connect user conference in Las Vegas and found it to be a bit different than in previous years.
What do most strong, thriving in-plants have in common? They have created a strategic plan that supports the organization’s objectives, includes specific annual targets and has the support of senior management.
Trevecca Nazarene University has a digital print shop that produces everything from tests to full-blown marketing campaigns. The in-plant was not always successful, though. In 2013, the shop was filled with older copy machines, which were so outdated the university was considering closing the shop. Then something happened to change all that.
Worth Higgins & Associates has 70 active online portals servicing tens of thousands of end users and delivers hundreds of jobs per day.
Trevecca Nazarene University’s in-plant went from an offset shop at risk of being closed to an organization that manages the fleet of printers across campus with a central digital print shop. IPG Blogger Greg Cholmondeley explores this success story.
I often write about commercial printers or direct marketing companies, but occasionally I get a chance to meet an in-plant manager.
PODi’s Greg Cholmondeley explains why Canon’s PRISMAdirect integrated workflow automation package may be well suited to in-plants.
I recently reviewed two new workflow automation solutions that seem to be particularly well suited for in-plants: Canon’s PRISMAdirect
Erica Derrington manager of Olathe School District’s in-plant is a great example of someone who delivers true solutions for clients.
Somehow, we usually lean in and listen a little more eagerly when we hear the phrase, “Let me tell you a story…” It’s just human nature