Business Management - Disaster Recovery

How Will Printing Change for In-plants After COVID-19?
June 5, 2020 at 11:30 am

Print buying habits are going to change as a result of COVID-19, says analyst Marco Boer. Print will get more expensive as paper costs rise, short runs will dominate, and print will need to provide more value. But there are opportunities for in-plants to thrive in this new environment.

A Path Forward After COVID-19
June 3, 2020 at 10:35 am

In a new blog post, Andy Paparozzi, chief economist for PRINTING United Alliance, answers some of the questions printers are asking about the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses.

The Importance of Planning Ahead Before a Crisis Hits
May 1, 2020 at 10:01 am

In the latest episode of the Impressions Xchange podcast, Elaine Scrima, VP of Operations for GSP Companies, discusses how her company’s continuity plan has helped it weather the COVID-19 crisis a little easier.

The Killer App for When the World Restarts
April 20, 2020 at 1:59 pm

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.

Tacoma Schools In-plant Flooded With Curriculum Work
April 17, 2020 at 9:08 am

Tacoma Public Schools’ in-plant been deluged with work since the district's schools closed due to COVID-19. To help teachers continue to educate students, the in-plant was tasked with printing millions of impressions of curriculum packets in a very short time. And there are many more to come.

How One Australian In-plant is Dealing with COVID-19
April 14, 2020 at 2:51 pm

Despite the drastic time difference, we managed to catch up with Simon Giles, manager of the Department of Defence Publishing Service in Melbourne, Australia, to learn how his in-plant is coping during the COVID-19 crisis.

Isolation? Hardly, Thanks to Video Technology
April 3, 2020 at 7:52 am

Like many out there, I’m coming to the end of my third week of isolation, but that’s hardly the right word. I’ve seen more in-plant managers this week than ever thanks to video conferencing technology. Here’s what they’re telling me.

Working During a Pandemic: How Messiah College In-plant is Coping
April 1, 2020 at 10:29 am

As the coronavirus disease continues to wreak havoc on in-plants, IPI caught up with Dwayne Magee, director of Messiah College Press & Postal Services, to learn how his operation is continuing to serve its Pennsylvania college during a time of social distancing.

A Guide to Crisis Management and Contingency Planning
April 1, 2020 at 10:03 am

As the humanitarian and economic impact of COVID‐19 ripples through the world, companies must develop a framework to identify, anticipate, and mitigate the disruption that their everyday activities will face. Here is a list of considerations as you embark on this unexpected journey.