Business Management - Operations

Verso Corp. Announces Sale of Androscoggin and Stevens Point Paper Mills for $400M
November 13, 2019 at 9:37 am

Verso announced the sale of two of its mills to Pixelle Specialty Solutions for $400 million. The sale is anticipated to be completed in the first quarter of 2020, and its net cash proceeds are anticipated to be approximately $336 million. Verso also announced that Adam St. John has been named CEO.

HP to Restructure, Slash Workforce
October 9, 2019 at 9:36 am

The restructuring plan over three years will reduce its global headcount of about 55,000 employees by 7,000-9,000 workers (13% to 16%).

Océ Renamed Canon Production Printing
October 4, 2019 at 9:57 am

Canon and Océ Holding B.V. announced the change of Canon Group Océ to Canon Production Printing. The change of the company name comes into effect as of January 1, 2020. Océ will continue to develop its core technologies and grow its market share as Canon Production Printing.

GPO Produces US Code With New XML-Based Digital Publishing Technology
September 27, 2019 at 12:09 pm

GPO is modernizing its publishing system, beginning to publish the 2018 main edition of the United State Code through XPub, the agency's new XML-based publishing technology. This is the GPO's first large-scale job on its new composition system.

In-plants Offer Digital Press Buying Tips
September 24, 2019 at 5:43 pm

Evaluating a digital press is a complicated process. We asked four in-plant managers to tell us what they learned throughout the installation process — and what they wish they had known in advance.

Penn State In-plant Gets New Director
September 18, 2019 at 10:28 am

After a long search, Penn State University’s Multimedia and Print Center, one of the country's largest in-plants, has a new director.

Staffing Becomes No. 1 In-plant Issue
September 17, 2019 at 4:25 pm

Staffing issues have become one of most significant issues in-plants are struggling to overcome. In this new blog from Consultant Howie Fenton, he relates how one in-plant manager is handling this.

Making Print Procurement Go More Smoothly
September 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

When the in-house printer is responsible for procuring outside printing, everybody wins. Here are some tips so your vendors know what you expect from them.