Finishing - Conventional

Yale Makes the (Contour) Cut
April 21, 2021 at 8:58 am

Yale University, like most higher-ed institutions, found itself in need of floor graphics last year. At first, the project was outsourced, but when the results came back with colors that didn’t match the university’s branding, the in-plant started to look into what it would take to bring that work in-house.

Digital Printing: Addressing All of the Bottlenecks in Finishing
February 19, 2021 at 12:08 pm

Digital printing has delivered profound changes to the commercial printing sector in how printing is specified, executed, and consumed. But the growth of short-run digital jobs can also create bottlenecks in the finishing process.

In-plant One of Three Winners in Print Embellishment Competition
December 4, 2020 at 9:12 am

Duplo USA announced the winners of the 2020 Shima Awards, its annual print embellishment competition, and one of them is an in-plant. The shop has produced some outstanding recruitment and marketing pieces with tactile effects.

It’s Wide-Format Finishing Day
October 30, 2020 at 9:15 am

Today, the PRINTING United Digital Experience will focus on wide-format finishing and workflow. One panel discussion will feature in-plant manager Richard Beto, of the University of Texas at Austin, who will talk about how his in-plant’s Colex automated cutter has become essential to its business.

Santa Cruz In-plant Now Fully Functional in Folding and Inserting 
August 13, 2020 at 4:20 pm

The efficiency of digital printing can be squandered if the postpress process isn’t equally efficient. Facing just such a disconnect, the in-plant at the University of California, Santa Cruz considered its options and installed a solution that resolves the output problem and increases the in-plant's value.

New Creaser Improves Quality, Speeds Production in Wichita
August 12, 2020 at 12:01 pm

When you’re a printer, you don’t want a small flaw to ruin an otherwise beautiful printed piece, but that’s what was happening at Wichita State University’s Shocker Printing Solutions -- until the in-plant found a solution.

Sanford Health Adds Labor-Saving Solution Seen at PRINTING United
July 16, 2020 at 4:11 pm

When Sanford Health's Print and Mail Services was searching for equipment to help remove some hand work involved in rounding corners on informational badge cards, Manager Lisa Stelter found the solution it was looking for while at PRINTING United.

You Printed It — Now Embellish It
June 5, 2020 at 9:47 am

Embellishments such as foil stamping, diecutting, embossing, and specialty coatings can not only heighten visual appeal, but deliver measurable, profit-driving results. Thanks to new technology, embellishments are now also available for digital printing for short-run, customized, and personalized applications.