Back in the fall, with COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it seemed entirely possible that the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference could take place as planned in June. But as the new year unfolded, and the reality of a sluggish vaccine rollout became apparent, suddenly June didn’t seem so far away.
Though in-plants all around the country will be promoting the value they provide to their parent organizations during In-plant Awareness Month, they'll be doing it much differently than in years past. Here are some ideas.
From packaging to ceramic tiles, virtually every type of surface can now be digitally imaged, said Scott Schinlever, COO of EFI’s global inkjet business, on the third day of the EFI Engage Conference. He then set about proving it.
The conference was originally planned as a live event in Vancouver, Wash., but with the coronavirus showing no signs of abating, the association’s board made the call to hold a virtual event from April 13-15.
IPI Editor Bob Neubauer will give a keynote presentation at the ACUP+ Conference on April 14. He will tap into new IPI research and conversations with higher-ed in-plants during the pandemic to provide an overview of how in-plants are faring and what changes and new services they should focus on to prepare for a post-COVID world.
In a well-attended virtual conference on Dec. 1, nearly 100 U.K. in-plant managers and suppliers, as well as a handful of U.S. managers, gathered online to discuss how they are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic and share ideas for new services they are implementing.
Automation can save your in-plant considerable time and money, and during the In-plant Forum, Mike Griswold, Printing and Graphics Lead at Tacoma Public Schools, traced his in-plant’s path toward greater workflow automation.
The PRINTING United Digital Experience begins the second week of the 14-day event with a special In-plant Forum. A host of educational sessions, panel discussions, new product demonstrations, and more, are on tap for this special day dedicated to in-plants.
If you haven’t done so yet, registering for Monday’s In-plant Forum may be the smartest thing you do all week. Day six of the PRINTING United Digital Experience will be devoted entirely to in-plants and will feature seven different in-plant managers speaking on a variety of topics.