Business Management - In-plant Justification

In-plant ‘Saved by a Pandemic’
May 22, 2020 at 10:57 am

The decision was made. Vanderbilt University Printing Services would be shut down. Employees received layoff notices in March, and the Nashville in-plant was scheduled to close on June 1. And then the coronavirus hit.

Hospital In-plants Prove Their Value During a Crisis
May 20, 2020 at 9:47 am

Few in-plants are as busy right now as those serving hospitals and health care facilities. Their staffs are reporting to work to print critical materials to help hospitals save the lives of COVID-19 patients.

Two-Pronged Approach to In-plant Survival
November 20, 2019 at 12:36 pm

At PRINTING United, Consultant Howie Fenton talked with RSA's Vince Tutino about the two prongs that in-plants need to remain competitive and survive.

Ray and Catherine Chambers Resource Archive Goes Live
November 15, 2019 at 11:12 am

Noted in-plant consultant Ray Chambers has donated his 30 years of in-plant-related research to the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. The searchable archive is now available to IPMA members.

Five Strategic Planning Myths Busted
September 15, 2019 at 10:44 am

In his latest blog, Greg Cholmondeley talks about the reasons many in-plants do not have up-to-date and relevant strategic plans.

Panel of Managers Discusses Best Practices
July 30, 2019 at 2:09 pm

At the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference in Louisville, Ky., an informative panel discussion on leveraging best practices to increase value featured three leading in-plant managers and a consultant. The panel discussed a range of topics, from providing value and outsourcing, to growth, change, and technology.

A Dozen Winning Ideas from Three Healthcare In-plants
July 17, 2019 at 4:26 pm

Every year that I moderate an ideal panel session at the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference I get some great ideas from the panelists. This year, the session was called "Winning In-plant Ideas” and featured three healthcare in-plant leaders.