Software - Web-to-print
Transitioning to the cloud-hosted version of EFI’s MarketDirect StoreFront Web-to-Print solution was a lifesaver during the pandemic for Laramie County School District One’s Graphic Arts Department. That switch was directly responsible for increasing the four-person in-plant’s volume from 450,000 pages per month to 1.6 million pages
Sticking with a legacy Web-to-print system is fine — until you experience all the features a modern system offers, as one in-plant discovered.
Printed course packs, once a staple for college and university in-plants, have been on the wane for years, replaced by digital versions. So how is it that The University of Texas at Austin experienced its highest total sales of course packs in years this fall?
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.
During the pandemic, in-plants have been forced to develop new ways to operate or reexamine how they work. We have been working with them to build new workflows or help them take full advantage of the systems they already have, so they can work smarter with fewer touches and staff, on-site or remotely.
Automation has allowed Frisco Independent School District’s in-plant to expand right alongside its thriving district, remaining a vibrant part of the organization, while bringing new services to the table.
The integration between the two firm’s software reduces costs by streamlining the print procurement process for in-plant print centers.
Assisting with marketing efforts can mean expanding outside of printing and into email, websites and social media. New software from MindFire enables printing operations to escape the boundaries of print while doing so through single-product integration. PRINTING United Booth 10337.