Industry News

Solo Acts: The Trials of the One-Person In-plant
November 23, 2021 at 10:33 am

They get the same work everyone else gets, but they do it all alone: every impression, every fold, every stitch. Here are some of the challenges faced by one-employee in-plants.

Parcel Lockers: A Smart Decision
November 23, 2021 at 11:15 am

Smart parcel locker systems are changing the way in-plants manage mail and package delivery — especially since the start of COVID-19, when touchless systems suddenly became a lot more intriguing. But what exactly makes a locker “smart”?

The Pygmalion Effect: We Get What We Expect
November 23, 2021 at 11:32 am

Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” His quote illustrates the power of self-fulfilling prophecies, which is at the core of something called the Pygmalion Effect.

Texas Health System In-plant Doubles Facility Size
November 18, 2021 at 2:12 pm

The in-plant at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System, Texas, was in dire need of more space. Working closely with Ricoh, the in-plant relocated to a facility twice the size of the original, and improved efficiency and turnaround times.

Wide-Format Printing: Destined to Grow With Even More Applications
November 23, 2021 at 11:42 am

With new categories such as social distancing signage, the wide-format sector has evolved throughout the pandemic and is expected to grow with even more applications. At drupa 2024, the key manufacturers will showcase a multitude of applications.

Mike Lloyd: A Sense of Direction
November 19, 2021 at 8:52 am

Mike Lloyd has successfully transformed every business unit he has led at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, putting staff in positions where they can succeed and winning customers over, one job at a time.

Three New Challenges of the New Normal
November 12, 2021 at 9:03 am

Though sales are up in some key markets, and the worst of the pandemic seems to be behind us, staff shortages and supply issues continue to plague in-plants. In a new blog post, Consultant Howie Fenton summarizes the current state of the in-plant industry.

Keeping Navy Printing Shipshape
October 19, 2021 at 1:19 pm

Deep inside the Pentagon, the U.S. Navy maintains an in-plant operation to produce high-profile documents supporting the Navy’s mission.