Industry News

Their Conference Postponed, ACUP Members Gather for Video Call
April 1, 2020 at 9:44 am

The ACUP 2020 conference would have been in full swing today had COVID-19 not ruined everything. To help relieve some of the gloom, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer arranged an impromptu video conference yesterday for more than a dozen regular ACUP attendees.

SGIA, NAPCO Media, PIA Launch Dedicated COVID-19 Resource Channel
March 31, 2020 at 10:58 am

SGIA, NAPCO Media, and Printing Industries of America and its affiliates have joined forces to launch a COVID-19 Resource Channel, dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19 and how to navigate the latest information about the pandemic.

A Guide to Crisis Management and Contingency Planning
April 1, 2020 at 10:03 am

As the humanitarian and economic impact of COVID‐19 ripples through the world, companies must develop a framework to identify, anticipate, and mitigate the disruption that their everyday activities will face. Here is a list of considerations as you embark on this unexpected journey.

Kodak to Aid in Production of Hand Sanitizer
April 1, 2020 at 9:54 am

Kodak has entered in an agreement with New York State to supply isopropyl alcohol (IPA) to aid in the production of “NYS Clean” hand sanitizer for use in New York. Kodak has begun delivering tanker loads of IPA from its Eastman Business Park facility in Rochester, N.Y.

Hospital In-plant in Overdrive to Meet Signage Needs
March 25, 2020 at 9:40 am

As you might expect, hospital in-plants have a whole lot of work to do these days, during the coronavirus pandemic. At Monument Health, in Rapid City, S.D., heavy demands for signage are demonstrating just how valuable the in-plant is.

First a Tornado, Now a Pandemic
March 26, 2020 at 11:01 am

Even as Tennessee citizens were still recovering from the tornado that tore through Nashville in March, the coronavirus pandemic hit. Through it all, the state’s Document Solutions operation has been printing documents critical to the health and safety of citizens. We talked with Tammy Golden to find out how her in-plant is handling this crisis.

ACUP: A Look Back at Happier Times
March 27, 2020 at 10:19 am

Life is a little sad for all of us right now, but for those in-plant managers who were planning to attend the Association of College and University Printers conference this week, it’s even more disappointing. To help cheer you, here’s a look back at a previous ACUP conference.

Sanitizing Your Shop? Be Careful
March 27, 2020 at 10:25 am

For anyone giving their site a deep clean, or simply sprucing things up during downtime, it's important that disinfectant chemicals don't cause damage to signage and displays.