Industry News

Inserter Saves Time and Money at Southern Illinois University
February 14, 2019 at 10:17 am

A few years ago, the Admissions department at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale needed 1.8 million brochures mailed to prospective students. The job took the in-plant 20 days straight, working 24 hours per day, to finish. But now, thanks to a new addition at the in-plant, jobs like that will take significantly less time.

New Folder Boosts Productivity at Butler University
February 7, 2019 at 4:28 pm

After shutting down its offset presses, Butler University's in-plant found that its conventional folding machine was ill-suited to the short-run digital work it was producing. So the shop decided to make a change.

How to Prep Your Customers for a Price Hike
February 15, 2019 at 12:44 pm

There’s something about a price increase that makes a printing sales rep wish he had listened to his mother and become a doctor. Here are a few rules and helpful suggestions for when that time comes.

How One In-plant Thwarted an Outsourcing Sneak Attack
February 12, 2019 at 3:09 pm

Outsourcing companies will stop at nothing to convince your in-plant's upper management they can cut costs. A sneak attack like this happened at the University of Cincinnati a few years ago — but the outsourcing company overlooked one crucial thing.

Canon Collaborates to Combat E-Threats
February 15, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Canon Solutions America recognized the need to provide a security awareness resource geared toward helping customers mitigate risk. The Barracuda PhishLine offering is designed to help customers guard against social-engineering threats through continuous simulation and training for employees.

An Inkjet Press in Dairyland
February 8, 2019 at 8:29 am

The new inkjet color press installed at the Wisconsin Bureau of Publishing and Distribution is 30% faster than the monochrome toner printer it replaced — and the uptime is “outstanding.”

Working With the Next Generation: Be Clear, Be Concise
February 6, 2019 at 9:43 am

To build a successful working relationship with your Millennial and Gen Z employees, it’s important to be clear in your directions. Otherwise there is too much room for interpretation.

PRINTING United Show Floor 90% Sold
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 pm

The show floor for the debut edition of PRINTING United is now 90% sold, according to event partners NAPCO Media and the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). The floor features more than 500 companies spanning all segments of the print industry.

New Cutter Eases Safety Concerns in Anaheim
February 8, 2019 at 8:47 am

Injuries involving paper cutters can be very serious. To keep its employees safe, the Anaheim Union High School District's in-plant decided to make some changes to its bindery.