Industry News

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.

Barbara Childers: From Proofreader to Director
May 22, 2020 at 11:50 am

One promotion after another, Barbara Childers has made her way from work study student to director of Document Services at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Managing a Hybrid In-plant
May 22, 2020 at 12:11 pm

Balancing offset and digital printing technologies is a daily occurrence at many in-plants. Deciding which technology to use comes down to more than just run length, however.

Fujifilm Joins 2020 Wide-format Summit, Inkjet Summit
May 22, 2020 at 11:54 am

Fujifilm Graphic Systems Division has announced that it will sponsor the Inkjet Summit and Wide-format Summit 2020, now taking place August 17-19 at the Hyatt Lost Pines in Austin, Texas.

Konica Minolta Launches AccurioPress 6136P MICR
May 22, 2020 at 12:16 pm

In response to the continuing need for check printing, Konica Minolta has introduced a MICR version of the AccurioPress 6136. It uses patented MICR Toner Secure technology to maximize readability and make toner scraping nearly impossible.

Award Maker Adds Value to Alabama In-plant
May 20, 2020 at 10:04 am

The team at Printing Services at the University of West Alabama is always looking for new revenue streams. It found what it was looking for in a tabletop printer for making plaques, trophies, and window decals.

New Podcast: Three University In-plants Reveal How COVID-19 Changed Their Operations
May 20, 2020 at 9:25 am

Revenue losses have been severe at university in-plants during the COVID-19 crisis. In our latest podcast, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer talks with the directors of three major university in-plants in different parts of the country about how they are coping with the loss of work and how they are adapting to this new reality.

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.

Printing During a Pandemic
May 15, 2020 at 11:46 am

COVID-19 has hit every in-plant. Some are printing in overdrive. Others are dangerously slow. Many are stepping forward in these dark times to prove their value.