Industry News

Perfect Binding Now In-house at Whatcom
September 17, 2021 at 10:36 am

Every in-plant outsources something; the smart ones look for opportunities to bring those outsourced services in-house. For Whatcom Community College, one of those services was perfect binding.

Taking Over Signage From ‘Facilities’
September 21, 2021 at 5:35 pm

As technologies advance, in-plants find themselves much better suited to producing signage than the facilities departments and in-house sign shops that traditionally handled them. Some in-plants are strategically taking over sign making.

Producing Museum-Quality Graphics
September 22, 2021 at 9:10 am

Two of the Smithsonian Institution’s finest museums rely on in-house printing operations to produce the graphics that accompany their numerous exhibits.

Strategies to Solve Top In-plant Challenges
September 21, 2021 at 4:55 pm

In a new blog, Consultant Howie Fenton discusses the challenges of implementing new software, raising prices, updating budgeted hourly rates, and creating an in-plant "sales" program.

A First Look at In-Print 2021 Winners
September 24, 2021 at 9:19 am

With the winners of the In-Print 2021 contest now revealed, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the pieces honored with awards in the only printing contest exclusively for in-plants.

My Inkjet Summit Journey
September 17, 2021 at 12:04 pm

In this new video, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer takes us with him to Texas where he toured the University of Texas' in-plant, then mingled with in-plant managers at the Inkjet Summit. It was the first in-person industry event since the pandemic began, and it was a networking nirvana.

Going On ... Without the Show
September 8, 2021 at 9:18 am

Though the 2021 PRINTING United Expo has been canceled, in-plants are moving forward, and so will we, despite our disappointment. Our mission to keep you informed has not wavered one bit.

Coborn’s Print Services: ‘A Vital Asset’
September 8, 2021 at 9:53 am

Providing all the printing for a large grocery chain is a challenging task, but the four-person in-plant team at Coborn’s Inc. does it with style, spoiling its customers with fast service.

Manager Honored with Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award
September 15, 2021 at 11:38 am

Elizabeth Bowden, Duplicating Services manager for Illini Union Document Services and Campus Mail Distribution, has been recognized for exceptional performance by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is one of this year’s recipients of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Staff Award.