Industry News

Laura Lockett: From Secretary to Director
July 17, 2019 at 11:23 am

Laura Lockett has worked at Sacramento State’s in-plant for 33 years, rising through the ranks and steadily fine-tuning the operation.

IPI Unveils New Research on In-house Mailing Services
July 10, 2019 at 12:14 pm

In-plants that manage both print and mail say it streamlines their workflow, saves money and enhances their value. A new IPI research report examines the mailing services in-plants offer, the technologies they are installing, how they charge back for mail services, and more.

Workflow Improvements Save District Big Money
July 12, 2019 at 10:29 am

Going from an inefficient process requiring three-part carbonless forms to a smooth-running Web-to-print system reduced touches and cut labor costs for Tacoma Public Schools.

IPMA Lesson: The Lighter Side of Management
July 12, 2019 at 10:43 am

A pair of keynotes at last month's IPMA 2019 conference focusing on the mirthful side of management gave attendees some new perspectives to consider.

Are Fully Personalized Magazines in Our Future? It’s Complicated.
July 17, 2019 at 11:25 am

With its flexibility and its ability to produce small batches, digital printing is transforming book publishing, direct mail, product packaging, and even the garment industry. But will publishers use data-driven printing to customize ads and editorial and create fully personalized magazines for readers? Sort of.

441 Companies Remove Misleading 'Go Green – Go Paperless' Claims
July 12, 2019 at 10:47 am

Two Sides has successfully engaged with 441 companies worldwide to remove or change unsubstantiated and misleading environmental claims such as “go green – go paperless” and “save trees” made by some of the world’s largest corporations as they encourage their customers to switch from paper to lower-cost electronic bills and statements.

Integrating Digital Signage into Your Arsenal of Services
July 10, 2019 at 11:54 am

Digital signage is no longer the new service on the block. In fact, according to a recent market research study published by MarketsandMarkets, the digital signage sector is expected to grow from $20.8 billion in 2019 to $29.6 billion by 2024, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%.

IPMA Lesson: Lead a Life of Significance
July 10, 2019 at 12:22 pm

At June's In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference, leadership speaker Pete Smith urged in-plant managers to lead a life of significance and presented six pillars on which to build it.