COVID-19 Related Posts
COVID-19: One Year Later (Part 2)
March 17, 2021 at 11:18 am

In-plants have been dealing with the pandemic for a year now, suffering through sickness, productivity losses, and greatly reduced print orders. Here’s a closer look at how they are faring.

COVID-19: One Year Later (Part 1)
March 12, 2021 at 10:22 am

In-plants have been dealing with the pandemic for a year now, suffering through sickness, productivity losses, and greatly reduced print orders. Here’s a closer look at how they are faring.

From the Editor: The Way Forward
February 5, 2021 at 9:57 am

By now, you know where your in-plant stands in the eyes of your parent organization during the pandemic: you are either essential and busy, or you’re slow and wondering about your future — and that status is largely a result of the types of applications in which you specialize.

New COVID-19 Reporting Obligations for California Employers In Effect
January 22, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Beginning January 1, the new reporting requirements for COVID-19 exposures became effective. These new requirements impose obligations for employers to notify employees, as well as employers of subcontracted employees, of COVID-19 exposures and to notify public health officials of outbreaks in the workplace.

2020 Year-End COVID Relief Legislation: Targeted Relief for Print Verticals
January 8, 2021 at 9:39 am

HR 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, provides approximately $900 billion to bolster the U.S. economy amid the continued spread of COVID-19 and includes targeted economic relief for specific print verticals that have been especially hard-hit during the coronavirus pandemic.

UK In-plants Meet for Virtual Conference
December 1, 2020 at 12:01 pm

In a well-attended virtual conference on Dec. 1, nearly 100 U.K. in-plant managers and suppliers, as well as a handful of U.S. managers, gathered online to discuss how they are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic and share ideas for new services they are implementing.

Research Highlights Pandemic’s Effect on Sales
November 18, 2020 at 10:35 am

This is the third in a series of COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research reports tracks key indicators across a cross section of printing companies, including commercial printers, graphic and sign producers, apparel decorators, functional printers, and package printers/converters. 

How In-plants Can Thrive After COVID-19
November 2, 2020 at 10:21 am

The In-plant Forum was devoted entirely to in-plants, and it kicked off with a keynote presentation by Consultant Howie Fenton detailing how in-plants can prepare their operations to thrive after the pandemic.

Opportunities Enabled Post-COVID by Inkjet Printing
October 28, 2020 at 10:50 am

This morning, Marco Boer kicked off the third day of the PRINTING United Digital Experience with a sobering examination of print market trends and how they have been impacted by COVID-19.

Wide-Format Keeps Indiana Shop Busy After Presses Silenced by COVID-19
September 16, 2020 at 9:59 am

Even before the pandemic hit, Ball State University Printing Services was disappointed it couldn’t print more of the university’s wide-format work. But when the need for campus signage exploded this year, it got the green light to bring on a new device to help meet demands.

From the Editor: Back to School, With a Twist
August 13, 2020 at 4:23 pm

As this strange summer winds down, one of the hottest topics in the news has been the reopening of schools. No matter what the decision is, in-plants are doing what they do best: adapting to changing circumstances and adding value for their parent organizations.