Howie Fenton

Bob has served as editor of In-plant Impressions since October of 1994. Prior to that he served for three years as managing editor of Printing Impressions, a commercial printing publication. Mr. Neubauer is very active in the U.S. in-plant industry. He attends all the major in-plant conferences and has visited nearly 170 in-plant operations around the world. He has given presentations to numerous in-plant groups in the U.S., Canada and Australia, including the Association of College and University Printers and the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. He also coordinates the annual In-Print contest, cosponsored by IPMA and In-plant Impressions.

Ray Chambers, CGCM, MBA, has invested over 30 years managing and directing printing plants, copy centers, mail centers and award-winning document management facilities in higher education and government.

Most recently, Chambers served as vice president and chief information officer at Juniata College. Chambers is currently a doctoral candidate studying Higher Education Administration at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU). His research interests include outsourcing in higher education and its impact on support services in higher education and managing support services. He also consults (Chambers Management Group) with leaders in both the public and private sectors to help them understand and improve in-plant printing and document services operations.

Value-added services are a great first step, but Consultant Howie Fenton believes that by integrating their services, in-plants can increase their efficiency and align themselves more closely with their organization's mission.

Consultants Barb Pellow and Howie Fenton debate the pros and cons of outsourcing in this information-packed session, moderated by IPG Editor Bob Neubauer. Learn what your boss is hearing about the benefits of outsourcing along with the realities of outsourcing failures in the real world. Find out what your in-plant should be doing to prepare.

Increase your business acumen and prepare for battle. Those were two pieces of advice that Consultant Howie Fenton imparted to attendees of last month's In-plant Printing and Mailing Association conference.

In-plant printers are in the trenches every day, working to improve their efficiency and performance, and increase their value to the parent organization. In this free webinar, our speakers will explain how benchmarking your operation against industry leaders can aid in the process; strengthening an in-plant and securing its future.

In-plant printers are in the trenches every day, working to improve their efficiency and performance, and increase their value to the parent organization. This free white paper written by Howie Fenton of InfoTrends will explain how benchmarking your operation against industry leaders can aid in the process; strengthening an in-plant and securing its future.

View today to learn about: Typical stumbling blocks faced in Web-to-print implementation and how to avoid them; the important role management's leadership plays in a successful implementation; and what those with successful implementations have done right.

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