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‘Short-Run Solutions’ Help Aggie In-plant Grow
February 20, 2019 at 12:29 pm

Shrinking run lengths call for new strategies, so that’s what the in-plant at Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service set out to do by upgrading its bindery equipment.

Inserter Saves Time and Money at Southern Illinois University
February 14, 2019 at 10:17 am

A few years ago, the Admissions department at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale needed 1.8 million brochures mailed to prospective students. The job took the in-plant 20 days straight, working 24 hours per day, to finish. But now, thanks to a new addition at the in-plant, jobs like that will take significantly less time.

New Folder Boosts Productivity at Butler University
February 7, 2019 at 4:28 pm

After shutting down its offset presses, Butler University's in-plant found that its conventional folding machine was ill-suited to the short-run digital work it was producing. So the shop decided to make a change.

Bookletmaker Ends Headaches at UNT
January 25, 2019 at 11:51 am

Unfortunately for the staff at University of North Texas' in-plant, the bookletmaker it was relying on was bringing more headaches than heroics. Then the in-plant made a move that would turn everything around.

Databind, Lami Corp. Revolutionize Lamination
December 19, 2018 at 10:48 am

DataBind, in partnership with Lami Corp., has brought the company’s fully automatic laminators to the U.S. and positioned the line as a time-saving alternative to pouch-fed lamination. The companies have also introduced a new on-demand lamination and die-cutting process.

Tornado Terminates Hand-Collating in Baton Rouge
October 3, 2018 at 11:46 am

To produce a general fund budget book for the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, the Graphic Arts Department had to hand-collate the pages, which took hours of the employees' time. A Tornado Autopunch EX from Rhin-O-Tuff took care of the problem.

Baumer hhs Finds 'Right Venue' as an Exhibitor at PRINTING United
September 14, 2018 at 11:43 am

Baumer hhs announced it will be an exhibitor at PRINTING United, taking place in Dallas, Oct. 23-25, 2019. President Chris Raney believes PRINTING United will give the company a fresh opportunity to promote its technical leadership.

Rollem to Exhibit the New Insignia 6 Diecutter at SGIA Expo
August 31, 2018 at 11:53 am

Rollem announced it will showcase the Insignia 6 at its booth during the 2018 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. With a 20x20˝ sheet size, this device is built to convert a wide variety of products in the growing markets of tags, labels and packaging.

A Bookletmaking Time-Saver in Philadelphia
August 15, 2018 at 11:31 am

The Community College of Philadelphia’s in-plant recently replaced its 22-year-old Duplo bookletmaker with a new Duplo System 3500 feat

New Folder Breaks up Bottlenecks in Nebraska
July 11, 2018 at 10:55 am

Although there were some hiccups when Southeast Community College Production Printing was considering a new folder and attempting to see it in action, the in-plant is impressed with its new device.

Printed Course Packs On the Rise at SUNY
April 13, 2018 at 11:46 am

Though course materials at many universities have been migrating online, at SUNY-New Paltz the demand for course packs has been growing

Expanding by Cutting
April 4, 2018 at 9:46 am

With good margins and a fast ROI, contour cutting is a great way for in-plants to add value by creating new types of products.