Winds of Change in Wisconsin

As it moves into a new facility this month, the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Bureau of Publishing and Distribution is fine-tuning its production workflow for more efficiency while preparing to upgrade its mailing capabilities.

Standing with the in-plant’s Ricoh/IBM InfoPrint 4100 and Lasermax Roll Systems equipment are (from left) Bruce Goodman, Distribution section chief; Tim Smith, director of the Bureau of Publishing and Distribution; and Tony Kannenberg, Publishing Services section chief.

Todd Westphal (left) and Tony Kannenberg discuss the trimming requirements for a nine-up flyer printed on the Xerox 700 digital color press. “Color work is one of the growing sections of the shop,” says Kannenberg.

Wide-format printing is a growing business at the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Bureau of Publishing and Distribution. Here, Todd Westphal prints posters on the in-plant’s two HP Designjet printers.

Standing by the Pitney Bowes FlowMaster mail inserter, Bruce Goodman (right) checks the quality of an envelope with operator Bill Stull.

Cornelius Reeder performs a quality check on a job, while behind him the Lasermax Roll Systems descending stacker presents another stack, ready for inspection.