Interquest Forum Brings In-plants to GPO HeadquartersJune 2014 By Bob Neubauer
Another speaker, Kelly Hogg, of the University of Virginia’s 32-employee in-plant, talked about his offset and digital operation, which boasts $4.3 million in sales, or about $135,000 per employee. His goal is to increase that to $155,000 per employee. The in-plant includes four copy centers, which produce 39 million impressions a year. It also handles bulk mailing and processed 1.8 million pieces in FY 2013.
Gilles Biscos, president of Interquest, and Toby Cobrin, director at Interquest, each presented key market trends in the use of digital printing and multi-channel communications, citing their research. A panel of executives from Canon, EFI and Xerox also offered updates. The closing session featured a panel of managers from Anne Arundel Community College, the Library of Congress, Navy Federal Credit Union and Norfolk State University discussing digital color printing, electronic delivery, opportunities and challenges.