In-plants Unite!

At Moorpark Community College, 18 managers came together to network, listen to presentations on achieving excellence and in-plant justification, and tour America’s Teaching Zoo, located on campus.

More than a dozen in-plant managers attended the kick-off meeting at Oregon State University, where Tim Hendrix, with the State of Oregon, explained how to create a performance matrix, and Richard Silver, from George Fox University, detailed his customer service tactics.

Tim Hendrix from the State of Oregon's in-plant spoke at the first IPMA regional meeting.

Almost 35 managers converged on UC-Davis for the third regional meeting, which included a tour of the Repro Graphics operation.

California State Printer Jerry Hill gave a presentation about justifying new equipment purchases during the UC Davis meeting.

In Texas, about 35 managers convened at Freese and Nichols, Inc., where University of Oklahoma’s John Sarantakos detailed his unique approach to management, and host Staci Hill revealed how she wove her in-plant into the fabric of her company.

In Texas, about 35 managers convened at Freese and Nichols, Inc.

In-plants in the Heartland enjoyed a visit to Nestle Purina Petcare’s in-plant, in St. Louis, where host Tammy Dunham related her in-plant’s wide-format printing success.

Debbie Pavletich, of Briggs and Stratton, spoke at the St. Louis IPMA meeting.

Alvin Griffin, of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, hosted the IPMA meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

About 17 managers attended the IPMA meeting at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, in Charlotte, N.C.

Visiting managers tour the in-plant at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, in Charlotte, N.C.