On Monday judges picked the winners of the In-Print 2017 contest. The results held several surprises. Today we reveal the winners, which include a number of in-plants that have not won in the past.
On Monday the winners of the In-Print 2017 contest were selected. The results held more than a few surprises, with in-plants that have traditionally dominated the contest making way for new leaders and a number of in-plants that have not won in the past earning awards.
With environmental sustainability viewed as "very important" to 55% of in-plants' parent organizations, in-plants are doing a variety of things to make their print operations greener. Our new research reveals what measures they are taking to be sustainable, the role of FSC certification and how in-plants are spreading the message that print does not kill trees.
College and university in-plants tend to be more progressive than other sectors of the in-plant community and willing to try new things. Our latest research bears this out in a number of areas.
Wesley Grigg’s entry into the printing industry was abrupt and pragmatic. “I graduated high school, and my dad got me a job in a print shop,” he says, matter-of-factly. Grigg had no particular interest in printing — “none whatsoever,” he affirms — and no family ties…
One of the largest and most successful university in-plants, Penn State’s Multimedia and Print Center keeps things fresh by constantly seeking new services to make its customers’ lives easier.
During the One Canon event in Boca Raton, Fla., Canon unveiled the new Oce Colorado 1640 using Canon's UVgel technology.
Print has gotten a bad rap over the years, with uninformed people insisting that it “kills trees” and clutters landfills. In fact, print is a far more sustainable process than many in the general public realize, as much of the paper used is made from recycled content and from trees planted by paper mills, and most ends up in a recycling bin.
At the One Canon Press and Analyst Event in Boca Raton, Fla., Canon U.S.A. showed off the third generation of its varioPRINT DP product line: the varioPRINT 140 Series, which it says delivers offset-like print quality with sharp lines, halftone uniformity and smooth gradations at speeds of 140 ipm, 130 ipm and 115 ipm.
Canon U.S.A. unveiled an innovative printing technology on Wednesday in Boca Raton, Fla., that uses new UV-curable ink that instantly gels on contact with the media. This UVgel technology is a key part of the new 64˝ Océ Colorado 1640 roll-to-roll printer, which was demonstrated to industry journalists during the One Canon Press & Analyst Event.
Just three months from tomorrow, the 2017 IPMA “Stand Like Steel” conference will begin. Taking place in Pittsburgh from June 11-14, the largest in-plant event of the year has a packed agenda.
Since Wednesday, hundreds of HP users have been gathered in Phoenix for the DScoop Imagine conference. Among them have been Mike Loyd, IPMA's executive director, and John Sarantakos, director of the University of Oklahoma's in-plant, both of whom report a very busy event full of enthusiastic printers.