About 30 in-plant managers from colleges and universities all over Canada traveled to Ottawa for CUPMAC 2017.
Sometimes I forget there are in-plants right in my backyard here in Philadelphia. So Monday I decided to walk across the street to visit the closest in-plant to my office: the Community College of Philadelphia.
Though its Kodak NexPress ZX3300 digital color press has been up and running since January, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s in-plant took its time rolling it out to customers. With new features like Kodak Dimensional printing along with gold, white and clear dry ink, the shop wanted to make sure it had mastered these processes and worked out all the kinks.
Once upon a time a university administrator found a new job. He had made quite a name for himself by closing the in-plant at his previous university, so he wasted no time preparing to outsource the printing operation at his new school as well. But then something odd happened.
Though he could have been a chef if the coin had flipped the other way, Oscar Rivera has thrown himself into his 40-year graphic arts career with a passion.
The famous speech given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt describing the events of the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941 has taken on a new form. The speech, along with Congressional Records from 1941-1950, is now available to the public on smartphones, tablets and more thanks to the GPO in partnership with the Library of Congress.
When Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam decided to tour the state's print and mail operation he gave the in-plant just a day's notice. Still, the in-plant was proud to show off its operation and demonstrate its value to the state’s very top leadership.
IPG's free in-plant breakfast and lunch events at PRINT 17 are filling up. If you're going to Chicago for the show, sign up today to attend and spend time with fellow in-plant managers.
With attendance up 20% over last year, ACUP 2017 was a bustling event, filled with networking, education, shop tours and equipment demos. A new IPG video offers a glimpse inside the event.
More than 450 people showed up last week for an open house at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's in-plant, which showcased its new Kodak NexPress ZX3300 digital color press. Attendees were impressed with the press' myriad capabilities, including Kodak Dimensional printing, gold, white and clear dry ink.
The 52nd annual Association of College and University Printers conference brought 110 higher-ed in-plant managers to Cincinnati for three-and-a-half days of education and conversation.
Bloomberg L.P. already strongly supported its in-plant. Then it won Best of Show, solidifying its reputation as a top-quality print provider and partner.
The University of Texas at Austin's winning piece was printed by an outside printer last year. The in-plant persuaded the customer it would do a better job. It did.
At the IPMA conference, Jim Rowell of Rising Sun Consultants revealed the fact that the national voluntary turnover rate is 20%.
I learned some very important things in Canada while attending last month’s College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference. For instance, I was shocked to discover there is such a thing as poutine: french fries and cheese curds topped with gravy. It’s on every menu in Canada. Why didn’t we think of that in the U.S.?