Market Research

In-plants’ Paper Buying Strategies
February 11, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Our recent survey of in-plants about their paper-buying habits drew 127 responses. Cover paper is still the most popular paper purchased, with bond and colored paper right behind. Synthetic, security and laser paper purchases have gone up noticeably since our 2014 survey, while recycled paper has dropped in popularity.  Study the charts below to learn…

2015 List of the Largest In-plants
December 8, 2015 at 4:21 pm

The results are in. In-plant Graphics has once again ranked the country's largest in-plants according to annual sales and employees. Find out which ones made the list.

Survey Results: Nonprofit In-plants
September 30, 2015 at 3:58 pm

We recently surveyed in-plants at nonprofit organizations to find out which services they provide and how business has been over the past couple of years. The 28 respondents to our survey represent a range of organizations, from churches to health care systems. The charts below will give you a good snapshot of in-plants in the…

IPG White Paper: Wide-Format Printing in the In-plant Market
November 1, 2013

An impressive 76.8% of in-plants now offer wide-format printing services, and 67% of them say wide-format work has increased over the past 12 months. What's more, 23% plan to purchase or lease a new wide-format printer in the next year.

Cross-Media: an Overlooked Opportunity for In-plants?
November 1, 2013

As in-plants seek new service and product offerings to maintain their relevance to customers within their parent organizations, one service that should not be overlooked is cross-media marketing. Once implemented, it can allow them to capture a larger portion of their customers' total communications­—not just print.