In-Plant Profiles

Finding ‘Pockets of Value’ at Penn State
March 14, 2017 at 10:18 am

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.

University of Scranton: Reset, Re-Energized and Ready for Action
March 14, 2017 at 10:32 am

The University of Scranton’s Printing and Mailing Services has undergone a reboot and transformation of its operation in the wake of former director Ray Burd’s tragic, untimely passing. A wealth of new equipment and capabilities has continued Burd’s quest to serve the university’s overall mission.

New Stitcher Boosts Efficiency at Ohio State
February 3, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Starting at Ohio State University in 1997, and moving up to the position of plant manager at UniPrint was a welcome opportunity for Jim Strapp. Today, Strapp works with 38 employees along with 15 student helpers, to turn out printed materials for the Columbus, Ohio-based university — which has had a print shop since 1914.

Climbing Back to Profitability
February 2, 2017 at 3:41 pm

After losing money and customers for years, Print and Document Services at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is rebuilding its reputation and returning to profitability.

Creaser Improves Fold Quality for Oregon In-plant
February 3, 2017 at 1:58 pm

If you want a job scored properly, Dave Juvenal maintains, then it should be done on press. But Juvenal is slowly being won over in his role with Print & Mail at the University of Oregon. The 21-employee shop ushered in 2017 with the installation of a Duplo DC-646 slitter/cutter/creaser

Safety Concerns Drive Cutter Upgrade
February 3, 2017 at 10:08 am

Convincing a parent organization that the time is right to update legacy equipment can often prove to be difficult, given tight budgets and stringent measuring sticks used for the justification of a purchase. But in the case of the Richland School District (RSD) Print Shop, it was a simple matter of employee safety.

A Path to Change
January 16, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Implementing change is never as easy as just making a proclamation; you need buy-in from those who will be impacted.

The Path Back to Printing
January 23, 2017 at 10:56 am

By choosing to pursue a career in printing, Donna Horbelt has come full circle, following a line of women in her family.