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Razorbacks Fight to Keep Offset Alive

Arkansas Komori May 2015

I n June of 2014, 16 employees of Print, Mail, Copy (PMC) Solutions at the University of Arkansas were called into a conference room....

The Trouble with Outsourcing: Five Flaws to Remember

December 19, 2014

The next time someone in your company starts braying about the benefits outsourcing can bring, rattle off the results of this research paper....

From the Editor: Challenge Yourself

Bob Headshot November 2014

Sure, in-plants know it's a good idea to benchmark their performance against other printers. But contacting and surveying those other printers is a lot...

Some Questions are Threats in Disguise

Howie_Fenton_NGPA August 2014

Have you ever noticed that certain questions, just by the way they are asked, are really hidden threats? If you work in an in-plant,...

From the Editor: Getting What You Want

Bob Headshot August 2014

A couple of months ago I got an email, as I often do, from an in-plant manager looking for help. A long-time press operator,...

ACUP 2014 An Oasis of Knowledge

acup-2014 January 2014

T he recent Association of College and University Printers conference may have taken place in sunny Phoenix, Ariz., but it was no vacation. The...

From the Editor: Part of the Mission

ACUP-Skoglund-ASU May 2014

"My university is not going to close me." With those words, Cathy Skoglund wrapped up her presentation at last month's Association of College and University...

Transforming In-Plants into Profit Centers

Barbara_Stainbrook April 2014

I n-plant managers often talk about the challenge of outsourcing. Even with printing resources in-house, companies still outsource printing. In some cases the reason...

A New Rap for a New Era

KenMacro_Podium_Passportsize December 2013

Snoop Lion gets it. Lyrics from the rapper's songs were printed on 10-lb. onionskin with a perforation at the gutter and bound together with a...

Self-evaluation: Don't Hide From It

Ed_Daniel November 2013

For years we have heard that in-plants are being asked to make do with less. On the heels of this push for efficiency, some...