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From the Editor: The Canadian Connection
July 7, 2017 at 11:56 am

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.?

From the Editor: Observations From Ottawa
June 30, 2017 at 11:49 am

Tomorrow is Canada Day. What's more, it's Canada's 150th birthday. I'll bet not many of you in the U.S. knew that. But after spending nearly a week in Ottawa, Canada's capital, watching the preparations, it became pretty clear to me that something big was in the works.

Webinar Today: Optimize Print Center Efficiency with Web-to-Print
June 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

Increasing efficiency and improving the customer ordering process should be key goals for every in-plant. In a free webinar today you will learn how the State of Oregon’s Publishing & Distribution unit plans to accomplish these objectives with Web-to-print technology.

50th CUPMAC Conference Draws In-plants From Across Canada
June 27, 2017 at 5:20 pm

Frank Romano and Bob Neubauer are just two of the speakers at this week's College and University Print Management Association of Canada conference, taking place in Ottawa, Ontario. In-plant managers from across Canada are there for the event.

CUPMAC Conference Convenes in Halifax
August 1, 2014

College and university in-plant managers from all across Canada met in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in June for the 47th annual College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference. About 30 delegates attended the three-day event, which was hosted by Dalhousie University.

Canadian Managers Discuss the Business of Print
September 1, 2011

Thirty higher-ed in-plant managers from across Canada met in Victoria, B.C., in May for the 44th annual College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference. Hosted by the University of Victoria Printing Services, the focus was "The Business of Print."

ACUP Roundup in Texas
June 1, 2011

It may have looked and felt just like a traditional ACUP conference, but when the Association of College and University Printers met in Dallas in April, it was really a new beginning. This was the association's first meeting as a dues-paying, non-profit organization.

CUPMAC Conference in Newfoundland
December 1, 2006

The College and University Print Management Association of Canada conference drew almost 40 in-plant managers to scenic St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Romano Addresses Canadian University In-plants
September 8, 2006

Frank Romano, professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, made the following observations at the recent College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland: • “Analog copiers will disappear,” he said, as multifunction devices take off. • The current growth market lies in the 40-ppm and higher color printers. • Four-up digital printers will increase in popularity, further eroding the litho market. • The “transpromo” trend is growing: printing ads on bills and transactional statements. “The next generation of digital devices will probably be ink-jet,” he speculated, noting their simplicity compared to toner devices. Watch for a full report on the CUPMAC conference in

Canadian Managers Enjoy Newfoundland Experience
September 1, 2006

THE COLLEGE and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) scored something of a coup this year. It succeeded in convincing popular industry speaker Frank Romano, professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, to address the group’s 39th annual conference, way up in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the most eastern point in North America (unless you count Greenland). Actually, Romano did more than just “address” the 39 managers in attendance. He captivated and amused them as well, while leading four sessions over the conference’s three-day span. And when he wasn’t at the front of the room, he watched the other presenters (among them a

The Canadian Perspective
September 1, 2006

FOR THE second year in a row I spent a few days with Canadian in-plant managers recently at the College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference. It took place this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland, which sits on an island so far east you can almost touch Europe. Even the local accents have a strong dose of Irish in them. The cliffs, the colorful wooden houses, the view of the harbor from atop Signal Hill, all left me with pleasant memories, as did the rare string of sunny days that accompanied the conference. Memorial University of Newfoundland hosted CUPMAC, which is similar

CUPMAC Conference Kicks Off
July 7, 2006

The College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) kicks off this weekend in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland, the 39th annual conference will feature popular printing industry speaker Frank Romano. Bob Neubauer, editor of In-Plant Graphics, will also give two presentations to the group.

CUPMAC 2006 Conference in Newfoundland
June 18, 2006 at 3:03 am

In 2006, IPG attended the College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) Conference in St. Johns, Newfoundland.

Canadian In-plants Hold Lakeside Retreat
July 1, 2005

From college and university in-plants all over Canada, managers traveled to a resort in Ontario for the 38th annual CUPMAC conference. By Bob Neubauer For 37 years members of the College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) have been getting together at locations around Canada to discuss their mutual concerns. Last month, for the first time, IPG joined them. Twenty-five members of the group met for four days at a lakeside resort in Ontario, about two hours northeast of Toronto. Despite some uncharacteristically hot and humid weather—especially jarring for those coming down from chilly Newfoundland—the group managed to have a good time

From the Editor A Hot Time in Canada
July 1, 2005

Who knew Canada could be so hot? When I flew up to Ontario last month to attend the College and University Print Management Association of Canada (CUPMAC) conference, I thought I would be getting away from the oppressive heat then plaguing the East Coast. But wouldn't you know, Canada was having a heat wave of its own. Even after driving into the woods two hours northeast of Toronto, the stickiness stuck with me. Despite this slight discomfort, though, the friendliness of the CUPMAC attendees and the beauty of the lakeside resort where we gathered made me forget the weather. (I even overlooked

In-plants Around the World
June 1, 2005

In Australia and Canada, in-plant associations are hard at work educating their members and giving them the tools they need to thrive. By Bob Neubauer In-plants are certainly not just a U.S. phenomenon. Though the International Publishing Management Association (meeting this month in suburban Chicago) and the Association of College and University Printers (story on page 14) are probably the world's most successful in-plant groups, other country's in-plants have also formed associations. Two of these groups are NIPPA, (the National In-plant Print & Publishing Association), which draws members from Australia and New Zealand, and CUPMAC (the College and University Print Management Association of