Bob Neubauer

Bob Neubauer

Bob has served as editor of In-plant Graphics since October of 1994. Prior to that he served for three years as managing editor of Printing Impressions, a commercial printing publication. Mr. Neubauer is very active in the U.S. in-plant industry. He attends all the major in-plant conferences and has visited more than 130 in-plant operations around the world. He has given presentations to numerous in-plant groups in the U.S., Canada and Australia, including the Association of College and University Printers and the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association. He also coordinates the annual In-Print contest, cosponsored by IPMA and In-plant Graphics.

From the Editor: All the Right Things

IPG Editor Bob Neubauer recounts his recent experience visiting Bloomberg's in-plant, where he was impressed with the services the shop offers, the attitude of the staff and the way the company has embraced its award-winning in-plant.

Small Shop, Big Success

Though he has a web press background, it’s as the manager of Iowa Bankers Association's small in-plant where Todd Palmer has produced truly big results.

In-plants Discuss Inkjet at thINK 2018 Conference

A panel discussion at the Canon Solutions America thINK 2018 Conference, moderated by IPG Editor Bob Neubauer, featured four in-plant managers who revealed how adding a production inkjet press has brought multiple improvements to their operations.

From the Editor: Should You Fight for the Right?

Whether you call it the right of first refusal or centralized print management, it makes sense to have the resident print expert — the in-plant manager — make the decision about where to produce each job, in-house or outside.

IPMA Strikes California Gold

The In-plant Printing and Mailing Association’s June conference was buzzing with energy as in-plant managers from all over the country met for the 54th time.

The Great Outsourcing Debate

During the IPMA 2018 conference, Howie Fenton and Barb Pellow argued the merits and pitfalls of outsourcing in a riveting session moderated by IPG Editor Bob Neubauer. Here's a recap of the major points they made along with a link to our podcast, where you can hear the entire debate.

The Outsourcing Debate

Consultants Barb Pellow and Howie Fenton debate the pros and cons of outsourcing in this information-packed session, moderated by IPG Editor Bob Neubauer. Learn what your boss is hearing about the benefits of outsourcing along with the realities of outsourcing failures in the real world. Find out what your in-plant should be doing to prepare.

Major Facelift Brings In-plant Back to Life

After examining the cost of outsourcing its printing, Fayetteville State University decided to rebuild its in-plant. With a host of new equipment in place, the reborn shop is thriving.

ACUP Heats Up Lake Tahoe

A new IPG video shows highlights from the recent Association of College and University Printers conference at Lake Tahoe, which brought 90 higher-ed in-plant managers together for three days of networking and education.

To Nexfinity and Beyond

University of ­Oklahoma Printing ­Services is the first print shop in the world to purchase and install the new Kodak Nexfinity digital color press. So far it’s living up to all ­expectations.

IPMA Reflections: Quality Printing and the Outsourcing Menace

The recent IPMA conference was full of educational sessions, lively debates and two back-to-back Best of Show In-Print winners, but there was a common theme that ran throughout the conference: the threat of outsourcing and how to avoid it.