In-plant Justification

Outsourcing Out! In-plants Back In
April 24, 2018 at 3:01 pm

Outsourcing companies make a lot of promises but often fail to perform as expected. Here are three organizations that got fed up, dumped their outside print providers and started their own successful in-plants.

From the Editor: The Fear That Never Dies
April 13, 2018 at 10:52 am

Outsourcing is one of those issues that seems like it’s always going to be with us in the in-plant industry. No sooner do I report on an in-plant that scored a victory over a facilities management takeover attempt, when I hear about another in-plant being shuttered due to a backroom outsourcing deal.

The Value of an Outside Opinion
April 4, 2018 at 9:48 am

When is the right time to bring in a consultant to help you justify your in-plant? Before the word “outsourcing” comes out of your boss’s mouth.

Logistics Management Institute: Why Go Anywhere Else?
April 3, 2018 at 7:08 pm

Hard work, smart equipment decisions and appropriate internal publicity have helped the Logistics Management Institute’s in-plant win its parent organization’s confidence - and nearly 100% of its business.

OU Hosts Well-Attended In-plant Road Show
March 2, 2018 at 10:26 am

Following up on the success seen at IPMA Road Show events across the country, the University of Oklahoma hosted a two-day event that drew more than 50 attendees from in-plants around the region.

In-plants Celebrate Awareness Month
February 28, 2018 at 12:17 pm

In-plant Awareness Month gave many in-plants a chance to promote themselves in February. All around the country, in-plants held open houses, set up tables in public areas to promote their services, held employee luncheons and more. Here's a look at what some in-plants did.

Use Analytics to Demonstrate Your In-plant’s Value
February 8, 2018 at 10:27 am

We live in an age of data. It influences nearly every business decision that gets made. Embracing data and analytics in your in-plant is an important way to express the value you bring — in terms that data-minded decision makers can appreciate.

The Future of the In-plant Industry
February 7, 2018 at 1:14 pm

In this webinar Editor Bob Neubauer will unveil IPG’s new research and offer his observations on where the industry is going.