The Wisconsin chapter of the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association held one of its recent meetings at Wisconsin Document Imaging, a Green Bay-based office equipment dealer. In-plant managers got a close look at a variety of production printers, MFPs, wide-format printers, shredders and UV coaters.
For many years, Integrys Energy Group relied on two printing operations: a 10-employee in-plant in Green Bay, Wis., (Printing Services) with a Ryobi 524, a Didde 700 web press and Canon digital printers; and a bill printing and insertion operation in downtown Chicago, run by the IT department.
Don Landwehr begin his printing career by peering into a print shop window. After 40 years, he has opened many windows for many print shops. By Kristen E. Monte THE GRACIOUS nature of Don Landwehr is one good reason he has been able to grow several print shops over his lifelong career. It is also the secret to Landwehr's success as a manager: He surrounds himself with good people and keeps challenging them. "It's important to keep 90 percent of the criticism and to only pass on 10 percent of it; to pass on 90 percent of the recognition and keep only
Criminals can be surprisingly dedicated employees, say managers of prison in-plants—but just in case, they keep the tools locked up.