Recent Technology Changes and Their Impact on In-plants

In-Plant Primer 101: Trends and Challenges- Technology Changes and Impact

This in-plant primer article is the fourth article in a series of 12 articles designed to help dealers and print vendors understand in-plants called “In-Plant Primer: From Operations Basics to Advanced Sales Concepts.

Key Take Aways

  • Inkjet production presses are the most significant recent hardware change, but until just recently the investment cost has limited acquisitions to larger in-plants.
  • Recently, less expensive inkjet devices have become available making them more affordable for in-plants.
  • Originally, software automation tools offered unique functionality, more recently however, additional functionality has created overlaps.
  • SaaS (software as a service) is a software licensing and delivery model that makes software more affordable.

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