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You've Got Mail(room)

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

You've Got Mail(room)

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Mail-room directors like the sound of lights-out automation and dream about putting out the paper with the push of a button. But, in the meantime, there are day-to-day headaches to handle, from magnets in the insert stream to worn chain links on gripper conveyors. Dealing with such problems has gotten easier, however, as mail-room managers have found a faster way to pick the brains of colleagues across the country: They exchange e-mail messages via the Post-Press Users Group (http://www.postpress.org).

Founded 18 months ago, this nonvendor-specific group currently has some 300 members, according to Tim Tracy, support service manager at The Sacramento (Calif.) Bee and founder of the group. Members fire messages back and forth on a range of issues facing the industry. "There aren't any schools for post-press operations, so we have to learn from each other," Tracy says, explaining that the group's objectives are education and information exchange. …

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