Our Story

Driven by the demands of 21st century economies, we successfully work side-by-side with design managers, designers, pre-media, and printers – to realize design potential, and create tangible cost-savings.

Merge
We are resolute in our mission to bridge the gap between design vision and technological variables.
Collaborate
We foster strong relationships with design managers, designers, pre-media and print partners to fuel creativity, build consistency and reduce pre-commercialization costs.
Innovate
We are driven to innovate. Compelled to realize the promise of your design–we discover what’s possible, and formulate approaches for optimum outcomes on press.

We are passionate people

Artisans, designers and technicians from every corner of the packaging, design and print community. We are inspired by technology and fed by creativity. Most of us have worked together for years, driven by the constant challenges of our business, to be better, to do better, to think harder.

  • Gordon Plotkin

    Principal and Founder

  • Lonnie Brawer

    VP Director of Innovation

  • Ruzena Gremski

    Studio Manager

  • Brett Izsak

    Director of Operations

  • Hugo Arroyo

    Finishing Manager

  • Maretta Jackman

    Client serivces Manager

  • Lucie Teichmann

    Office Manager

  • Connie Seyfried

    Accountant

  • Tom Tullio

    Director of Prepress

  • Jon Davies

    Pre-Press Separator

  • P.J. Szymkowiak

    Pre-Press Separator

  • Wil Medearis

    Print Department Manager

  • Frank Yunker

    Print and Color Specialist

  • Margo Vargas

    Finishing Specialist

  • Lukas Cwojdzinski

    Finishing Specialist

  • Hollie Thompson

    Sr. Print and Color Specialist

  • 1983

    Studio Type & Screen. Commercial silkscreen printing company introduces Comp services for CPG companies.

  • 1992

    Screenworks is born and partners with Rosepoint Graphics. With our combined history in commercial printing and fine arts we begin to influence our clients brands with creative thinking and technical execution.

  • 1995

    Digital printing is introduced to our market. We begin exploring digital printing for sales samples.

  • 1997

    Colgate Total toothpaste is introduced in the U.S. We partner with Colgate’s design agency and print vendor to “authentically” explore custom holographic treatments within design and print capabilities. It’s a category game-changer and quickly becomes the market leader.

  • 1998

    Emerging technologies increase possibilities for design and printing. We are reborn as Inwork, with a new identity for a new industry. Orange becomes us.

  • 1999

    Subtleties in digital designs create demand for improved ink, plate and press technology. We partner with supply chain to authentically explore ways to support delicate graphic effects–representing real results.

  • 2000

    Inwork’s growth forces a move to a larger studio
    in Tribeca.

  • 2001

    We create global color and print standards for both Gillette and Ponds.

  • 2002

    Comp Revolution!
    We move to our Broadway location and redefine our focus as comp service provider—to deliver the highest level of print feasibility in comp development for our industry.

  • 2004

    We invent the Inwork Kit: Print standards delivered as a roadmap for brands, design firms, separators, printers. The groundbreaking tool helps ensure design accuracy on shelf, and saves time and money.

  • 2005

    Pepsi (Project Choreo-
    graphy) adapts The Inwork Kit throughout its global supply chain.

  • 2006

    Cadbury unveils Stride. Inwork develops complex color palette with CPG and Design partners to control color tolerances.

  • 2008

    Inwork invests in a massive equipment upgrade to allow increased workload, flexibility and accuracy.

  • 2010

    Korres Worldwide Color Guidebook. Inwork customizes color standards for international print partners to ensure Worldwide consistency for the brand.

  • 2012

    Inwork North, our new Innovation Center, opens
    in Garnerville, New York. We hold exclusive rights to a tabletop Cast and Cure™ machine.