Jack Decker interview [Sound recording]

Recording, Audio

Accession Number: 2006.13.23

Scope & Content: Jack Decker, Vice President of Production at the American Printing House for the Blind, talks about APH production management and processes and how they have changed since 1981, when he began working at the company. Production areas that are mentioned include Braille, ATIC (Accessible Textbooks), Large Type, Tape Duplication, Talking Book Studio, Maintenance, and Educational Aids. He talks about on-demand production, improved inventory tracking, implementation of the Toyota Production System, unionization and the 2005 Teamsters Union strike.

Narrator: Decker, Jack

Interviewer: Randles, Raymond

Interview Date: 04/07/2006

Interview Length: 108 minutes

Interview Place: Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Extent: 108 minutes

Collection: APH Oral History Collection

Credit Line: APH Oral History Collection, 2006.13

Media Type: Compact Disc

Subjects: American Printing House for the Blind Employees Factory management Manufacturing processes Interviews Labor unions

Interview Restrictions: All copyrights belong to the American Printing House for the Blind. Contact the Museum concerning any restrictions.