Digital Printing

Is Digital Printing the Key to a More Nimble Industry?
September 23, 2015

Though ebook consumption and self-publishing have eaten into traditional book sales, publishers still rely heavily on profits from printed volumes. And new technology is enabling publishers to bring these books to market more efficiently and more profitably. In fact, the publishing industry's sustainability just might hinge on such nimble approaches to business...

How to Choose the Right Digital Book Printing Partner
September 22, 2015 at 11:58 am

I had the pleasure of attending a fantastic webinar last week on the subject of choosing a vendor for digital book printing. Titled “Best Practices in Choosing Your Digital Book Printing Partner,” the webinar featured Jeremy Hess, director of sales and marketing at Gasch Printing, and Manrico Caglioni, president of Book Automation, in conversation with…

Early Bird Special Expires Today for Digital Book Printing Conference
September 18, 2015 at 2:16 pm

“The Digital Book Printing Conference is really the only event of its kind in the industry and the only location where the book market’s leading publishers, manufacturers and suppliers will convene to take on the challenges and opportunities presented with today’s digital book printing technology.” – Mark Michelson, Editor-in-Chief, Printing Impressions magazine The Digital Book…

Big Ideas Make Book Publishing Go Round
September 15, 2015 at 2:21 pm

Book Business is in the ideas game. Everyday we scour the internet and our inboxes, comb through conference notes, and transcribe interviews with leaders in the book industry. We take all this information and try to extract the most important ideas, distributing them in articles, webinars, events, and videos. The Book Business “Big Ideas Issue”…

How Savvy Publishers Benefit from Digital Book Printing
September 15, 2015 at 11:59 am

A Book Is a Terrible Thing to Waste It’s no secret the cost of printing books is driven up by inaccurate forecasting and inefficient manufacturing processes—often leading to stockpiles of books in warehouses and landfills. According to the Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC), in a 2006 benchmark, nearly 25% of all books were being returned.…

The Book Business Top 20 Book Manufacturers 2015
September 15, 2015 at 11:53 am

Last year Book Business revived our ranking of the Top 20 Book Manufacturers. The ranking is a resource intended to help publishers get a more complete view of the major players in the book printing and manufacturing business. And so we’re proud to announce the Top 20 Book Manufacturers ranking for 2015...

Winners Announced for the 2015 Gold Ink Awards Printing Contest
August 14, 2015 at 6:43 pm

PHILADELPHIA—August 14, 2015—Printing Impressions has announced the winners of the 2015 Gold Ink Awards. This year’s Gold Ink Award winners were chosen from more than 1,000 entries submitted within 50 categories, including: Books Magazines Commercial Printing Packaging Direct Mail Catalogs Calendars Posters Scientific & Technical Journals And many more! Click here to view the complete…

Why RR Donnelley Is Splitting Into 3 Companies
August 12, 2015 at 5:33 pm

After hearing the U.S.’s largest printing company talk for years about the synergies among its various divisions and acquisitions, securities analysts were dumbfounded last week when the company announced it would split into three. “So I thought part of the reason that the conglomerate made sense was that you could share a lot in terms…

Press Release: RR Donnelley Announces Intent to Create Three Independent Publicly Traded Companies
August 4, 2015 at 1:52 pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RR Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) today announced that it intends to create three independent, publicly traded companies: one business focused on financial communications and data services; one business focused on publishing and retail-centric print services; and one business focused on customized multichannel communications management. Thomas J. Quinlan…