A long simmering trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada has the possibility of significantly raising the cost of uncoated groundwood paper which is used by book publishers as well as newspaper and directory publishers.
John Conley weighs in on a new industry disruptor. Walsworth, Edwards Brothers Malloy, Worzalla, share trends for book manufacturing.
One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the steady growth of small-batch businesses. These are very small businesses that cater mostly to customers willing to spend more for a seemingly better and more controlled product offering. There are many happy consumers who will buy a four-pack of local brew for $16,…
An 11% increase in the number of print ISBNs issued to self-publishers last year, offset a decline in the number of digital ISBNs issued. In total, 2016 saw an 8% jump in the number of ISBNs issued to self-publishers, over 2015.
On the heels of its acquisition of The Sheridan Group last April, CJK Group, led by CEO Chris Kurtzman, is now acquiring Webcrafters.
This is the 31st annual coverage on the print manufacturing industry in Hong Kong and China. Here, eight major export printing companies share their observations on the industry, talk about their operations, showcase unique projects, and lay out plans for the short term.
When it comes to papermaking, it is impossible not to mention Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) or consider its importance to the print manufacturing and publishing industries.
It has come to this: fast turnaround, great pricing, and best quality—the propositions defining the modern print manufacturing industry—are no longer enough to attract publishers. In fact, suppliers offering just those basics are considered average, run-of-the-mill players.
In this age of email and WhatsApp (or WeChat in China), getting books manufactured overseas is more about ensuring wifi connectivity than battling time zone difference.