Data Collection Begins for 2016 Top Book Manufacturers Ranking
July 15, 2016 at 12:53 pm

The Fall Issue of Book Business will once again feature the Top 20 Book Manufacturers ranking. Book Business relies on self-reported data and we are calling on printers to submit their information in order to be considered for the annual ranking. The Top Book Manufacturers ranking features the leading commercial printers doing business in the…

How Big Printers Are Changing to Stay Competitive
May 6, 2016

As sales of print books stabilize, book manufacturers are seeking to grow their revenue by offering warehousing and distribution, as well as editorial and other publishing services.

What Is the Quality & Cost of Digital Book Printing Today?
March 4, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Editor’s Note: The below video is excerpted from the webinar “Trends for 2016: The Future of Books in the New Year.” Although digital printing continues to gain traction in book publishing, with over 80 billion pages printed digitally within the industry in 2014, book publishers still have their doubts as to whether digital printing can…

Audio: Can Publishers Adopt a Zero Inventory, Print-on-Demand Publishing Model?
December 1, 2015 at 1:40 pm

“Zero inventory” was the buzzword at the Digital Book Printing Conference hosted in New York City this October. Throughout the event, book manufacturers and publishers posed the following question: is the zero inventory model, in which manufacturers print and distribute all titles on an on demand basis, achievable for book publishers? The question sparked a…

Survey: How Will Digital Book Printing Evolve?
October 20, 2015 at 3:47 pm

There’s no denying that digital book printing has left its mark on the book publishing industry. The inexpensive, short-run printing process has allowed publishers to revive backlist and out-of-print book sales. It’s created a viable way for small and independent publishers to publish print books. And it’s made a huge impact on warehousing costs, reducing…