Press Release: Courier Bringing Custom Textbook Production to Brazil
Digital Page founder Walter Luiz Anticaglia Filho welcomed Courier's participation. "With our strong relationship with Santillana, we are already well positioned to grow in the textbook market," said Mr. Anticaglia. "By adding Courier's unique customization and process management expertise, we will be able to do more than ever, both for Santillana and for all our customers."
"We are proud to be the first Brazilian publisher to offer a complete textbook customization solution for schools," said the Supply Chain Director Wilson Troque of Moderna, a Brazilian imprint of Santillana. "Santillana has been at the forefront of Latin American educational publishing for years, and this step will help us continue to lead the way with the quality and service our customers deserve."
About Courier Corporation
Courier Corporation is America's third largest book manufacturer and a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles. Founded in 1824, the company is headquartered in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.courier.com.
Santillana is the leading textbook and general-interest publishing group in Spain and Latin America, and one of the most prestigious publishers of literary works in Spanish and Portuguese. With five decades of experience and an international presence in 22 countries, the company has been synonymous with quality, innovation and service to teaching staff since its inception in 1960.
The company's presence in Brazil was consolidated with the takeover in 2001 of the publishing house Moderna, founded in 1968 and specializing in textbooks and education systems and services. Santillana also acquired the publisher Editora Salamandra, specializing in children's literature. To complement its operations in the area of education, Santillana also owns 75% of Brazilian company Editora Objetiva, a leading publisher of general-interest titles with a comprehensive catalog.