Press Release: Quad/Graphics Announces Three-Year Strategy to Transform Its Book Platform
USSEX, WI - Quad/Graphics, Inc. today announced a three-year strategy to transform its book platform to give publishers a full range of options for producing and delivering books on demand, bringing zero inventory and just-in-time delivery closer to reality. The plan includes investing in:
- 20 or more HP high-speed color digital web presses - the widest, most productive technology available in the marketplace today;
- Front-end workflow solutions for accepting orders and putting them immediately into production; and
- Back-end integrated systems for finishing, distribution and fulfillment, including shipping directly to the end recipient with an auto-generated invoice.
"Our announcement today supports our continued focus on transforming our Company and industry to create lasting value for clients and shareholders," said Joel Quadracci, Quad/Graphics Chairman, President & CEO. "The innovation opportunity in books is enabled by new digital print technologies that are profoundly changing book publishing economics."