Industry Groups Unite in Environmental Initiative
September 29, 2020

In the first major industry-wide environmental initiative in several years, the Book Industry Study Group, along with BookNet Canada and the U.K.-based Book Industry Communications, have formed the International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance.

Printers Confirm: Capacity for Trade Titles Tight
August 28, 2020

During a Book Manufacturers Institute’s webinar on August 26, representatives from across the book manufacturing spectrum confirmed something that has been widely discussed in publishing circles for many weeks: printing capacity for trade books is tight.

Ingram Upgrades Printing, Shipping Networks
July 6, 2020

Citing industry shifts as well as disruptions in the publishing supply chain caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ingram Content Group said it is investing millions of dollars in an upgrade to its global printing and distribution network.

CJK Group Buys Quad's Kentucky Facility
July 2, 2020

The CJK Group has acquired the assets of Quad/Graphics’ Versailles, Ky., book manufacturing facility. Under the agreement, CJK bought the equipment and assumes the customer contracts at the facility.

BMI Confab Looks at Printing During the Pandemic
May 14, 2020

Analysts at the Book Manufacturers Institute’s Spring Management Conference were optimistic about the recovery of the printing sector and the overall economy despite the severe impact of the pandemic and subsequent lockdown.

LSC Files Chapter 11
April 13, 2020

LSC Communications, one of the country’s largest printers and its largest book printer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company said it expects to operate normally as it works its way through the restructuring process.

Quad Closes Book Printing Operations
March 31, 2020

The loss of printing capacity is one of the many concerns publishers are facing because of the new coronavirus outbreak—and the business was dealt an unhappy surprise last week when Quad unexpectedly closed its book printing facilities.

IPG, Bookazine Deemed Essential Businesses
March 23, 2020

With governors of both Illinois and New Jersey issuing shelter-in-place orders, IPG, located in Illinois, and Bookazine, based in the Garden State, said they remain open.