There have been great advances in short-run digital printing (SRDP) and print-on-demand (POD) technologies over the last decade.
When PW began this series in September 2013, the book publishing industry appeared headed to a market where print and digital books would coexist.
Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment.
A number of new developments and new technologies suggest that custom textbook publishing is on the cusp of a boom not seen since the early 1990s.
If you happened across Book Business's Twitter feed yesterday, you may have noticed that our team was reporting live from the Digital Book Printing Conference in New York City. The first event of its kind, the conference -- or #digibook as it's known on Twitter -- brought together over 100 publishers, printers, and equipment suppliers for a full day of education and networking aimed at taking strategic advantage of digital printing. As Marco Boer, vice president of IT Strategies, summed up in his closing remarks, "There is a great deal of excitement, opportunity, and commitment to investing in digital printing across these industries."
Ingram will handle sales and distribution in the U.S. and Canada for all three publishers.
Book Business would like to congratulate winners of the 2014 Gold Ink Book Awards. Each year, Printing Impressions magazine recognizes leading printers for outstanding craftsmanship in the printing industry. Following is a list of Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners, who have excelled in the book printing categories, such as Book Covers, Fine Editions, Book Jackets, Cookbooks, and more.