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  • Industry Groups Unite in Environmental Initiative

    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

    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.

  • LSC Granted a Week's Extension in Auction Process

    Buyers considering a purchase of the printing giant's assets now have until August 26 to file a bid, and the auction has been moved to September 3.

  • Ingram Upgrades Printing, Shipping Networks

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Lightning Source to Introduce 'Content Integrity' Guidelines

    Lightning Source has sent a notice to all publishers who use Ingram’s print-on-demand service informing them that, as of April 27, it will remove print content from its catalog that falls within certain prohibited areas. The goal, Ingram said, is to uphold the quality of its content and to guard against copyright infringement.

  • Tariffs On Most Books from China Now 7.5%

    Following the signing of a phase one trade deal between the U.S. and China, books that were subject to a 15% tariff had the duty lowered to 7.5% on February 14.

  • PRH Makes Progress in Green Initiatives

    Following the February 17 announcement by Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann that the conglomerate will be carbon neutral by 2030, PRH global CEO Markus Dohle sent a letter to employees outlining the publisher’s role in helping Bertelsmann achieve that target.

  • HBG Green Efforts Had Gains, Setback in 2018

    Hachette Book Group's carbon footprint rose last year over 2017, but all its books are now produced using certified paper.

  • Worzalla Adds Printing Capacity

    While many American printers are closing or merging, Stevens Point, Wis.–based Worzalla is in the middle of a $12.5 million capital improvement campaign that will bring additional capacity online by next spring.

  • Bound Books NOT Subjected to E.U. Tariffs

    While some printed material will be subjected to tariffs, bound print books are not included, contrary to prior reporting based on a misreading of the U.S. Trade Representative update on which products will be covered on forthcoming tariffs.

  • Tariffs on E.U. Goods to Include Books

  • A Selection of Inspiring Projects

    Now that high-end printing with special visual and tactile embellishments is made possible with push-button simplicity on the presses, producing a show-stopping title is no longer a dream.

  • A Case for Digital Print Enhancements

    Digital enhancement presses are making the embellishment processes easier, faster, and more eco friendly.

  • Leo Paper Finds Inspiration Through Edutainment

    In the past decade, Leo Paper has been increasing its emphasis on edutainment and interactivity in its R&D direction for new product ideas. The latest result? "Magic Paper World."

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