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  • Too Many Printers—Too Little Paper

    Companies confront consolidation in book manufacturing as price pressure intensifies.

  • Cenveo Clears Hurdle to Exit from Chapter 11

    Cenveo, the manufacturer of print-related products that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early February, has announced that it should be able to emerge from bankruptcy this summer.

  • Edwards Brothers Malloy Will Close

    Edwards Brothers Malloy, one of the largest independent book and journal printers in the U.S., will close its operations by June 15.

  • Coalition Opposes Imposition of Paper Tariffs

    A long simmering trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada has the possibility of significantly raising the cost of uncoated groundwood paper which is used by book publishers as well as newspaper and directory publishers.

  • Self-Published ISBNs Hit 786,935 in 2016

    An 11% increase in the number of print ISBNs issued to self-publishers last year, offset a decline in the number of digital ISBNs issued. In total, 2016 saw an 8% jump in the number of ISBNs issued to self-publishers, over 2015.

  • Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017

    This is the 31st annual coverage on the print manufacturing industry in Hong Kong and China. Here, eight major export printing companies share their observations on the industry, talk about their operations, showcase unique projects, and lay out plans for the short term.

  • Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Outsourcing Print

    In this age of email and WhatsApp (or WeChat in China), getting books manufactured overseas is more about ensuring wifi connectivity than battling time zone difference.

  • Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Asia Pulp & Paper in China

    When it comes to papermaking, it is impossible not to mention Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) or consider its importance to the print manufacturing and publishing industries.

  • Printing in Hong Kong & China 2017: Retooling the Hong Kong and China Print Business

    It has come to this: fast turnaround, great pricing, and best quality—the propositions defining the modern print manufacturing industry—are no longer enough to attract publishers. In fact, suppliers offering just those basics are considered average, run-of-the-mill players.

  • Spotlight on Thomson-Shore

    Celebrating its 45th anniversary, Thomson-Shore is more than a high-quality book printer; today, it's a one-stop publishing problem solver for authors and publishers (Sponsored)

  • Printers Consolidate, Innovate to Stay on Top

    In a highly competitive printing and book manufacturing market, companies look for any edge they can get.

  • Spotlight on Ingram and the Power of POD

    Ingram's print-on-demand programs and technology are helping publishers big and small meet and maintain demand in a fickle marketplace

  • Westchester Publishing Services Adds New Unit

    Westchester Publishing Services has formed a new division to reach the K-12 educational publishing market and named industry veteran Kevin J. Gray to head the unit.

  • Outsourcing and the Role of Strategic Alliances

    As publishers, we recognize that our own operations need to evolve if we are going to survive in the long run.

  • Printing in Hong Kong & China, 2016

    Print suppliers are retooling responses and pushing the reset button amid changes and challenges.

  • Publishing and Sustainability

    A new report on the industry’s efforts highlights progress and hurdles.

  • New Report on Industry's Sustainability Efforts Highlights Progress and Hurdles

    The report, from the Book Industry Environmental Council, showed publishers are trying to improve their environmental practices, despite encountering various difficulties. Chief among the problems is a decline in the availability of recycled paper.

  • How Big Printers Are Changing to Stay Competitive

    As sales of print books stabilize, book manufacturers are seeking to grow their revenue by offering warehousing and distribution, as well as editorial and other publishing services.

  • Nord Compo Looks to Expand in the U.S. Book Market

    Nord Compo, a French publishing technology company looking to expand in the U.S., offers a variety of prepress services.

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