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Printers & Binderies

Book printing is an ancient and highly specialized business. It uses an unforgiving and high speed production system, and it is important to supply files that are exactly correct for the printer you use or problems and higher costs will result. For this reason many book printers will not accept jobs from non-publshers, since the problems that result are more costly than the income from the job. It is also important to use the right technical descriptions in requesting bids. You may try contacting one or more of the printers from our short list, or you can hire us a your temporary production manager to obtain the best bids for you and to and supervise production. Fees start at only $100 per title. For more information contact Books AtoZ Production Services.

  ADR BookPrint
A leading specialist in the printing of short run books and manuals. The website features information on BookPrint's digital direct-to-plate services, a tour of the facilities, general printing information, and other information about the company.

  Allen Press
A full service journal manufacturer providing composition, editorial, copyediting, printing, and distribution services.

  Automated Graphic Systems
A full service job and book printer who also offers graphics, typesetting, CD-ROM and web page production.

  Banta Corporation
Headquartered in Menasha, Wis., Banta serves publishers of educational and general books, special-interest magazines, consumer and business catalogs, and direct marketing materials. Banta offers multimedia and software packages, interactive media, on-line services, point-of-purchase materials and single-use products. Banta has 5,000 employees at more than 30 manufacturing facilities worldwide.

  Booksurge
Booksurge is an exciting new printer of on-demand and short run books with a full range of services for authors and publishers. Recently purchased by Amazon.com, and thus able to offer distribution help as well..They maintain a web listing of titles they can supply, offer fulfillment and much useful information. Books AtoZ has used them on many jobs with happy results.

  C&C Offset Printing Co., (USA) Inc.
C&C Offset specializes in the production of books, and is particularly well known for its quality work on fine-art, museum, and university-press titles. In addition, the firm produces a wide range of other printed products, including children's books, cookbooks, reference books, desk diaries, calendars, and note cards. Services extend from color separation and proofing through printing, binding, and shipping.

   Cardoza-James Binding Company
A trade bindery specializing in case binding, sewn soft cover binding and custom hand bookbinding.

   Edwards Brothers
Edwards Brothers is a 109 year old book printing company that offers a full range of production services. They are one of the larger book printers with plants in several regions of the country and a national sales force targeted at medium to large publishers, and a digital book center for small publishers and short runs.

  Elite Printing Int.l Co. Ltd.
Specializes in printing high quality books, magazines, brochures, etc.

  Graphics International
Graphics International specializes in supplying high-quality printing by working closely with selected printing houses in the Far East. At this site, you'll find information on how printing overseas through Graphics International can lead to substantial savings on 4-color, sheet-fed printing.

  King Printing
A bargain priced New England printer with capabilites for digital short run or short to medium conventional runs of iup several thousand copies.

  Malloy Lithographing
Malloy Lithographing, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, offers perfect binding, saddle stitching, RepKover(TM), and adhesive casebinding. Other services include commercial perforation and drilling, as well as accommodating packaging, assembly, and fulfillment requirements.

  R.R. Donnelley
The largest of all book printers, with many divisions and services. They are very large and oriented to large corporate customers, so they may not be the ideal printer for everyone. Full service provider for print and digital production.

  Thomson-Shore's Book Manufacturing Home Page
A small, friendly, innovative printer of books with the best digital production facilities in America.

   Virginia Westray Custom Bookbinding
A source for book people who need bookbinding, book restoration, short-run hardcover binding, portfolios, and journals/albums. Leather, quality cloth, specialty materials.

On-demand Printers

  Trafford Publishing
Trafford Publishing offers on-demand printing/Internet fullfillment of short, small volume publications, such as reports. They do no traditional marketing or sales.


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