Solutions for Education Publishers
Education is a demanding world, involving juggling the interests of policy makers, faculty, administrators, and ultimately, students. It is your passion to facilitate educational improvement through content and delivery. Printing your materials should not be your battle, but placed in the hands of an expert who is responsive to the needs of your end users. With our end-to-end print solutions, you can place your full attention where it belongs: Education.
How can we help you achieve your goals?
Explore our offerings throughout this site to see how we can help you meet your needs. Or, email Mark Pitzele or Vickie Jensen if you have specific inquiries or need help discerning the best solution for you.
What is our value to you?
Every educational publisher has different needs, so we provide custom solutions tailored to expand the success of you and your customers. Our Publishing Suite encompasses a wide variety of services, from printing to fulfillment to inventory solutions, all of which can be mixed, matched, and ordered a la carte to match your needs.
Flexibility to Match the Needs of Education
Education is a fast-changing world, fraught with exciting innovation, but also influenced by demand from multiple parties. Under these circumstances, the only a flexible publishing services vendor will do. Because we host all of our services from a single, efficient facility, we can meet changes in your needs quickly and accurately, helping you adapt nimbly and competitively to changes in the educational landscape.
Speed that Matters
Delivering your jobs on time, every time helps you make reliable strides in educational innovation, which translates to academic success for the students and faculty who use your products. Our 99.6% on-time delivery rate marks us as an excellent partner for all of your important jobs, from the prepress department to the student’s doorstep.
Responsive to Your Needs
We are experts in print and beyond, and we put our skills to work for you so you can concentrate on the important work of education. Our account representatives score 4.3 of 5 stars in categories such as responsiveness to inquiries, following up with customer concerns, and propensity to act in our customers’ best interests. This level of care shows that we are more than a print vendor, but a partner that you can trust to handle your jobs, so you can concentrate on your own customers.
How does this meet your needs?
- Digital (Toner and Inkjet) & offset printing
- Short & long runs
- Wide variety of paper stocks & trim sizes
- Black/white & 2-color printing
- 1-color & 4-color inserts
- Full color covers
- Variable data applications supported
- Loose-leaf binder material
Our solutions help you achieve educational excellence with:
- Textbooks (up to 2 colors)
- International editions
- Study manuals
- Loose-leaf, binder-ready educational materials
- Student workbooks
- Textbook updates & addenda
- Softbound & hardbound, with burst binding & Smythe sewn options
- Foil stamping & embossing
- Dust jacketing
- Assembly & shrink wrap
- Durable textbooks to withstand heavy student use
- Convenient, low-cost educational materials ready for binders
- Variety of options to create engaging covers for your engaging content
- Prepare your files for e-publication
- Mobi & ePub formats
- Keep up-to-date with educational trends
- Convenience for students and educators who prefer to use or supplement education with electronic course materials
- Store any number of titles in our warehouse
- Monitor inventory & project reprints accurately
- Sarbanes-Oxley compliant inventory updates
- Fulfill your customers’ needs faster by shipping direct from inventory in our facilities
- Reliably project your reprint needs
- Respond quickly to changes in market demand
- Reap budget savings by storing your inventory right where it is printed
- Accurately assess your inventory levels
- Store files securely on our system
- Order reprints of any of your titles through our custom portal
- Seamlessly forward your files
- Keep track of your title portfolio while gaining added functionality for sending & printing files
Fulfillment & Subscriptions
- Orders processed and shipped within 24 hours
- Discounted shipping rates
- 30% off published UPS Ground
- 40% off published UPS 2-day
- 50% off published UPS next day
- Delivered to you or directly to the customer from our warehouse
- Individual and bulk orders
- Custom kitting
- Returns processed daily
- Get material to your students faster, with one of the fastest turn times in the industry
- Ship your titles anywhere they need to go-even direct to the student!
- Coordinate logistics quickly to match the needs of educators & students today
- Cross-sell useful content to students & educators with custom kits
Retail Distribution & Management
- List publications with major retailers
- We manage orders, ship inventory, & manage invoicing & collecting for you
- Get your publications noticed & accessible by listing with major retailers
- Focus your attention on your specialty rather than retailing, confident that your titles are in the hands of an experienced print expert