Solutions for Trade Publishers
Trade publishing is a fast-paced world, so you need a print partner who helps you compete. Whether you are connecting writers to readers regionally or across the globe, you need the assurance that your engaging content is printed on time, every time, to your exact specifications. Let our print expertise work for you to produce a reliable, quality publication without sacrificing the speed and agility your business demands.
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 trade publisher produces different content for different audiences, so it doesn’t make sense to offer a one-size-fits-all solution. Instead, we tailor a custom solution to meet your specific needs and expand the success of your publications. 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.
Speed to Meet Your Readers’ Demands
Timing is important to the success of your publications. Because we offer one of the shortest run times in the industry, our partnership can help you respond to market opportunities faster and more competitively. Plus, when you take advantage of our inventory solutions, we can have an order picked, packed, and out the door within 24 hours. Our agile partnership results in your title’s success.
Flexible Solutions for Changing Needs
Your requirements or projections may change on a dime, so you need a partner who can not only print titles on short notice, but also change requirements and recommend new solutions. Our variety of printing options and capabilities, paired with a team of printing experts, helps you maintain the flexibility you need to match changing market demands. We want to see your publication succeed, and today, that requires flexibility to meet changes in your needs.
On Time, On Budget
Solutions that match your timeline and budget are never optional. However, our 99.6% on-time delivery rate testifies to the seriousness with which we treat your orders. Because we offer all of our services out of a single facility, we are able to achieve system efficiencies that we pass along to you: efficiencies in both time and budget. In a recent survey, the majority of our customers believed that having all our services hosted from one facility is, in fact, advantageous to them.
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 connect today’s readers & writers with:
- Supplementary material
- Special editions
- Softbound & hardbound, with burst binding & Smythe sewn options
- Foil stamping & embossing
- Dust jacketing
- Assembly & shrink wrap
- Present your titles with prestige & durability
- Cost-effective binding solutions to help you match your desired price point
- Variety of options to create engaging covers for your engaging content
- Prepare your files for e-publication
- Mobi & ePub formats
- Access a wider audience with convenient electronic formats
- Store any number of titles in our warehouse
- Monitor inventory & project reprints accurately
- Sarbanes-Oxley compliant inventory updates
- Reach readers 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 readers faster, with one of the fastest turn times in the industry
- Ship your titles anywhere they need to go
- Coordinate logistics to match your exact needs
- Cross-sell your content & propel the success of your titles 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