IBT Global Purchases Hamilton Printing
TROY, NY—Integrated Book Technology (IBT Global) has joined forces with Hamilton Printing of Castleton, NY, to expand its book production services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. IBT is ranked 243rd with $19 million in sales on the 2011 Printing Impressions 400 ranking.
The new company will operate under the name IBT/Hamilton moving forward and will have more than 160 employees with revenues approaching $30 million. The corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities will remain in their current locations for the time being.
IBT’s digital offering will be enhanced by Hamilton’s web offset capabilities. When combined with IBT’s editorial, page composition and software, along with linking in book publishers’ administrative systems and warehouses, IBT/Hamilton will enable customers to improve schedules and control inventory from quantities of 10,000 copies to one copy.
With 190,000 square feet of manufacturing and storage space, Hamilton Printing produces 9 million offset, single-color paperback and hardcover books annually. Established in 1991, IBT provides a full suite of short-run and print-on-demand (POD) products to publishers, with a focus on the scientific, technical, medical, professional and academic markets. Its main plant is in Troy, NY, and it has a POD and distribution facility in Dulles, VA.