Yurchak Printing Talks Digital Book Trends at Publishing Summit
At the Publishing Summit, he also shared information presented at the Interquest 2011 Digital Book Printing Forum, held on April 5, 2011, in New York City:
• Conventional book printing is declining 4.6 percent per year, as digitally printed volumes are expected to grow at 29 percent annually.
• Currently, four percent of all printed books are manufactured digitally and that will increase to 15 percent by 2015.
• More self-published and micro niche titles were produced in 2009 than traditional titles.
About Yurchak Printing
Founded in 1998 by John Yurchak Jr., the family-owned business is on its fifth generation of Océ equipment, with a relationship going back to 1991. The company is currently at $7 million annual sales with 46 employees. It is a “one-stop-shop” for publishers, including printing, binding, fulfillment, packing and shipping. With its Océ continuous feed systems, Yurchak is one of the few companies in the country that can print on lightweight paper needed for directories and other digital book publishing applications. www.yurchak.com
Océ is one of the leading providers of document management and printing for professionals. The Océ offering includes office printing and copying systems, high speed digital production printers and wide format printing systems for both technical documentation and color display graphics. Océ is also a foremost supplier of document management outsourcing. Many of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading commercial printers are Océ customers. The company was founded in 1877. With headquarters in Venlo, The Netherlands, Océ is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. Total revenues in financial 2010 amounted to approximately €2.7 billion. Océ is listed on Euronext in Amsterdam. For more information visit www.oce.com.
Océ North America is headquartered in Trumbull, CT, with additional business units in Chicago, IL and Boca Raton, FL. North America represents 34% of Océ’s worldwide revenues, and employment is over 8,000. For more information about Océ North America, visit www.oceusa.com.