Command Web (MacNaughton)
The book manufacturing industry saw a shift in industry focus due to advancements, acquisitions and customer-driven initiatives.
If the 2014 campaign taught us anything, it's not to underestimate the value of a good education. And, from the book manufacturing point of view, the clamoring of presses could only mean one thing: Adoption cycles are back in full force. Most segments served by Chicago-based RR Donnelley enjoyed moderate to strong performances across the board in 2014.
Printed books are not exactly bound for life support systems. Printers have done a phenomenal job of positioning themselves to serve the changing needs of their publisher clients, from offering print-on-demand (POD) solutions and reducing inventory to providing drop-ship services that eliminate distribution hubs. The successful book manufacturer can provide multiple formats for publishers, help control their costs and reduce turnaround time.