Bookmasters' Multi-Million Dollar Investment Boosts Digital Production Capacity
ASHLAND, Ohio — April 26, 2017 — Bookmasters, one of the largest providers of customized book publishing services in the U.S., has expanded its book manufacturing services with the addition of new inkjet digital book manufacturing equipment to its facility based here.
Bookmasters has added an Océ VarioPrint i300 (with ColorGrip) color sheetfed inkjet press. Bookmasters is reported to be only the second U.S. book manufacturer to offer this technology. The company has also added an An Océ ColorStream 3900 monochrome inkjet press for high production one color. And, in addition, Bookmasters has made an upgrade to its toner equipment with the addition of two Océ VarioPrint 6320’s.
Bookmasters’ investment in this digital book manufacturing equipment complements its existing digital printing capabilities for short-run digital book printing and print-on-demand (POD).
This multi-million dollar investment increases Bookmasters’ digital production capacity by 90%.
“This improvement to our digital print platform brings us up-to-date technologically, adds capacity, improves our SLA’s, and improves our service levels to our customers,” says Ken Fultz, general manager at Bookmasters. “We’re very proud of this expansion to our partnership with Canon Solutions America.”
Bookmasters was ranked No. 231 on the 2016 Printing Impressions 400 (click here for most recent list), and reported most recent fiscal year sales of $21.00 million and approximately 165 employees.
Click here to view a 3-minute video from Canon Solutions America that explains why inkjet is the latest innovation in book manufacturing technology.
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