Situation (Challenge) Independent publishers work hand in hand with both authors and printers. One such independent book publisher (who will be referred to as Indie Publisher) has over thirty years’ experience walking authors step‐by‐step through the self‐publishing process – from concept to printed product. When Indie Publisher turns a project over to a printer, they … Read more

You might have thought 2020 was the year to end all years. A global pandemic, extreme politics, and a crashing economy affected every industry, including book publishing. But the reality is that our industry has been evolving every year — so COVID-19 was really just one more thing in a laundry list of changes and … Read more

The paper market, like most in 2020, was impacted by the general slowdown in business due to COVID-19. The pandemic forced several additional closures and conversions among paper mills, which will have the long-term effect of reduced capacity. With those changes, and the pickup in demand in the fourth quarter, suppliers of many grades are … Read more

CJK Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Best Workplace and Safety Shield designation in the 2020 Best Workplace in the Americas (BWA) awards competition. The BWA awards, presented by Printing Industries of America (PIA), are awarded annually to only those companies meeting rigorous standards in human resources practices and … Read more