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Metallics in the waste stream

Clinic topics this month: Kevin Purdy on environmentally sound ink; Paul Sherfield on ISO and Fogra standards; and Karen Charlesworth on short-run bookbinding

Biddles aims short-run service at new writers

Short-run and academic book specialist Biddles has launched a new print service aimed at first-time authors and publishers.

BPIF runs event on book sector

To coincide with the British Book and Design Awards, the BPIF is to hold a conference looking at the rapid changes facing the UK book market, specifically the impact of global market supply chains.

No need to book

When Rod Willett returned to academic book specialist Biddles as managing director in 2004, he knew he was facing a challenge. His first priority was to turn the failing company around, but how could he ensure Biddles remained competitive with its low-cost overseas rivals?

Books: sick as a parrot or a golden goal?

Book printing is, to steal a phrase, a game of two halves. Last week's big news proved that point: while CPI revealed plans to close colour book specialist Bath Press, its chief executive Mike Taylor simultaneously invested to secure the future of Suffolk-based monochrome bookprinter Clowes.

TJ creates new role for Hunter

Book manufacturer TJ International has appointed Ian Hunter as client services manager.

Chinese megasite aims to attract print buyers

A Chinese print company has opened a factory aimed at attracting international print buyers that will eventually employ as many as 20,000 workers.

Quebecor prints speeches series

Quebecor World has printed more than 7m copies of a series of 14 historic speeches for Guardian News and Media.

On Demand Books Espresso

The germ of the on-demand book publishing concept was first bandied around the world's major print exhibitions in the early 1990s - that was when Xerox's DocuTech began to punch above its weight as more than a simple high-volume photocopier. One of the applications mooted for the new DocuTech digital front-end was on-demand book printing - not just stitched marketing literature or simple spiral-bound manuals, but full-blown perfect-bound paperback books in runs as small as a single copy.

Muller Martini SigmaLine

In the UK, book printing is a troubled sector. One by one, the UK's premier book printers have seen their work drain away to China, India and the Middle East where labour is cheaper and quality is arguably comparable. Run lengths, as elsewhere in the industry, have also been eroded - the runs of 50,000-plus from two decades ago have typically become runs of 10,000 or less, and shorter runs have transformed into on-demand printing.

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