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We're proud to work with so many amazing publishers and authors (and are humbled by their compliments)!

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Bookmasters offers a high quality POD program for our books and journals utilizing equipment that is consistently updated based on industry specs and publisher needs. They do an excellent job in terms of quality, timeliness, and customer service."

— Bryan D. Shaffer, Sales & Marketing Strategic Manager, Purdue University Press

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Arcturus decided to work with Bookmasters because of their reach, competence, and flexibility. Bookmasters is keen to work with us in driving sales through distribution, special sales, and mass merchandisers. Furthermore, they offer an intelligent combination of stock holding, POD and short-run printing, and marketing of eBooks."

— Paul Byers, International Sales Manager, Arcturus Publishing

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Bookmasters’ expertise in the U.S. and Canadian scholarly markets makes them an essential partner for us. We rely on their experienced sales personnel along with their combined distribution and print services to grow our business in North America. As scholarly markets grow more complex and competitive it is important to have partner with the facility to capitalise on opportunities as quickly as they emerge and Bookmasters is able to do just that."

— Paul Davighi, Sales & Marketing Director, I.B.Tauris Publishers

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Having moved to print on demand for much of our backlist and frontlist book titles; Emerald Publishing was looking for a reliable partner for our key U.S. market. We started working with Bookmasters in March 2017 and the experience has been a really successful one for us and it makes us wonder why we did not go down this route earlier! The entire team is professional and experienced and they are happy to share their knowledge and expertise to make our process more streamlined. The quality of workmanship is first class and they always work to schedule, even when we give them very little lead time! If you are looking for excellent, affordable quality then look no further than Bookmasters."

– Caroline Summers, Head of Book Sales, Emerald Publishing

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Book Manufacturing
(Offset, Digital & POD)

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Printed Book Sales & Distribution


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eBook Sales & Distribution

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Editorial & Design


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Bookmasters, based in Ashland, Ohio, provides global customized book publishing services to book publishers and authors both in the United States and around the world. For more than 40 years, Bookmasters has offered book printing and book binding (offset, short-run digital, POD), print book sales and distribution, book warehousing and book fulfillment, eBook sales and eBook distribution, and editorial and design services.

Bookmasters opened in 1972 with a primary focus on offset book manufacturing services. In the 1980s, Bookmasters expanded to offer composition, editorial, and design assistance, as well as book storage, book order fulfillment, and book distribution services. Bookmasters later completed the publisher services cycle by adding a book marketing/book sales services division and an eBook sales and distribution division.

Bookmasters is owned by Follett Corporation and is a strategic partner with Baker & Taylor, premier worldwide distributor of books, digital content, and entertainment products.