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Webcom Adds 7.5 Million Hardcover Books Per Year to Its Manufacturing Capacity with Acquisition of York Bookbinders

Posted on March 28, 2018 in News Releases

Toronto, March 28, 2018 – Webcom Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire York Bookbinders, a 34-year-old business specializing in hardcover book bindery services. The deal is expected to close on April 27, 2018. The acquisition adds to the $30 million of Webcom’s digital book manufacturing investments and reconfirms its …

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Introducing the new casebinding solution from Webcom

Posted on February 14, 2018 in News Releases

Toronto, February 15, 2018 – Committed to expanding its core digital inkjet production capabilities, Webcom has invested in short-run casebinding machinery from GP2 Technologies. The new solution is ideally suited for short-run hardcover book orders in quantities of 1 to 1,000, which fits perfectly with Webcom’s suite of digital print …

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Building Our Team Stronger: Bronwen Zwicker

Posted on August 21, 2017 in News Releases

August 21, 2017 – We are pleased to announce that Bronwen Zwicker has joined Webcom as the new Customer Service Manager. Bronwen has built her career by being relentlessly focused on the customer experience and streamlining related processes as necessary to achieve excellent customer outcomes. Bronwen spent her formative career …

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Webcom announces plans to launch Webcom BookOnDemand, a new print-on-demand service

Posted on June 23, 2016 in News Releases

Toronto, June 23, 2016 – Webcom Inc., a leading provider of turnkey book printing solutions for global and independent book publishers, announces plans to launch Webcom BookOnDemand, a new print-on-demand solution. Webcom Inc. was selected as HP’s original collaborator on the worldwide launch of the HP OneBook solution. This multi-phased …

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HP Inc. Reveals Flexible On-demand Book Production Suite

Posted on June 22, 2016 in News Releases

June 2, 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany – At Drupa 2016, HP has announced its plans to launch HP OneBook solution, an end-to-end flexible on-demand book production suite which allows print companies to efficiently produce customized books at any run length, — even one. Additionally, Webcom Inc. will be the first HP OneBook customer to …

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Webcom Inc opens a new world of possibilities to publishers with a new HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press

Posted on November 4, 2015 in News Releases

November 5, 2015, Toronto, ON – Webcom Inc., a Toronto-based book manufacturer, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a state-of-the-art HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press. The new HP Indigo 10000 builds on Webcom’s commitment to provide publishers with leading-edge print solutions. “Having witnessed an emerging demand from publishers for ultra-short runs including book-of-one, investing in …

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The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead

Posted on September 29, 2015 in News Releases

A recent article in the New York Times reports that the future of printing is definitely friendly. Physical books are not going anywhere. Publishers are changing their inventory models that demand faster turnarounds and delivery times. “The surprising resilience of print has provided a lift to many booksellers. Independent bookstores, …

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Is Digital Technology Really Good for Students?

Posted on September 23, 2015 in News Releases

The BBC reports that an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) study shows heavy use of computers and similar devices “do not improve” students’ performance in reading, mathematics, and science. The international study reported that schools with lower computer use, such as those in South Korea and China, achieved …

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Webcom Acquires Sigma Binder to Address Publishers’ Challenges

Posted on October 23, 2013 in News Releases

October 23rd, Toronto, ON – Webcom has acquired the Sigma Binder, the latest equipment in binding technology, in response to a strong need in the market. The company is committed to investing in innovative equipment to address the ongoing challenges faced by publishers. Sigma is highly automated and offers a fully integrated solution …

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Special Edition Book Printed by Webcom – Brings wheat-sourced option closer to reality

Posted on May 14, 2013 in News Releases

TORONTO, ON, May 17, 2013 – This year, Mother’s Day was celebrated by a select few with a rare autographed copy of Dear Life by Alice Munro printed on paper made from straw. From a production standpoint, the book is a unique gift born out of a collaborative effort and shared passion …

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