Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 740 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.
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Batson Printing, Todd Batson, 195 Michigan Street, Benton Harbor MI 49022; 269-926-6011; 800-926-3418; Fax: 269-926-6238. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.batsonprinting.com. Book printing specialist that works with many associations.
Book Concern Printers, 129 E. Franklin Street, P O Box 330, Hancock MI 49930; 906-482-1250; Fax: 906-482-1157. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.bookconcernprinters.com. Soft and hardcover books with offset and digital short run printing for perfect bound, casebound, plastic spiral, and saddlestitched bindings. Also book design, layout, and ebook conversion services.
C-M Books/Cushing-Malloy, 1350 N Main Street, Ann Arbor MI 48104; 734-663-8554; 888-295-7244; Fax: 734-663-5731. Web: http://www.c-mbooks.com or http://www.cushing-malloy.com. Soft and hardcover books in short to medium runs. Offers offset printing, digital printing, and ebooks.
Color House Graphics, Phil Knight, Sales Manager, 3505 Eastern Avenue SE, Grand Rapids MI 49508; 800-454-1916; Fax: 616-245-5494. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.colorhousegraphics.com. Offers both offset and digital short run book printing. Bindings: casebound, softcover, saddlestiched, and mechanical.
Data Reproductions, 4545 Glenmeade Lane, Auburn Hills MI 48326; 248-371-3700; Fax: 248-371-3701. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.datarepro.com. Since 1967, all bindings, from 500 to 30,000 copies.
Dickinson Press, Bob Worcester, Vice President of Sales, 5100 33rd Street SE, Grand Rapids MI 49512; 616-957-5100; Fax: 616-957-1261. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.dickinsonpress.com. Established in 1884. Prints educational workbooks, non-standard trim sizes (including pocket dictionaries), mini-books, Bibles, and more. Also lightweight papers and hardcover books.
Edwards Brothers Malloy, Mark Livesay, National Sales Representative, 2500 S State Street, P O Box 1007, Ann Arbor MI 48106-1007; 734-769-1000; Fax: 734-769-0350. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.edwardsbrothers.com. Plants in Michigan and North Carolina. A family-owned book manufacturer since 1893. They have four state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and three digital printing service centers.
Edwards Brothers Malloy, Bill Upton, Vice President, 5411 Jackson Road, P O Box 1124, Ann Arbor MI 48106-1124; 734-665-6113; 800-722-3231; Fax: 734-665-2326. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.malloy.com. Also has sales offices in Illinois, California, Washington, and New York. They publish a quarterly newsletter, the Malloy Quarterly. They offer RepKover lay-flat binding, bind-in CD-ROMs, precision spot gloss, and more.
EzPrint Solutions, Joe Morey, President, Village Printing, 349 McCormick Drive, Lapeer MI 48446; 866-875-7400; Fax: 810-664-5418. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.ezprintsolutions.com. A full-service printer offer high-end design from start to finish.
The John Henry Company, 5400 W Grand River Avenue, P O Box 17099, Lansing MI 48901-4906; 517-323-9000; 800-748-0517; Fax: 800-968-5646. Web: http://www.jhc.com. A case-bound book binder.
Hodges & Irvine Inc., Dawn Blain, 1900 Sinclair Street, St. Clair MI 48079; 810-329-4787; 800-783-4788; Fax: 810-329-0151. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.hodgesandirvine.com. Prints scheduling, reservation, log, and appointment books, especially for the hospitality and food/beverage industries.
IPC Communications Services, 2179 Maiden Lane, Saint Joseph MI 49085; 616-983-7105; 888-563-3220; Fax: 616-983-9162. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.ipc-world.com. 35% of their business is in printing books and directories.
McNaughton & Gunn, Jonnie Bryant, Marketing Director, 960 Woodland Drive, P O Box 10, Saline MI 48176-0010; 734-429-8713; 800-677-2665. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.bookprinters.com. Also sales offices in New York, North Carolina, Illinois, and California.
Patterson Printing, 1550 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor MI 49022; 269-925-2177; 800-848-8826; Fax: 269-925-6057. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.pattersonprinting.com. Founded in 1956. Web and sheetfed, complete bindery, fast quotes and turnaround, electronic prepress, and fulfillment.
Sheridan Books, Laura Baker, Marketing Manager, 100 N Staebler Road, Ann Arbor MI 48103; 734-475-9145; Fax: 734-475-7337. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.sheridan.com. Chelsea division: 613 E Industrial Drive, Chelsea MI 48118. The Sheridan Group also owns United Litho and the Sheridan Press. Offset and digital printing from 250 to 100,000 copies. Also ebook conversions.
Thomson-Shore, 7300 W Joy Road, Dexter MI 48130-9701; 734-426-3939; Fax: 734-426-6216; Fax: 800-706-4545. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.thomsonshore.com. Founded in 1972. An employee-owned printer of books, from 200 to 20,000 copies. Ask for a copy of their Printer's Ink newsletter.
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