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This page features a list of print brokers or print brokering sites. Most of these companies allow you to submit requests for printing quotations from their web site. Please note that this list is a work in progress. If you know of other book printers who should be added to this list, please email John Kremer.

A listing here does not imply an endorsement. Thanks for your support. — John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

ABC Printing Company, Michael Christensen, 5654 N Elston Avenue, Chicago IL 60646; 773-774-8282; Fax: 773-774-8290. Email: Print broker.

Advanced Business Graphics, 641 W Kathleen Drive, Des Plaines IL 60016; 847-952-1066; Fax: 847-952-1066. Email: Prints brochures, letterhead, business cards, envelopes, labels, tags, checks, decals, and more.

Alliant Printing Services, Robert Beck, 6708 - 13th Avenue SW, Seattle WA 98106; 206-767-6084; Fax: 206-219-1104. Email: Specializes in print brokering of catalogs, magazines, and commercial printing.

Aloha Off-Shore Printers, Clai Carlton, Sales Rep; Cell: 808-384-3810. Email: “Representing the finest in printing from the orient. Terrific pricing and higher quality paper stocks.”

Aquent, 877-727-8637. Features more than 7,000 creative, print production, and web design experts from the AIGA.

Art Book Printing, 800-602-2823. Printing high-end limited-edition art books and coffee-table books.

Avoca Designs, Christopher Graves, P O Box 297, Marlborough CT 06447; 860-295-1177; 866-261-3505; Fax: 800-716-0868. Email: Full service graphic design and print broker.

Bolton Printing, Joanne Bolton; 415-454-8778; Fax: 415-454-9603. Email: Print broker for books from Asian and U.S. printers. High quality four-color books, even in smaller quantities.

Books Just Books, RJ Communications, Ron Pramschufer and John Grady, 800-621-2556; Fax: 800-754-7089. Email: Established in 1994, this company works with five to ten printers to bring you the best price for book printing in any quantity. You can request a quotation direct from their web site.

Bid to Print, Jennie Thompson, Rosslyn VA; 703-812-9211. Email: Features tools to streamline the bidding process for buyers of direct marketing materials and production services.

Buy Sell Print Dot Com, Andrew Parker, United Kingdom; 0207-0961353.

Creative Printing, P O Box 6134, Oceanside CA 92052; 760-758-1140. Email: Motto: Helping businesses maximize their print budget by finding the most cost-effective methods of printing.

Creative Printing Services, Dwight Stagg, 34 N Brentwood Boulevard #205, Saint Louis MO 63104; 314-862-4500; 800-886-4551. Email: Printing brokering of all your professional printing needs.

Cross Blue Overseas Printing, Jeff Chen, 17700 Castleton Street #300, City of Industry CA 91748; 888-228-7788; Fax: 626-964-9922. Email: Print brokers for overseas printers.

Designs n Print, Michael Reid, Small Business Promotions; 678-528-3233; Cell: 678-886-8792; 800-492-1218. Email: or Graphic design services and print broker.

Digital Room, 10930 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90025; 888-888-4211; Fax: 310-575-4141. Printing of postcards, brochures, flyers, etc. in full-color.

“My printing and binding volume has increased significantly by providing your book, 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, free to my authors. This has really paid off. Those that use your book do much better at promoting than even those who hire a marketing company. Your book has made a difference for Livevest.” — Ric Simmons, Lifevest Publishing, 800-587-4617; 212-791-4351Commercial print buyers can submit their jobs and printers bid competitively in an open auction. Features 58,000 printers.

Fine Print, Joseph Gornail, 305 Madison Avenue #449, New York NY 10165; 212-619-5446; Fax: 212-957-1912. Email: A Manhattan printer with full publishing and commercial printing capabilities. An interactive print and design website.

Four Colour Imports, George Dick, President, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644; Fax: 502-896-9594. Email: They represent Everbest Printing Company in China and Lifetouch Publishing in the U.S. They specialize in high quality four-color illustrated books. They do PDF file conversion and color proofing at their prepress house FCI Digital outside of Dayton, Ohio. “We specialize in working with new and smaller publishers who need technical help with preparing DTP files, and who do not have the expertise in working outside the country. Regardless of whether you're targeting the lowest cost in China or quickest turnaround in the U.S., we offer a high quality printing solution to meet those needs.”

“You website is very popular and I get calls and emails all the time.” — George Dick, President

Global Interprint, Pat Burnett, 589 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa CA 95401; 707-545-1200, ext. 104; Cell: 707-494-3686; Fax: 707-545-1210. Email:

G-Print International, Bob Gallo, President, 1960 Lycoming Avenue, Abington PA 19001; 215-779-2164. Email: Print broker specializing in full-color hardcover and softcover books. Also offers packaging, board games, card sets, and general commercial printing.

Graphic Placement, Steve Mandala, CEO; 949-453-2422; 800-453-2421. Email: This print broker specializes in various specialty applications in web, in-line finishing, and promotional printing for the entertainment industries, electronic entertainment, fast food chains, and many professional and Fortune companies. Their hallmark is a proprietary software system developed to link all clients and internal operations on a common platform (IT System).

Graphic Resource Group, Sherry Kennell, President, 527 Chalet Drive W, Millersville MD 21108; 410-703-6258; Fax: 866-883-9950. Email:

Graphics Plus, Allison Lott, 5773 Highway 300, Longview TX 75604; 903-241-6003. Email: 4-color offset and digital printing., 17 Bluxome Street, San Francisco CA 94107; 415-216-4283; Fax: 415-495-8936. “Your global print marketplace.” Provides competitive quotes, stock images, freelance resources, eprocurement software, and print workflow management tools. They also have a custom publishing arm, “providing all services needed to produce, distribute, and promote any print project.

Image Graphics, 229 Moore Street, Philadelphia PA 19148; 215-462-7446; 866-400-6870; Fax: 215-462-7466. Email: A full service digital print and design firm offering brochures, annual reports, corporate documents, envelopes, letterheads, business cards, flyers, postcards, calendars, posters, catalogs, direct mail pieces, etc.

ImageX, 6150 Stoneridge Mall Road #200, Pleasanton CA 94588; 925-251-5605; Fax: 925-251-5601. Email:, 1309 S Mary Avenue, Sunnyvale CA 94087; 408-245-8336; 888-990-3663.

J&G Resources, Kyle Gene Thomas, 202 Windermere Court, Vinton VA 24179. Email: 45 years in the printing business. Looking to help local people find the best printers.

J&K Print Services, Jim Pattison, president, 908 Holly Court, Sleepy Hollow IL 60118; 847-836-7288; Fax: 847-836-7289. Email: In business since 1994, they offer catalogs, brochures, sell sheets, loyalty cards, banners, and more. Print on paper, plastics, vinyl, cloth, and aluminum. Also binding, diecutting, finishing, mailing, and more.

Lorna Johnson Print, Lorna Johnson, P O Box 125, Petaluma CA 94953; 415-845-8354. Email: International and domestic print broker in northern California, specializing in books (hardbound and softbound sewn and glued), catalogs, boxed note cards, calendars, journals etc for smaller companies and self-publishers alike. In printing since 1974 and speak fluent InDesign and Quark to answer any questions you or your designer may have regarding file preparation.

LDS Designs, Leslie Schatz. Email: A full service print brokerage, graphic design studio, and website construction company. Their web site allows you to submit a bid or create your own personalized products and order on-line through their print catalog.

LivePrint — Kinko's division

Media Link Communications, Bob Rose, 321 East 22nd Street, New York NY 10010; 212-674-8843; Fax: 212-260-8489. Email: Creative printers and holographic consultants for one- to six-color booklets, brochures, catalogs, special effects, lenticular imaging, printing on plastic, tattoos, magnets, direct mail, packaging, boxes, and promotion kits. — Gives users software to transmit documents to their Memphis, Tennessee center where the job is printed and shipped overnight via Federal Express.

My New Printer, Mike Francis, Email: A print broker.

My Postcard Printing, 10930 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90025; 866-266-6182. Printing of postcards in full-color.

Noosh — A collaborative site where printers, print buyers, and creative agencies work together to create, store, and manage documentation on print jobs (including print specifications, estimates, change requests, etc.). Noosh charges buyers a monthly service fee based on usage and printerss a transaction fee per job. — Send documents via the Internet to their printing centers in Los Angeles, Dallas, Austin, Boston, Chicago, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Washington DC. In those cities, documents can be printed and delivered within hours.

P&P Group, Kevin Smith, 252 Flour Lane, Langhorne PA 19047; 267-307-6713. Email: This family-owned business offers digital and offset print services, banners, signage, fulfillment services, project management, custom binders, custom pocket folders, custom packaging, stock bindery supplies, screened and embroidered apparel, as well as promotional products.

Parker Business Communications, Randy Parker; 973-327-4014. Email: “Business-to-business graphic arts and printing company that specializes in the tools that your sales team needs to help them sell your company's products and promote its services. Specializes in color catalog production.”

Pettit Network, 3070 Pike Avenue South, P O Box 293, Afton MN 55001; 651-436-6947; Fax 651-436-6572. Email: Book printing since 1992 for customers throughout the USA; printing in the USA, Asia, or other places. All types of books including scholarly, coffeetable books, memoirs, children's cooks, art books; both hardcover and softcover. They also provide quality design through delivery if needed.

Print Easy, 221 Ridgedale Road, Friday Harbor WA 98250; 800-562-0888; Fax: 800-554-9880. Email: Compare the cost of print full-color versus black-ink only via their web site.

Print Firm, 21333 Deering Court, Canoga Park CA 91304; 866-668-5152; Fax: 818-992-4778. Prints business cards, presentation folders, flyers, greeting cards, postcards, and catalogs.

The Print Guide, Kevin Ladd. Email: The source for custom printing. “Find recommended suppliers, information, articles, and frequently asked questions.”

Print Market, 2125 Powell Street, San Francisco CA 94133; 877-638-3325. Do your own print production management, or have them do it.

Print Quote Network — A print buyers site to connect printers and print buyers throughout Australia.

PrintBid, 1411 SW Morrison Street #350, Portland OR 97205; 503-248-2233; Fax: 503-248-7727. Features links to more than 1,700 printers of all sorts. Type in your specs for any sort of print job and the site will return a list of printers who can do the job. Offers a database of 62,000 printing companies.

Printing Industry Exchange, P O Box 2238, Ashburn VA 20146-2238; 703-519-2187; Fax: 703-729-2268. Email: Allows you to submit printing bid requests and get responses from many printers at once.

Printing Watch, Shara-e-Faisal Karachi, Sindh 74700 Pakistan; 888-352-5646. Email: A printing search engine that helps people find quality printing services on the Internet.

Printing You Can Trust, Jeff Moriarty. Email: Business to business printing service.

Richard Jacobs & Company, David Jacobs; 317-815-9400. Email: Offices in Indiana, California, and Ohio. Represents commercial printers in the U.S. and China since 1979. Prints catalogs, brochures, and perfect bound books. Also offers fulfillment.

RJ Communications, 51 East 42nd Street, New York NY 10017; 212-867-1331; Fax: 212-681-8002. Allows you to get printing estimates for mass market, trade paperbacks, and workbooks.

Southwest Offset Printing, Anthony Edwards, 13650 Gramercy Place, Gardena CA 90249-2465; 310-323-0112, ext 129; Fax: 310-323-6927. Email: They deal in publication printing: weeklies, monthlies,quarterly publications. Heatset and cold web printing. From newsprint, book stock to gloss book. Saddlestitching or perfect binding and labeling, mailing or direct drop shipping.

Sprint Graphics, Alan Rosinsky, CEO; 888-667-2679. This discount color printing service offers digital printing of brochures, postcards, booklets & letterhead. Online estimates, orders & proofing. Shipping nationally.

Star Print Brokers, Nancy Starkman, President, 6514 153rd Avenue SE, Bellevue WA 98006; 844-603-1777. Email: We print high-quality, process color books in USA and Asia for self-publishers. Some of our many options include cloth texture and color choices, foil colors, varnishes and UV coating, tip-on images, vellum sheets, slip cases, bumper boxes, French fold dust jackets, and French flaps. We also press CDs and DVDs. SPB specializes in large format books, art books, coffee table books, and photography books. We know how to print accurate color on press. Book design available. We stand behind the books we print and represent clients only, not any one printer. Get a quote!

Tobu Print Group, Frank Gallagher, Production Manager, 2836 N Verdugo Road, Glendale CA 91208; 818-550-0594; Fax: 818-550-0794. Email:

Union Printer NYC, Joe Ippolito, Owner. Book printing, commercial printing, campaign literature. All work is done by union shops.

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