Monthly Archives: May 2013

The demise of GEON (or a eye-opener on private equity)

The largest offset sheet-fed printer in the Australasian region, Geon, has gone. Geon was an ambitious project to reshape the printing industry, but after six years (one correspondent says eight years), under private equity management, Geon has finally collapsed. When … Continue reading




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The rise and rise of self-publishing

Publishing Market Shows Steady Title Growth in 2011 Fueled Largely by Self-Publishing Sector Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information (they issue ISBNs and produce “Books in Print”), released a report some months ago on print book publishing in the … Continue reading




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