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Re: [BKARTS] Looking for recommendations for a good book printer



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Michael:
I can recommend McNaughton & Gunn in Michigan, http://www.bookprinters.com.
--Jessica
Springtide Press

> From: Michael Brady <jbrady@EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
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> Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 15:19:09 -0400
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: [BKARTS] Looking for recommendations for a good book printer
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> I am preparing a competitive bid for us to do the editing, layout, production,
> and print supervision of a book that I estimate to make 176 pages, 8 1/2 x 11
> trim, 4/c throughout (maybe 2/c), perfect bound, and ***a press run of
> 48,000.***
>
> I haven't worked on books of this size with press runs over 15,000, and the
> text pages were black only.
>
> Can anyone *recommend* competent and qualified printers for book of this size
> and magnitude?
>
> I have already gotten the names of two foreign printers (one in Italy, one in
> Canada). I am not sure whether there will be any buy-American restrictions on
> the client or us (we are a state agency; they are a national agency, but I
> think they are entirely private, but they will be using Federal dollars).
>
> On the domestic front, I have the names of RR Donnely and M&G. Sheridan is
> iffy; Bang can't do the 4/c part, and neither can Corley.
>
> I'd appreciate any other names, *if you can speak from experience about their
> quality, responsiveness, and delivery* (i.e., if they've done work for you).
>
> Danke, beaucoup.
>
> Adidas, amigos.
>
>
>
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> Michael Brady
> http://www.unc.edu/~jbrady/index.html
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