In the Loop
- Lightning Print Enters E-book Fray. Hilts, Paul // Publishers Weekly;3/20/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 12, p13
Reports that Ingram Book Company's Lightning Print Inc. division is entering the electronic-book arena. Executive appointments made by the company; Details on the expansion strategy of the company; Information on the company's Open e-Book.
- Ingram Strengthens Lightning Print-On-Demand Service With New Staff. // Book Publishing Report;03/06/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p6
Discloses the efforts of Ingram's Lightning Print Inc. to better position itself to attract publishers to its service and meet the needs of its clients. Improvement of technological capacity; Company's naming of Susan Peterson as vice president; Number of publishers that have contracts made...
- Lightning Print enters e-book manufacturing business. Letts, Mike // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Jun2000, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p18
Informs that Lighting Print, an Ingram Industries Inc. subsidiary that makes printed books on demand, announced plans to enter the e-book business as a manufacturing and fulfillment house that will serve a variety of publishers and retailers. Renaming into Lightning Scope to reflect new, wider...
- Interest in On-Demand Grows. Zeitchik, Steven M. // Publishers Weekly;8/9/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 32, p204
Details a survey conducted by Ingram's Lightning Print (LP) division on book titles for which it has received on-demand orders. Percentage of titles priced under $25; Comments from Larry Brewster of LP; Genres of book titles.
- Lightning Print adds services. // Publishers Weekly;5/3/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 18, p11
Reports on Lightning Print's addition of two features to its on-demand book printing service. Drop-ship order fulfillment; Capability to print books with a hardcover binding; Booksellers' participation in the drop-ship service.
- Ingram enters on-demand field with Lightning Print Inc. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/10/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 46, p11
Introduces Ingram Book Company as an entrant into the on-demand book business with the formation of Lightning Print Inc. Ingram's partnership with IBM and Danka Services International; Comments from Larry Brewster, Ingram vice-president and general manager for Lightning; The operation's focus on...
- Going out of print may be going out of style. Charles, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;6/11/98, Vol. 90 Issue 137, pB5
Discusses `on demand' printing of books. Lightning Print, subsidiary of Ingram, and its printing system from IBM that can instantly produce old or new books as they are ordered; Advantages of the process; Capability of flawless reproduction; NetBooks Web page where users can order with a credit...
- Bookstores Could Be Onto Something Here. Hanover, Dan // Chain Store Age;Jul99, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p170
Discusses the in-store printing system of bookstores. How Borders Group is planning to set up the system; Features of a similar system developed by Lightning Print.
- Lighting Flashes Onto Ebook Scene With Digital Fulfillment Package. // Book Publishing Report;05/15/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p5
Reports on Lightning Print Inc.'s plan to expand into the electronic book market. Company's decision to change its name to Lightning Source Inc.; Unveiling of the company's Web site; Expected increase in Lightning Source's titles.