CPX Printing & Logistics have recognised the digital printing of books as an important growth sector in digital printing and have invested during the past years to be able to provide the best technology solutions for publishers. The most recent advancement in this area were the inclusion of 2 HP Indigo presses to provide high end Colour Cover production to your books on demand.

Short Run Books

Whilst the popularity of books is lessening due to the rise of the digital book market, many avid readers still wish to have the traditional book and they are still in demand and ordered from books stores or online. Digital print allows for short run quantities of 50 to 900 so that your book never has to be “out of print” or unavailable.

  • Book text printed black on Creamy Book paper 70 or 80 gsm (FSC accredited)
  • Covers printed digitally in full colour on 250 gsm matt art (FSC accredited) and matt or gloss celloglazed
  • Books are perfect bound and packed into boxes
  • Minimum order quantity is 50
  • Books can usually be produced within four business days

Reading Copies

These books are used for the pre-release marketing of books. These Advance Proofs are printed on normal copier paper (bond), bound with a colour or black only cover.

  • Book text printed black on 80 or 90 gsm bond (FSC accredited)
  • Covers printed colour or black on white or coloured board (FSC accredited)
  • Books perfect bound and packed into boxes
  • Minimum order quantity is 10
  • Books can usually be produced within four days from order and receipt of files (for quantities under 900)

Books Of One On Demand (POD)

These books are truly printed on demand, produced after they have been ordered. This run of one is printed on book paper and the colour cover is celloglazed, they look and feel just like a traditional (normal) book.

  • Book text printed black on Creamy Book Paper 70 or 80 gsm (FSC accredited)
  • Covers printed digitally in full colour on 250 gsm matt art (FSC accredited) and matt or gloss celloglazed
  • Books are perfect bound, packed into boxes or envelopes, and labelled ready for despatch
  • Minimum order quantity is 1
  • Turnaround times can be reduced with a POD agreement
  • Books are packed in single quantities