Author Solutions, Inc. Partners with Edwards Brothers to Expand
Self-Publishing Leader's Nationwide Distributed Print Strategy
ASI's Sale of Printer to Edwards Brothers Strengthens New Alliance
Bloomington, IN (PRWEB) January 11, 2010 -- Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book
publishing, announced Thursday a strategic alliance with Edwards Brothers - one of America's leading printers
specializing in medium, short, and ultra-short runs for publishers, authors, scholarly societies, industrial firms,
universities, and others.
Edwards Brothers, with locations throughout North America, becomes a key component of ASI's nationwide
distributed print strategy. First implemented in 2009, this initiative allows ASI to print a book closer to its final
destination; increasing efficiency and speed of delivery.
"With tens of thousands of new authors annually depending upon ASI publishers to help them realize their
publishing dreams, it's essential that we tirelessly pursue improved printing and distribution options," said Kevin
Weiss, Author Solutions president and CEO. "This partnership with Edwards Brothers aligns us with a leader in
the industry whose extensive assets help us advance our nationwide distributed print strategy."
Edwards Brothers also recently purchased ASI's New Jersey printing operation and the printing assets of
Canada's Morriss Printing. The ASI facility was added through the January 2009 acquisition of self-publishing
"Our growth has increased our need for printing capacity and the Edwards Brothers partnership will help satisfy
those needs," Weiss said. "ASI's core competencies are delivering the highest-quality publishing and marketing
services to authors. To best serve our authors, we determined our resources and investments are best focused in
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