Nashville, TN. Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of publishers Magnet & Steel and In the Sports Zone, LLC to its growing list of clients.
Established to create sports-related activity books and computer apps for children, In the Sports Zone, LLC has developed more than 20 college and 32 National Football League (NFL) activity books which are licensed and approved by each collegiate team or the National Football League. The NFL books were created by Darla Hall for National Design, the licensed manufacturer of the National Football League. The company earmarks a percentage of profits from all books sold, and donates books to children in local hospitals across the country. Ingram Publisher Services is handling sales and distribution in the U.S. and Canada for the company.
Magnet & Steel, a leader in the pet retail trade, has more than 30 years of experience developing pet related products including books, calendars, greetings cards, signage and seasonal gift stationery. Ingram Publisher Services will handle the sales and distribution of the company's book titles in the U.S. and Canada. The company will also take advantage of print-on-demand and e-book content distribution solutions from Ingram.
"In a changing market, more publishers are focusing on content creation, not distribution infrastructure, to meet the needs of today's consumer," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "We are pleased to welcome In the Zone Publishing and Magnet & Steel to Ingram and look forward to putting the full power of Ingram solutions to work, helping them expand their presence and title reach in the market."
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, Coutts Information Services, and ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at www.ingramcontent.com.