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Bookmasters obtains ISAE 3402 Type 1 compliance status  

ASHLAND, Ohio (March 7, 2017) – Independent service auditor Clark Schaefer Hackett has certified that Bookmasters, one of the largest providers of customized book publishing services in the United States, has obtained ISAE 3402 Type I compliance status.

International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) compliance means that Bookmasters has proven that it has the necessary control processes and technological systems in place to provide effective, efficient, and reliable service to its clients that is in compliance with all applicable international performance standards and practices.

“This achievement is documented proof of Bookmasters’ commitment to process improvement, as well as our commitment to providing world-class service to our publishers and customers,” said David Bird, vice president of finance at Bookmasters.

“We’re proud to have achieved this milestone and hope that those who work with us will enjoy added peace of mind as a result of this third-party verification of our business practices.”

In achieving ISAE 3402 Type 1 compliance, Bookmasters has also satisfied the requirements for Service Organization Controls, or SOC 1 compliance, which is the United States-specific counterpart to the ISAE 3402 Type 1 compliance status.

About Bookmasters
Bookmasters, based in Ashland, Ohio, is one of the largest providers of customized publisher services in the United States. For more than 40 years, Bookmasters has offered services to publishers and authors such as book manufacturing, print sales and distribution, warehousing and fulfillment, eBook sales and distribution, and editorial and design services. To learn more, visit

Bookmasters is owned by Follett Corporation and is a strategic partner with Baker & Taylor, premier worldwide distributor of books, digital content, and entertainment products.

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