Bookmasters promotes new director of manufacturing
ASHLAND, Ohio (February 27, 2017) – Brad Sharp has been promoted to director of manufacturing at Bookmasters, one of the largest providers of customized book publishing services in the United States.
Sharp has been with Bookmasters for 17 years and previously held the role of Bookmasters’ director of continuous improvement.
As Bookmasters’ new director of manufacturing, Sharp will oversee all aspects of Bookmasters’ book printing and book manufacturing operations: offset book printing, short-run digital book printing, and print-on-demand (POD), which includes both inkjet and toner-based digital printing.
In addition, Sharp will continue to spearhead Bookmasters’ process improvement and corporate safety initiatives.
“Brad has been instrumental in supporting me and the manufacturing management team,” said Ken Fultz, general manager at Bookmasters. “He has been a vital part of our efforts in continuous improvement and our growth strategy, and his experience and passion are a great fit to our culture and our strategic plan.”
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 www.bookmasters.com.
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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