Zinio Awards Digital Magazine Publishing Rights To PMP
San Francisco (October 24, 2007) -
Zinio, LLC, the
world's leading digital publishing and distribution platform for
magazines and books, has awarded exclusive rights in New Zealand and
Australia to PMP, Australasia's largest printing services company.
PMP produces over 3 billion catalogues, 26 million books, 30 million
directories and 155 magazine titles each year.
Zinio, LLC is internationally successful, selling more than 400,000
digital products and delivering over 18 million issues annually. It
has a growing base of 3.5 million readers world-wide on behalf of
hundreds of publishers.
Zinio online delivery takes the world of paper-based publishing and
transforms it into an environmentally friendly growth opportunity
for publishers and advertisers. Digital editions can be read online
or offline and seamlessly incorporate rich media interactivity
including video, flash and audio.
"We have seen a growing requirement from Australasian publishers to
produce digital versions of magazines and hence we are delighted to
be able to provide Zinio to our customers," said PMP NZ CEO Rodger
Shepherd. "We believe Zinio is a logical fit with our magazine
distribution and print business investments in New Zealand and
Australia and adds significant value to our vision as a complete
publishing solutions provider. We have done considerable research
into the various digital publishing options and firmly believe Zinio
is the best. It is great to be involved with the world leader."
With offices in New York and San Francisco and local partners in the
UK, Spain, China, Japan and other countries around the world now
including New Zealand and Australia, Zinio continues to grow a rich
portfolio of over 700 titles for consumers from publishers that
include, Bonnier, Hearst, IDG, Gruner + Jahr, Hachette Filipacchi,
IPC Media, McGraw-Hill, The National Magazine Company, Playboy
Enterprises, Primedia, Transcontinental Media, and Ziff Davis.
PMP is Australia's largest printing services company with revenue in
excess of $1.2 billion and over 3,000 people in locations across
Australia and New Zealand.
PMP provides leading integrated communication and distribution
solutions and consumer insights through its divisions: PMP Print,
PMP Distribution, PMP Maxum, Gordon & Gotch, PMP Micromarketing,
PMP Direct and MercurySubs.