Two New Publishers Join Ingram Publisher Services


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 is handling sales and distribution of the company's book titles in the U.S. and Canada. The company also takes 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 Sports 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."

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Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies 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 Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.