Publishing Solutions

Prepress and conversion solutions for high-velocity publishing.

Apex removes friction from the publishing process to create flawless publications to exacting standards.


1,500 employees worldwide

1,000s of publications processed annually

30 years helping publishers


Publishing Production and Editorial

Improve your first-proof acceptance rate and peace of mind. Apex has the tools and processes in place to expertly move any volume of manuscripts from acceptance to publication. Our XML-first processes and built-in quality controls ensure the highest levels of quality in record time.

• Project management
• Copyediting
• Typesetting
• Artwork and design
• Indexing
• eProducts creation

Learn how PLOS increased its first-proof acceptance rate by 85%.

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Ebook Conversion

Convert print or legacy PDF titles to EPUB or other ebook file format. Apex has processed thousands of books in accordance with unique customer requirements or industry standards like BISG metadata guidelines and EPUB 3 standard. Tell us about your project and we’ll help you make a plan.

  • EPUB
  • Mobi / Kindle
  • HTML / XML
  • Web PDF
  • Other ebook file formats

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Accessibility Workflow Design and Remediation

If you have already done the work to create an XML-first workflow, you are on the right path to producing born-accessible publications. Improving accessibility can be an iterative change process incorporated into your existing systems and Apex can help you get there.

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XML Workflow Design and Digital Publishing Consulting

If entrenched workflows based on old methods and older technologies are holding you back, Apex can help. We’ve worked with dozens of publishers to take a fresh look at their process, implement new technology, and cut time to publication — all without disrupting regular business.

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Find Your "Right Shore" Model

Publishers benefit from the ability to mix onshore and offshore resources to best fit their unique requirements. Headquartered outside of Washington, D.C., Apex has eight facilities across the U.S. and India to manage and scale according to your needs.

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Retained Teams

Where are the bottlenecks and pain points in your business that keep your staff from working on what brings you the maximum ROI? Let Apex focus on the tasks that are holding your team back. Our global specialists act as an extension of your team, working remotely without the overhead.

  • Data manipulation
  • Extraction, transformation, and loading
  • In-house metadata tagging
  • Customer support
  • Software support

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