May 16, 2018

Taylor & Francis partners with Apex CoVantage to maintain gold standard for book publishing

Two people shaking hands over a new partnership agreement.Apex CoVantage (Apex), a technology-led publishing services provider, announced today that Taylor & Francis Group has selected it as a major full-service content production partner for its global academic book program. Building on a seven-year relationship, Apex will continue to lead prepress production of a large share of Taylor & Francis academic books including editorial and composition services as well as overall project management.

Apex will work with Taylor & Francis to raise the bar in academic publishing through increased speed to market, high-quality author support, and continued technology advances powered by Apex systems and innovations.

“Taylor and & Francis is recognized as the gold standard in the industry and Apex is dedicated to ensuring its continued success and market leadership,” said Margaret Gupta, Apex Chief Operating Officer.

“We need partners that are proactive and come up with innovative ideas and solutions to better serve our customers,” Said Nigel Eyre, Taylor & Francis Global Production Director. “Apex has continuously met that criteria over the course of almost a decade working together.”

Throughout its long-standing partnership, Apex has supported Taylor & Francis’ exponential growth, reduced its time to market by 35%, and driven the introduction of new eProducts.

Moving forward, Apex will implement new process improvements including artificial intelligence and natural language processing technology while maintaining the personal customer service and human interaction Taylor & Francis employees and authors have come to rely on.

About Apex CoVantage
Apex is a leading supplier of data conversion, editorial, and content enhancement services to publishers worldwide. By offering leading technology and broad industry expertise, Apex delivers exceptional solutions to its customers. Apex has been managing large scale projects for publishers and media companies around the world for nearly 30 years. Learn more at

About Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, and Technology and Medicine. Learn more at

Media Contact:
Lindsay Legendre
Apex CoVantage
Marketing Director

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