2015 Instructional Materials Resource Conference

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St Louis, MO - July 28 - 29, 2015 ** Please note: pre-registration… [more]

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2015 BMI Annual Conference

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL - November 8 - 10, 2015 Boca Raton Resort & Club 501… [more]

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2015 Roundtables

Human Resources Roundtable - Postponed to Fall (date to be determined), Chicago, IL Finance Roundtable… [more]

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Welcome To BMI


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Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) and Hardcover Binders International/
Library Binding Institute (HBI/LBI) Announce Merger…

Letter from the BMI President…

Welcome to the Book Manufacturers’ Institute website.  Our member companies range from full service book manufacturers to companies that specialize in the digital print market, specialty binderies, component printers, packagers,  equipment manufacturers, and suppliers of a variety of materials and services.

Since 1933 BMI has provided value to its member companies and to other book industry professionals.  Our member companies represent every facet of our industry, and produce the great majority of books ordered by the U.S. book publishing industry.

We promote readership and literacy and we offer unparalleled networking opportunities. BMI strives to give back not only to its members and to the book industry but also to the communities our members do business in.

BMI continues to provide a vital link between book manufacturers, publishers, suppliers, and governmental groups.

Please contact our BMI office if we can ever be of any assistance.


Jac B. Garner
Book Manufacturers’ Institute, Inc.  




  “I cannot live without books.”
Thomas Jefferson – 1815