Even as ebook revenue growth slows down across the U.S. book publishing industry, ebook vendors like Data Conversion Laboratory are continuing to see gains as publishers and other companies seek to create and distribute digital content.
Data Conversion Laboratory Revenues Up 18% in 2013, Continuing a Strong Trend with Three-Year Growth of 60%
2013 achievements include being named to the E-Content Top 100 for the third straight year and passing the 200 mark in life sciences customers
Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), an industry leader in organizing, converting and enhancing content into digital formats, today announced an 18 percent increase in 2013 revenue, continuing a strong trend that has seen revenue increase 60 percent over the past three years.
Driving growth was expansion in a number of areas:
Life Sciences: New clients using its Structured Product Labeling (SPL) services, bringing the total to more than 200; expanded its regulatory compliance solution list to include Affordable Care Act 6004 from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a key requirement for life sciences companies.
Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishing: Growing demand for reflowable eBook conversion, and for the development of digitized archives.
Technical Societies: DCL added a number of customers to its already impressive list, serving technical societies such as The Optical Society, IEEE and ASTM International, supporting standards and journal publishing as well the digitizing of legacy collections.
Manufacturing: Growing industry trend toward using DCL to digitize parts data and catalogs to increase sales and gain efficiencies.
Government: Continuing strong demand from the public sector for digitizing vast stores of data, including using DCL’s new Automated Document Conversion service, and a growing need to distribute information electronically.
Publishing: DCL expanded its copyediting and composition services for a wide variety of journals and books; DCL also became the first agent selected for the U.S. Copyright Office’s eSerials initiative.
Other notable achievements in 2013 included being named to the EContent Top 100 for the third straight year and launching its Automated Conversion System for managing high-volume conversion.
“2013 was the year data came on everyone’s front-page agenda, but for the past few years the explosion of content and information has made clear the need to find better ways to organize information, display it and make it understandable,” said Mark Gross, president and CEO of DCL. “We’re proud to be in the forefront of developing technology and services to help public and private organizations meet their growing need to digitize, share and manage various forms of content. Our new Automated Data Conversion service is one example of new tools that provide more sophisticated analysis and conversion of content. We see this trend only continuing for 2014.”
About Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc.
DCL (www.dclab.com) is a leader in helping organizations maximize the value of their content assets investment through digitization and organization, making reuse easier and providing greater accessibility. With DCL’s process, content quality is vastly improved, systems are future-proofed, redundancies are eliminated and revenue opportunities are expanded. With expertise across industries including life sciences, government, manufacturing, technology and professional organizations, DCL uses its advanced technology and U.S.-based project management teams to help solve the most complex conversion challenges securely, accurately and on time. Founded in 1981, DCL has been named one of EContent’s Top 100 companies for the third straight year.