|ECPA | dp Book Cover Awards: RISC|
Hamm is Director of RISC|AmeriScan Research (Research Institute for Social
Change) at Marshall Marketing, and has been with the company since
1990. He has worked with RISC|AmeriScan since the company’s first use of the
1996. Marshall Marketing, in Pittsburgh, Penn., was founded in 1985,
does survey work and marketing consulting with a variety of national
and local-market clients, and currently conducts more than 75,000
consumer interviews annually.
The ECPA | dp Book Cover Award is sponsored by Dickinson Press.
Dickinson Press, Inc. [DP] is a well established and innovative book manufacturer specializing in trade soft and hard cover books, Bibles, New Testaments, dictionaries and educational workbooks. DP also specializes in lightweight papers and compact or mini books. In August of 2010, Dickinson Press along with STL Distribution and Snowfall Press, announced an alliance that places an on-demand book making facility within the STL Distribution center. The alliance combines Dickinson's 125 years of printing expertise with Snowfall Press' next generation integrated printing software. DP purchased and manges the fully-automated digital book making and binding operation. The operation enables complete automation from the uploading of files, to pre-flighting the files, to printing, binding and shipping. The alliance provides significant benefits to publishers and retailers alike. Out-of-stock books, niche titles, and out of print books are readily available for same day turn-around of orders. It is DP’s vision to become the leading provider of unique, high quality services to Christian book marketers.