knkPublishing’s customer base includes 120 publishing companies in eight countries that rely on the only publishing software certified by Microsoft; Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States.
Our customers are medium and large publishing houses, e.g. comic publishers like Egmont Ehapa (Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Asterix, etc.), book publishers like the Lübbe group (e.g. Dan Brown: Illuminati), consumer magazine publishers like ModeInfo (Vogue, Elle) and b2b-magazine publishers as Vincentz Verlag Hannover (colors and coating) or specialized publishing houses like MEV (online picture database), or dtp entertainment AG (educational software and games), respectively.
Best known for The Bluejackets’ Manual and The Hunt for Red October, the Naval Institute Press is one of the world’s largest and most respected publishers of naval and military books. Created in 1898 with the publication of basic guides to naval practices, the Naval Institute Press has since broadened its scope to include books of more general interest.
Employing knkPublishing, USNI was able to bring together accounting, marketing, magazine management, book publishing, book distribution, royalties and advertising sales into one database. Read the press release
Industry: Books, Magazines, Not-for-Profit
Augsburg Fortress is the publishing ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Funded through sales revenue, Augsburg Fortress is called to provide products and services that communicate the Gospel, enhance faith, and enrich the life of the Christian community from a Lutheran perspective.
Industry: Books, Not-for-Profit
dtp entertainment is one of the leading German publishers, developers and distributors in the entertainment software industry. The company is based in Hamburg and employs over 180 staff. dtp entertainment develops and publishes entertainment software for all interactive entertainment platforms (PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, NDS, PS2, PS) and distributes these via all channels in the market, and also worldwide through a network of partners.
Egmont Group Germany is a leading comic publisher and licensee for Disney-Comics in various European countries. Egmont Ehapa; a knk-client since 2001, has been using knkPublishing since 2002.
Managing Director of Egmont Germany Frank D. Knau was entrusted with the substantial reorganization of the group. With the help of knk’s consulting services and knkPublishing’s modules – financial management, controlling, Purchase, Document Management, Project-Planning and Sales – Egmont increased it’s profitability. Managing director Frank D. Knau states:
“The reorganization would have been impossible without the help of knk and Microsoft Dynamics.”
Modules: Financials, Rights & Royalties, Purchase, Magazine Management
Industry: Comic Books
Publishing Group Lübbe is one of the largest book publishers in Germany. They are famous for publishing the books of Dan Brown and Ken Follet in Germany.
Lübbe has been a knk client since 2002. They use knkPublishing to substantiate all program-related decisions. During the economic and publishing crisis of 2008 Lübbe was able to increase their profit by 15 %.
Modules: Production Management, Program Planning, Purchase, Controlling, CMS-Integration