About New Holland Publishing
New Holland Publishing is an International book & map publisher and logistics service provider to the book industry. The head office is situated in Cape Town, South Africa and overseas offices are in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
MapStudio has been the leading publisher and distributor of maps in Africa for over 50 years. Products include a large range of detailed street guides, road maps, atlases, tourist maps, coffee-table & illustrated atlases, educational products and wall maps.
In addition to this large product range of maps, MapStudio also distribute the internationally renowned Globetrotter Travel Guide series which comprises over 100 international destination titles. This Travel Series encompasses travel guides, maps, atlases, foreign language phrase books, island and safari & wildlife guides.
Since its founding in 1958, MapStudio has always strived to maintain and publish maps of the highest quality and accuracy through a local team of in-house researchers and professional cartographers. Today, MapStudio has the capacity and ability to meet the ever-changing needs of the mapping industry with an excellent online mapping website and dedicated digital custom mapping division.
All MapStudio products may be customised, branded or supplied digitally. For further information, or to discuss your specific requirements, please call us nationwide on 0860 10 50 50 or visit our online store at www.mapstudio.co.za
Random House Struik
In August 2008 Random House South Africa and Struik Publishers announced their merger to create a significant new player in the African book publishing industry. The new company, known as Random House Struik, brought together two of the country's most prominent book publishers.
Random House Struik’s local publishing, which promotes books written in both English and Afrikaans, is underpinned by Struik's 51–year heritage, publishing under the Struik Lifestyle, Struik Nature, Struik Travel & Heritage, Fernwood Press and Zebra Press non-fiction imprints and the Umuzi fiction imprint.
Struik's previous bestselling local titles include In Black and White: The Jake White Story by Jake White (Zebra Press) which sold over 200,000 copies in 2007.
The Random House Group balances this local publishing strength through its many diverse and highly respected imprints, providing Random House Struik with internationally acclaimed authors such as James Patterson, Ian McEwan, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie, Bill Bryson, Richard Branson, Andy McNab, Terry Pratchett, Lee Child, Robert Harris, Dan Brown, Mark Haddon and Jacqueline Wilson. The Group is also the international publisher of lauded South African writers such as J M Coetzee and André Brink, as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Random House Struik is partly owned by New Holland Publishing SA (Pty) Ltd and the Random House Group Ltd in London, and is a division of the Times Media Group.
Struik Christian Media
Struik Christian Media is a leading publisher and distributor of Bibles, Christian and inspirational titles in South Africa, representing the top Christian publishers in the world.
The company is a division of media giant Times Media Group, which is home to a number of well-known South African brands including Exclusive Books, The Sunday Times and Random House Struik. It provides high quality, accurate and inspirational content across all formats and categories, including books, eBooks, DVDs, audio books, mobile books and gift product.
Struik Christian Media (SCM) has developed a reputation in the publishing industry for being a ‘wholesome’ brand, taking pride in publishing high quality books that aim to inspire and change the lives of their consumers.
Their foothold in the South Africa market makes them an attractive publisher with extensive nationwide distribution through all the major retail chains including CNA, Exclusive Books, PNA, Bargain Books and CUM Books.
The company is the exclusive distributor in South Africa for some of the top Christian publishers in the world, including Thomas Nelson Publishers, Charisma Media, Destiny Image and FaithWords.
It also manages many of the leading international inspirational author brands including John C. Maxwell, Joyce Meyer, John Eldredge, Perry Stone, Joel Osteen, Jentezen Franklin, TD Jakes, Myles Munroe and Max Lucado, as well as leading local brands such as Retief Burger, Nianell, Nina Smit, Dr John Tibane and Dr David Molapo.
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Christian Republic is an exciting online resource website for Christians. It's a friendly environment for Christians of all ages and denominations to interact and access cutting edge resources online such as an online shop, prayer request rooms, blogs, bible tools, a church finder and much more.
Booksite Afrika is the largest book warehousing and distribution facility to the South African book trade with a market share of 45 - 50 %. They are also the largest distributor of South African published titles into Africa. Booksite Afrika's relationship is based on a strong partnership principle with Publishing partners playing an active role in managing the business together with Booksite Afrika.
MapIT is the leading supplier of quality digital maps of Sub-Saharan Africa. Clients use our spatial data for vehicle tracking, fleet management, emergency services, web mapping, business planning, market analysis, geo-marketing, call centre solutions and mobile applications.
MapIT was established seven years ago, providing digital map data to the local market. The successes in South Africa enabled us to expand our coverage and we are now the leading provider of comprehensive maps of Sub-Saharan Africa.
The consistency, innovation and accuracy of our digital mapping activities in Sub-Saharan Africa, and subsequent expansion into Africa, attracted the interest of Tele Atlas, the world’s most trusted source of digital maps. Times Media Group owns a 51% share of MapIT through New Holland Publishing and Tele Atlas now owns the remaining 49%.
Tele Atlas has integrated MapIT’s extensive mapping data into their global database and enhanced it using their sophisticated and innovative technology, so we are able to provide our clients with map data of international standards, resulting in a superior end-product.
Lovell Johns is a map making company providing cartography, GIS and mapping services to businesses, publishers and the public sector.
With over 40 years experience in the mapping industry we are experts at providing mapping solutions to suit each individual client's requirements. It's this personal approach that means our clients can always be assured of the quality of their mapping project.