Espresso Book Machine (EBM)

What is Espresso Book Machine?

Espresso Book Machine is owned by On Demand Books and is an instore machine that prints, binds, and trims perfect bound, black and white interior books, with a color cover, while the customer waits in the store. Click the following link to view a short video about these machines.


How can I find out if my book(s) are available through the EBM network?

IngramSpark automatically flags all print titles for the Espresso Book Machine that are placed in the US distribution network. You can see if your book is flagged for the EBM network by logging into your account and accessing your title list. Click on the title you are inquiring about, which takes you to the Title Detail page. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the section for ADDITIONAL INFORMATION where you will see ESPRESSO: Y               

Currently, only the following book types can be printed by these machines. If your book fits the criteria below, it is available to be printed on an EBM:


Where are the Espresso Book Machines located?

A list is located here:

However, IngramSpark can only provide digital files to the machines located in the countries we currently accept pricing for (US, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and Global Connect countries). For more information on Global Connect, click here

We are not able to supply digital files to the machines in places like South Africa, Egypt, or United Arab Emirates, to name a few.


How much do I earn for books sold through the EBM?

If your book is printed and sold through the EBM network, you will be paid as if it were sold in the US with the US price and discount that you’ve provided. You earn the same compensation as you do for US sales.


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