Who we are
Westchester Publishing Services has been the preferred project management, production, editorial, and digital services provider for many of the best known and most prestigious academic, trade, and children’s publishers since 1969.
Westchester’s UK Head office is in Stratford upon Avon and our UK-based editorial project management division is based in Devon. Our parent company, Westchester Publishing Services LLC is employee-owned and headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut. We also have wholly owned editorial, composition, and typesetting facilities in New Delhi and Chennai, India.
Our UK-based education division, Westchester Education UK & International, can work further upstream, providing content creation and authoring services to educational publishers and edtech firms worldwide.
Westchester has over 400 employees as well as access to hundreds of expert freelancers in the UK, US, and internationally. We provide full-service editorial and composition, along with standalone composition, editorial, and project management services, structured around reliable, high quality, flexible, on-time delivery, plus affordable scalability to meet our clients’ specific needs.
Our specialised capabilities include:
- academic and scholarly publications;
- journals and white papers;
- education and ELT;
- trade fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books;
- copyediting, proofreading, and indexing;
- full-service project management;
- eBook conversion and XML workflow;
- author and publisher liaison.
Founded in 1969, Westchester fulfils editorial and production requirements for more than 350 client publishers and edtech firms, on over 10,000 books and digital books each year, representing annual production of more than 2+ million pages of client content.
In 2008, Westchester acquired 100% ownership of the India-based composition firm, Antares Publishing Services (APS), after seven successful years of collaboration. The APS staff of more than 300 provides production services exclusively for Westchester clients from our offices located in Chennai and New Delhi.
In 2014, Westchester Publishing Services established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) becoming a 100% employee-owned company in the US. In 2017, Westchester Educational Services US began operations in Dayton, Ohio.
In 2018, Westchester expanded into the UK and international markets with the establishment of our UK office and in 2021, Westchester Publishing Services UK Ltd acquired River Editorial, the Devon-based provider of editorial and project management services. Around the same time, Westchester launched Westchester Education UK & International, serving educational publishers and edtech firms.
Contact us and learn how your publishing programme can achieve affordable scalability with Westchester Publishing Services UK.