Publications International, Ltd. (PIL) is one of North America's leading publishers of consumer periodicals, producing more than 400 new book titles each year and printing more than 20 million books annually. Louis Weber founded the privately held company in 1967. Mr. Weber remains the CEO and continues his mission of providing high-quality, high-value products for consumers worldwide.
PIL publishes books and educational products in the following categories: children's, interactive learning, sports, automotive, inspirational, reference, leisure, and travel, as well as photo storage and stationery items. The leading producer of children's electronic books, PIL has partnerships with many children's licensors, including Disney, Fisher-Price, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Sesame Workshop, and Warner Bros. PIL's Story Reader and My Poingo brands have earned many industry awards for interactive children's products.
PIL publishes cookbooks under license with many renowned brands, including Crock-Pot, Campbell, Hershey's, and Kraft, and also publishes its own line of cookbooks and cooking magazines. PIL cookbooks offer recipes tested by cooking experts and accompanied by full-color photography. PIL's wide range of specialty cookbooks appeals to a vast audience.