From inception, River Valley has been an industry pioneer. We have a reputation for pushing the boundaries in publishing technology and investing heavily in R&D. We have been leading the complex composition market for over 30 years. Here are some highlights:

2019

Launched world’s first XML-based end-to-end publishing solution

Launched RVFormatter
Automated conversion of XML to final PDF

2016
2013

Launched ReView –
content agnostic peer review

Launched online book authoring and production platform

2011
2003

First true XML-first page composition service

Launched on-screen copy editing service

1999
1993

First typesetting company to scan illustrations at publication quality

Delivered graphics for first book published in UK with computer generated illustrations

1990
1988

Launched first computer illustration service for UK publishers