Wiley-VCH GmbH, Weinheim, Berlin

Originally founded in 1921 as Verlag Chemie, Wiley-VCH plays an important role in providing scientists, engineers and economists with high quality information. Its integration within the global John Wiley & Sons Group since 1996 allows the company to distribute its program in every country on this planet. Our strength is based on our joint endeavors and success with people all over the world. From the very beginning, the publishing program covers most areas of the natural sciences, such as chemistry, physics, life sciences, medicine, engineering and now also economics. While such information has traditionally been published in the form of journals, databases, reference works and books, online and offline services are now becoming increasingly important, alongside inter- and transdisciplinary portals. The company's staff in Weinheim, Berlin, and Zurich represent the foundation of all our services with their professional expertise and experience.

Wiley's B2B division publishes a broad portfolio of specialist periodicals as well as targeted B2B online portals and digital media for decision makers and opinion leaders in the field of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, biotechnology, health, laboratory technology, automation, physics, safety and security. Whether you’re looking for print, online, corporate publishing or marketing services: Wiley offers you the full range of high-quality media and services – from one source and across all media. We are market leaders, trend-setters in B2B publishing – and your reliable partner for you as corporate customer or reader.

Ernst & Sohn GmbH, Berlin

Since its foundation 1851 in Berlin, today Ernst & Sohn belongs to the prominent publishing houses in the German-speaking countries particularly for civil and structural engineering. The book program with the emphasis reinforced concrete and steel structures, structural design and calculation, building physics, geotechnics and standardization supplies indispensable specialized knowledge for the learning and training of civil engineers in planning and execution. The most important book in the publishing house history - the "Beton Kalender" (concrete calendar) - was published in 2006 in the hundredth edition. Later best-sellers like the "masonry calendar", the "structural steel calendar" and the "building physics calendar" are likewise successful yearbooks apart from well-known standard works like the "timber construction handbook" and the "foundation engineering handbook".

The steeped in tradition scientific-technologic journals of Ernst & Sohn, "Beton- und Stahlbetonbau" (concrete and reinforced concrete structures), "Bautechnik" (structural engineering), "Stahlbau" (steel structures) and "Bauphysik" (building physics), obtain the specialized knowledge for civil engineers from the first hand, competently and up-to-date. All journals as well as some of the books are presented also in the electronic format.

With the since 1988 every two years praised out "structural engineering award" of Ernst & Sohn, the publishing house contributes to the improvement of the public reputation of engineers and explains to which extent structural and civil engineers are involved in the organization and execution of our built environment.


Based in Zurich, Wiley-VHCA AG has been publishing the journal of the same name since 1917 - for many years one of the world's most renowned chemistry journals. As of January 2004, the company is also the publisher of the new journal, Chemistry & Biodiversity. Apart from these two journals, Helvetica Chimica Acta regularly publishes scientific books intended for a select, chemically minded readership. Wiley-VHCA AG is a subsidiary of Wiley-VCH.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Chemistry and Peace.

Our core businesses include scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade publishes books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester

The company's largest subsidiary, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., is based in Chichester, United Kingdom, headquarters of Wiley Europe. The company also has publishing offices in Bern, London, and Paris. Wiley Europe is a major indigenous publisher of journals, books, and electronic products.

John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.

Based in Brisbane, Wiley's Australian operation is involved in most facets of the book publishing industry, from school to tertiary, professional and trade, including atlases and dictionaries.

John Wiley & Sons Asia

Based in Singapore, Wiley Asia sells English-language books of U.S. and European origin. It copublishes local language translations of selected titles with partners in China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and publishes English-language business, finance, and current affairs books and journals.

John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd.

Based in Toronto, Wiley Canada publishes college textbooks, trade, and professional reference books primarily in the business disciplines. They also market and distribute U.S. and European print and electronic media products for the educational, professional, scientific, medical, and consumer markets.


Jossey-Bass, based in San Francisco, became a part of the Wiley family in 1999. It has wide spectrum of publishing areas, ranging from business & management, mediation, negotiation, to education and health, psychology and human resource development.