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De Gruyter acquires scientific journals from Carl Hanser


Carl Hanser Verlag, one of the leading German publishing houses for literature as well as applied engineering, technology, computer science and economics, transfers its eight scientific journals to the Berlin university publishing house De Gruyter.

De Gruyter will publish the journals "International Journal of Materials Research", "International Polymer Processing", "Kerntechnik", "Materials Testing", "Practical Metallography", "Tenside Surfactants Detergents", "ZWF - Zeitschrift für wirtschaftlichen Fabrikbetrieb" and "HTM - Journal of Heat Treatment and Materials ”as of January 1, 2021.

De Gruyter is an independent academic publisher with headquarters in Berlin and offices in Basel, Boston, Munich, Beijing, Warsaw and Vienna. For 270 years, De Gruyter has published research in all academic disciplines. De Gruyter publishes over 1,300 new book titles and over 900 journals per year, is a leading open access publisher and provides digital access to academic content to over 12 million users per year on its degruyter.com site.

“The decision to hand over these scientific journals that we have successfully published for many years has not been easy for us. However, we have realized that an international publisher specializing in scientific publications like De Gruyter will be able to develop the potential of these titles more fully. I am delighted to have found in De Gruyter a renowned scientific publisher who, as an independent publisher like Hanser, is based in Germany and pursues a long-term corporate policy ”, says Wolfgang Beisler, Managing Director general and shareholder of Carl Hanser Verlag.

Carsten Buhr, Managing Director of De Gruyter, adds: “We are extremely happy to be able to expand our portfolio with the scientific journals of Carl Hanser. They are a great addition that will greatly enrich our portfolio. We will continue to develop the journals with editors with the same level of intensity and dedication as we did with Carl Hanser. Journals will also benefit from our global distribution network and digital platform. "