iGroup / Crane Publishing












  • 1976 Establishment of the Headquarter of the Company at Taipei with its business specializing in the Linguistics and language teaching materials for schools.
  • 1986 Founding of the branch office at Taichung, enlarging our sales network and extending our service to the central area of Taiwan
  • 1988 Establishment of another franchise—Urbest International Company to market books at the pre-school, kindergarten, and grade school level
  • 2004 Establishment of another branch office at Kaohsiung, not only extending our market sales but also catering to the needs of and extending our service to the customers in the southern part of Taiwan. The annual sales and profit of the Company have been increased up to 10% with the auspice of the Kaohsiung branch office.
  • 2005-present Integration of the sales, accounting, marketing, and publishing departments in the northern part of Taiwan and re-location of the Company’s Headquarter to the Jinshan South Road.


  • iGroup was founded in 1983 Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Key focus in electronic information and publishing in the tertiary markets
  • Partners include Elsevier, Springer, McGraw Hill, etc.
  • Customers include universities, governments, libraries, etc.
  • Regional footprint with over 500 people in 12 countries