HighWire Press is a US company that provides digital content development and hosting services and solutions to ~140 influential societies, university presses and independent publishers that produce journals, books, and other scholarly publications. Long affiliated with Stanford University, HighWire is online host to more than 3500 peer-reviewed journals and thousands of scholarly books.
HighWire was the recipient of the 2003 Association for Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Award for "Service to Not-for-Profit Publishing", and was named one of the "Ten to Watch" organizations in the Scientific, Technical & Medical information space in 2014 by Outsell. Founding Director John Sack was awarded the Council of Science Editors (CSE) 2011 Award for Meritorious Achievement.
HighWire also offers Bench>Press, a customizable peer-review manuscript submission and tracking system, used by ~65 publishers.
In 2014, majority ownership of HighWire Press was purchased by the private equity firm Accel-KKR.