Established in 1951, Shandong People’s Publishing House (SPPH) is the first comprehensive local press of Shandong province. In November of 2009, it was nominated as the country-level publishing house, and awarded as one of Top 100 Publishing Houses by General Administration of Press and Publication. In 2014, it was awarded as Outstanding Publishing House of Chinese Government Award by SAPPRFT.
Shandong People's Publishing House always adhere to “serving the overall situation, valuing quality & taste, promoting academic integrity, popularizing scientific knowledge" as its publishing concept. It puts into practice of the quality strategy as well as brand strategy. With 2,500 items of books published annually, its comprehensive strength ranks the first among local people’s publishing houses. In the past 60 years since its establishment, SPPH has published a large amount of excellent books with both high quality and market competitiveness. It has totally gained over 2,000 awards of country-level, provincial level and above, such as Five-One Book Project Awards, Chinese Government Award for Press and Publishing, Outstanding Press and Publishing Award of China, Three-Hundred Original Publishing Engineering, Outstanding Popular Books Award of China, One Hundred Outstanding Books for Youth of China, Outstanding Party-building Readings of China and other outstanding book awards.