Springer New York is the United States publishing division of Springer-Verlag Heidelberg. Under the brand 'Springer,' worldwide publishing houses in Berlin, London, Paris, New York, Tokyo and Milan, Italy, produce more than 3,500 new books each year, as well as 1,250 journals most of which are also available in electronic form. Springer is an international scientific publishing company and is ranked as one of the top publishers of science, technology and medicine publications in the world. The publishing program, which is developed in offices throughout the world, covers subjects that range from the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering and computer science to medicine and psychology. In the fields of economics and law, Springer offers an increasing number of books in management science. Since the merger with the Dutch scientific house, Kluwer Academic Publishers, in February 2004, the range of products has increased further; it now includes publications on the arts and social sciences.