We have many options to choose from when you need to bind your booklets, manuals, or catalogs.
Saddle Stitching - Our Digital Presses are amazing pieces of equipment that prints, collates, folds , and staples, sheets into very nice and professional looking booklet. The stitching can be completed inline during printing or offline after booklets are assembled.
Comb binding - The classic round plastic bindings that require nineteen little square holes in each sheet of paper. This process can be used for books up to 400 pages. Pages can be added or removed easily. And the finished book lies flat when opened.
Tape bindings - Known for its strength and durability, tape binding is frequently the choice of librarians and graduate school professors. Works best with documents up to 300 pages.
We also provide printed or plain covers, clear acetate covers, and other types of bindings for specialty projects.
Collating is the process of gathering individual sheets and other elements of your printing project and assembling those elements into a final product. Copiers can collate automatically, but did you know that we can quickly and efficiently collate other items, too? The next time you have a big project that requires collating, keep us in mind - we make it so easy, you’ll never want to hand-collate again.
We have very sophisticated, computerized, digital paper cutters that are extremely fast and accurate. Our commercial paper cutters feature high-pressure hydraulic clamps to prevent paper shifting and razor-sharp carbon steel blades to guarantee the most precise cuts.
Our professionally trained graphic designers are computer artists who know how to use their creative abilities to improve the look of your printed projects. Creative use of color, typography, photos, and illustration can dramatically improve the effectiveness of your project. Good design can help create a favorable impression that makes your company and its products stand out in the crowd. Our designers are skilled at creating attention-getting brochures, sell sheets, booklets, manuals, and newsletters. We also specialize in the creation of business forms and all types of workplace documents.
Not all printing projects require a nice, straight cut along the edge of the page. Some need curved cuts, odd-shaped cuts, fancy cuts, or internal cuts. When your design calls for a specialty cut, call on the experts at our print shop. Our bindery department can handle any cutting need. With state-of-the-art die-cutting equipment, we’ll work hard to ensure the perfect cut every time. Choose from hundreds of specialty dies, or have one custom-made to your unique specifications.
We have folders that can fold in half, thirds, fourths, and even in half and half. Whatever type of fold you need, our folder can handle the job. This is a faster and cleaner way to fold your brochure or booklet for a clean and neat finished product.
We have electronic drills that make easy work of putting holes in your printed product. Whether you need 3 holes for a binder, 2 holes for a medical chart or 5-6 holes for a small binder, our equipment punches the paper accurately so they will fit in the clamps.
Sometimes printing products call for an extra layer of protection. For this we recommend lamination, where a layer of clear plastic is applied to your printed document to give it extra protection from the elements. Posters, menus, placemats, bookmarks, and many other products can all benefit from our 3-mil plastic laminate, which will protect your printing from the harsh elements that can be abusive to your product. By default we leave 1/4" of plastic around the edge but can easily trim it to be flush with the edge of the paper, or we can leave more plastic if needed.
Sometimes you need to keep track of who gets what. Weather you are getting a raffle ticket, invoice, statement, or work order, you need to track with a numbering system. We are able to number a job during the printing process or we can crash number offline after the job has been printed. We can custom number any job with 1 to 20 numbers per page.
If your job needs a stub like a raffle ticket or a return form like a brochure, we are able to perforate the paper so that separating the stub or return form is much easier. No more looking for a pair of scissors or ruining the form because it was not torn properly. After it is torn, it will leave a nice straight edge instead of being ragged. This makes for a much more professionally finished product that your clients and customers will appreciate.
There is nothing worse than opening up your new printing job and finding that it has been beat up due to the printer putting it loose in a carton. That is why we recommend that all jobs be shrink wrapped before leaving our facility. It keeps the job fresh, clean and neat so that when you are ready to use your printed product, it looks new and not old and beat up.