Paste Binding

Paste/glue binding is a binding style done on small booklets. Unlike wire saddle stitching, paste/glue binding uses glue instead of wire stitches (staples). Books that are paste/glue bound lie flatter than saddle stitched books. Paste/glue binding is more environmentally friendly than saddle stitching because the booklet does not have to be disassembled to be recycled. Unlike saddle stitched binding, paste/glue…

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Diecut Pop-out Mailer

This eye catching mailer has a Diecut Pop-out and two folded panels. If your client is looking for a way to make their printed mailer more interesting, this is a great option! When the carrier is opened, the diecut image of a digital camera “lifts” off the carrier. Instead of simply printing the image, adding a pop-out feature like this…

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Perfect Binding

Why Perfect Binding Might be the Best for Your Project At Anstey Book Binding we are honoured to be Canada’s leading bookbinder. In business since 1882, we have grown alongside the city of Toronto and the bookbinding industry; our expertise comes from decades of learning and servicing clients both in the GTA and across Canada. At Anstey Book Binding we…

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TWIRL TOP BOX

The unique boxes featured in this email are called Twirl Top Boxes. While we did not produce this particular box, we can produce a range of sizes, from tiny to very large. The largest sheet we can diecut on our 4 – 40” automatic diecutters is 30” x 56”. Our jobs can also be produced quickly, with our diecutters producing…

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UNUSUAL DIAMOND FOLD

The folded brochure featured in this week’s email was a university acceptance brochure mailed to the incoming students. We produce 50,000 of these units every year. We’ve noticed that universities and colleges are spending more money on print advertising, specifically direct mail, than ever before. Next month, we have a run of 1.2 million pieces to fold for the University…

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Diecut Starbucks Box

This box looks like an ordinary die-cut, folded and glued box with a standard bottom … until you try to open the lid. The lid is glued shut! Glue dots are applied to perforated tabs (see image below) on both sides of the lid so the contents cannot be removed before sale. The alternative to having glue dots on perforated…

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Hexagon Box

The brightly coloured Hexagon Box showcased here is litho-wrapped and is actually two separate pieces. The top piece nests into the bottom piece and has a flap that opens to a compartment. We produce 5-plus sided boxes in smaller quantities from a few hundred to a few thousand. We can do various sizes and configurations and all we need is…

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Capacity Folders

Capacity or gusset folders have one or more gusset pockets on the inside of the folder. Like all folders, capacity or gusset folders require die-cutting and gluing. In addition, they require, highly sophisticated box gluing and, in for the folder shown in this email, the hand application of a Velcro closure. This picture shows the capacity that opens on the right…

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Anstey Book Binding

Canada’s Leading Bookbinder At Anstey Book Binding we have been honoured to serve Canada and many international clients and their highly specialized bookbinding needs. Our history is closely intertwined with that of the city of Toronto, and we have grown alongside the city. Nearly fifty years after the founding of Toronto, two professional bookbinders by the names of Messrs. Anstey…

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Pop-ups

We produce pop-ups!  We do all the die-cutting, required gluing and hand assembly (in most cases).  The first four diagrams are by far the cheapest: each of the four getting progressively more expensive.  The following picture are very labour intensive.  With the first two pictures, the piece “pops open”, when the page is turned.  With pictures #3 and #4, the…

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