Side & Saddle Sewing

We broke a record lately by producing this huge side sewn book! Look at the range of sizes we can produce. This week’s topic is all about what we can do with Book Sewing. It’s amazing how with the range of modern binding methods that good old-fashioned Side Sewing and Saddle Sewing (also referred to as Singer Sewing and Center…

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Custom Setup Boxes

This video features three of the most common types of Setup Boxes that we produce all in-house. We have two machines that produce these boxes, which go by various trade names. The first orange box shown above is the most common type of Setup Box. If there’s confusion as to what type of box that is (because there are so…

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CAPACITY FOLDER WITH MAGNETIC CLOSURE

Look at these beautiful Capacity Folders! They’ve been debossed, foil stamped and have hidden magnetic closures. When your client is looking for a folder that will stand out on a desk, we can help! These two Capacity Folders each required a total 5 finishing operations in our shop: Debossing Foil Stamping Die Cutting Gluing Magnet Application The customer supplied blank…

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Cross Fold with Glueless Insert

The challenge of a Cross Fold piece like this one isn’t the die cutting or folding. Gluing the inserts onto the Cross Folder is the typical way of doing this job. But, as you can see in the video and the image below, the insert on the centre panel is not attached by glue! A piece like this is produced…

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Z-Fold Cards

When it comes to producing Z-Fold Cards, you print and we finish! When we produce Z-Fold Cards, you don’t have to include any trademarks or vendor identification marks on the piece, and you aren’t limited to certain stocks or standard sizes. Your Z-Fold Cards can have: PMC die-shaped covers Any size or shape of covers Covers with pockets or slits Folded covers…

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FOLDER WITH SPINNER

This looks like a typical Folder from the outside, so why is it featured in this email? I’m showcasing this piece because it’s highly unusual inside. Upon opening the Folder, the user sees a “handle” that can be moved up and down. The action of moving the “handle” replicates the movement of the breaker boxes being marketing by the folder.…

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Casebinding Catalogue

We’ve just released our latest catalogue, which showcases our extensive case book binding abilities. Over 50 images show the numerous ways we can enhance and add value to Hardback/Case Bound books. If you would like a hard copy mailed to you or would like the PDF version, I’d be more than glad to send you a copy. Please email me…

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VELCRO CLOSURES

 The product featured in this email is Velcro Closures. We get calls for jobs that require a closure of a flap, whether it’s on a book, folder, printed folder on 10pt stock, cloth wrapped board flap on a box, etc. Depending on the product and its intended use, a Velcro Closure is often a great option because it is…

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Perforated Windows

We are a bindery that is known for doing the unusual and offering value added services that would normally require additional suppliers. With 4 Bobst/Brausse die cutters, we are able to offer customers with folding jobs add-ons like Die Perforating. Die Perforating can be used for a range of applications from perforated tear-strip envelopes and boxes to peel-back windows (as…

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SETUP BOXES

Setup Boxes is an industry term for boxes that are not collapsible and are very sturdy. They’re also wrapped boxes, meaning the actual box is chipboard, but the final product is covered in a material like litho printed sheets, cloth, faux leather, plastic film laminate, etc. We make Setup Boxes in unusual sizes – as small as 3” wide x…

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