Binding Machines: GBC or Rhin-O-Tuff?
Aug31

Binding Machines: GBC or Rhin-O-Tuff?

Like you, we are a print shop. When we look at binding machines, we think there is no comparison. Rain-O-Tuff beats GBC every day. It is on of the few machines manufactured in the USA. Parts are always available even if you do run into a snag. It is the binding machine used by Fedex/Kinkos. It has the best warranty. Binding Machines Comparison Here are the comparisons for your own information: Model Retail Price Paper Size Inter-...

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This Binding Coil Crimper Makes  A Good Coil Cutter
Aug26

This Binding Coil Crimper Makes A Good Coil Cutter

If you are purchasing a coil binding machine, a coil crimper is a must have tool. Have you ever coil-bound a book only to have the pages slowly but surely slide off the coil over a period of days, weeks or even months? Have you ever just pulled a coil binding out with one good yank? A good hand-held  binding coil crimper can prevent that. What Does it Do? This rugged tool is specifically designed to cut and then crimp the ends off of...

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Design Tips for Digital Printing
Aug24

Design Tips for Digital Printing

We recently had a customer come into our office needing a some books printed. There was a lot of confusion with the customer because they kept asking for a digital proof. It was kind of confusing because they sent us a PDF to print. So, why does she want a digital proof of what she already sent us? Sometimes, customers do not always effectively communicate what they really want. When she came into the office we started to understand...

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Akiles Diamond 5 – Electric Corner Rounder
Aug19

Akiles Diamond 5 – Electric Corner Rounder

Every Print shop needs a Round Corner Cutter The Akiles Diamond 5 – Electric Corner Rounder is a real workhorse. Not only will this machine cut paper and plastic, it will handle polyester, leather, polypropylene, and even PVC. Let’s see your fancy-schmancy scissors do that! Electric Corner Rounder is designed for high productivity and is made to cut through multiple sheets at a time. Great for the high-production print...

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Other Profit Opportunities for Print Shop Business
Aug17

Other Profit Opportunities for Print Shop Business

Print Finishing helps add profit and value. Sometimes it is not in your benefit to farm out some of the work. Be indispensable to your clients while adding value to your bottom line. Why not consider adding post-press & print finishing services like laminating, inserting, bursting, decollating, binding and even shrink wrapping to your customer offerings. All these services are valuable tools for your customer’s marketing...

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