Best Binding Machine Manufacturers
Jan20

Best Binding Machine Manufacturers

There are many ways in which you can do document binding. The standard approaches are plastic comb binding, plastic coil binding or spiral binding and double loop wire binding. If you want to step outside the standard approaches, you can also consider using the Unibind or MasterBind approach. Unibind uses a heat activated glue and MasterBind has its own “channel” system for binding documents. There are many creative ways to approach...

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Akiles Versamac Commercial Binding Machine
Dec14

Akiles Versamac Commercial Binding Machine

If you are doing a lot of binding for clients, the only kind of machine you should have is a commercial punch machine that can handle an interchangeable die system. The versatile machines handle any punch you need including coil, wire, comb, or Velo binding.   Akiles Versmac falls into this category. It is a robust punch machine that can handle any kind of punch binding you need to get done. There are 2 Versamac machines...

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What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?
Oct14

What Is Your Breakeven On a Binding Machine?

Sometimes it is tough to decide, should I bring my bookbinding in-house our outsource it to another shop? Picking the right binding machine is only half the problem. Figuring out what it all costs is another. So, If you were to buy a Rhin-O-Tuff OD4012 binding machine, what would it cost? And, how long would it take to get your money back? Let’s do the math. Question 1: How many booklets will you do in a month? Let’s say 80 Question...

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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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Rhin-O-Tuff Punch Die Buying Guide
Jun10

Rhin-O-Tuff Punch Die Buying Guide

If you are a print shop or a UPS Store that wants to offer printing and binding services to your customers, you are going to need the right Commercial Punch Binding Machine. The one you will need should have interchangeable punch dies to accommodate any type of bind your customers may need. Made in America Rhin-O-Tuff is a good bet for you. It is an American made machine that has the only 3-year warranty while most other manufacturers...

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Commercial Binding Machine: Akiles Versamac Series
May06

Commercial Binding Machine: Akiles Versamac Series

For professional print shops, document binding is still a service that is requested by customers. When you get them, you want to make sure you have the right equipment to manage the project. A manual binding machine is not going to work for you. They generally can not handle many pages. The force needed to punch multiple documents would require more man-hours than necessary. Akiles makes an interchangeable die machine called the...

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