Binding Machines: How to choose for your print shop
Aug03

Binding Machines: How to choose for your print shop

Are you a small UPS Store or small print shop that is trying to find value added services to offer your customers? One area of services that you could provide is document binding and binding machines are the tool to help you. So the question you will next need to ask yourself is what kind of binding do you want to offer? So what kinds of documents will your customers need to have bound: the employee manual, the book, the instructional...

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Wire Binding? Saddle Stitching? Designers Beware
Nov16

Wire Binding? Saddle Stitching? Designers Beware

As a printer, part of your job is to educate your customers how print finishing works. You should have a catalogue of design recommendations for the different document finishing they may use. As an example, you should have design requirements for: Wire binding Coil Binding Saddle Stitching Side Stitch Binding Perfect Binding Case Binding Comb Binding Help your customers understand how to avoid waste and money by giving them the...

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My Recommendation To Print Shops Is Consider Print Finishing and Binding As First Step In Print Design
Dec17

My Recommendation To Print Shops Is Consider Print Finishing and Binding As First Step In Print Design

How to avoid waste in binding and print finishing. You may remember the late Steven Covey used to say about life, “Begin with the end in mind.” It’s great advice. It has applications in most things in life. If you are building a business, you can begin with the end in mind. Understanding, the steps you need to get there. I use the same in my print finishing and binding planning. If you are producing big publications, the last step in...

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Binding Machine Review: Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines
Sep23

Binding Machine Review: Rhin-O-Tuff Binding Machines

Looking for a commercial binding machine? As a professional print shop owner, you need a machine that is going to provide you heavy duty performance and quality finishing. The Rhin-O-Tuff line of commercial binding machines will give you both. They operate with an interchangable binding die system that allows you to offer a variety of binds including wire binding, comb binding and plastic coil binding. If your current prouction is...

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Has Your GBC Pro-Click Binding Machine Busted?

Does your GBC Pro-Click Binding Machine no longer work? We have had several people approach us regarding their GBC Pro-Click machine that has busted. Their challenge? They can’t get the parts to fix it. This is not the first time we have heard this from GBC customers. Parts replacement seems to be a problem for machines that are no longer in production. Unless you are trying to double your production and increase margins on your...

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4 Things You Need For Calendar Making

Time to finish producing those 2014 marketing calendars for clients It is that time of year again. Time to think about next year, as you are closing out this year. Calendars continue to be an excellent marketing tool for companies to use. If it is well designed, it makes a great addition for any customer’s wall. With the right subtle placement of your client’s brand, they are prominent on their customer’s wall. It still has to be good...

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