Binding

Perfect Binding
From the simple to complex, our perfect bound books are professionally and consistently bound. We can produce books up to 1.5 inches thick with acute attention to detail.

 

Perfect Binding Equipment
  • 20-pocket Tigra
  • 24-pocket Panda
  • CARONA PERFECT BINDER with 27 pockets with PUR
  • NB6 with 27 pockets with PUR and OTABIND COLD GLUE CAPABILITIES
  • NB2 with 27 pockets
  • 1 four-clamp Horizon for low-cost short run projects
  • 7-day-a-week production scheduling
Perfect Binders with Signature Collators
  • Muller Martini Tigra binder with 20 pockets and inline Merit 3 knife trimmer
  • Panda binder with 24 pockets and inline 4 knife capability
  • Horizon 440 binder with cover feeder (for short run perfect binding)
Mechanical Binding
With over 80 machines dedicated to mechanical binding, our equipment can produce runs as large as all other binderies in the upper Midwest combined.

 

Binding Equipment
  • 17 auto punch machines
  • 13 wire loop inserters
  • 14 wire spiral machines
  • 2 complete Gateway auto plastic coil systems
  • 15 plastic coil inserters
Wire Spiral Binding Machines
  • 1- Sickenger automatic binder with in-punch
  • 8- Sickenger PS 517s
  • 1- Sickenger PS 525  (large diameter – up to 50 mm
Wire Loop Binding Machines
  • 3- James Burn BB38s
  • 4- Sickinger STL1000s
  • 4- Sickinger TLB 13s
  • 2- Sickinger Twinserters
Plastic Spiral Binding Machines
  • 3- integrated coil inserting and crimping lines
  • 2- Gateway automated forming and inserting systems
  • 2- GBC Digicoil automated inserters
  • 19- manual plastic spiral inserters