Category: Book Printing

Book Printing Lingo: “Self Cover” vs “Plus Cover”

  In the printing industry, the term “Self Cover” is used to specify a book or booklet that uses the exact same paper for its cover as it does for the interior pages. Conversely, the term “Plus Cover” is used…

Looking to Print an Employee Handbook? Here is an Overview of the Binding Options

Employee handbooks, also referred to as employee manuals, are used by companies of all sizes to communicate organizational policies, procedures, expectations, compensation and benefits, terms of employment, and other important information about the company and workplace. These handbooks are often…

How to Attain the Lowest Possible Price for Book Printing

If you’ve got an upcoming book or booklet project, you are likely looking for the most cost-effective solution. In order to attain the lowest price possible, it really helps to know how the features of a book will affect its…

Perfect Binding: Always Select PUR Adhesive when You Have the Choice!

Perfect bound books, especially manuals, catalogs, and directories, are used by a wide variety of businesses and organizations. Authors also use the perfect binding method for both fiction and non-fiction titles. Because of such widespread popularity, perfect bound books are…

Book Printing: 5 Tips for Laying out the Cover of a Perfect Bound Book

Perfect Bound Books are one of the most popular styles of softcover books. This binding style offers a very professional appearance for a relatively low cost.  Also, short runs of perfect bound books can be produced rather quickly on digital…

Book Printing Lingo: What is Coil Binding?

Coil Binding, also known as Spiral Binding, is a very popular and relatively simple bookbinding method. The coil binding process secures the pages and cover of a book using a durable plastic or metal coil that resembles a long spring….

Long-Run Printing: Five Ways to Save Money on Books, Catalogs, and Manuals

Once your business or organization gets to the point where it is ordering books, catalogs, manuals, or other multi-page documents in longer runs, say quantities of 5,000 or more, you will have likely outgrown traditional sheet-fed printing methods. Long-run print…

Book Printing Lingo: What is Comb Binding?

Comb Binding, also known as Cerlox binding or Surelox binding, makes use of a cylindrical plastic shape that has multiple curved tines along its length. This rigid plastic shape forms the book’s spine and would resemble a hair comb if…

Need a Small Run of Landscape Books? A Large Digital Press Offers the Best Value

A Landscape Book is a book that has a width dimension larger than its height dimension. Books that measure 11” wide x 8.5” high, 10” wide x 8” high, or 9” wide x 6” high are all examples of the…

Book Printing: 5 Tips for making Pocket-Sized Books more User Friendly

Pocket-Sized Books offer a cost-effective option for sharing printed information. The smaller dimensions not only result in a lower printing cost than a full-sized book, the compact format makes it easier to distribute the books by hand or through the…

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