Book Printing: 5 Ways to make Manuals and Handbooks More User-Friendly

Many businesses and organizations print manuals and handbooks to provide guidance on a variety of topics. Common examples include the following: Training and Instruction Manuals Repair, Maintenance and Technical Manuals Equipment, Assembly and Operator Handbooks Employee and Company Handbooks Policy…

Printing Lingo: What is a Roll Fold?

A Roll Fold refers to a document folding method that uses a succession of parallel folds to create multiple panels of approximately the same size. Also known as a Barrel Fold or an Over-and-Over Fold, Roll-folding is a popular choice…

Does Your Business use Handwritten Forms? Explore the Improved Function and Convenience of Padded Forms in a Wraparound Cover

Carbonless forms (aka NCR forms) provide a quick and inexpensive method for creating multiple copies of an original document. This is why carbonless technology is very popular in the world of business, particularly for handwritten forms that are filled out…

Printing Lingo: What is Sequential Numbering?

Sequential Numbering, also known as Consecutive Numbering, refers to the printing of ascending or descending identification numbers so that each printed unit receives its own unique number. This unique number can appear in one position, or in multiple positions, on…

Book Printing: Five Ways to Help Your Book Stand Out

As a printer of books, we are often asked about various ways to add distinction to a medium or long run book project. More specifically, which features will provide a unique look without adding a lot of extra cost. Below…

Catalog Envelopes vs Booklet Envelopes

Catalog envelopes and Booklet envelopes are two popular types of business envelopes. Both are available in various sizes, with the most common sizes being 6″ x 9″, 9″ x 12″ and 10″ x 13″. These larger envelopes are ideal for…

Why Saddle-Stitched Booklets Require the Page Count to be a Multiple of 4

Most booklets are created with the Saddle-Stitch binding method. This economical method uses printed sheets that are folded and nested one inside the other and then stapled through the fold line with wire staples. The staples pass through the folded…

Map Printing: 7 Things to Consider when Printing a Custom Map

Custom-printed maps are used by a variety of enterprises, including businesses, tourist attractions, recreational complexes, park departments, schools, event and project planners, utility companies, government agencies and many others. If you have an upcoming map project, below are seven tips…

Mini Book Printing: 5 Practical Uses for Small Books and Booklets

Certain book projects require the books to be quite small in size. Not only are the width and height dimensions smaller than usual, the thickness of the book sometimes needs to be kept to a minimum as well. Though there…

10 Frequently-Asked Questions about the Spiral Binding Method

1) Is Spiral Binding the same as Coil Binding? Yes. Spiral Binding and Coil Binding are interchangeable terms for the same book binding method. 2) How is a Spiral Bound book constructed? The spiral binding method joins the pages and…

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