Posts Tagged: Saddle Stitched Book

10 Frequently-Asked Questions about the Saddle-Stitch Binding Method

1) Why is it called Saddle-Stitching? Saddle-Stitching may sound like an odd name for a book binding process that places wire staples through sheets of paper, but in the printing industry Stapling is commonly referred to as Stitching. Also, the…

Why Digital Printing is the Affordable Choice for Short Run Books

As a general rule, digital printing offers a lower unit cost than offset printing for short production runs, like 200 or 300 books. This is because a digital printing press has minimal set-up costs associated with a production run. Unlike…

Book Printing Lingo: What is a “Softcover” Book?

A softcover book refers to a book that has its pages bound within a pliable paper cover (like a paperback novel, corporate annual report or magazine). This is opposed to a hardcover book, which has its pages bound inside a…

Printing a Book? Here’s a Quick Checklist of Info your Printer will Need

When you are ready to print a book, you’ll need to relay the following printing and binding information to your printer… Don’t worry if you are unsure of any of these specifications, your printer can help guide you. □ Quantity…

Book Printing Lingo: What does “Self Cover” mean?

Self Cover means that the paper used for the cover of a book or other bound document is the same as the paper used for the interior pages. More Economical. One of the primary benefits of the Self Cover option…

Book Printing: The Many Benefits of Saddle Stitch Binding

Of all the softcover book binding methods we offer, Saddle Stitching is the most popular. We use this method for a variety of book types including catalogs, manuals, booklets, programs, multi-page brochures, newsletters, periodicals, wall calendars and mailers. Saddle Stitching…

Printing Lingo: What does “Saddle Stitch” mean?

    In the printing industry, Saddle Stitching refers to a very popular book binding method in which folded sheets are gathered together one inside the other and then stapled through the fold line with wire staples.  The staples pass…

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