Pre-Press

Our state-of-the-art, fully electronic pre-press department gives us the ability to process your supplied files quickly and efficiently producing hard proofs for you in just 2-3 days. Emailed digital, soft proofs can be supplied even faster. We know your time is valuable so we’re happy to help you get your project into production as soon as possible.

Printing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a book is all about the printing. With 20+ years experience and the equipment to back us up, we can recommend the best method to get your piece printed quickly, efficiently and beautifully.

  • conventional web

    Multiple shifts around the clock enable us to provide FAST and FLEXIBLE schedules for your 1, 2 or 4-color print projects.

    Benefits of Conventional Web Printing:
    • Great for longer runs
    • Speed and quality
    • Pages leave press ready for trim and binding

     

     

  • inkjet web

    High quality, inkjet printing allows the production of smaller quantities of books in a shorter time frame and eases inventory management with a “just-in-time” approach.

    Benefits of Inkjet Web Printing:
    • Speed and quality
    • Perfect for variable data projects
    • Ability to update information with every print

  • traditional offset

    Multi-colored covers, jackets and inserts benefit from the knowledge of our team and the skill and experience of our offset pressmen.

    Benefits of Traditional Offset Printing:
    • High-quality printing
    • Cost-effective longer runs
    • Many paper, print and finish options

     

  • Digital

    High quality, digital also allow the printing of small quantities in a short time frame. Black and full color text is crisp, with an end-product comparable to offset print standards.

    Benefits of Digital Printing:
    • Speed and quality
    • Ideal for short-runs like advanced reader copies
    • Variable-data capabilities

     

     

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In-House Binding

  • Smyth/Adhesive Case

    Whether Smyth sewn or adhesive bound, Case Binding lends your project a sturdy hardcover while lending your designers the best flexibility. Case binding is compatible with almost any book block and is popular for art and coffee-table books, professional journals, cookbooks and novels.

     

     

     

  • Perfect Bound

    Perfect Binding uses spine glue to fuse the pages and form the book’s spine. Various adhesive options can create a lie-flat piece and offer even more flexibility and resilience. This technique is a perfect option that can reduce costs without sacrificing strength and durability and is popular with both soft and hard cover projects.

     

     

  • Saddle Stitch

    Saddle-stitched binding is one of the most common methods of binding. Staples placed at the fold, create a soft spine. An ideal technique for smaller booklets, brochures, marketing materials, programs and catalogs, organizations find saddle-stitching to be cost-effective for seminar, tradeshow and events materials.

     

     

  • Mechanical

    Mechanical Binding, created using Wire-O, plastic spirals or combs, require a larger margin in the layout of the book for binding, but easily lends itself to options such as inserts, die cuts, tabs and foldouts. Many colors, sizes and materials are available to enhance the aesthetics of your project.

     

     

     

Additional Services

  • Laminate

  • Insert

  • Drill

  • Shrinkwrap

Storage, Mailing & Distribution

Whether you request your project be shipped immediately, securely stored in our warehouse for later shipping or shipped per order, we are happy to create a solution that combines our pick and pack fulfillment, efficient distribution and personalized e-commerce services to best fit your needs.

  • Books are a uniquely portable magic.
    - Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
  • I love the smell of book ink in the morning.
    - Umberto Eco
  • Each book was a world unto itself, and in it I took refuge. - Alberto Manguel, A History of Reading

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