Book Stitching- To bind by stapling sheets together where they fold at the spine, as compared to side stitch. Also called pamphlet stitch, saddle stitch, wire stitch and stitch bind
Comb Binding- To bind by inserting the teeth of a flexible plastic comb through holes punched along the edge of a stack of paper. Also called plastic bind and GBC bind (a brand name).
Coil Binding- To bind by inserting a flexible plastic coil through holes punched along the edge of a stack of paper.
Tape Binding- A method of securing loose printed pages with a strip of tape or plastic strips fused with heat
Numbering- Imprinting printed pieces with sequential numbers.
Embossing- To press an image into paper so it lies above the surface. Also called cameo and tool.
Gluing- using glue to fasten stacks of paper into a notepad or tablet.
Stamping- Method of printing that releases foil from its backing when stamped with the heated die. Also called block print, and hot foil stamp.
Padding- using glue to fasten stacks of paper into a notepad or tablet.
Die Cutting- To cut irregular shapes in paper or card stock using a die.
Folding- Flat sheets run through a bindery machine dedicated to folding printed materials such as brochures and booklets.
Scoring- To compress paper along a straight line so it folds more easily and accurately. Also called crease.
Perforating- Taking place on a press or a bindery machine, creating a line of small dotted holes for the purpose of tearing-off a part of a printed matter (usually straight lines, vertical or horizontal).
Shrink Wrapping- Clear, plastic protective covering used on product packages that can be shrunk by heat to fit tightly around the package.
Three Ring Binders- binders holding sheets that have been drilled with holes.
Fulfillment- Assembly of multi-part, multi-page materials, ready for mailing or your distribution. From printing to distribution, all under one roof. Also see our direct mailing capabilities.