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200,000 sq. ft. plant housing a full complement of binding styles for hard cover and soft cover projects.

 

Smyth Sewing

 

Perfect Binding

 

Hard Cover Binding

 

Square or Round Back

 

Special Cover Treatments

 

Casemaking

 

Comb Binding

 

Wire-o binding

 

Spiral Binding

 

Saddle Stitching

 

 

Looking for alternative bindings or special treatments?

 

Wire-o Binding

 

Spiral Binding

 

Comb Binding

 

Saddle Stitching

 

 

Special Finishes:

 

Foil

 

Embossing

 

Debossing

 

UV

 

Shine Fx

 

Grain Texture

 

What We Can Print For You

Hard cover and paper cover books

 

Short-run digitally printed books

 

Catalogs, magazines, brochures, newsletters,

flyers, posters and calendars

 

Manuals, directories, journals, annual

reports and Armed Forces publications

 

Children's books, textbooks and

commemorative books

 

Quick-turn real estate guides

and sports programs

 

Music tour books, slip cases and dust jackets

 

So much more – just ask!

IN-HOUSE BINDERY

SEWN BOOKS

 

Hardcover Books are Smyth sewn, a chain lock stitch that sews

each section together and creates a flexible spine.

 

Endsheets and reinforcing tape are applied to the book prior

to casing-in. Endsheets can be white, made from colored paper or printed.

 

Headbands are a cloth strip applied to the top and bottom of the spine for a finished feel.

 

There are many options:

 

Printed Sheets

 

Cloth/Leather applied to board

 

Foil Stamping

 

Embossed

 

Debossed

 

Textured with Linen or Cambric Lamination

 

Clear Lamination in Matte or Gloss

 

Board options include 98 pt. or 120 pt. thicknesses, padded board, and board in various densities. Your estimator can assist you determine the appropriate board to use. Dust Jackets can be applied as well.

 

 

SADDLE-STITCHED


Saddle-Stitch binding is our most popular binding. Saddle-Stitch binding

is like catalogs, magazines and programs.

 

Signatures are collated into each other then stitched through the fold with staples.

 

 

SEWN BINDING

 

Smyth Sewn

Well known standard for art books and large coffee table books.

Smyth sewn works well for coated or uncoated papers.

 

 

HARD COVER CASE IN BOOKS

 

A Smyth Sewn book bound in cloth, leather or the like, over stiff material.

 

 

SOFT COVER

 

Soft cover or paperback books are made with an adhesive binding called "perfect binding."

Perfect binding is a cost-friendly manufacturing choice.

 

Perfect Binding Process Soft Cover:

1) Page sections are gathered

2) Spine is skived off

3) a thick covering of glue is applied

4) A paper cover is applied to the spine

5) Book is then trimmed to size in a one high speed process

 

Paper covers are printed on cover weight stock, and can be enhanced with a variety of special treatments. Lamination is highly recommended for paperback covers to protect them from scuffing.

Laminations are offered in a variety of flat and gloss finishes.

 

 

Jostens, Inc. |  Printing & Publishing |  1.814.278.6770                                    CLARKSVILLE, TN |  SEDALIA, MO |  VISALIA, CA

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