Binding and Finishing

Finishing refers to the processes that are performed on printed media. In this post-production stage, value is added to the job in the form of fastenings and decorative materials which are incorporated into your finished product.



These are some of the more popular binding options, but if you have something else in mind, let us know and we will do our best to accommodate. 


Our standard binding services are available for same day service, however also available are other binding options what will require between 1 to 7 days lead time.




Saddle Stitch

Same day service available.

Two or more staples hold the pages together at the spine


Same day service available.

This is the most versatile of binding options, the plastic coil spine allows pages to fully turn.


Same day service available.

Also known as cerlox or surelox. This consists of a solid plastic spine and triangular holes.


Same day service available.

Loose Leaf binders, from standard 3-hole to custom requests, bound with D-ring or O-ring.

Perfect (softcover)

7 day lead time required.

Pages and cover are glued together at the spine.


[Minimum of 500units]

Case (hardcover)

7 day lead time required.

The highest quality and most costly of standard binding styles.


[Minimum of 500units]


24 hour lead time required.

Also known by wire-o, ring wire and other names, this metal coil is preferred for top bound layouts.

The variety and range of ways value is added to your print job in the post production stage are virtually endless, but here are some of the more common finishing options we provide for you:

  • Embossing & Debossing
  • Perforation lines
  • Cutting
  • Die cutting
  • Foil stamping
  • Raised Print
  • Spot or UV Coating
  • Varnish

Scoring & Folding

Here are the more popular folds that you might consider when creating your layout.



Folded in half into two panels (50%,50%)


Folded in half twice



Folded into two overlapping panels


Single Gate

Folded into three panels with two folds.

(25%, 50%, 25%)


Three Thirds panels folded into a zig-zag style



Four quarter panels folded into an accordion style


Double Parallel

Folded in half twice in parallel.


Double Gate

Folded in half, then each panel is again folded to meet in center crease (24%,26%,26%,24%)

If you require anything not listed here, just ask us and we'll do our best to meet your requirements or propose a viable alternative.


Have questions?

We'd be happy to provide you with further pricing information at our shop or over the telephone at +1 416 9774292+1 416 9774292