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Selecting the Right Shrink Wrap for Product Packaging
Flexible packaging solutions such as shrink wrap provide many benefits to the packaging industry. For any consumer product, it is crucial to make sure that it is properly packaged and sealed to protect the product for mass distribution. Packaging food comes with its own set of challenges such as...

Avoiding Wrinkles in Your Folding Machine
When first operating a folding machine, it is common that you may run into a few issues, wrinkles being one of them. A folded sheet of paper may come out of the folding machine with a few wrinkles and while this can be frustrating, luckily it can easily be avoided. Below we provide some tips and...

Different Paper Drill Bit Styles & Tips for Longevity
Paper drilling has become a lifesaver for those in the printing industry. Thanks to paper drilling machines , drilling holes in paper for binding purposes has become extremely efficient and high-speed. While typical hole punches can only punch holes into about 10 sheets of paper, paper drilling...

Selecting The Right Vacuum Cup For Your Application
How Vacuum Cups Work For Material Handling Vacuum cups are used in many industries, including packaging, printing, food, & beverage. Also known as suction cups, they make the perfect handling device on both manual and automatic types of machinery. They can handle almost anything from...

Tips For Maintaining Corner Rounders
Corner rounders are great for giving your print projects the perfect finished look with smooth, round corners. The world of print production has become more personalized over time, requiring special equipment to get the finished look you want. Basic paper cutting, while still prevalent in the...

Trimmer Knife Lifespan For Guillotine Paper Cutters
The quality of a print booklet is often determined by the quality of the paper used and the smoothness of its edges. For paper edges that are seamless and exact, guillotine paper cutters are high performing machines that can cut paper of many stocks at a relatively high speed. While these cutting...

Characteristics of Quality Stitching Wire
Used all over the commercial printing industry, stitching wire is present in saddle stitching, side stitching, loop stitching, booklet making, corner stitching and inline press stitching. This wire is used for binding together magazines, catalogs, booklets, and other spine-stapled books....

EVA Binding vs. PUR Binding
Adhesive application is a crucial step in the binding process, as it dictates the longevity of the book and its pages. The glue is often applied to the spine of softcover and hardcover books, and the type of adhesive glue makes more of a difference than one might think. There are two adhesives...

Overcoming Perfect Binding Challenges
It’s no question as to why many have resorted to perfect binding for their publication projects. It’s quicker, easier and more affordable! While this method was originally designed to be performed on more heavy-duty projects, it has become the go-to option for projects that require...

How To Create Durable Softcover Books
When deciding which style of book to produce, there are many factors to consider – page count, durability, cost… the list goes on. For those wanting books that are long-lasting and durable, hard covers are the best option. Pages are sewn into a firm spine and covered with paper...