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Explore our binding, paper and coating options

A wide range of options to meet all your printing needs


Flex Bound (hardcover)

A very thin board or cardstock is used for the case, resulting in a more flexible book and cover. This is often combined with smyth sewn for lay flat functionality.

Adhesive (hardcover)

Our standard hardcover product offering. The book block spine is ground down and glued to the case.

Sewn (hardcover)

The signatures of the book are folded and stitched through the fold. They are then sewn and glued together at the spine to form a text block that can open completely flat. This is one of the most durable binding methods available. 

Perfect Bound (softcover)

Perfect binding is commonly used for a variety of applications including trade books, graphic novels, travel guides, music books, reference materials, catalogues, manuals, financial publications and scientific journals.

Lay Flat (softcover)

Lay flat is a specialized bookbinding method where the cover is glued to the front and back pages of the book block, allowing the spine to float independently of the book cover. This enables the book to lay flat when open without the reader having to force the pages down.

Saddle Stitched Books (softcover)

Staples are inserted into the spine to bind the leaves together.

Mechanical Bound Books (softcover)

Mechanical binding allows the book to open completely flat. We offer three options: twin loop wire-O, plastic coil and concealed wire-O.


With more than 20 types of standard papers available year-round in all our production facilities, we have just what you need for any project:

  • Specialized inkjet paper
  • Extensive range of 100% recycled paper
  • Coated, uncoated and offset paper
  • FSC® certified paper

Got a special project?
We can source any type of paper you need - just ask us!

Uncoated papers Uncoated papers Uncoated papers Uncoated papers
Digital inkjet-treated papers Digital inkjet-treated papers Digital inkjet-treated papers Digital inkjet-treated papers
Coated papers Coated papers Coated papers Coated papers
Wide selection of eco-friendly papers Wide selection of eco-friendly papers Wide selection of eco-friendly papers Wide selection of eco-friendly papers



Overall UV
Spot UV
Foil stamping
This overall coating offers a brilliant high-gloss finish to your book cover. A glossy smooth coating that can be applied to selective areas of cover design. The process of hot-stamping a foil material of varying colours, patterns and styles to the case of the hardcover book to give the book a premium look and feel. Embossing and debossing are processes that make certain graphic elements stand out, giving them texture and raised/depressed effect.


Seal lamination
  • Mylar Gloss
  • Mylar Matte
  • OPP Gloss
  • OPP Matte
  • OPP Soft Touch
  • Lay Flat Gloss
  • Lay Flat Matte
  • OPP Scuff Resistant
  • Silver Foil Lamination
  • Overall UV
  • Flat Spot Gloss
  • Raised Spot Gloss
  • Glitter Spot
  • Raised Glitter Spot
  • Gritty Spot
  • Textured Spot
  • Overral UV Bond
  • 1.7-mil Matte Heat
  • 3-mil Matte Heat
  • 1.7-mil Gloss Heat
  • 3-mil Gloss Heat
  • 5-mil Gloss Heat
  • 10-mil Gloss Heat


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