Book Printing – Choose the Right Company

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You finish writing the last chapter of your book and click save. Over the next several months you proofread, proofread and then proofread some more. Years of compiling your story has finally come to an end and you let out a sigh of relief that you’re finally finished. But are you? Now you must decide on which book printer is best suited for your needs. This is after all your baby that you’re handing off to a complete stranger. You need to feel at ease that the book printer will take extra care and attention to your hard work. Below are a few tips to consider when selecting a book printer: Service Nothing is more frustrating than trying to call a company and being greeted with an automated attendant making you press 1 to speak to a real person only to go to voicemail. Expect more from your book printer! …

Plastic Coil and Wire-O Binding

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Among the many ways to bind sheets of paper together, two of the most popular are coil and comb binding. To make things confusing there are coil and comb options for both metal and plastic materials.  Of those options, the two that have risen to the top for professional purposes are Plastic Coil and Wire-O (metal comb). Although these methods are similar there are a couple of distinctions that can help you decide which method will be best for your project.  Durability vs. Appeal Generally speaking, Wire-O is considered to be a better looking product and Plastic Coil is considered more durable. Both are very durable and will almost certainly keep those pages together. However, if really smashed the plastic option will spring back to its original shape where the metal coil may remain deformed.  Because of this durability, Plastic Coil binding is often employed on volumes that will see …

Gusseted Pocket Folders

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Standard pocket folders are great for general presentation. But what about those times when you have bulky materials such as a perfect bound catalog or if you have a large volume of materials to include? Maybe you need to include digital media, a folded poster or a book of samples.  A Box for All That Stuff Gusseted Pocket Folders are the answer. A gusset is simply an extension of the pockets and flaps. We add scores to create a boxed area to accommodate those thicker contents.  Go BIG! While we’re at it, why not include a custom diecut shape on those pockets or flaps. How about a velcro dot to keep everything together? Or to really stand out, consider embossing or foil. Whatever your requirements, Advanced Print & Finishing can create a custom gusseted pocket folder to meet your needs.  A Lasting Impression By tailoring your pocket folder to the …

Pocket Folders

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Keep it Together Not only are pocket folders a great way to stay organized, but they are a wonderful way of displaying your company’s branding and print collateral.  The standard pocket folder is 9”x12″ with 2-4” pockets with or without business card slits. We also offer custom printed folders on the paper of your choosing.  Customize If you need plain folders with a die cut window like those used for tax preparation we produce those too. But, if you want your folders to be a bit more unique, get creative with: • Custom Shaped Pockets • Embossing and/or Foil Stamping • Business Card Slits • Printed Stepped or Stitched Inserts • Unique Sizes • Velcro Dots  And the paper options are endless! Need Help? Call or email us to discuss how our team of designers and craftsmen can assist with your pocket folders : 770-664-8199 /