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Ultimate NEW Line of Cold Laminators for the Wide-Format Print Industry

May 7, 2021
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Ultimate NEW Line of Cold Laminators for the Wide-Format Print IndustryWe are so excited to add GFP to our partnership, as their line of wide-format cold laminating systems are powerhouses in the industry, leading the way in innovation and convenience for users in the modern digital market. Their unique dedication to their partners (and the end-user customers) is something not often encountered in this space; they offer quick responses to inquiries, unbeatable service, and powerful media to support their products and their clients around the world.

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How to Make High-Volume Documents Faster & Easier Than Ever

April 12, 2021
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How to Make High-Volume Documents Faster & Easier Than EverIf your large business needs to bind together documents frequently and in large volumes, then you understand what a time-consuming task it can be. There is machine setup for particular job specifications, manual operation of the machine during the job process, and then finishing of the particular binding, such as edge trimming or inserting. Plus, the operation of these machines is usually quite expensive; not just with the initial investment into the industrial machinery required, but the cost of your operators' time during production, which is an ongoing and increasing cost. This large machinery also takes up quite a bit of real estate space in your office or production room. But now there is a better solution; a machine that solves all of these problems.

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Best Thermal Binding Machines for Small Offices

By Mallory Morsa
April 5, 2021
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Best Thermal Binding Machines for Small OfficesWhen it comes to binding together pages, reports, presentations, or any other kinds of documents for your small business, you basically have two choices: send your files to a local print shop to print and bind for you, costing upwards of $10 per book, or buy a big, bulky, plastic binding machine that requires setup, training, and quite a bit of time punching and binding. But what if we told you that there was a different solution? Something that was fast, easy as pie, and completely affordable, even for the most strict small business budgets?

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6 Key Features for the Best Replacement Paper Cutter Knife

March 28, 2021
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6 Key Features for the Best Replacement Paper Cutter KnifeWhen it comes to finding the best paper cutter knife, there are several things you want to look out for. Not only does it have to be the right size and fit to be compatible with your machine, but it needs to be made of quality material, have a proper concave and bevel, have exceptional tolerance, and ensure a perfectly square and clean cut through your material. But it is a bit more complicated than just that.

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Best All-in-One Coil Binding Machines

By Mallory Morsa
March 25, 2021
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsNow, in 2021, we finally have an innovative system that is truly all-in-one, featuring the puncher, the inserter, and the electric crimper integrated into the machine for a quick, simple, non-hand-cramping-for-high-volume solution.

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5 Best Report Covers for Business Presentations

By Mallory Morsa
March 17, 2021
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWe've been binding presentations for over 80 years in our industry, and we have tried EVERYTHING out there so now you don't have to! Comb through the mess of report covers and binding spines and set yourself on a simple, quick, and professional solution instead. All of these binding covers offer these three important factors and can help you step up your presentation game.

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Best Wire Binding Machines for Small Offices

By Mallory Morsa
March 10, 2021
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Best Wire Binding Machines for Small OfficesIf you're tired of sorting through hundreds of brands, comparing specifications and features, and assigning each value to determine if the price s fair (and within your small business budget), then you can take a breath now because we will take it from here. We've been in the binding industry for going on 80 years and we have touched and handled thousands of machines, which makes us uniquely qualified to evaluate these machines and assess their value. So we wanted to do the homework for you. We know you could do it yourself, but why spend the time when we already have the know-how and just need to share it with you?

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35% Off Our Quick, Simple Report Covers that Don't Need a Machine

April 2, 2020
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NEW! Quick, Simple Report Covers that Don't Need a MachineThe fastest want to bind professional reports is with our new quick, simple, side-staple report covers. Also called Agility covers, these easy wrap-around covers have a soft matte clear front to show your first page through, and a premium linen spine and back that is available in black, white, or navy blue colors. All you need is your pages and a stapler.

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Easter Fun with Binding101

By Mallory Morsa
March 30, 2020
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you are looking for something new and fun to do with the family this Easter, consider making themed laminated printables, foil cards, and other crafts that can bring a new sense of joy and excitement to the whole group! These laminator kids crafts are easy, affordable, and incredibly fun! We've got you covered this holiday season and beyond.

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Most Popular School Laminators

January 29, 2020
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Most Popular School LaminatorsWe've compiled a list of the top 4 school laminators on the market, and highlighted only the truly noteworthy features. That way you can ignore all of the confusing specs that don't apply to you, and just get down to the point.

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Difference Between Pouch and Cartridge Laminating

January 29, 2020
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIn this post, I am going to discuss two different ways to laminate, both involving tabletop machines: using a pouch laminator, and using a cartridge laminator.

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Easy, Professional, & Cheap Counter Display Ideas

January 10, 2020
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Easy, Professional, & Cheap Counter Display IdeasWe've put together some of our favorite counter display ideas to share, and are excited to do so today. These options are incredibly simple, fast to make, and affordable for anyone (even family-owned small shops), all while remaining very professional. This list of tabletop displays won't require any machines or special equipment.

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Top 5 NEW Items Added in 2019

December 16, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsAs 2019 comes to a close, we've gathered a list of our top 5 NEW products added this year. These items flew off the shelves as soon as we added them to our lineup. Take a look and see how they can help you too!

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Laminating Glossary of Terms

December 11, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsIf you're brand new to laminating, some of the terminology you may come across might be a little confusing. To help end the frustration, we've compiled a list of the most popular lamination terminology terms, along with their definitions. This laminate glossary will help you get a handle on the basics of laminating.

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Our 3 Favorite Business Card Cutters

December 10, 2019
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Our 3 Favorite Business Card CuttersIn this post we are going to share our 3 favorite business card cutting machines. These machines are not only rated well by our staff, but by our customers as well. They offer the best value for the buck.

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Top 5 Comb Binding Machines of 2019

December 9, 2019
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Top 5 Comb Binding Machines of 2019We offer comb binding machines at every price point, to ensure that customers like you gain access to cutting-edge technology while staying within your budget. As 2019 comes to a close, we've gathered a list of our top 5 plastic gbc comb binding machines to get the job done right. These models have high customer ratings, and will help you achieve a more streamlines workflow through the printing, binding, and finishing process.

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Top 5 Wire Binding Machines of 2019

December 3, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWire binding is professional and classy...it is no wonder why it is the premier choice for business presentations and proposals across a huge variety of industries. And to accomplish the perfect wire bound book, you need a machine that won't cause you trouble, and will provide executive results. Our goal at Binding101 has always been to try to simply the buying process for our users, making it easy for them to choose. So as 2019 comes to a close, we've gathered a list of our top 5 wire binding machines to get the job done right.

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Top 5 Coil Binding Machines of 2019

November 25, 2019
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Top 5 Coil Binding Machines of 2019Our goal at Binding101 has always been to simplify the process and make it as easy as possible, so we've gathered together a list of the top 5 coil binding machines of 2019. These machines are top-sellers, blowing the competition out of the water. They have high customer reviews and will help you improve efficiency and workflow, while allowing you access to easy, on-demand coil bound book making.

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Top 10 Machines of 2019

November 18, 2019
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Top 10 Machines of 2019We've compiled a list of the Binding101 most popular machines of 2019, across all categories. This selection of machines have high reviews from clients, and include a business card cutter, binding machines, grommet press, heat press, corner cutter, and more.

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How do Coverbind Covers Compare to ProBind & Unibind Covers?

November 15, 2019
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How do Coverbind Covers Compare to ProBind & Unibind Covers? There are three brands that hold the market share on thermal binding, and they are each pretty different. Even though the process of binding is similar, the covers themselves vary quite a bit in look, available options, price, and strength of the finished bind. So in this post, we wanted to briefly compare those top thermal binding brand covers: Coverbind, ProBind, and Unibind.

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