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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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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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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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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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How to Bind Books Fast

July 12, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWant to learn how to bind books fast? We're talking, lightning speed, here. Take a look at the fastest ways to bind books with and without a machine.

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Spiral Coil Binding FAQs

June 24, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWhether you are new to binding and interested in learning the ins-and-outs of spiral coil, or you've been binding for a while but have some questions, in this blog we answer all of the FAQs we get about coil binders.

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Wire-O Binding FAQs

June 20, 2019
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Wire-O Binding FAQsQuestions about Wire-O binding? You've come to the right place. In this Binding101 article, we review the most common questions we get about wire.

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Are 4:1 or 5:1 Pitch Binding Coils Better?

June 19, 2019
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Are 4:1 or 5:1 Pitch Binding Coils BetterHave you ever wondered if 4:1 or 5:1 pitch binding coils are better? In this blog, we briefly discuss the top-pick, and explain why.

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Best Coil Binding Machines for Offices

June 7, 2019
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Best Coil Binding Machines for OfficesSpiral coil binding is a popular choice for offices of many kinds. No matter your industry of work, or even your volume of workload, there is a great coil binding machine that will fit your office's needs perfectly. That is why we have compiled this list of some of the best options. We categorize these book binding machines by office-size, including home office, small office, medium office, and large office. Each machine within these groups has a price point that typically works well for that level of work, as well as the most desired features and functionality.

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How to Make Educational Presentations

June 4, 2019
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How to Make Educational PresentationsIf you work within the education industry, no matter what department, you likely have come across various educational presentations. Well, in this blog we are going to discuss some of the best ways to make educational presentations of all kinds, without the hassle associated with traditional or old-fashioned punch-and-bind machines (like plastic comb binders or the flimsy slide-on binding bars). Make your lectures and reports more professional than ever, without spending a lot of time, or investing a lot of money -- these solutions are fast, simple, affordable, and professional.

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How to Make an Emergency Procedure Binder for your Office

May 29, 2019
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Introducing NEW Satin Matte Thermal Reactive FoilsWith the natural disasters seemingly becoming more frequent and more powerful in nature, it is more important than ever to have a proper procedure for emergency situations that may occur during business hours in your office. Properly planning for various possible emergency situations can not only help ensure the safety of your employees and yourself, but also provide your entire staff with a sense of comfort in knowing that there is a plan and knowing what to do in a time of crisis. In this post, we discuss how to make an emergency planner binder and the various tools you will need.

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What are the Best Electric Spiral Binding Machines? Here are the 4 Top Picks!

April 22, 2019
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What are the Best Electric Spiral Binding Machines? Here are the 5 Top Picks!If you love the look and functionality of spiral coil binding, and you're ready to start binding in your office (or ready to upgrade your machine), then take a look at these top 4 picks for the best spiral binding machines. Perfect for offices of several sizes/volumes, these machines are reliable, efficient, and a great bang-for-your-buck.

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How to Effectively Bind Large Documents 7 Ways

April 16, 2019
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How much are Binding Report Covers?If you need a way to effectively bind big books, or extra thick stacks of paper, then this article will be of some help. We're going to review some of the best ways to bind thick books so that they look professional and are functional. We will compare the differences, and show you the look so you can choose which method will be best for your thick document binding needs.

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NEW! Kwik-Pik-R Sheet Counting Ring for Paper Lifts

April 15, 2019
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NEW! Kwik-Pik-R Sheet Counting Ring for Paper LiftsWondering how to get the perfect amount of paper for each punch with your machine? Introducing the new "Kwik-Pik-R" sheet counting ring: a small, convenient tool that lets you easily turn a thick stack of pages into easily-punched stacks.

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What are the Best Electric Thermal Binding Machines?

April 11, 2019
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What are the Best Electric Thermal Binding Machines?If you're looking for the best of the best in thermal binding, then Coverbind is the brand name you will want to choose. There are several other brands out there, all of which work well from some testing and comparison we performed, however, Coverbind is different for several reasons, which we will discuss below. But first, let's answer the question of this blog: what are the best thermal binding machines? There are 3 different models we will go over.

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What Brands of Tape Binding Machines are there?

April 10, 2019
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What Brands of Tape Binding Machines are thereManufactured by Powis Parker, Fastback machines are at the cutting edge when it comes to longevity, quality, versatility, and ease of use. These fast tape strip binding machines offer a variety of easy-to-use features, including one-touch function, which makes it easier than ever before to bind large quantities of documents. Learn about why there are not any other options aside from Fastback, and how these innovative binders can help your business.

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