Tired of your company blending in with the crowd? Find your blank covers and folders are lacking pizazz? Stand Out From Your Competition with Customizable Presentation Solutions. Binding101 has access to some of the highest quality printing equipment on the market, and we want to put it to good use for you! We can customize everything from Pocket Folders to Poly Boxes! We can help your company grow with a high quality image to present yourselves to prospective clients. Let us be your #1 source for high quality, personalized 3 Ring Binders, Plastic Binding Combs, Report Covers, Index Tabs, Presentation Folders, and so much more!
In our industry, laminating is a daily task that takes a lot of time and energy… more than we can offer in this tough economy with our limited staff and resource opportunities. It is for this reason that we have been in search of a quick and easy pouch laminator to speed up production and enhance efficiency. Most laminators that we have encountered have provided a great finished product with high clarity and optimum protection, however, none of them were able to meet our production speed demands; that is, until we located the James Burn SpeedyLam 330R Pouch Lamintor.
With their high quality metal construction and ease of usability, Akiles Products is one of the most famed binding machine manufacturers in the world. Learn about their popular GBC comb machine called the Megabind-M - a manual punch and bind plastic binding machine that is perfect for a mid-sized office.
We've done the homework for you by providing in-depth product comparisons on our most popular products to help you make an educated decision. In this review, we will compare the two Akiles MegaBind Plastic Comb Binders, including the Megabind-M manual punch and bind, and the Megabind-1E electric punch and manual bind.
The electric Akiles Megabind-1E Comb Binding Machine is perfect for high-volume usage in the office or production facility. It has a binding capacity of up to 2", and features easily disengageable punch pins. Fully disengageable pins are standard, letting you disengage multiple punching pins to allow for perfect centering of odd-sized sheets smaller than standard letter size. Learn all about this plastic comb binder in this product review.
Have you ever wanted to know what you need and how to foil print? In this comprehensive guide, I will walk you through everything you need to know about foiling. Bookmark it and use it for reference, or share it with your friends on social media so everyone can shimmer and shine with their own foils. I will teach you what foil is, how it works, and the different techniques used to apply toner foil to your printed designs.
If you are new to laminating, the guide below will walk you through the key points of laminating that you need to know, including the benefits of lamination, the different kinds of laminating machines, what questions you need to ask yourself before you buy a machine, and some common FAQs and troubleshooting tips to help you ensure you get the perfect lamination, every time.
Binding101 can offer all styles of custom binders. From custom sheet sizes, to custom materials, to a variety of ring sizes and styles, to premium full-color printing... we can do it all! Custom printed binders add the finishing touch to your presentation, while also organizing your materials in an attractive way. Learn all about custom ring binders and how your imagination is the only limit to what we can create.
Customized Journals are a great way to gain, and keep business with your biggest clients. With multiple sizes and a wide assortment of cover materials to choose from, we can help you create the perfect custom journal to fit your specific needs. These promotional tools are perfect for branding your organization. Follow through these 5 steps to learn just how easy it can be to create your own customized journal.
Everyone knows that when trying to gain new clients, the first impression is crucial. If you present your company using cheap cover materials and dusty samples, the likelihood that they will choose you as their supplier is very low. But when you use quality products to impress them at first-glance, then you have conquered the first step in gaining a new customer: making the perfect first impression.
Diploma Holders let you protect and proudly display awards, diplomas, certificates and much more. Customized Certificate Holders take the elegance one step further by allowing you to choose the size, color and material of the holder, as well as allowing for nearly endless custom printing opportunities. Add vibrant foil stamps and printing with the school, university or training facility name. Choose from several options below.
Magazines can be expensive! And if you are a physician’s or doctor's office where the magazines are handled roughly on a daily basis, often times by children, then you know they don't last long. And when you're replacing magazines every week, you know it is a costly expense for your office -- but with these 4 simple tricks you can protect and preserve those magazines to make them last.
① Bind them with Magazine Binders:
Magazine Binders are designed to protect and store your magazines, without covering the front so you can still see the cover. The back and spine are opaque, and are available in 4 different colors. If you want to get real fun,you can even color coordinate, using the green for garden and home magazines, red for glamour and beauty magazines, blue for real estate, etc. Each binder cover will hold 1 individual copy of a magazine, and clips over it easily, without punching holes or damaging the magazine integrity itself. Simply open up the binder, release the unique spring clamp bar and place it over the center of your magazine, then clamp it back into the binder. This easy application means you can change the magazines out when new issues arrive, without any hassle or time.
These Magazine Binders are the most widely used as a form of catalog storage and presentation. These pamphlet binders are excellent for waiting rooms, lobbies, libraries, individual collectors, and anywhere else magazines are handled on a regular basis or treated roughly. They are made with a heavy-duty flexible clear vinyl front cover and a stiff colored backing. The spring-loaded steel binding mechanisms let you quickly replace old issues. They will hold standard magazines with a sheet size of 8 ½” x 11” and the overall binder measuring 9 ⅜” x 12 ⅜” with a 1 ⅛” spine.
② Cover them with Plastic Magazine Covers:
Plastic Magazine Covers will accomplish the same thing as the magazine binders, protecting, storing, and displaying magazines. These, however, use a slip-in design where the front and back magazine covers are slipped into a plastic cover. Place your front cover into the front pocket, slide the open magazine under the spine strip (should be open in half, or close to it), and place the back cover into the front pocket. These pockets, along with the spine strip, will hold your magazines firmly in place.
The benefit of these covers is that they not only protect the outside of your covers, but also the inside because of the pocket design. This help prevent tearing and bending of the covers more than a traditional magazine binder. They are also available in a ton of different sizes for smaller 8 ¹/₁₆" x 6 ⅛" magazines, up to large 14 ⅝" x 11 ½" magazines -- some with a "high capacity" feature for extra thick magazines, such as look books. Plastic Magazine Covers are made of a durable 7.5 mil polyester, are clear on the front and back, and feature a colored trim with metal corners. Black, blue, and red trims are available, and the brass or silver metal corners help protect the most delicate parts of your magazine covers.
③ Store multiple magazines together in Magazine Storage Boxes:
Magazine Storage Boxes are a great way to organize a waiting room and keep magazines off chairs and tables. Plus, they allow you to categorize them to make it easier on your waiting room visitors -- you can categorize by age group (kids, teens, adults), by magazine type (home, beauty), or anything else you can think of.
They are available in a several different styles, including some that can completely cover your magazines, and others that leave them partially open and visible. You can choose front display or side display, and even flip-top or slide-out styles. Most catalog boxes feature reinforced edges making them perfect for stacking in storage rooms when not in use. They are acid and lignin free and, therefore, archival safe, making them popular for collectors as well, used for magazines, comic / graphic novels, catalogs, and more.
④ Protect them with a Custom Magazine Binder:
These stunning and unique magazine binders are multi-copy, meaning they feature several binding bars in the spine to allow for storing of many different magazines in one, customized display. They can be custom printed with a metallic foil stamp or silk screen, so you can brand it with your business information, the types of magazines included, and so much more. The unique spring metal rods that hold the magazines in place are easy to use, and allow for quick and simply removing / adding of catalogs. You can choose from 2" or 3" capacities, and choose from any of our many vinyl colors available. Custom magazine binders have a minimum order requirement of at least 50 and do require a lead time to be produced, so call us at (866) 537-2244 for a quote today.
About the Author • Mallory Morsa has been the product expert at Binding101 since 2008, and has grown up in the industry. Every day she pushes herself to learn new information, incorporating real-life experiences to create solutions to the most common problems in the industry, and then present those solutions in a way that is easy to understand for everyone, from novices to experts.
Choosing a document binding method for your application can be time consuming, and therefore, costly. With so many options to choose from, it can be an extremely frustrating task, but not anymore. Binding101 has compiled a list of the three most popular binding methods available (Spiral Coil Binding, Wire-O Binding, and Plastic Comb Binding) and the benefits and restrictions of each. Let us help you determine the best binding style for you.
Making DIY Pads of paper is so much easier than you may think! Sure, you can use a padding press machine if you are making high volumes of pads for your business, but for individuals or small businesses who can't invest in a machine right now, here are 4 simple steps to make adorable hand made pads of paper without a machine. You just need a couple simple supply items, and a little creativity to get the job done -- and they make great gifts!
Join the best-in-class corporations on their journey to a more earth-friendly business world by incorporating sustainable products into your daily operations. With these 4 eco-friendly business products you can start your organization on the right path. It is simple and inexpensive; so what are you waiting for?
Chip board is one of our most popular products, and is used throughout many industries in a huge variety of ways. It is popular because it is made of recycled materials, and is incredibly versatile, as it can be made very thin and flexible, or rigid and thick enough for furniture and even construction uses. In this article, we review some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about chip board.
Hi everyone! It's your resident product expert Mallory, here, and I want to talk a little bit about my absolute favorite product in the world: foil! Now I am not talking the kind of foil that is used to wrap a rack of ribs before you bake 'em...I am talking toner reactive foil. This foil will stick to a printed design with just a few tools. And today, I am going to show you how I used those tools to make a fun print of a quote that I absolutely love, and frame it for my home office.
In our first customer spotlight, we want to share with you about Allison from Reverie Weddings & Events. They are a wedding planning and coordination business that services couples-to-be in Portland, OR and the surrounding areas. Allison and her team will take the stress of planning away, with an overall goal to make your special day about what it should be -- your love ❤ A customer since 2015, Allison buys toner foils and laminate from us. Take a peek at some of the beautiful creations she has made!