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Move over, E-books. Print is Making Its Comeback

There’s something special about flipping through the pages of a print book. It is certainly a personal experience that cannot be replaced by the electronic e-book version. This seems to be a sentiment that many of today’s readers share. According to the Association of American Publishers, e-book sales declined 18.7% during the first three quarters

By |2019-02-06T13:28:03-05:00July 18th, 2017|Bookbinding|Comments Off on Move over, E-books. Print is Making Its Comeback

Judging a Book Beyond its Cover: QC for Bookbinding

At a time when customers can choose between e-books or print books, today’s print and publishing market is competitive. But despite the growth of digital communications, print still remains the most popular format for books. With the print industry showing no signs of slowing down, there is little room for quality issues. Books must be

By |2019-02-06T13:30:23-05:00July 12th, 2017|Bookbinding|Comments Off on Judging a Book Beyond its Cover: QC for Bookbinding

How Spine Glue Thickness Can Affect Bookbinding Integrity

When you pick up a book, have you ever wondered how all of the pages manage to stay together? How some books pass through the hands of many and remain in good condition to be enjoyed by the next person? Next time you sit down to read a book, you can thank the glue holding

By |2019-02-06T13:30:52-05:00June 23rd, 2017|Bookbinding|Comments Off on How Spine Glue Thickness Can Affect Bookbinding Integrity

Choosing the Right Bookbinding Adhesive

Did you know that the craft of bookbinding was thought to originate in India? Religious scriptures were copied on to palm leaves with a metal stylus. The leaf was then dried and rubbed with ink, staining the wounds in the leaf. Twine was threaded through each end through wooden boards to create a palm-leaf book.

By |2019-02-06T13:31:21-05:00June 8th, 2017|Bookbinding|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Bookbinding Adhesive