Entries by Norm Beange

Metal Eyelets: Your Retail Packaging’s Secret Weapon

Are you looking for a way to make your retail packaging stand out from the competition? Eyelets are a great option! Metal eyelets provide durability and add a touch of sophistication to any retail package. With eyelets, you can hang heavier products without tearing the hang hole, giving the packaging an extra level of quality […]

Shipping costs too high? Switch to collapsible rigid boxes!

The product I’m showing this week is a Rigid Box that ships flat and is very easy to quickly assemble! Although these boxes can be collapsed, they feature thick, sturdy materials and a magnetic closure. Standard collapsible rigid boxes available online have double sided tape applied to the inner four corners of the box. The […]

Singer Sewn Binding

Confusing Graphic Arts Terms? Let’s Look at Saddle Sewing What would you call the binding method in the image above? In the graphic arts industry, finishing methods can go by many names, which can make communication between designers, printers and trade finishers difficult. I’ve heard this binding style called by at least 7 different names! […]

Perfect Binding … with a Twist!

Think this week’s product is a basic perfect bound magazine? While we excel in perfect binding, we specialize in adding processes like die cutting and, in this case, pattern gluing. When you look closely at the cover of this book, you can see that the cover panel has the title die cut so the underlying […]

Cork Binding Rings

You’ve Seen Cork Book Covers, But Have you seen Cork Binding Rings? You’ve heard of Cerlox binding, Wire-O binding and Plasticoil binding, but have you heard of Cork Binding? If you do a quick Google search for Cork Book Binding, you’ll find lots of results for book covers made from cork composite. What I’m introducing […]

400% Increase in Case Binding Production Speed!

Our brand new automatic high speed casing-in machine has increased our production process by 400%! Our other casing-in machines do oddball book sizes, but this machine does casing-in at very high speeds. This reduces our cost, making our prices competitive for larger runs of hardcover books. Making hardcover books requires a process called “casing in.” […]

Check out our Automatically Case Wrapped Binders!

This week, I’m featuring our exquisitely crafted custom fabric and litho wrapped binders. Our team has years of experience in troubleshooting glues and materials, allowing us to consistently produce the best possible quality case wrapped binders and slipcases.  Our team of experienced professionals have years of experience in troubleshooting glues and materials, allowing us to […]

Introducing the Lock Bottom Casewrapped Box

Transform ordinary packaging into something extra special with the lock bottom case wrapped box – a great way to both protect and stylishly present your products. Introducing the Lock Bottom Case Wrapped Box – an innovative and stylish way to package and present your products. The box is designed with convenience in mind, as it […]