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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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Everything You Need to Know about Screw Posts

February 7, 2019
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Everything You Need to Know about Screw PostsIf you're curious about binding with screw posts, but you want to learn all about them before you take the plunge, then this blog post is perfect for you! In it we will discuss everything you need to know about screw posts, including reviewing the options available, what they're most often used for, FAQs, and tips, tricks, and hacks along the way...

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Small Foam Boards in Bulk

January 14, 2019
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What is Toner Foil?If you are looking for the best pricing on smaller foam core boards, then consider buying in bulk! We sell full boxes of foam mounting board in several different sizes at unbelievable prices. Depending on the size, boxes may contain between 10 and 50 boards. Plus we have so many different kinds of mounting boards available, that you are sure to find the perfect style for your specific requirements...

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Presentation Matters: Customizable Products to help your Company Stand Out

August 24, 2018
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Presentation Matters: Customizable Products to help your Company Stand Out

In an competitive industry like today, companies are always looking for a way to set themselves apart from the fierce competition. Some might slash their prices, and others might strive for the best service, but what many do not consider is the presentation aspects of their business and how important they actually are to first impressions. You need to make a powerful first impression that will last...you can do this with personalized products from Binding101.

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All About Mounting Boards

August 2, 2018
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All About Mounting BoardsMounting has become a huge part of the printing and imaging industry. In this in-depth analysis we will review a variety of different mounting boards so that you can make an informed decision as to which one is right for you.

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An In-Depth Review of the Rhin-O-Tuff HD7000 Heavy Duty Punching Machine

July 30, 2018
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Rhin-O-Tuff HD7000 Heavy Duty Punching MachineIf you are looking for a heavy duty paper punching machine for binding that is capable of handling large sized jobs in a high production facility, then the Rhin-O-Tuff HD7000 Heavy Duty Electric Punch is right piece of equipment for you. In this in-depth review we will examine the HD7000 Punching Machine, explaining what makes it great, as well as it’s limitations and pitfalls.

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All About the Akiles FlexiPunch-E Interchangeable Binding Machine

July 23, 2018
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All About the Akiles FlexiPunch-E Interchangeable Binding MachineIntroducing the FlexiPunch-E - an innovative modular punching machine with electric operation at an affordable price that gives you the versatility of document binding options that you need, allowing you to punch for wire-o, gbc combs, and spiral coil. The high-quality precision die sets available with this machine will last for years of production. Finally, you are able to punch your mid-volume jobs with a variety of binding methods by simply switching the punching die on this portable unit.

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Pros and Cons of Wide Format Laminating

July 19, 2018
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Coverbind Makes the 10 Millionth Patent CoverWide format laminators are ideal for use with large applications such as promotional signs & banners. All wide format laminators are floor standing models, (some can be placed on a table) and can handle documents anywhere from 42" - 63" wide. Popular applications for wide format lamination includes large posters, graphic signs, charts, maps, trade show signage and displays, and more. Let's discuss the pros and cons of wide format laminating.

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Review of the Rhin-O-Tuff HD7500 Heavy Duty Punching Machine

July 18, 2018
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Review of the Rhin-O-Tuff HD7500 Heavy Duty Punching MachineIf you are looking for a heavy duty paper punching machine for binding that is capable of handling large sized jobs in a production facility, then the Rhin-O-Tuff HD7500 Heavy Duty Electric Punch is right machine for you. In this in-depth review we will examine the HD7500 Punching Machine, explaining what makes it great, as well as where it could be improved upon.

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Akiles Electric WireMac E Wire-O Binding Machine Overview

July 6, 2018
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Akiles Electric WireMac E Wire-O Binding Machine OverviewThe Akiles WireMac-E wire binding machine offers efficiency and productivity in one easy-to-use document binder. In this quick overview, we discuss some of the key features and benefits of this electric wire o binding machine.

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What you Need to Know About Cold Pressure Sensitive Laminating

July 5, 2018
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All about cold pressure sensitive laminatingLearn everything you need to know about Cold Laminating, also called pressure sensitive lamination, in this article. We discuss the popular applications, the kinds of lamination equipment that work, the advantages over thermal heated laminate, and the limitations.

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Cold Laminating & the Xyron XM1255 Cold Laminator

June 26, 2018
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Cold Laminating & the Xyron XM1255 Cold LaminatorThe Xyron XM1255 is a cold laminator that offers 2 solutions: lamination, or adhesive. Learn about this pressure sensitive laminating machine, including the key features, the pros, and even the cons.

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Overview of the GBC VeloBind System Three Pro

June 25, 2018
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Overview of the GBC VeloBind System Three ProThe VeloBind® System Three Pro by GBC® is the machine most big law firms and court reporters depend on for their professional binding. It offers maximum productivity in an easy-to-use desktop velo binding system. The System Three Pro is the best punch and bind machine for mid to high-volume users, as it will bind up to 3" thick documents in merely seconds using standard 11-pin velo binding strips.

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Everything you need to know about Foiling (with FAQs)

June 22, 2018
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Everything you need to know about FoilingHave 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.

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How to Choose a Laminator PLUS Win a Free Laminator for Your School

June 22, 2018
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How to Choose a Laminator PLUS Win a Free Laminator for Your SchoolIn today's market, there are hundreds of laminators to choose from. It is no joke, and I completely understand the confusion often associated with buying a laminating machine. So I have put together this guide to walk you through how to choose a laminator. I will review the questions you need to ask yourself, as well as the different types of laminating machines available. PLUS learn how to enter to win a free laminator for a school of your choice.

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All About Binding

June 15, 2018
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All About BindingAnyone in the industry knows that there are a number of ways to bind documents together… but with so many choices, how do you choose which method is right for you? This guide will walk you through the basics of the most popular binding methods in the industry, explaining the advantages and limitations of each binding method. We will review Wire-O Binding, Plastic Coil Binding, Plastic Comb Binding, Velo Binding, Perfect Binding, and Saddle Stitch Binding -- a few of the most popular document binding solutions.

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What's the Difference Between the CoilMac-ECI & CoilMac-ECI Plus spiral binding machines?

June 14, 2018
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What's the Difference Between the CoilMac-ECI & CoilMac-ECI Plus spiral binding machines?Customers frequently approach us requesting the true differences between the Akiles CoilMac ECI and the CoilMac ECI Plus; this article will review both binding machine models, their advantages, and their limitations. Both CoilMac machines punch and bind Spiral Binding Plastic Coil, a flexible and durable biding method utilized by a variety of businesses, organizations, schools, restaurants, and homes.

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How to Laminate with a Pouch Laminator

June 13, 2018
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How to Laminate with a Pouch LaminatorExact directions for how to laminate with a pouch lamination machine will vary depending on the specific machine that you are using, however, the general steps are usually the same. In this article, you will learn how to laminate with a pouch laminator, as well as all of the supplies you will need to laminate. We also review some expert tips to help you achieve the best and most vibrant lamination possible.

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Reviewing the MegaBind 1E Plastic Comb Binding Machine

June 11, 2018
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Reviewing the MegaBind 1E Plastic Comb Binding MachineAkiles is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality binding equipment for all volumes and a variety of applications. Akiles Products, Inc. was founded on the principle to provide excellent and consistent quality products, all at a reasonable and competitive price for consumers. In this in-depth review we will answer your questions as we look over one of the most popular Plastic Comb Binders on the market today; the Akiles MegaBind 1E Electric Plastic Comb Punching and Binding Machine.

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