to the home of Richmond Custom Bindery, specialists in mechanical and
hand assembled book binding for the print industry in
Western Canada. Our experienced team can guide your project
from press sheet through final distribution.
Visit our gallery
for examples of unique projects and great
ideas that really work.In addition to information about the bindery and its
capabilities, you will also find guidelines for
binding several popular styles. Subscribe
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Incorporated in 1988, Richmond Custom Bindery has enjoyed long standing relationships with a broad spectrum of printers, some of whom are
consistently judged among the best in the country. We
recently added support services to assist our clients who have FSC
designated products and upgraded our security to comply with their CTPAT
specifications. From one hand-crafted oversize display book to 80,000 calendars, we take care of the details and promise you an excellent product delivered on time.
take a lot of pride in our innovations to meet the growing demand for
creative alternatives. From researching new products to designing
systems capable of producing the unique efficiently, we love a
challenge. Contact us for your next project to plan cost effective
bindery production and receive
working samples. Looking for ideas? Drop by and check out our
collection of samples showing a variety of style and stock
combinations or scroll through our gallery.
Tweaking the commonplace . . .
First to introduce "perfect stitching"combining coloured stitching wire with a squared off spine. This
produces a booklet with the appearance of perfect binding and the
security of a stitched spine. Use coloured stitches to camouflage or accent. Booklets look sharper, pack better and you can even print on the spine.
Send your press sheets for cutting, booklet-making and perfect stitching, or saddle-stitched booklets for spine compression only.
. . . supplying the tools . . .
We provide our clients with a set of mini books
showing different styles of wire-O binding. These are blank,
demonstrating the merits of each style without the distraction of
And when you need a working sample for a project using actual size and stock, we can usually provide one within 24 hours.
. . . and pushing the envelope.
"Clik" binding allows for easy replacement of sheets in a bound
book. With many of the attributes of wire-O and plastic spiral, this
may well be the missing link between permanently bound books and 3 ring
binders. Click here to watch our video on youtube.