Judge a Book by its (Hard) Cover

Judge a Book by its (Hard) Cover Making a hardcover book Making a hardcover book is simple. Just cut some sheets of paper, fold along the grain, punch holes, and sew it together. All you have to do next is seal the spine with glue, attach the cardboard cover, and viola, a hardcover book! Sounds easy, right? It is, but how exactly does a printer select the most viable printing solution when it comes to hardcovers? Which method works best for these books, digital or traditional offset printing? Many times these two options come to mind, and questions have been raised since the introduction of on-demand printing. In the Classroom… Read More

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US 1 – Companies on the Move

US 1 – Companies on the Move Edited by Kathleen McGinn Spring New in Town Entourage, a start-up with new offices on Alexander Road, is promising busy yearbook coordinators a faster, easier to put together yearbook at a price that is a good 30 percent less than that of traditionally produced yearbooks. The company publishes yearbooks using all-digital technology, and has just purchased a Canon 7000 vp state-of-the-art digital printer on which to turn out its yearbooks. “It’s the first in the area, the latest in digital prints,” says Edward Jo, manager of the company. Jo, who most recently was the owner of Image Photos, a 20-year-old photo print store… Read More

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