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Finishing Services

Print finishing improves the look & functionality of your printed material. Here at The Printing Express & The Digital Edge we have the finishing equipment & an experienced bindery department that is capable of completing much of the finishing work. Some finishing however is outsourced to trade houses that are experts in their field, further ensuring that your jobs are always completed to the highest possible standards.

 Some of the print finishing options we offer are:

  • Trimming
  • Drilling
  • Gluing & taping
  • Collating
  • Padding
  • Shrink & flow wrapping
  • Creasing
  • Folding
  • Hand finishing
  • Numbering
  • Perforating
  • Aqueous & other coating options
  • Die-cutting into shapes
  • Laminating to enhance colours & increase the longevity of the printed product
  • Embossing to make an image stand out from the rest of the print
  • Foiling to emphasise a particular detail of a job, usually gold or silver foil
  • Mounting of posters onto a heavy card, excellent for presenting & storing posters
  • Binding into books, reports, manuals & presentation material. There are many different types, the main ones being:

  • Perfect Binding – a form of adhesive binding
  • Saddle Stitching – a form of binding that uses staple shaped wires through the middle fold of a set of collated sheets
  • Wiro Binding – a form of preformed metal binding which is clamped through a series of punched holes on the binding edge.