Print, despite the popularity of the Internet and other forms of media, has still remained as one of the most popular forms of entertainment and business practices across the United States. Every year in the U.S., the amount of paper used totals 9 billion tons. But how that paper is printed, punched, bound, and distributed is a whole other issue.
Once the printing project has finished, it’s now time to bind together all these groupings of paper and prepare them for use and distribution. There are a few options for binding books and groupings of paper, and it’s important to remember that the sorting and the order of the paper is nearly just as essential to the printing itself.
Near-Line and Off-Line Vs. In-Line
Although it’s difficult to determine one best method that works for every