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Spiral Binding

A plastic spiral holds the book together (ex. pitch presentation)

Perfect Binding

A soft cover book held together by hot glue (ex. deal book)

Comb Binding

A plastic comb holds the book together (ex. proposal Document)

3 Ring Binding

A three ring binder holds documents in place (ex. manual)

Velo Binding

A plastic strip with tines inserted in the document holds the book in place (ex. legal document)

Twin Loop Binding

A double strength spiral metal wire holds pages together (ex. financial presentation)

Saddle Stitch Binding

Staples in the thin edge of a folded book hold it together (ex. magazines)

Staple Binding

Staples on one side of the book hold it together (ex. newsletters)