Mechanical Bookbinding and Adhesive Perfect Binding Options
for All Your Book Production and Manufacturing Needs

Eckhart Book Binding

As a full-service bindery, Eckhart & Company offers a wide variety of production options that will fit any binding project. From the versatility of Wire-O™ to the classic look of Perfect Binding, Eckhart provides the products and capabilities to create unique, compelling books and presentation materials.

Case Binding

  • Kolbus Compact 2000 SC with auto book feeder
  • Two Smyth sewing machines
  • Automatic end sheet tipping

Cased-In Wire-O™ Binding

  • Includes a thick, wrap-around cover with the lay-flat capabilities of Wire-O™ binding
  • Extremely durable
  • Several material options, including cloth, offset printed and film laminated paper, leather and more
  • Numerous production and decoration options, including foil stamping, embossing and screen printing
  • Examples include: journals, instructional manuals, and books featured in retail locations

Perfect Binding

  • An economical and functional binding style that gives books an attractive appearance
  • Spines of perfect bound books can be easily printed
  • Perfect binding’s versatility is ideal for a variety of products
  • Recently installed a high-speed, 6M book/hr Kolbus Ratiobinder
  • Examples include: annual reports, shop manuals, textbooks, cookbooks, and much more

Wire-O™ Binding

  • Lay-flat capabilities
  • Mixed stocks in a variety of weights and finishes make Wire-O™ binding popular for paper swatch books and other product sample catalogs
  • Foldouts give designers extra space to incorporate additional copy
  • A Wire-O™ bound book does not step up when opened, making it ideal for crossover text or images
  • Many cover options
  • Wire colors can be PMS-matched to duplicate corporate logos or color-sensitive graphics
  • Examples include: cookbooks, manuals, calendars, and much more
  • Five machines, including two Bielomatik automatic binding lines with in-line punching
  • Up to 1 1/4" loop diameter

Spiral Wire Binding

  • Rapid turn-around and tight production budget
  • Traditional look
  • Plenty of design options
  • Compatibility with mixed stocks
  • Examples include: wall and desk calendars, notebooks, memo pads, shop manuals, flip charts and many more
  • Four semi and fully automatic machines
  • From 1/8" to 1 7/8" book bulks

Plastic Spiral Binding

  • More crush-resistant and scratch-resistant than metal wire
  • Available in a variety of colors
  • Contemporary look
  • Three semi-automatic machines
  • Bielomatik automatic binding line with in-line punching

Plastic Comb Binding

  • Can include screen printing
  • Pages can easily be added or removed
  • Available in many colors

Commercial Trade Bindery Production • Spiral Wire and Plastic Comb Books with Lay-Flat Capabilities
Case Book Manufacturing • Hard Cover Case Binding • Cased-In Wire-O Binding • Adhesive Perfect Binding