Brochure Printing Options

A guide to just some of the options for finishing and binding that that Banbury Litho can offer for your next brochure project.

Finishing Processes


Options include:

  • Matt
  • Silk
  • Gloss
  • Soft touch
  • Anti-Scuff


Saddle Stitch

Saddle Stitch binding Saddle Stitch binding

2 wires are stapled through the spine of the collated text sections.

Perfect Bind

Perfect Bind print binding Perfect Bind binding

This is recommended for binding documents where use is limited and instant binding strength is required.

Lay Flat

Lay Flat binding Lay Flat binding

This process can be used in Case Bound and PUR bound books as the book lays completely flat when opened. Pages are printed single sided then laminated before being bonded together.

Thread Sewn

Thread Sewn binding Thread Sewn binding

Folded text sections are threaded together, this adds strength and durability to the text before adding the cover Or they can be lefy exposed on the spine and this is called Exposed binding.

Comb Bind

Comb Bind binding Comb Bind binding

Round plastic spines are used to bind the pages together, varous colours and sizes available.


This method is the most durable glue for binding, offering longevity to the publication.

Tape Bind

Tape Bind binding Tape Bind binding

Coloured Tape is applied to the spine / hinge area.

Case Bound

Case Bound binding Case Bound binding

Hard Case cover usually paper over board with End Papers.


Wiro-bind binding Wiro-bind binding

Round Metal Spines are used to bind the pages together, various colours and sizes available.

Half Canadian Bind

Half Canadian binding Half Canadian binding

The half-Canadian method has an extended cover that hides the wire in all places other than the book back. Wrapping around from front to back creates a printable spine, allowing the publication to sit on a shelf giving the impression of a perfect bound book whilst allowing the reader the big plus of being able to open it flat.