Although the country has pushed for recyclability and the removal of many paper products over the last few years, there are still some products that are better in paper form. Books and magazines are two of these products. However, they are not necessarily bad for the environment, as long as they are properly bound and later recycled when they are no longer in use. Large scale print requires the usage of specific tools and machines that increase their overall quality. A few of these machines are listed below.
Coil binding machines
When you read a physical book, you probably open and close it quite frequently. You may recover your previous page by using a bookmark or by folding the page. When you open and close the book so often, you are putting wear and tear on the book?s binding. If the binding was not bound with strong coil binding machines, it is likely to wear out much quicker. As the book wears out quicker, it reduces its quality and ability to be sold, or recycled.
The perfect binder is one that uses a coil binding machine that is tight enough and strong enough for the specific book?s size. Considering that print represents 80% of 205 book sales worldwide, many books are still made with the traditional paper and a coil binding machine. Automatic coil binders, while the most effective, may not be the best option for books that are of larger sizes. Larger books, such as manuals, school textbooks, and publications should be monitored if an automatic wire binding machine is used.
Paper punching machines
Most of the novels you read at home probably do not have many punched holes in them. However, if you have ever read an employee handbook or mechanic information book, the pages were probably bound together with a coil binding and specific holes in the pages. Most of the print that uses paper punching machines is educational materials. These types of manuals are best in physical form for convenience and easy access. An automatic paper punch is generally ideal, as there may be thousands of pages to bind and hole punch.
High quality printers
Advertising materials are another common type of print. Most homeowners receive numerous flyers and postcards to local businesses in their mailboxes. This is a very effective form of marketing that is also very cost efficient. However, the ability to print off hundreds, sometimes thousands of marketing materials at a high quality requires specialized printers. Some marketers may attempt to use smaller residential size printers to find that they cannot handle the quantity or the quality that is needed.
For this reason, professional printing services that have machines like high quality printers and large scale coil binding machines are extremely in demand. Today, print is one of the largest industries in the world. Print rivals auto manufacturing and is more than 8X bigger than video games.
Quick printing devices
Not only is it important to have high quality printing machines in a professional setting, but the machines also need the ability to print quickly. Otherwise, it could take hours to print off one single business order. Residential printers simply do not yet have the ability to keep up with speed requirements. Between July and August 2015, U.S. commercial printing shipments were up by $2 billion compared to the same time period in years prior with American printing services earning upwards of $57 billion.
Many people believe that the industry of print will be obsolete with the significant increase of technology and social communication. However, there will always be a need for physical print services in many different industries. These industries require print services with specialized machines that can complete marketing and novel print tasks that they cannot do on their own. A couple of the most important machines used today include coil binding machines, large scale automatic paper punches, and high speed and high quality commercial printers.