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the finishing touch

We want your project to look its best. In addition to standard Finishing & Binding services, we offer specialty services such as die-cutting, embossing, foil stamping & more. Ask us about all your options when you Contact us to discuss your project.

finishing

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Scoring provides a clean crease allowing for easy & precise folding. Recommended for all folded pieces, particularly those printed on a heavier stock.

Half-Fold, Tri-Fold, Z Fold, Four-Panel, Four-Panel Accordian, Four-Panel Roll, Five-Panel Accordian, Gate Fold, Double-Gate Fold, 16-Panel, & the list goes on! Let us help you choose the perfect fold for your project, then save you countless hours by folding it for you. We offer both manual & machine folding as appropriate to each piece.

Cutting, trimming & slitting are provided as needed for your project.

Perforation is a cutting method that allows for an easily detachable portion to be included in your piece. Great for coupons, notebooks, donation or response forms & more.

For projects such as calendars, hang tags & binder pieces requiring hole punching.

Rounded Corners can reduce corner wear & are a great way to enhance your design. Ask us about including rounded corners when you contact us for an estimate.

Maintain organization & boost visual impact with custom designed, tabbed dividers.

Sequential numbering to track tickets, certificates, cards or coupons; converting address lists to finished envelopes; we do it all. Ask us about variable data options when you contact us for an estimate.

Protect your print from wear & tear with heat-sealed plastic Lamination. Varying thicknesses with gloss, matte, & satin finishes are available to meet your needs.

We provide manual or machine assembly—whichever is most appropriate to your job—as needed for any project.

We will tab, seal, label & stamp finished pieces as needed.

Shrink Wrapping serves to keep your prints bundled & organized prior to use, as well as protects against damage. Great for packaging retail prints or maintaining pre-counted bundles for distribution.

bindery

Tie it all together with a binding that completes your piece. We offer numerous binding options & we are happy to make recommendations for your project.

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Paper is glued together on one edge & sheets are removable from the binding. Perfect for notepads, coupon booklets, & more.

Full spreads are folded & bound at center with staples. Ideal for magazines, booklets, & full-page brochures.

Pages are assembled & glued to the spine. This lasting binding provides a strong, squared spine & is perfect for larger catalogues, publications, soft-cover books & materials that require a printed binding.

Paper is drilled, assembled, & bound with spiral wire. Great for calendars, notebooks, reports & more.

Paper is drilled, & assembled, then bound using a tubular plastic binding with teeth. This less-durable binding can be convenient for presentations or handouts.

Paper is drilled, assembled & bound with a durable wire binding that cannot easily be removed. Great for notebooks, calendars, cookbooks & professional materials. Twin Loop Binding is sometimes referred to as "Wire-O Binding®."

Have your project or presentation drilled & assembled in a ringed binder.

specialty services

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Embossing & Debossing will add three-dimensional effects to a design. Take a look at our work to see how Embossing & Debossing can enhance printed works.

Coatings enhance look & feel while protecting print against elements & handling. Matte, gloss & satin finishes are available. Coatings can be applied in-run with Offset Printing. Try Soft Touch ® coatings to add a rich matte finish & luxe feel to your piece!

A Spot Varnish is a finish that is applied to specfic areas to provide glossy, matte, or satin embellishments to your printed piece.

Achieve stunning metallic, pearlescent, or holographic effects with foil stamping. See our work to view more foil stamping projects.

A custom-made die can be used to enhance edges, cut individual shapes or patterns & score or cut paper in preparation for unique folds to create a truly distinctive piece. Great for stickers, cards, notepads & more. Take a moment to peruse our work for die-cutting examples.

Contact us today to learn more about what we excel at.

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Excel Graphics
2021 Omega Road, Suite 100
San Ramon, CA 94583

Email: info@excelgraphics.ink

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am to 6pm

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