Binding Services


Also known as hardcover binding, case binding has been used since the 1820’s as a method to bind books for centuries.  They provide a sturdy, long-lasting method of protection of books.

What is Case Binding?

Case binding is using a hard board cover as a case which wraps around the block of pages (Also known as text block) to protect the book. The cover is then attached to the text block by endpaper which is glued to both the inside of the cover and the first and last page on both sides respectively. The text pages can be either glued using PUR glue, smyth sewn, or entirely glued together to Lay Flat.

NB Bookbinding offers a wide variety of customizations for case bound books. From the exterior finishes to the paper edges for a fully customized book. Here are a few components of case binding that can be customized.


Exterior Case (Cover)

Cases can be customized with various materials including fabric or classic leather and finished with any of our available options for a complete look.


The spine is wrapped in cloth or any different material than the front and back panel.

Swiss Binding

Another unique way to showcase a hardcover book. The book block is bound with tape on the spine and cased to the hardcover on the inside back only. 


We provide our clients with endless possibilities for case finishes. Any custom look in any color or material can be provided to ensure a well branded product.


Every book is unique. And each cover should be as unique as the stories told within. NB Bookbinding offers a vast array of book finishes to extend your story to the outside world. Each finishing service is provided with the highest quality in production to ensure a lasting finished product.

Die Cutting


Foil Stamping

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