NPRC survey of bindery pricing—Get one free


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Do you want to know what fellow printers are charging for bindery services such as scoring, perfing, collating (machine / manual), cutting, plastic coil & Wire-O, 3-hole drilling and a dozen other popular bindery services?

Here are some sample prices* that will be subject to revision in NPRC’s final study:
  • Hand gathering, average hourly charge—$47.38,
  • Hand collate 6M folded sheets—$214.49 or $35.75/M,
  • Machine Collate 500 each of ten 8.5 x 11 sheets (5M total)—$17.99/M,
  • Hourly cutting charge—$55.71,
  • Charge per individual cut—$1.12,
  • 3-Hole Drilling, off-line (60# stock)—$10.52/M,
  • 3-Hole Drilling on digital device—$11.27/M,
  • Padding Charge, 100 pads, 8.5 x 11, 100 shts/pad—$0.50 cents/pad,
  • Numbering Charge on digital devices—$28.64/M,
  • Crash Imprint 1M 2-part NCR—$36.17.
*Subject to change based on actual survey results.

1. How to get your FREE copy:
Instead of paying $170, participate in the survey & receive the final study FREE.
2. Fill out a worksheet:
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3. Submit survey by deadline:
Deadline submission: March 31, 2018

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