Perfect bound/soft cover books

Perfect Bound Books


Book publishing just got easier and greener! Our state-of-the-art digital press and professional bindery equipment offer a fast, cost-efficient way to self-publish short runs (1 to 500) of high-quality, professionally bound books just like you'd see on the shelves at a bookstore with a paperback cover and flat spine. Perfect for manuals, self publish books and high quality technical reports.

Perfect bound books are one of Greenerprinter’s specialty products!

PRODUCT DETAILS - PERFECT BINDING

Full Color Front; No Back (4/0)

PRODUCTION

(From Proof Approval)

7 day
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FREE Perfect bound/soft cover book TEMPLATES

Download an InDesign IDML template. These can be opened in current and recent versions of InDesign:


CHECKLIST

IMPORTANT: Please review this quick checklist before uploading files:

  1. Does the artwork at the edge of your page extend("bleed") at least 1/8" beyond the trim? WHAT IS BLEED?
  2. Do file dimension (width, height) match the size you selected in the order form?
  3. If you are sending application files (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.), are all links and fonts included?
  4. Are your images high-resolution (300 dpi)?
  5. Changes can cost time and money... have you double-checked your files for spelling and grammar errors?
Books & booklets

Perfect bound/soft cover books Printing

Our books offer high impact with a gentle footprint.

PRODUCT DETAILS

ADDITIONAL QUANTITY
(Including Cover)

If you like, you can upload your image or artwork here to get the most accurate estimate possible. Please note that this is for quoting purposes only, so your files will need to be uploaded again when you place the actual order.

PRODUCTION

(From Proof Approval)

7 day

5 day

MAILING

PROJECT SUMMARY


Cover stock


100# Recycled Silk Cover has a subtle, sophisticated sheen that is similar to eggshell house paints. With 95% brightness, this will make your art stand out. Gemstone Silk is FSC certified, 100% PCW, Green-e energy certified and Ancient Forest Friendly. Its caliper is 11.8 pt.

80# Recycled Silk Cover has the same eco-friendly characteristics of our popular 100# cover. It is slightly thinner, with a caliper of 8.8 pt.

100# Recycled Gloss Cover is a heavy, bright and shiny paper. It is also FSC certified and has 30% recycled content.

80# Recyled Uncoated Cover. This stock is 100% recycled and certified FSC, Ecologo, Chlorine Free, Bio Gas Energy, Ancient Forest Friendly. It has an opacity of 98%. It is also our thickest cover stock at 12.8 pt.

Text stock (inside pages)


80# Recycled Silk Book. At 100% PCW, it is our most environmentally friendly paper.

110# Recycled Silk Text. Also 100% PCW but at a caliper of 7.2 pt, significantly thicker than 80# Recycled Silk Text.

80# Recycled Gloss Text. A bright and shiny paper. Despite its weight, it is the thinnest text stock we offer at 3.6 pt.

100# Recycled Gloss Text is thicker and heavier than our 80# Recycled Gloss Text.

80# Recycled Uncoated Text. This is 100% recycled and certified FSC, Ecologo, Chlorine Free, Bio Gas Energy, Ancient Forest Friendly. It has an brightness of 92% and is ideal for commercial printing. Uncoated paper is easy to write on.

20 pt Natural Kraft. This has a minimum recycled content of 30%.

These stocks, along with eco-friendly soy and vegetable based inks, make Greener Printer the top environmentally friendly printer.

Mailing Services


If you want your booklet mailed, Greenerprinter can take care of that. Upload a list and will update addresses of individuals or businesses who have moved, remove duplicates, address and deliver to the Post Office.

Please visit FAQs - Mailing before you upload your files. It will save time if your files comply with USPS requirements. You should also download our free templates on the Templates tab.

Green Eco Friendly Soft Cover Books


Our paper is made in the USA , it is a recycled paper with a recycled content up to 100% PCW. Your booklets are printed either digital or offset, we choose the method of printing based on the quantity. Both printing methods are the best in the industry.

Booklet Printing Services


The name Greenerprinter reflects our goals; commitment to helping the environment and to bring great quality products to you. For 28 years, we've been redesigning the industry to reduce its environmental impact. The printing and paper industries have typically been some of the most harmful types of businesses for the environment, so going green was a no brainer.

It is up to all of us to save our environment so the next generation can thrive, and you can do your part for the world simply by ordering from us! We have changed our production process with renewable energy, 100% recycled materials, and soy and vegetable based inks. We’ve coupled with New Leaf Paper, to bring you recycled paper that you will love, and the environment will love even more.

Perfect Bind

Your perfect bound books are in good hands, because as committed as we are to reducing our carbon footprint, we would never sacrifice quality and value. Because of all of the changes we have made in our day to day operations, we have become more cost effective, and ultimately we can pass those savings onto the customers. Our customers are pleasantly surprised to find that not only can they help the environment when they order their high quality books and booklets from us, but that our printing is usually better than the competition. Even with our recycled materials, you don’t lose any custom booklet options or color quality. Combine our passion for the environment with our easy ordering system, and you get products that give you exactly what you need, every time. Easily order by choosing your quantity, cover paper, color options, size, and binding, and get exactly the type of cover booklet you are looking for in your booklet - all at an affordable price!

Order Books

Ready to order? It’s easy! Enter your specifications, upload your artwork files, and add to cart! From there you just need to enter your shipping and billing information and place your order. That’s it! We will take over from there and you will get your perfect bound books in no time at all. If you have any questions regarding our ordering process, we have File Setup Guidelines to get you started, or you can visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page. Be sure to choose “Custom Sizes” or “Custom Quote” if you aren’t seeing the options you need to get more information on your special order.