NPRC Releases Bindery Services Pricing Study

The 2018 Printing Industry Bindery Services Pricing Study is now available for immediate shipment. Published by the National Printing Research Council (NPRC), this new study offers the most detailed analysis of bindery services ever published in the printing industry. This nedw study, released May 15, 2018, covers literally dozens and dozens of bindery services and products typically offered in the printing industry. The new report provides both average and median pricing, plus in most cases, per M or unit pricing.  You can view the entire Table of Contents by CLICKING HERE.

Services and products highlighted include 3-hole drilling, cutting, folding, collating, numbering (both digital and crash numbering), perfect binding, booklet making, regular and NCR padding as well as dozens of other charges. Visit the NPRC Bookstore today to place your order.

Remember, as usual, all NPRC publications are sold on a 100% money-back guarantee if you are not totally satisfied these reports are not everything we promise!

NPRC Member Price (PDF): $79.50
NPRC Member Price (Hard Copy): $89.50   

Non-Member Price (PDF): $159.00
Non-Member Price (Hard Copy): $179.00

Sample Pricing From Bindery Survey

PRELIMINARY SAMPLE PRICING FROM
NEW NPRC BINDERY SERVICES SURVEY

Interested in some preliminary, “early bird” sample pricing extracted from NPRC’s 2018 Bindery Services Pricing Survey?– then check out some of our pricing below.

Remember, every printing firm that participates in this survey will receive a copy of the final study absolutely FREE. Surveys must be submitted no later than the March 31, 2018 Deadline. Click here to download worksheet.

The following sample prices are subject to change, but from our experience, even with a small sampling, these prices will probably be very close to the data we will provide in the 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 10 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
  • Plus pricing for literally dozens and dozens of the most popular bindery services and products produced or offered in our industry!

If you’re really interested in fully exploring what fellow printers, large and small, are charging for various bindery services such as scoring, perfing, collating (machine and manual), cutting charges, plastic coil and Wire-O, 3-hole drilling and a dozen of other popular bindery services offered in our industry then you should really plan on participating in this popular industry survey.

You can easily end up paying $170 or more for this study when it is released in the next 60 days, OR or you can receive it FREE just by participating. Go here to download the 2018 Bindery Services Pricing Worksheet.