Finishing Services

Let us make the final touches. Professionals from many industries rely on GSB Digital for meticulous and expert finishing services that create high quality and impactful products. Most of our finishing processes are completed in-house, ensuring quality control, productivity, value and versatility for our clients.

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In-house Finishing Services

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Bindery

GSB Digital offers a full suite of in-house bindery services from simple collation and stapling to memorable hard cover case binding. Click to view example binding methods.

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Folding

GSB Digital offers a myriad of folding options ranging from simple half and tri-fold options to more complex custom folds. Click for an illustrated view of folding methods.

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Trimming

GSB Digital offers standard straight edge hydraulic trimming, but if your project requires more shapely or advanced cuts, please see our Digital Die Cutting page.

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Mounting & Lamination

Mounting boards are used to support, frame and protect prints. Lamination is the process of applying a very thin layer of plastic over a paper or board to give it improved strength and durability. For more information visit our Mounting and Lamination page.

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Scoring

Scoring is the process of making a crease in paper so it will fold easily. We recommend scoring for all cover weight stocks to prevent cracking and maintain a clean, professional appearance.

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Perforation

Perforations are a series of tiny cut slits that allow a document to be separated easily and without tearing.

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Drilling

Drilling refers to the process of creating round holes in paper using a rotating drill bit. GSB Digital offers various size single, double, and 3-hole drilling (also referred to as hole punching).

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Shrink Wrap

Shrink wrap is a polymer plastic film that shrinks tightly over whatever it is covering when heat is applied. GSB Digital provides shrink wrapping services to bundle and protect print materials during shipping.

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UV Coating

UV coating is a clear coating that is applied then cured instantly using ultraviolet light. It prevents scratching and is recommended for high touch pieces like those that are mailed. We apply UV coating as an offline flood coat and offer three different finishes: Gloss, Matte, and satin.

Fulfillment Services

Fulfillment is the process of assembling, packing and shipping materials. GSB Digital offers customized fulfillment solutions, including:
• Kitting
• Hand assembly
• Packaging
• Multi-page collation
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Mail Services

GSB Digital can handle your direct mail campaign from start to finish. We offer personalized print services for anything from invitations, announcements and holiday cards to fundraisers and student recruitment mailings. Some of our mail services include:
• NCOA and CASS certifications
• Variable Addressing
• Presorting
• Wafer sealing

Partnered Services

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Foil Stamping

Foil Stamping is a method of specialty printing that uses heat, pressure, and metallic foil to create a custom design on a variety of different materials. Foil stamping can elevate the design and sophistication of a printed piece, and GSB Digital offers this service to our valued clients through strategic partnerships.

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Traditional Embossing & Debossing

Embossing is the process of creating a raised texture on paper and other materials, while debossing creates a sunken texture. Custom metal plates are created for each embossing and debossing project. GSB Digital offers this service through our trusted partners.