Over the last decade, Lehmann Bookbinding Inc. has expanded its trade and on-demand services. for customers across southern Ontario, specializing in short to medium runs in both soft cover and casebinding. Because we are also a commercial bookbinder, we have unrivaled experience and equipment to handle the most demanding binding projects.

Our Trade & On-demand services are comprehensive and include:

Perfect Binding
Three binders
– single-clamp Sulby running 400 - 600 per hour up to 1" (25mm) thickness
– 9-clamp Muller Martini Panda running 1800 - 3600 per hour and up to 1.5" (38mm) thickness
– Mekatronics 8-clamp ultrabind, used with PVA glue, running 300 - 400 per hour with built-in reinforcing

– Six single-blade cutters
– Stahl Automatic 3-knife for inline trimming and offline jobs

– 15-station Muller Martini Gatherer for inline Perfect Binding and gathering for sewing
– Hand gathering and collating services

– Aster Automatic Sewing Machine with up to 12.5" (317mm) x 15" (381mm) signature size
– Two National Sewing Machines handling oversize signatures
– Two oversewing machines for single-sheet heavy paper books and oversize sheets
– Side sewing machines for single-sheet thin books
– Center-sew machines for sigle-signature books

Hot Foil Stamping and Embossing
– Full range of Kensol stamping machines
– Large-head as well as small-head configurations
– Manual and semi-automatic
– Two System3 robotic embossers for standard font stamping
– Hand stamping of single lines and logos

Case Making
– Mekatronics Meka Case-On-Demand case maker for short runs and single covers (only one in Canada)
– Kolbus Automatic Case Maker for medium to long-run case making
– Capabilities for both soft and hard spine cases

Case Binding
Our specialty!
– Several semi-automatic and fully-automatic casing-in machines for short to medium runs
– Stahl VBF Automatic Casing in-line for long runs
– Short turnaround times Shrink Wrapping
– Elantech semi-automatic shrink wrapping unit for packaging of single-books or sets for direct distribution to the buyers Other Services
– Hand assembly and hand collating for all special jobs that need extra care
– CD and flyer insertion for all sizes and types of books
– Custom and multi-run leather jobs to custom specs
– Single box and multi-packaging and labeling
– Full repair service on previously bound books
– Professional, experienced, in-house binding consultation


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