8 February 2021

Bringing Print In-House with a Booklet Maker

Whether you’re tired of paying over the odds to outsource your print or you’re looking to streamline your services, our latest guide can help. Here at AfterPrint, we’re the UK’s Premier Specialist in Digital Print Finishing Equipment and have amassed over 50 years of combined experience. Over the years, we’ve helped to supply a wide variety of businesses with the equipment that they need to transform their supply chain. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing the benefits of bringing print in house using our booklet makers.

How Can a Booklet Maker Help Me to Bring Print in House?

Outsourcing your print can be advantageous if for example, you don’t have the time or staff to carry it out yourself or you feel like you require a professional printer. However, in such uncertain times, more and more businesses are looking to cut back on unnecessary costs. This is just one of the reasons why bringing your print in house could be beneficial to your business. In this article, we’ll be highlighting three key benefits that you could experience by purchasing a booklet maker:

  • Reducing Costs
  • Streamlining Services
  • Reducing Wastage

Cut Your Costs

If you’re currently outsourcing your print, it’s likely that you’ll have to pay a premium on top of the actual printing costs for the service. This may not be too much each time but in the grand scheme of things it can really start to add up. If you’re understaffed or you’re bound to a contract, you may not have a choice but to carry on.

However, in times like these where a lot of businesses are looking to cut back on unnecessary spend, bringing print in house could really help. By investing in a Booklet Maker, it may be a larger cost up front, but as soon as you start using it, it will start to pay for itself. You’ll no longer have to pay for the service of having booklets printed for you or pay more to buy them in bulk. Instead you’ll only have to pay for the baseline costs of refilling the required materials.

Streamline the Supply Chain

If you currently use an external printer to be able to print your booklets, you may have a perfectly working system that you don’t mind paying for. However, there is also the possibility that you’re getting tired of dealing with so many people in the printing process. If this is the case and you’re looking to cut out the middle man, AfterPrint’s booklet makers can help.

By investing in a booklet maker, you can enjoy the liberty of being able to plan your printing schedule yourself, and have the freedom to make immediate decisions without having to involve too many others. We would recommend this to anyone who is currently having to coordinate projects through a number of third parties.

Reduce Wastage

This point leads on quite well from the previous recommendation as often, by streamlining your services you can reduce wastage. Often in the printing industry, you may be tempted to order in bulk in order to receive a discounted price. Depending on who you use, you may often find yourself in a position where you very rarely order as many as you actually need.

However, a benefit of having a booklet maker in house is that you can print as many as you like, and not have to pay any more on top for the service. Also, it means that should you need any more booklets, you can quickly print out exactly how many are required. In a day and age where all businesses are expected to accept responsibility for the environment, having a booklet maker in house could be a positive step in that direction.

Which Booklet Maker Should I Get?

If this guide has convinced you that getting a booklet maker is the right step for your business, its time to have a look at your options. Here at AfterPrint, we sell a wide variety of booklet makers to cater for every need. Our range includes:

Each of these models is perfect for a different situation. For a low cost entry into the professional booklet making business, a booklet stapling machine may be perfect. Their added benefit of flat pad stapling makes them extremely versatile for using across multiple applications. One of the most popular models for bringing booklet making in house is the Duplo 150 range. It’s size and relative power make it so popular because it has all the features of the big booklet making solutions, but boasts to be the smallest fully automatic booklet maker.

From here, the size really starts to increase meaning that you’ve also got to consider whether you have the space to house the relative equipment. If space isn’t an issue, then you can start to consider the Duplo 350 range. With touch screen controls and a memory feature, this can transform your booklet producing potential. Not only that, but the high yield per spool of the deluxe stitching heads reduce the cost of each booklet. For high productivity and heavy usage, you can then look towards the Duplo 600 range and Duplo iSaddle X Booklet makers. These products are highly intelligent, fully automatic and are fully scaleable with your business.

Contact AfterPrint Today

If after reading our guide, you’re ready to bring print in house, please contact us. Our experienced and friendly team would be happy to help you with any queries. Some of our range can be ordered today online in our online shop. For more information on any of our booklet makers or other products and services, you can see full specifications across our website. For more blogs, FAQs and guides like this one, you can also check out our news section.

With over 50 years of experience to draw from, we actively encourage our customers to seek advice from our team. It’s our knowledge and trusted foundations within the print finishing arena that have enabled us to secure such exclusive dealerships with market brands.