Your books are your product, your business, your passion. Spectra offers book printing and fulfillment solutions to help you and your business bring your books to life and to your customers. Specializing in educational, fiction, non-fiction, training, product books, manuals and catalogs for publishers and companies worldwide, our leading-edge digital printing presses, streamlined book binding, finishing equipment and responsive customer service are what set us apart and allow us to provide you with high-quality book printing, shorter turnaround times and competitive pricing. To put it simply, Spectra delivers manufacturing and book printing solutions that help companies grow.
Educational Book Printing | Educational Curriculum Materials | Study Guides and Exam Books | Fiction and Non-Fiction Books | Children’s Book Printing | Language Building Materials | Owners Manual Printing | Training Manual Printing | Custom Booklet Printing | Catalogs | Custom Book Printing
CUSTOM BOOK PRINTING
More than ink on paper, Much more, actually.
How ink is laid down, paper stock, black and white versus color, page size, cover specs, binding, etc., all of these play a role in bringing your book to life. Our expertise in book printing helps you through the process from file prep and upload through proof approval, printing, binding and delivery fulfillment. We’re here to advise you and inform you every step of the way. Our high-speed digital presses provide true, rich colors, blacks and halftones with precise registration. Your 4-color covers and B&W or 4-color text pages will look their absolute best whether it’s the first book off the press or the last. We have passed rigorous testing to obtain G7 Master Qualified Certification, which means your book project is in highly skilled trained hands.
High-Definition Digital Book Printing 4C | B&W | Spot Color with Pantone match
Coating/Laminations Gloss | Soft Touch | Matte UV Coatings (gloss, satin and pattern) Sleeking – foil stamping solution for short-run digital applications (no dies needed)
Proofing PDF proofs: 24 – 48 hours from receipt of files Hard copy proofs (provided upon request): 2 – 3 days to produce and ship out
Turnaround Times Typically, 7 – 9 business days upon proof approval
BINDING & FINISHING
Bringing it all together
Your text pages and covers have been printed. Now it’s time to bring them together and finish the process. With Spectra, you have an array of finishing options to choose from, each delivered with consistent quality and efficiency. Our in-house finishing lines handle:
PUR Perfect | EVA Perfect | Saddle Stitch | Wire-O | Plastic Coil | Drilling | Shrink Wrap Square Back (saddle stitch technique that mimics the look of perfect binding)
SHIPPING AND FULFILLMENT
Getting your books where they need to go
Shipping, warehousing, fulfillment, kitting and protective packaging round out our complement of book printing and manufacturing services. Spectra also offers customized storefronts for online ordering. We can also integrate with your existing Amazon or Shopify storefront to provide order fulfillment. Using your shipping account, we ship nationally and internationally using the most cost-effective methods available to meet your schedule. If your books are part of our Inventory Fulfillment Program, orders are shipped out within 24 – 48 hours of receipt. If your books are part of our Fulfillment Program, we print and ship within 7 – 9 days of order receipt.