Panoramic Bindery Equipment Now Available from Mohawk

[Cohoes, NY] – Photobooks continue to be an expanding market, and Panoramic binding offers printers a way to grow that segment of their business.

Now you can get the bindery equipment you need to produce Panoramic lay-flat books through authorized Mohawk paper merchants nationwide.

“With Mohawk Panoramic papers and this bindery equipment there’s no more gutter. Images flow seamlessly across the fold, creating high-impact brochures, elegant proposals, and dramatic photo albums—all with no concern about crossovers, color matches, or missing parts,” says Chris Harrold, vice president of business development, digital papers.

These three simple units are a turnkey bindery solution, allowing printers and photographers to quickly, and cost-effectively, get into making lay-flat casebound books.

RT1 Roller Tacker

A multipurpose unit that reinforces the folded crease, creates a properly aligned book block, and aids in applying the case to the book block. When passing the folded sheet between the set of rollers, a crisp spine edge is created. The built-in tacker component allows the user to build a book block and, upon completion of the book block, a case can be applied with the use of a second set of jigs.

BP1 Book Press

A multipurpose sealing unit. Pressure created between the platens not only seals the book block leaves, but also creates a final pressure seal for joining the book block to the cover.

CC1 Cover Crimper

This unit joins the cover of the book to the book block by crimping it along the sides of the cover next to the spine. The unit operates manually without air or electricity.

For more detailed specifications and pricing, contact your local Mohawk merchant, visit, or call 800 the mill.

About Mohawk

An HP Indigo Preferred Partner, Mohawk is North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers for commercial and digital printing. Signature brands include Mohawk SuperfineÒ, StrathmoreÒ, InxwellÒ, and proprietary i-ToneÒ for HP Indigo. Mohawk papers are chosen for commercial printing, photo specialties and high-end direct mail. Products and samples are available through leading paper distributors and at

The company is leveraging connections in the digital, design, and photo space to develop new tech offerings: Mohawk Maestro, a software solution for professional photographers and labs; Pinhole Press is a new consumer-facing photo brand; Felt and Wire Shop is an online marketplace for social stationery, posters, and prints.

This third-generation, family-owned business and certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise is constantly renewing its commitment to environmental stewardship. As the first U.S. manufacturer of commercial printing papers to match 100% of its electricity with windpower renewable energy credits and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production, its portfolio of recycled papers certified by Green Seal and the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) standards, continues to grow along with the rest of the company.

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