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We are books
and more!

Hardcover Options

Smyth sewn
Revolutionary PUR adhesive
Standard EVA adhesive
Side sewn and saddle sewn
Saddle stitching
Adhesive bound
Wire-O (twin loop) bound

Paperback Options

Smyth sewn
Perfect bound
Standard EVA perfect binding
Revolutionary PUR perfect binding
Vinyl covers
Flexible covers
Wire-O bound
Pasted vinyl
Lay-flat adhesive

Specialty Book Binding

photo albums
guest books
flexible covers
custom projects

Specialty Products

portfolio covers
menu covers
media kits
sales kits

Support Services

Turned edge casemaking
Die Cutting
Foil stamping
Plastic film laminating
• sheet-to-sheet
• sheet-to-board
• board-to-board
Round cornering
Hand gluing
3-knife trimming
3-hole drilling


Richard Avedon Smyth Sewn Book

red and green books

Shown just above is
thread used to sew
book signatures.
Click here to learn
about smyth sewing

Professional Bookbinding

Welcome to Midwest Editions – your complete bookbinder – and beyond. Our services include traditional hardcover and paperback binding along with an expansive variety of unique products and specialty services. Whatever your bookbinding needs, we have you covered. Please see our menu of options. If you see what you’re looking for; call us. If you don’t; still call us, and we’re sure to find – or help you find – a solution.

The Midwest Editions Difference

We are a creative and dynamic bookbindery that can handle the most routine projects with ease and the most difficult projects with confidence. Our shop consists of the hardest-working, most dependable, professional bookbinders you could assemble.


At Midwest Editions, our quality sets us apart. We take pride in working with each customer as a true partner.


The Midwest Editions quality control team best demonstrates our commitment to excellence. We have experienced staff constantly inspecting the work at every stage of production. Rely on Midwest Editions to deliver sharp, attractive and professional pieces you and your customers will want to display and share. Contact us today to begin or continue adding our quality to your bookbinding projects.


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