You need to make sure you are aware of the submission criteria for your university / course, this includes the cover information, colour and layout.
You also need to make sure you have your complete thesis as a single PDF file. We provide information on converting to PDF below.
In addition to gold foil-stamped lettering on the spine and cover of your book, you can add your College / University’s Seal or Emblem. We don’t yet carry them for every University, but we can have one made on request.
We offer archival-quality paper in 25% Cotton or 100% Cotton, as well as standard 20 lb & 60lb Bond paper. You will only pay color printing rates for your specified color pages.
Collis Bird & Withey have been providing dissertation & thesis binding and printing services for students since 1979.
Collis Bird & Withey staff collectively share 125 years experience in the bookbinding industry. We are all dedicated to producing quality products at prices you can afford. Hand binding is labour intensive we still use many of the traditional binding methods, tools and materials. Wherever possible we use recycled materials and printing equipment with a low impact on the environment.
We have four speeds of service for binding 2 days, Next day, 5 hours and 2 hours. These services are available at all times no booking required.
On busy days we cannot guarantee printing for a same-day service sent by email. Please come to the bindery with your pdf ready to print. Call for availability.
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PIMASA will attend the 2014 edition of the EXPOMIN, taking place between April 21st and April 25th at Espacio Riesco. PIMASA will share stand with the related companies Conveyor Services S.A. and Lorbrand S.A. In the stand will feature the companies represented by PIMASA’s environmental area.
Since we provide complete digital printing and copying services, it is possible to print your thesis with us. This is as simple as either emailing the file to us with your instructions or by using the Thesis Online Order form.
Pricing for thesis printing is based on the highly competitive World of Print standard printing and copying prices. For more information visit: or contact us.
*For more than five documents, please give us a ring to check the turnaround time. For hard cover thesis binding and perfect binding we need one working day.
We offer the following binding systems: Thermal Binding, Wire Binding, Comb Binding and Perfect Binding.
The binding service is normally done on the spot* or within the same day. We can bind up to 400 sheets. We can bind A5, A4 and A3 size documents (A3 can be bound on the short edge only).
We also offer a printing service (colour and black and white), done on varieties of paper. You can bring us your documents for a quick printing and binding or e-mail them to us, give us a short call to pay and pick them up when ready.