MackinBound™ books are the nation’s best prebound books the industry has to offer and are carefully manufactured at our dedicated Mackin-owned production facility.

Our Guarantee

MackinBound books are guaranteed to provide high-volume circulations and against manufacturing defects of any kind — no questions asked. If you ever

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have to replace a MackinBound, just give us the barcode number on the book, and we will send you a brand new book, fully cataloged and processed with the same barcode. All MackinBound books are fully guaranteed against defects as long as the purchased ISBNs remain in print.

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Digital Bundles

Mackin Made

MackinBound books are manufactured by Mackin employees — who together have over 150 years of experience — in our Topeka, Kansas,

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Mackin-owned-and-operated bindery facility. Full control of our bindery allows us to maintain the highest standards of manufacturing quality and service.

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Quality Materials

Acid-free, non-yellowing end sheets, easy-to-clean laminate covers and the highest quality materials (we do not use lead-based products or toxic glues)

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make MackinBound books 100% safe for your students and staff.

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Common Cents

MackinBound books can expand your budget by eliminating the cost of replacing worn out paperbacks and increasing the number of true

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library-bound titles in your collection. Actual MackinBound per-book costs are much less than the publisher’s library and trade bindings and consistently lower than many other prebinders.

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Durable Class A Bindings,
Flat and Flexible Spines

Sewn MackinBound books are manufactured with high-strength polyester thread, and glued MackinBound books feature a durable double-fan binding. We use only PVA cold glue, which is very flexible and will not crack over time. All spines are built with flexi-board, keeping the spine flat and easy to read.

High-density binderboard (88 point thickness) is used to construct MackinBound covers, meeting strength specifications for Class A library binding.