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GPA unveils latest FlexBind layflat photo pages

Press release from the issuing company

Chicago, IL – GPA is pleased to announce the latest additions to their line of Ultra Digital FlexBind Layflat Photo Pages for HP Indigo Presses. These new products allow greater creative freedom and versatility for a wide array of seamless photo book applications, taking photo book making capabilities to the next level. They offer exciting application possibilities with a newly expanded selection of basis weights, hinge options, layouts and finishes.
FlexBind works by transferring the stress normally placed on the binding to the laminated hinge on each page, enabling photo spreads to flow smoothly from one page to the next for dramatic visual presentations. These new options give customers more choices than ever before to help them create a wider variety of eye-catching photo books.
80# White Felt Cover, Landscape (19 x 13) & Portrait (13 x 18): Offers a unique textured surface that creates a high-end stylized effect. The landscape layout allows for incredible panoramic crossover spreads with full bleeds for landscape beauty up to three feet wide by a foot high. Great for fine art books, landscape photography, architectural renderings, high-end real estate spreads, interior design displays and corporate capabilities campaigns.
100# White Photo Lustre Cover (13 x 18): Offers the look and feel of lab-quality photo prints for exceptionally high depth of contrast and lifelike reproduction, rivaling the qualities of traditional silver halide papers. Exceptional for high quality family, wedding and baby albums, yearbooks and art books.
80# White Matte Cover, Dual Hinge (12 x 18): Ideal for smaller photo books, allowing you to get multiple pages (at least six out) per sheet.
100# White Matte Cover Landscape (19 x 13) & Portrait (13 x 18): Bright white shade offers incredible versatility for all kinds of photo books. Variety of layout options allows for flexibility of design.
80# Black Text, End Leaf (14.4 x 10 & 14.5 x 14): Blank finishing sheet for adhesion to book cover interiors that has two reinforced Valeron film strips for added durability. The linered pressure sensitive permanent adhesive has a low initial tack for short-term repositioning and handling ease. Two-up or more per sheet.
80# Black Text, Fly Sheet (14.4 x 10 & 14.5 x 14): Blank leaf at the front or back of the book that has two 5/16" scores for easy finishing. Two-up or more per sheet.
These premium papers are elemental chlorine free, recyclable and metal free. They offer unparalleled ink holdout, superior image reproduction and are acid free for long-term archival performance. Like all FlexBind products, finishing is easy since they are compatible with a variety of bookbinding methods, such as side sewn, side stitched, Unibind, FastBind, ExactBind, ChannelBind, perfect binding and Powis Parker.