Blankedale is home to an artisanal bookbinder which has been in operation since 1965. Its primary activities are newspaper and bookbinding, hard cover and soft cover plasticising and the application of gold and silver prints.

Manual bookbinding:

  • manual sewing
  • manual gluing
  • various finishing options: full-bound, half-bound, cardboard
  • hard cover in rexine (artificial leather), library buckram “Premium” or linen


  • covering pocket books and CD covers with self-adhesive protective film
  • optional application of signatures

Customer base:

Government, municipal and city public libraries, universities, schools and individuals.