Unlike other website companies that promote "quick and easy" ordering online and "24 hour book printing", we prefer the personal approach. Whether you are a first-time or a seasoned author, we understand that you want someone who will work one-on-one with you, guiding you through each phase of your project to ensure everything is done properly, your way. You've spent a tremendous amount of time in preparing your manuscript, so the need to rush the printing process should be the least important factor.
Our graphic designers will work closely with you along the way, checking your files and helping with layout and design as needed. Many times we can prevent potential problems long before the books are printed and bound. And before production begins, we provide a hard-copy proof for your approval, showing you exactly how your completed books will look. And, we keep copies and records of all our past printing and binding projects making reorders as simple as a phone call.
"Relative to my
experience with Mechling Bookbindery and its employees, my wife, Rosalie, and I
cannot say enough. The professionalism and courtesy extended us on both this
and my previous book has been most welcome. We investigated many bookbinders
when selecting a publisher for my first work. The fact that I elected to return
to Mechling for my second book is perhaps the best testimony I can offer. I
look forward to working with Al Mechling and his staff when I publish my third
book in spring of 2015."
- Fletcher Ward, Author, Saving Chautauqua’s Muskies, and Chautauqua
Lake’s Greatest Race
"I want to thank you for the exceptional service provided by
Mechling. I can’t tell you how stressed out I was trying to find a person to
design my cover, the interior, the e-books, the printer who would then
send it off to a binder. MIND BOGGLING! That being said, I was very happy when Mike Hughes referred me to
you. I was amazed that you have everything under one roof, as it should be.
Kari [one of Mechling's graphic designers] did a fantastic job. She was quick, efficient and never complained when I
asked for changes or alternatives. I look forward to working with her more in
the future. The quality of the book is great and I’m getting a lot of positive
feedback about it. I look forward to the second book in the series. Kari
and I have already spoken about it. Thank you for everything."
Leigh Carrasco, Author, www.juicyjackadventures.com
"You have done an outstanding job preparing my books for printing. I am very grateful for your guidance throughout this process. I was a bit overcome with emotion when handed the proofs for the first time. Having that opportunity to see a “hobby writing” project in such a professional form was more of a shock than I expected!"
Marlen Lang, Author
"My experience with Mechling Bookbindery was unsurpassed. A fellow author had recomended Mechling in many glowing terms but "responsive and cost effective" were the two that sold me on trying them for my latest book. I was delighted with the cooperation and the quality of the final product. I will use this wonderful resource for my next book and have already recommended them to two other authors."
Miles Athey, Author
"I found your company a pleasure to work with. They were very professional and very fast. I did not think I would have the final copies available in such short time. I was also pleased with the cost. Your rates were very reasonable. Some friends told me that I could not go wrong with Mechling--and they were so right."