Bookbinding Paper & Paper cover materials are a versatile and cost effective solution in comparison to most cloth, leather and polyurethane (PU) cover materials. We carry a wide variety of coated and uncoated papers to suit any projects needs. Soft touch, faux leather and linen are a few possibilities with paper.

  • Alloy ABCDE

    Alloy is a latex-saturated decorative covering material and paperboard composite base material. Available in approximately 1000 standard visuals such as Pellaq®, Skivertex®, Kivar® 7 and Balmoral®. The board colours available are black, white, gray, blue and red. Alloy’s duplex construction combines rigid board with decorative, coated covering material giving the stiffness needed for set up boxes and slip cases with the aesthetics needed to support your brand or promotional needs.

    Single cover material saves production steps and time for set up box converting

  • Carbon X Carbon Fiber pattern cover material

    Carbon X by Corvon

    Carbon-X is a unique cover material with an embossing that mimics carbon fiber. It offers a striking visual association with luxury, high-end, high-performance brands.

  • Docu Cover II

    Docu-Cover II is a latex saturated 17pt paper cover material. Docu-Cover II offers prestige to all your corporate presentations.

    It is the product of choice for high quality soft cover binding. Custom colours are available on a make-to-order basis.

  • Eco-Cover cover material in Black colour


    Eco-Cover® is the perfect choice for high-end presentation covers, perfect-bound books, planners, address books and more. With it’s self-supporting properties, this flexible, sturdy material is composed of a saturated base and finished with a protective acrylic top coat that gives it strength and wear resistance— without the extra hassle or cost of lamination. You have your choice of fully coated back or a natural, uncoated back.  Additional soft-touch and matte design options are also available for added customization and authenticity. Colors range from traditional solids to metallic shades, all offered in 9 different embossings and 3 thickness options (17, 22, or 25-point).

  • Excel cover material in select key lime 8513


    Excel® is a light-weight, saturated cover material offered in Classic, Select, and Design Collections, each with unique color and finish combinations. The Classic Collection features traditional colors with a standard gloss finish and the Select Collection for a wider range of fashion-forward colors with a modern, satin finish.  The Design Collection is perfect when you require the look and finish of linen, but prefer the ease of use of a saturated material.  Excel® has a flexible slim-fitting composition and our library of stocked colors make it the designer’s choice for style with economy and the manufacturer’s ally in machine and hand-made production processes.  Excel® is perfect for creating eye-catching book covers, packaging, and stationery.

  • Hyflex graphic white printable cover material


    Hyflex is a latex reinforced heavy weight material, made with the unique Hyflex® construction designed to provide long life and withstand hard abuse. This design offers a highly flexible sheet, with significant strength and crack resistance. Hyflex® is made to be finished either on or off-line with aqueous or UV topcoats and is designed for many self-supported product applications.

    Hyflex® 7
    6 mil thickness
    Color: White
    Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 7 additional embossings

    Hyflex® 9
    9 mil thickness
    Color: White
    Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 5 additional embossings

    Hyflex® 12
    12.3 mil thickness
    Color: White
    Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 5 additional embossings

  • Iridescents by Corvon

    Shimmering, lustrous iridescent coating in a latex-saturated covering material. Iridescents by Corvon is available in 16 colours with Polish, Weave and Bengaline textures.

  • Kivar 2 Performa printable and durable cover material for hard cover books

    Kivar 2 Performa

    Kivar 2 Performa is a Latex reinforced specification grade material. It exceeds NASTA Type II non-woven specifications Class A through E. A rugged premium sheet, which exhibits outstanding image reproduction.

    •Exceeds NASTA Type II non-woven specifications Class A through E for elementary/high school textbook usage.
    •Choice of smooth Chrome finish or 7 embossed textures (Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel,Satique).
    •Rugged premium sheet that exhibits outstanding image reproduction.

  • Kivar 3 Performa offset printable cover material

    Kivar 3 Performa

    Kivar 3 Performa is an economical yet durable offset printable covering material that is latex reinforced making it extra stong, flexible and moisture resistant.

    •Available in 14, 17 and 22 mil thickness
    •Available in Chrome and 7 embossings: Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel, Satique
    •Meets NASTA class AA and BB standards
    •Excellent ink holdout
    • Heavyweight for soft cover book or self supporting cover applications


  • Kivar 4 kraft based printable cover material

    Kivar 4-12 Performa

    Kivar 4-12 is a Northern Kraft based sheet with acrylic-coated surface for optimal print quality.

    •Choice of smooth Chrome finish or 7 embossed textures (Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel, Satique)
    •Excellent ink holdout
    •Strong and flexible
    •Superior print performance at an economical price
    •Heavyweight for soft cover book or self supporting cover applications
    •Meets NASTA class AA/BB standards

  • Kivar 7 simulated leather cover material

    Kivar 7

    Kivar 7 is a lightweight latex-saturated covering material that comes in simulated leather and cloth patterns. Kivar 7 is lightweight, durable and economical, and comes in 30 stock colours and 6 embossings.

  • Kivar Sutton

    Kivar Sutton simulates cloth patterns in a lightweight latex-saturated covering material.

    Standard colours are Navy Linen & Black Linen.

  • Lumina lustrous cover material in Bronze colour


    Lumina is an acrylic coated kraft based cover material with colours inspired by precious stones and metals. Lumina dazzles with its selection of fine shimmery pigments and neutral earthy tones. Lumina is acid free, carbon black free, lignin free, chlorine free, archival and recyclable.

  • Matador cover material in Black


    Matador® is an eco-friendly soft-touch material that offers the lush lavish feel of imported PU without breaking your wallet. The silky matte finish entices your senses and leaves you wanting more. Matador® is a water-based, saturated paper engineered with design enhancing capabilities to allow customization using superior offset and screen printing, foil stamping, blind stamping, and embossing. Feel the difference with Matador®.

  • Metal-X Bright Silver cover material with Brush texture

    Metal-X by Corvon

    Metal-X by Corvon has rich, metallic tones and distinctive textures that add to a dramatic visual appeal. Metal-X is a latex-saturated cover material that is ideal for set-up boxes and book coverings.

  • Metallics by Skivertex cover material

    Metallics by Skivertex

    Metallics by Skivertex has a metallic coating and satin sheen that creates a high-tech, reflective look. Metallics is a latex saturated decorative cover material that is available in 12 colours and 4 textures.


  • Mirage Classic cover material in Light Gray colour

    Mirage Classic®

    Mirage® Classic is the base line of Mirage®, an environmentally friendly, acrylic coated material that offers the same style and heat-burnishing qualities of a PU product. While additional print and embossing designs are included in our other Mirage® lines, Mirage® Classic delivers the simplicity of a classic, antique, matte finish with a perfectly flush, solid color, providing a clean slate for your own creative designs. Mirage® Classic is most commonly used as a cover material for books, journals, bibles, CD/multimedia packaging, jewelry boxes, and more.

  • Mirage Corsica cover material in Red with Larista embossing

    Mirage Corsica®

    Mirage® Corsica is designed to resemble the revered traits of old softened leather, bringing a sense of comfort and familiarity to your design projects. This material is first crafted with a water base, color coat, and special top coat that’s designed for a lush, soft feel. Print and texture is added to give the appearance of either lightly worn or heavily cracked leather, whichever characteristic is more relevant to your design goals. Mirage® Corsica is suitable for covering books, bibles, binders, journals, luxury packaging and more.

  • Mirage Distressed cover material in Saddle colour

    Mirage Distressed®

    As timeless as the stories it protects, Mirage® Distressed gives your projects and designs that antiquated look that never goes out of style. The subtle embossing pattern reproduces the appearance of naturally distressed leather, but for a fraction of the cost. Mirage® Distressed is perfect for covering bibles, religious books, photo books, yearbooks, luxury packaging, photo mount, diaries and journals.

  • Mirage Nouveau®

    Mirage® Nouveau is a modern cover material that resembles tightly stitched weaves with crisp lines and symmetry. Offered in a selection of colorful hues from our Classic line, Mirage® Nouveau is available in 3 different embossing patterns that you can add your own stamping or burnishing to for an exciting 3-dimensional design you can see and feel. It makes a beautiful cover for various retail boxes, book covers, journals, and more.