Business Name: E & L Bindery
Year Established: 1960
Business Owner: Jeff Dahlin
Product/Service: Custom Hardcover Bookbinding services Unique Features/Competitive Advantage: Serving the niche market of binding and book restoration for individuals, schools, companies & organizations. Print runs for 1 copy to 200 copies.
Examples: Limited Editions binding: Family histories, poetry collections… Professional Journals and Thesis binding: Also includes dissertations, honors projects… Periodicals binding (Newspaper, Bulletin, Newsletter file volumes): Bind those stacks of back issues into protective hardcover volumes for easy storage and reference. Book restorations and repairs,Custom binders, portfolios, and boxes.
Other Community Activities: Jeff Dahlin, owner of E & L Bindery, also participates in the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. At Windrose Mil as “Master LooseLeaf,” Jeff demonstrates the art of bookbinding alongside other specialized artisans who demonstrated paper making, printing and calligraphy. Jeff/Master LooseLeaf has been honored by the King as a Master Artisan over the years.