For more than 40 years, Muscle Bound Bindery, a division of Lerner Universal Corp., has been blending state-of-the-art bookbinding technology with careful craftsmanship to provide the best-bound books available anywhere.
Muscle Bound means dependability. Muscle Bound not only meets your scheduling needs, but we're always available to work with you on layouts and project details.
Muscle Bound means flexibility. Accommodating and anticipating customer needs is a hallmark of Muscle Bound. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible to do business with us.
Muscle Bound means bookbinding expertise. We were one of the first companies in the country to add the Otabind layflat adhesive binding system, which we’ve perfected over the past 20 years. Combined with our more than 40 years of side-sewn case binding and perfect binding expertise, you can rely on Muscle Bound to produce your books properly and on time.
Gary Hansen has been president of Muscle Bound Bindery since 2009, yet he brings more than three decades of book production expertise to the role. He has served Lerner Publishing Group, of which Muscle Bound Bindery is a subsidiary, in various capacities since 1973. Through his technical expertise and leadership, Lerner Publishing Group has effectively integrated leading-edge production concepts for bookbinding, print production, prepress, photography and graphic design applications.
Prior to joining Lerner Universal Corporation, Hansen worked for Suburban Newspapers and Associated Litho. He attended the University of Minnesota and is a U.S. Army veteran.