Binding Industries Association (BIA)

Jack Rickard Inducted into Binding Industries Association Hall of Fame

Rickard Bindery, a leading binding and finishing company with more than a century of experience, proudly announces that company president Jack Rickard has been inducted into the Binding Industries Association (BIA) Hall of Fame. Rickard was formally recognized at the recent BIA Annual Conference in Championsgate, Florida.

For more than 40 years, Jack Rickard has served as president of Rickard Bindery, a company founded by his grandfather in 1900. Under Rickard’s leadership, the company continues to be recognized as a nationwide resource for delivering innovative solutions to challenging folding, miniature folding, gluing, saddle stitching, attaching and other postpress jobs. His industry ambassadorship includes serving as president of the Printing Industries of Illinois and Indiana, Binding Industries of America and Graphic Finishing Industries of Illinois.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by the premier organization of the industry to which I’ve dedicated my professional life,” said Rickard. “I‘m grateful for the BIA’s ongoing support of our industry and to the outstanding printers we continue to serve.”

The BIA Hall of Fame is dedicated to binding and loose-leaf manufacturing industry executives who have reached far beyond the standard obligations of running their own businesses to become a dominant force in the binding and finishing industries. Sponsored by the Binding Industries Association, this award is dedicated to the spirit of pioneering leadership, hard work and determination.

About Rickard Bindery

Rickard Bindery has provided advanced folding and other post press solutions for 111 years. Rickard Bindery’s services include miniature, oversized, map, gate and specialty folding, saddle stitching up to 12-pockets, loop stitching, seam, fugitive and remoistenable gluing, string tying and affixing, rotary scoring, personalized product handling, fulfillment, wafer sealing, padding and automatic shrink wrapping. For more information, please visit

About The Binding Industries Association

The Binding Industries Association (BIA), a special interest group of the Printing Industries of America (PIA), represents trade binderies, loose-leaf manufacturers, and suppliers to those industries. The BIA is the definitive organization for the binding industry and helps its members maintain a competitive advantage and respond to today’s changing environment. For more information, visit or call 412-259-1806.