About Helix Binders

Learn more about our company and our founders’ backgrounds.

Helix Binders were formed in 2007 by Iain Kirkwood and Robert McKernan whose considerable print industry experience has helped guide them into becoming a very successful small business.

Building on their traditional bookbinding skills the company now also offer the latest digital print techniques allowing us to deliver a full book production facility.

With considerable skill and dedication Helix Binders continually delight customers with the finished product.

Our aim is to always exceed expectation!


Iain KirkwoodIain Kirkwood

Iain is the commercial driving force behind Helix Binders, which he started with Robert in 2007.

His focus is on ensuring the company exceeds client expectations and delivers exceptional printed product.

Iain can claim an impressive customer base including clients as diverse as Jackie Stewart, racing driver and The John Rylands Library for whom Helix reproduced a unique copy of the Gutenberg Bible.

Iain has recently recommenced his passion for playing the bagpipes.


Robert McKernanRobert McKernan

Robert started working in the binding & printing industry at the age of 16 and since then has built an enviable career in an industry he loves.

With more than 40 years’ experience in the book printing and binding trade Robert can be rightly viewed as an industry veteran.

His reputation for attention to detail and passion to produce world-class products is known and respected throughout the industry.

Robert is a keen international traveller.

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