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Custom Index Tabs
are an effective and professional way to showcase your companies' presentations, marketing binders, sales books, catalogs, directories and employee manuals. You'll show the world you are professional and mean business by helping people locate the information they're looking for quickly and efficiently. For over twenty years, Universal Binders & Tabs has been specializing in manufacturing custom index tabs for customers like you. From mom-and-pop businesses to large multinational corporations, we can help you too. We would love to help you with your next custom index tab project by making the process simple and stress free.

How to Order Custom Tabs (Standard Ordering Procedure):

  1. Email us at Customerservice@universalbinders.com or call 805-210-6835, we can answer any questions or quote you a price for your order. You can also click the Blue "Custom Tab Quote" button below for a quick quote.
A. Let us know how many total sets of tabs you need? (50 Sets, 100 Sets )
B. How many different custom tabs do you need in each set? (50 Sets of 10 tabs. 250 Sets of 6 Tabs)
C. Printing on Front side only, or both sides?
D. Any other printing like logos?
E. Is binding edge reinforcement and 3 hole drill needed?
F. We only manufacture Letter Size Custom Tabs (11" X 8 1/2" plus 1/2" Tab extension for side or bottom tabs)


  1. Once you receive a quote, if you want to proceed with an order, let us know. We will set up an order online and email you a direct order link to place your order online safely and securely.
  2. After your order is placed, we will email you a free pdf proof of your tab titles setup with the mylar colors you choose. You get to approve them before we start manufacturing your custom tab order.



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Why order Custom Index Tabs from us?

  1. Quick turnaround time (3-4 days for average size orders)
  2. Easy Ordering Process - go from quick online quote to receiving your custom index tab proof in just a few minutes
  3. After your order is placed, we will email you a free pdf proof of your tab titles setup with the mylar colors you chose. You get to approve them before we start manufacturing your custom tab order.
  4. We print your tab titles onto the paper and then seal over them with the plastic mylar. We don't laser print them onto the mylar(copier tabs are done this way, and the printing smudges/scrapes off even with light use).
  5. There are never any setup charges.
  6. No extra fees for using different mylar colors on each tab.
  7. No added +10% overs on custom index tab orders. (We will send you extra complete sets for free.)
  8. We publish our pricing below so you can compare with our competitors. (even with shipping, we are lower than our competitors)


Standard Custom Index Tab Specs:

  • 90 lb. Recycled White - This is a bright white, card stock paper
  • 11" X 8 1/2" +1/2" Tab Extension( Letter Size Tabs Only)
  • Clear or Colored Plastic Mylar on the Tab Extension
  • Printed in Black Ink Front or Both Front and Back Sides
  • Binding Edge Reinforcing - Adds a Strip of Plastic to protect the drilled holes, so they don't tear
  • Standard 2 or 3 Hole Drilling on Top or Side - for adding into a standard 3 ring binder
  • Collated into Complete Sets


Need more custom tab options?

  • Do you want your custom tabs to be printed with a Company logo on the tab sheet? We can do that!
  • Do you want to have your custom binder tabs 3 hole drilled? We can do that!
  • Need your custom index tabs to be poly bagged or shrink wrapped sealed? No problem!
  • Do you need a RUSH order right away? Give us a call, we can make it happen.


Give us a call at 1 805-210-6835, we are happy to answer any questions you have.