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A method and apparatus is disclosed for laminating sheet material having a width together with at least one laminate web material having an adhesive coating on one side thereof. The laminating machine has upper and lower laminating rolls for producing therebetween a continuous laminated web comprising the sheet material and the web material fed between the laminating rolls. A laminate web material supply supplies material to the laminating rolls. Die cutting apparatus separates the continuous laminated web from the laminating rolls into individual laminated sheets, and an output area stacks the individual laminated sheets after they are separated. Apparatus is provided for pressing substantially the entire width of a marginal portion of a piece of sheet material to be laminated to the adhesive coating on the laminate web material.