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Whether you’re a project manager, architect, or contractor, hard copy prints are key to any successful building project. At the same time, forward-leaning teams and project accountants hoping to cut costs oftentimes view hard copy prints as an antiquated expense that can either be omitted or reduced to save money. Throughout the process, teams can become vulnerable to the challenges associated with digital files… 

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Most people are familiar with lamination in a very general way, having perhaps laminated an identification card or some other important paper-based item at one time to prevent it from fraying, disintegrating, or being damaged from a liquid. Lamination, however… 

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Whether you’re an architect or graphic designer, one of the most rewarding aspects of any visual-based career is pressing ‘print’ after a project. At the same time, printers sometimes seem as if they have a mind of their own… 

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TR Trades creates service difference! Case study by HP on TR Trades and HP PageWide XL 8000 printer. 

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Why is Gray Difficult to Print? Unfortunately, gray is a challenging colour to print perfectly. On a screen, it’s made up of a solid colour, but in printing that colour is created by a series of dots that our eyes blend together. Digital printing uses larger dots, which are more noticeable when the dots are only using black ink. For optimal results, we recommend a gray that is made from a…

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One of the most important aspects of presentation boards is simply how they are presented. When your boards look good, it is easier to get your point across and more people will be impressed by what you have to say. Whether an architect wanting to showcase renderings, or businessman giving a presentation to potential investors, you want your boards…

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Every office has one. It might be hidden away in the basement or looming over in the corner, but it’s getting bigger and bigger every year… your project archives! This article will tell you how to undertake your office’s archive scanning and the easiest way to turn decades of scattered drawing…

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A construction site is a busy, noisy, and chaotic place. If you’re trying to keep your workers focused on the task at hand, it’s pivotal for them to see where they are supposed to be working and know their next steps. Construction signs play an essential role in keeping everyone informed about safety guidelines…

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You’ve sent your design files to your print shop and inspected a printed proof at their location and all the colours looked fine.  When you review the final prints in your office, you notice the colour isn’t what you expected.  This can be a common occurrence…

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