person using large format flatbed scanner

Transformative Uses of Large Format Flatbed Scanning Across Industries

In the realm of digital imaging, the versatility and precision of large format flatbed scanners have revolutionized numerous industries and applications. These scanners offer a crucial solution for digitizing materials that cannot be processed through roll scanners, unlocking new possibilities and efficiencies across various sectors. Let's explore how different industries leverage large format flatbed scanning to achieve their goals: Architectural Clients: Architectural firms rely on large format flatbed scanning to incorporate physical building materials and finishing samples directly into their designs. By scanning materials such as wood samples, flooring, and finishing textures, architects can create digital libraries of textures and materials for...

February 29th, 2024
Epson Large Format Solvent Printer

Introducing Our New Epson Large Format Solvent Printer: A Game-Changer in Color Reproduction

We're thrilled to present our latest innovation at TR Trades Reproduction Ltd.: the Epson Large Format Solvent Printer. This printer isn't just impressive for its size, boasting a 64" capacity, but it's revolutionizing the industry with its 10-color ink configuration. This setup extends beyond the traditional CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key/Black) palette, incorporating additional colors like Lk (Light Black), Lc (Light Cyan), Lm (Light Magenta), and notably, Orange and Red. Orange and Red: Expanding the Color GamutThe inclusion of Orange and Red inks is a significant advancement in color technology. These colors expand the color gamut by approximately 20%, allowing for...

November 29th, 2023

How Having More Hard Copy Drawings Can Minimize Project Cost Overruns

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, or degraded drawing sets. In turn, large projects can run millions or even billions of dollars over-budget. Likewise, projects could be cancelled altogether if the team has incorrect information. Overall, the amount of money spent on...

March 02nd, 2022

HP and TR Trades Advantage

TR Trades creates service difference! Case study by HP on TR Trades and HP PageWide XL 8000 printer. Read full article here: Download and View Excerpt: "TR Trades is a family-owned Vancouver reprographics specialist, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019. It has secured its long-term future by creating a service point of difference, based on quality, cost, and turnaround times. The most recent transition to dominate this model is by investing in four HP PageWide XL 8000 Printers. Challenge Continued investment in the future. There are very few businesses where you have to rip out perfectly serviceable equipment every five years and then replace it...

October 29th, 2021

Printing and Mounting Options for Presentation Boards

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 looking as intended. In this article, we'll talk about printing and mounting options that will ensure the presentations on your boards look their best. Pick a company specializing in Presentation Boards! You may wonder what is the best printing company to use for...

August 25th, 2021

TR Trades Reproduction Ltd.

1744 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver BC
604.736.4571 x 2

Mon to Thurs 7:30am to 9:00pm
Friday 7:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
After hours printing available!