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Digital Archiving

Scanning solutions

Digitize Your Documents with TR Trades

AND Eliminate Paper Mountain Storage Costs

Are you paying for costly document storage? Is your staff wasting time sorting through physical paper hunting for specific documents? It’s time to clear the clutter and embrace the future with TR Trades Digital Archive Solutions! Our state-of-the-art digitization service transforms your paper archives into easily accessible digital files, freeing up valuable office space, saving you time and money!

BEFORE

AFTER

HIGH RESOLUTION Scanning Of Original documents, Including Fragile AND Damaged Items:

Our large line of various scanners ensures high resolution digitization of all types of originals, regardless of their size and condition.

  • Old & new ‘blueprints’

  • Damaged originals

  • Mylar, sepia, overlays

  • Redline mark ups

  • Fabrics, photographs, maps, and textured materials

  • Archival storage rooms with a variety of media

Why Choose TR Trades Digital Archive Solutions?

Archives can be filled with a variety of different materials, and each item falls into a different category based on size, thickness, and quality of the original piece. To learn more about the benefits of digitization, check out our detailed blog article. TR Trades has the equipment to scan your original on the unit that will give you the most accurate representation of your document. We carry a variety of roll scanners and flatbed scanners to scan almost anything. We understand our clients need to see thin line weights, hatch patterns, and details even in the oldest drawing sets. Clients have been trusting TR Trades with their important documents for decades. From start to finish, we handle every aspect of the digitization process so you can focus on your core business.

  • Colour and B&W High Capacity Scanning

  • Batch Document Scanning

  • Batch Drawing Scanning

  • Flatbed Scanning for Delicate Materials (up to 48” x 70”)

  • Oversize scanning available via image stitching

  • Batch Photo Scanning with Color Correction

  • Slide and Negative Scanning

  • Sorting and organizing services available

  • OCR and vectorization services available

The Benefits Are Clear:

CONVENIENCE

We take care of everything, from pick-up to scanning to disposal.

EFFICIENCY

Access your documents quickly and easily in a digital format.

SPACE-SAVINGS

Free up valuable office space by eliminating bulky paper archives.

Ideal for Industries with Extensive Record-Keeping Needs

This comprehensive digital archiving solution is perfect for any industry that needs to maintain extensive records, ensuring easy access and preservation of important documents for years to come.

  • Developers

  • Architects

  • Engineers

  • Membership Clubs

  • Law Firms

  • Museums and Cultural Institutions

Digitizing Your Archives is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

  • Deliwery of CAD Printing, drawings, blueprints

    Pick-Up Service

    We will come pick up your documents from your facility within the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

  • Digitization Process

    We will digitize your archives in our facility in Kitsilano using cutting-edge technology to ensure high-quality results.

  • Digital Delivery

    We supply you with organized digital copies of all your scanned original documents. We can either return your originals or securely dispose of or recycle them according to your preference.

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“McKenzie is always eager to respond and help. Great customer service as always!”
Smart Design Group

McKenzie

Senior Account Manager

McKenzie joined the TR team with a solid foundation of experience in the print industry. His career began in production, where he developed his skills in maintenance, operations and finishing. Quickly recognized for his talent, initiative and charisma, McKenzie was promoted to Production Lead. At the helm of the production team, he proved a natural leader and infected the team with his positivity and work ethic.

After building his knowledge leading the production team, McKenzie progressed into the Sales department, honing his sales skills under the leadership of Carla Duncan and TR’s customer focused approach. His natural penchant for customer service and dedication to quality assurance proved an ideal fit for the TR sales team where McKenzie now functions as Account Manager.

Never one to rest on his laurels, McKenzie enhanced his knowledge with sales courses at BCIT and can regularly be seen applying his skills throughout the shop. Don’t be surprised to find him supporting the finishing department, assisting clients at the front desk, or onsite ensuring installations surpass customer expectations.

Also goes by: Mac

Interesting fact about McKenzie: he can be found on Wikipedia

Best described in three words as: loyal, funny, and stubborn

Cannot live without: his back massager

Quote to live by: “When you look at someone through rose-coloured glasses, all the red flags just look like flags” – Wanda the Owl

“Bruce has always provided excellent customer service.”
InterCAD Services Ltd.

Bruce

CAD & eProject Manager

When you meet Bruce you automatically know he is a seasoned professional in the reprographics industry. Starting out as a driver for Hughes Owens Printing in 1978, he eventually transitioned to Trimen Blueprinting where he acted as a reprographics technician for 13 years. With the onset of the digital era in 2000, TR Trades hired Bruce as CAD Manager. Since then he has been an invaluable asset to the company and anyone who has questions regarding CAD plotting. When Bruce is not overseeing others in the CAD department, he spends countless hours troubleshooting client issues, unearthing customer print errors, and providing eProject software support. He is regularly looked to for printing advice by both coworkers and clients.

Bruce is also well versed in troubleshooting onsite issues and participating in client presentations, having assisted Carla and TR sales staff in many client meetings. If you’re looking for a history lesson on the print industry or if you want to optimize your drawings for print, you’ll want to call on Bruce. Many may not know, but Bruce is a musician at heart! He originally studied engineering and math, eventually realizing it was not the career path he wished to pursue. Following this, Bruce went on to complete both a music program and a piano technician program through Douglas College. During his spare time, you’ll find him creating music or acting as a vocalist in several bands. When he is not playing the guitar and recording music, you can find Bruce tinkering around on one of his computers or watching hockey.

Also goes by: Stretch

Best described as: Humble

Favourite place in Vancouver: Minnekhada, Coquitlam

Guilty pleasure: Audio software

Favourite TV show: Hockey

Ideal meal: Mac & cheese (with ketchup)

Cannot live without: Music

Carla Duncan

President

Having worked in the family business since before she can remember, Carla has a natural talent for helping clients reach their printing goals. Always an advocate for education, Carla completed the Marketing Management course at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and then obtained a degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University with a double major in Management Technology and Human Resources. And all of this is in addition to sales and marketing courses at BCIT!

Combining her extensive education with a lifetime of experience, Carla is a driving force behind the success of TR Trades. On a daily basis, she can be found anywhere in the shop, always striving to enhance client satisfaction. Her familiarity with our systems, equipment, and services make her uniquely capable of ensuring clients benefit from every possible way that TR Trades can help businesses grow.

Favourite place in Vancouver: None. She would rather be off the grid camping!

During her free time you can find her: riding her atv or dirtbike, camping in the wild, fishing off the West Coast, fishing in a river, or in her garden.

Ideal meal: steak and double stuffed potatoes

What gets her motivated in the morning: coffee and coming to work!

Contact Me

“If you’re looking for an alternative option to your current print supplier, please call my cell at 604.376.7803. I would love to speak with you about how we can help your business.

604.736.4571 x 121