The technical drawing – also known as the computer aided design (CAD) – market for printing equipment took a dramatic downward turn in the 2008 economic recession. Approximately 70-80% of CAD output is used by Architects/Engineers/Construction, so the pressure upon the construction industry to become more efficient since the economic recession has never been stronger. While it has recovered somewh...

Speed Fast delivery times in monochrome and color Up to 14 pages a minute print speed, quick 30-second first page out Deliver mixed monochrome and color sets in half the time Ultra fast processor, native PDF management, HP SmartStream software Quality Fast color, excellent document quality Generate new business growth with a GIS map, Point-of-sale posters at breakthrough speed ...

At Replica Printing we provide our customers the opportunity for all components of finishing services, which includes lamination, binding, folding, and mounting. Picture this, you’ve just finished planning your print job. You know what you need printed and how much of it you need printed. You place your order with your local print company when you realize that you don’t want your finished produ...

“Proof” is the most important aspect of science, mathematics, literature, law, and just about any other field of study you can think of. Proof is also necessary to assure that what is being presented is true and correct. Scientists need to prove any theory they come up with through experimentation and research. Mathematicians construct proofs that are multiple pages long of complex formulas to pro...
PDF Post Feature 1

At Replica Printing we use PDF files as the basis for all of our print jobs.  When a customer comes to us, and wants to print a document or art work we ask them to save any and all documents as PDF files. [caption id="attachment_2381" align="aligncenter" width="169"] This is an example of the icon that is used to represent PDF files[/caption] A Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format...
The Office Post Feature

The folks in the show "The Office" at Dunder Mifflin were known for selling paper, but here at Replica we're known for our fast and easy same day and next day printing services. Since the Replica Printing office is as tight knit and fun as the office at Dunder Mifflin we thought it would be a perfect comparison. Check out our rendition of The Office intro and get a look behind the scenes here at R...
A bird's-eye view of all of the booth displays at San Diego Comic Con

We recently wrote a blog article about San Diego Comic Con in which we described the things that you may need when preparing for a convention. One thing that is often overlooked when getting ready for a convention or trade show that you need to travel to is how to organize last minute printed materials for the show. [caption id="attachment_2247" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A bird's-eye ...
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A couple weeks ago, we wrote an article about digital printing, what it is, and the benefits of it. One of the products that we are able to print here at Replica Printing is the production of short run publications. Simply put, a short run publication is a magazine that can be printed in quantities as low as just a single print. Digitally, we can print a publication up to 64 pages, front and back...
ream-of-white-paper

If you are a print customer, you have probably heard the terms "Points" or "Pounds" in reference to the thickness of the paper types you have to choose from. For example, a 16 point gloss cover stock, or 20 pound bond. What exactly does this mean, though? How is this measured? Before we start, this post will only be discussing the measurements of paper thickness, we will get into the types of pa...