It’s no secret that we’ve had to quickly learn to adapt to the many changes occurring in our world. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we’ve fast transitioned to a virtual & digital world. In this transition, printed materials have become a second thought to many trainers and educators. Despite this, printed materials such as books, advertisements, and catalogs are still incredibly useful. They hav...

This month we have a unique new addition to our Replica team. Replica owner, Ryan Stevens, recently adopted a new family member who has become our new C.C.O. (Chief Cuddle Officer)! Soni has jumped right into her role here at Replica and has quickly become everyone's favorite coworker. Ryan adopted Soni from Baja Animal Sanctuary, an incredible non-profit organization we have worked with on numero...

It’s no secret that many of us have become quite attached, and some even borderline addicted to our mobile devices and electronics. According to a recent study, on average, adults spend about 11 hours a day staring at some screen, whether that be a computer, phone, tablet, TV, or another type of electronic device. [1] For office workers, some of that is unavoidable, but extra recreational screen t...

In this current digital age, printed materials might sound as outdated as a rotary phone, but here at Replica, we know that couldn’t be more false. There’s no doubt that digital marketing is effective, and it’s also easy to measure and analyze. Despite those attractive aspects, the sheer volume of competition you’re up against every second of every day is extraordinary, and engagement is tough to ...

This month's employee spotlight, Stephanie, comes all the way from Gilbert, South Carolina! Stephanie is our newest sassy, southern addition to our production team. As a part of our production team, Stephanie completes the finishing work for all print projects, such as binding, cutting, and drilling.  When she's not in the production room with us, she enjoys spending time with her wife & dog, ...

Have you ever noticed the labels with the little trees and acronyms on the wood or paper products you buy? Probably not, unless you are looking for them.  These labels are helpful for environmentally conscious consumers to understand where their products are coming from. That can take some research on their part, but we are here to help.  On most forest products, like lumber or paper, there ...
steps towards sustainability.

A common myth about the printing industry is that it is not sustainable. We’re here to bust that myth. According to Two Sides North America, in the United States, 39% of the fiber used to make paper comes from recycled materials. The other 61% comes from sustainably managed forests, which are held to strict standards by certifying agencies such as the Forrest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustaina...

Here at Replica, we believe our most valuable assets are not the machines we use for printing, but rather our hard-working employees who operate them. After all, without our awesome team, our printers are just expensive hunks of plastic! Everyone here on Team Replica helps to ensure your print projects are the best quality and they go above and beyond to exceed expectations. To show our appreciati...
training materials, quick reference job aids, synthetic paper stock

It looks like paper, and it feels like paper, but in fact, it is not paper.  Synthetic paper is a material usually produced from resin and in some cases plastics. Although it has a similar look and feel, synthetic paper has several distinct advantages over traditional paper stocks.  Here are the top 5 reasons you should consider using synthetic paper for your next print project: 1. No Need to...

One of the most common problems we encounter as a printer is customers submitting low-quality files and images that we cannot print. By understanding the basics of print resolution, you can avoid unnecessary headaches and ensure your job is done on time and looks great. In this blog post, we are going to walk you through the basics of print resolution and address the most common mistakes peo...