As a business to business printer located in San Diego, at Replica Printing we are always looking for ways to help our customer's businesses grow and thrive. One of the best and easiest ways we help some of our customers do that is through printing their yearly or quarterly catalogs to promote their products. One main misconception about catalogs is that they're outdated and  shouldn't be used ...
Why Do Printers Use CMYK-03

In elementary school we are taught that Red, Yellow, and Blue are the primary colors, so then why do printers use CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black)? And why do TV’s and monitors use Red, Green, and Blue? The answer is actually pretty straight forward and easily explained with a few pictures. Additive vs. Subractive The first thing to understand about colors is the difference between bein...

Many people are not familiar with the basic uses and advantages of digital printing, or even what digital printing is. In a past blog post, we have covered specifically what digital printing is in great detail, but I will go over a quick recap now before I get to what digital printing can do for you. What is Digital and Offset Printing? To start off, there are two main forms of printing used...

The 'Trade Show': Breaking it Down A trade show is a perfect way to meet potential new customers and make new vendor partnerships. Attendees and exhibitors alike are trying to network with one another, so it's important to keep these tips top of mind. 1. Choosing the Right Show Making the right decision on what show to attend can make or break your trade show booth. You want to know your target...

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...