A consequence of a successful business is the endless generation of paper, the filling up of valuable office space and the inevitable task of where best to store it! The problem is that in most instances we have to retain the information held on the paper! So what’s the solution? We store it!

There are many companies providing paper collection and storage services, however all are expensive and records not easily accessible. There is a more efficient solution! Now that a significant amount of scanned data is admissible in court, more and more businesses are turning to scanning their archive of paper.

Document scanning prevents loss, saves on storage costs, manages records easily, retrieves documents quickly, makes images centrally available and information distribution quick and cost free. Documents can be returned on a variety of portable media or uploaded onto propriety or hosted systems.

No matter how large or small your paper archive is, ARC offers a full range of services. These services range from scanning hard copy originals of any size, including microfilm, to data capture and web hosting of your information on our secure cloud solution – SKYSITE.

We offer a free of charge document management audit from one of our experienced document management team, as well as an image sample from your documentation.

At ARC we will take your documents and store then free of charge until the scanning process is complete.

We can scan large format plans and drawings up to A0 by any length. With our high quality production scanners, delicate older drawings, mylar and vellum are our speciality.

Onsite document scanning

ARC provides a convenient onsite scanning service backed by 30 years of industry experience covering the entire Middle East. Onsite scanning ensures documents remain secure and easily accessible as they never leave your premises.

Content Management

ARC can delivery data capture directly in to new or existing SharePoint, FileNet IBM, ECM which delivers high value solutions that can help companies transform the way you do business by enabling you to put content in motion: activating, socialising, analysing and governing it throughout the entire lifecycle of your document archives.

Cloud EDMS

Many organisations are turning to the cloud looking for increased collaboration. ARC offers SKYSITE.

Slide and negative conversion

ARC specialises in converting all of your photos, slides and negatives into high quality digital images. With over 30 years’ experience in film production and conversion services.

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ARC’s creative team have vast experience creating innovative, eye-catching designs. Whether it’s branding, marketing, print design, video animation, or artworking, ARC’s design team will be happy to help with your requirements. Please check out our portfolio to see a selection of our previous projects.

Yes – ARC’s AE studio work with global, national and local clients, providing each with the same high standard of design work.

Our creative studio has vast experience in all areas of design from creation of new visual identities, creating new designs while adhering to strict brand guidelines, through to small and large format print design, environmental graphics and digital graphics. Please get in touch to find out more.

Yes – ARC can help with sourcing high quality images, or even help commission a professional photographer if required.

We are happy to provide an estimate in advance of starting any project work, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Please call us on +971501983007 or email info.uae@e-arc.com

ARC has flexible options from cost per scan to fixed cost per box.

ARC experienced staff will remove all fixings and staples to allow automatic scanning.

ARC has a full records management solution for box storage to scan on demand.

ARC can index the documents to allow fast retrieval and text searching on key words.

PDF (Portable Document Format) are the most widely used formats for scanned images. ARC scanning solutions can convert your paper records to TIFF, PDF or a variety of other file formats for seamless integration with your document management application or enterprise content management (ECM) system.

ARC can provide an archival document management solution hosted in the UK, allowing you to search and view your documents on your mobile devise or PC or MAC.

ARC has a comprehensive range of services including Rendering, BIM Clash Detection Revit modelling, 3D modelling.

ARC has consultants experienced in BIM to attend site meetings remotely or in person.

ARC is experienced in provide Revit modelling.

ARC can provide 3D Modelling service for architects and engineering companies, but also point of sale items.

ARC has a range of document management collaboration solutions for architectural, engineering and construction.

ARC solution is cross platform allowing PC, MAC, and mobile applications to be used.

ARC can provide redirect using POBOXES to allow post to be redirected to our inbound mail scanning team, for distributed to your email boxes.

ARC can provide a full workflow from allowing the user access to our Click 2 Post software, allowing the user to send files direct to ARC for printing and posting.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is generally the preferred file format for submitting a document for printing as it works with virtually all professional printing and digital output devices. By design, a PDF file incorporates the information needed to maintain document consistency from system to system. Most other file formats such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Microsoft Word are easily converted to PDF format.

Crop marks help indicate where the product will be cut to its finished size.

Bleed is required to ensure edge-to-edge colour on your final product. Any background colours or images need to expand your final size by 3mm on all sides to allow for any movement on the guillotine.

We print in CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black). Ensure your colour is set to this as RGB and Pantone artworks will be automatically converted which could slightly affect final print.

Perfect Binding:

Gluing the outside edges of the paper together to create a flat edge then a wrap around cover applied.

Saddle-stitch binding (Fold stitch and trim).

Using staples along the folds of the pages to bind them together. Pages need to be multiples of 4.

Wire binding:

Wires in a spiral form are threated through holes along the binging edge. Allows the document to lay flat when open. (Silver/White/Black all stocked).

Plastic Comb binding:

Similar to Wire binding but using tubular plastic piece which fits through rectangular holes punched into binding edge.

Ring Binders:

Holes are punched into pages and inserted into ring binder.

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