Design & Creative Services, High quality Printing and Managed Print Services in the UK

Our Print, Design and Fitting Service offers a unique resource, which is fully aligned to the sophisticated and sometime complex needs of today’s global market sectors.

The diversity of ARC’s expanding client base perpetuates the need for constant adaptability, in respect of innovative ideas and unprecedented levels of inventive ways to translate ideas into stunning visual representations.

Single source solutions have become increasing sought after and enable Local, National and Multi-National organisations to entrust their specific needs to an all-encompassing strategic partner.

Never allow your creativity to be limited by what can be produced in visual format because ARC is making the impossible, possible… every day!
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Explore our print solutions & services

Choose from a full spectrum of printing solutions such as wall graphics, event displays, tradeshow booths, banners, signs, retail graphics, marketing materials, and car wraps.

Over 90,000 Customers Trust ARC

From hospitals and universities to restaurants, hotels, and AEC companies, we provide print and document management solutions for all industries and deliver remarkable results every step of the way

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UK Government Approved

ARC is an Approved ‘Critical Services’ Provider to both the UK Government and the United States Federal Government.

This esteemed level of status is only possible by the consistent implementation of the highest possible standards of service excellence and an associated duty of care in our customer and supply chain interactions.

We are also acutely aware of our responsibilities to continuously review our certified accreditations, in line with specific requirements to ensure our products exceed regulatory standards and our workplaces are safe and secure.

ARC is also fully commitment to mitigating any factors, which may have a negative impact on the environment today, tomorrow and in the future.
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FAQ

ARC delivers world class Print, Design, and Information Management Solutions, to every business sector - on a global scale. Our service levels and unique range of business solutions are industry leaders and provide our valued clients with unrivalled efficiencies and optimum levels of customer care.

Yes – ARC’s UK 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 (0)20 3985 0160 or email cst@e-arc.co.uk.

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.