Top Reasons Why You Should Get a New Plotter

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Feb 05, 2019 @ 09:39 PM
Although your old plotter has served you well for years, that old technology might be holding you back? Companies are usually good about keeping their IT assets up to date. But surprisingly, this is usually focused on the server, workstation and software assets.
 

Unfortunately, companies often tend to overlook upgrading their wide format equipment at the same interval. Is this the case with you? Face it; it may be time to upgrade and get a new plotter. Otherwise, it may be costing you much more than you think. Here's why.

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Accessibility Professionals Association (APA) Annual Conference & Expo

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 @ 12:42 PM

Join us as we network with other industry leaders who excel in the knowledge and expertise of compliance and regulations relating to accessibility at the upcoming Accessibility Professionals Association (APA) Annual Conference & Expo.

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How to Determine the Best Wide Format Color Scanners

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 @ 01:02 PM

What is the best wide format color scanner? The answer lies more with the scanning technology rather than by the brand alone.

Finding the best large format scanner is truly contingent upon what type of files you are trying to scan.

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Join Us for the Build Expo USA 2019 Show - Construction Show in Austin, TX

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Dec 27, 2018 @ 11:44 AM

 

Join TAVCO for the upcoming Build Expo in Austin, TX, the #1 rated show for General Contractors.

 
  • Build Expo USA
  • January 9-10 2019
  • Palmer Events Center
  • 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX

 

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Quickly Search Construction Plans with Bluebeam Revu

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Sun, Nov 25, 2018 @ 06:23 PM

Construction documents are full of data, today more than ever. Often contractors or other project partners need to quickly search a set of plans to identify specific, important information.

Unfortunately, manually reviewing a set of printed plans is laborious, tedious, and invites mistakes. Luckily, there is a faster and more accurate way - the Search Tool in Blubeam Revu. For those who use it, Bluebeam's Search Tool is a game-changer for working with construction plans.

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Navigating Multipage PDF Floor Plans with Bluebeam Revu

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Oct 01, 2018 @ 08:12 AM

The PDF file format is now an industry standard for large-size floor plans. The reasons for this are pretty obvious. PDFs are commonly used, they are familiar, they can include embedded meta data, and they can be protected by robust security properties.

These dynamics have made PDF files universally used throughout the construction industry. But, when it comes to dealing with a multipage set of plans, organizing the pages to quickly get to the specific information you need, can be challenging at times.

No worries, Bluebeam Revu software is a perfect cure for your multipage PDF blues.


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Bluebeam XCON 2018 in Austin, TX

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 @ 09:25 AM

Blubeam’s annual Extreme Conference, now called XCON 2018, was recently hosted in the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin, TX, and it was a resounding success. This event is presented every year to bring together Bluebeam users and partners alike to take part in educational sessions to better utilize the software, and discover what to expect in the future. Needless to say, XCON absolutely did not disappoint - in fact, it was awesome!

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Austin Art & Frame - Giclee Printing Services

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 08:15 AM

Lots of people would love to display fine art in their home, but artwork can be really expensive. Luckily, another alternative is to get a high-quality reproduction of a painting called a giclee. Throughout Austin and Central Texas, artists and buyers alike continue to rely on the top-notch giclee printing services of Austin Art & Frame. See how they do it and learn about their business in our exclusive TAVCO Partner Profile.

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Compare Plan Revisions with Blubeam Revu

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 @ 01:07 PM

When it comes to dealing with construction plan revisions, speed is certainly a factor. Given the current construction labor shortage, more key people are expected to do more work, make less errors, and still finish projects on time.

So, whenever a speed hack is discovered, it doesn’t take long for others to jump on board. This is why Bluebeam Revu software might just be the best kept secret for companies that utilize it for the purpose of comparing documents.

See why Revu could be one of your most powerful weapons in your arsenal when it comes to finding changes in document revisions quickly.

 

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5 Smart Tricks to Make your Workshop Look Inspiring

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

 

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Powerful Print Tracking Software with Canon TX Series Plotters

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

No matter what the industry or vertical market, companies across the country are looking for ways to improve their financial health by cutting costs. So, it should come as no surprise that printing costs are a prime suspect. The good news is there are ways to easily track, report, and bill for all of your printing with software application, such as Argos, by Sepialine. And now, Canon wide-format fans even more to smile about.

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What's New in Bluebeam Revu 2018 Webinar (Video)

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, May 14, 2018 @ 07:10 AM

The following recorded webinar takes you through an overview of new features in Bluebeam Revu 2018 software. This presentation starts with the the layout of the new interface. A lot has changed, but you’ll see just how intuitive the software is, even for inexperienced users. Learn about the new panels layout, see how profiles have changed, and much more.

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Bluebeam Revu 2018 New Features Webinar

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

When it comes to large format digital document workflow, Bluebeam Revu is the software used by leading AEC companies across the globe. Today, designing, engineering, bidding and building are more challenging than ever. So Bluebeam Revu is evolving too, to keep you a step ahead of tighter budgets and shorter time lines. The new 2018 version has officially launched and there is a lot of new things to see.

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2018 Central Texas Infrastructure Design + Construction Symposium

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 @ 08:48 AM

Join us for the Austin Contractors and Engineer’s Association’s (ACEA) annual signature event, the 2018 Symposium. This gathering connects industry experts with engineers and contractors to discuss the pressing issues affecting Austin infrastructure. Join over 600 central Texans for a day of education, impact and networking.

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High-Quality Signage is Still a Big Part of Real Estate

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Tue, Feb 20, 2018 @ 08:17 AM

While it may seem tempting to shrug off yard signage in the digital age where social media reigns supreme, high-quality signage is indeed still a big part of real estate. Just as importantly, you don't want to take the budget route by trying to design make your own signs or placing a placard in your window. No matter how talented you are in crafts, it is really worth it to invest in high-quality signs. Think of it as your "Go Big to Sell Home" strategy!

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