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From marketing materials to the building in which you do business — indoors and out, we print products that communicate, inform, motivate, inspire, and transform. ...

From marketing materials to the building in which you do business — indoors and out, we print products that communicate, inform, motivate, inspire, and transform.

PacBlue Printing is a digital printer, and digital means different. We can print runs from 1 to 10,000 with items as small as labels and business cards to something more than 50 feet long.

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    • Almost 60 Years in Business 1952 The one man operation of Pacific 2003 Number of employees reaches 30, 2006 Opens the second ASAP location in Blue & White opens on Robson Street. company relocates to current location on West Richmond near Elmbridge and No. 3 Road. 2nd and Yukon. 1980 Increases number of employees to 7 2006 Purchases 10½’ wide printer to meet and relocates to Seymour Street. 2003 Adds large format scanning the demands for grand format graphics. capabilities with the addition of the unique 1993 Current owners, Jonathan & Carol Cruse Scanner, the only one available in 2006 Adds the service of printing direct to Colley, purchase the company. Western Canada. substrates with the addition of a 5’x 10’ UV flatbed printer. 1997  Purchases first connected colour  2004 Expands services to include cut vinyl, copier. At a mere 9 pages per minute it was vehicle graphics, banners and signage. 2006 Embraces offset printing with the fast enough to serve the demands of the time. investment of a 29” environmentally friendly 2005 Purchases high-speed full colour digital offset press. 1998 Number of employees reaches 13, digital press to serve the increasing need for company relocates to 6th and Pine. 2009 Purchases the Arizona direct-to- ‘On Demand’ and ‘Variable Data’ printing. substrate flatbed printer allowing for the  1999 Invests in high-speed colour copier printing of 4 colours plus white on almost any 2005 To better serve downtown customers to meet the emerging demand for ‘fast substrate imaginable. PacBlue opens the first ASAP satellite office  turnaround’ colour printing. located on the corner of Nicola & Pender. Present With a vast array of services, 2000 Introduces large format printing PacBlue Printing is the official “Leader in 2005 To house current and future services with the addition of a full colour Digital Printing”. investments PacBlue adds annex building to plotter and laminator. main plant location.
    • One of Canada’s Top Preferred Printers for Small, Large And Grand Format We Are currenTLy endorSed And Are The excLuSive SmALL, LArGe And GrAnd FormAT PrinTerS For: Thousands of international customers have entrusted PacBlue Printing to output their small, large and grand format print needs to back their promotions.
    • People Who Like us, Like us A Lot ToP cuSTomer re-orderS eSTee LAuder AG LAchen ricky’S ALL dAy GriLL Bc LionS FooTBALL cLuB Over 1400 Jobs since January 2010 Over 1,000 Jobs since 2006 Over 70 Jobs since 2007 miLeSToneS reSTAurAnTS inc. UBC cAThAy PAciFic AirWAyS Over 1300 Jobs since 2002 Over 350 Jobs since 2000 PacBlue customer since 2007 QuikSiLver cAnAdA corP. miLLenium InTRAWeST CORPORATIOn- ReSORT Over 390 Jobs since 2006 Over 1,000 Jobs since 1998 Many Jobs since 2002 mAc mArkeTinG SoLuTionS inc. CBC The BoAThouSe reSTAurAnTS Over 1,000 Jobs since 2008 250 Jobs since 2004 Over 60 Jobs since 2007 GreAT cAnAdiAn cASinoS cAPerS (WhoLe Food’S mArkeT) PArFumS chriSTiAn dior FrAnce Over 500 Jobs since 2008 1151 Jobs since 2001 Over 100 Large format Jobs since January 2010 FrAnkie’S BurGer enTerPriSeS roGerS rAdio vAncouver Bc chiLdren’S hoSPiTAL Over 200 Jobs since 2008 Over 100 Jobs since 2003 Over 30 Jobs since 2004 norTh Shore crediT union WhiTecAPS Fc BUSIneSS In VAnCOUVeR Hundreds of Jobs since 1999 Over 250 Jobs since 2008 Over 100 Jobs since 2004 TeLuS - BurnABy riP curL Lvmh FrAGrAnceS & coSmeTicS PacBlue customer since 1998 Over 50 Jobs since 2009 Over 50 Large Format Jobs since January 2010 creSSey deveLoPmenT kASiAn ArchiTecTure remAx SeLecT Over 1,000 Jobs since 1999 Thousands of Jobs since 1998 Over 100 Jobs since 2007 chum - The BeAT 94.5, 103.6 Qm/Fm, TeAm rAdio CAnADIAn CAnCeR SOCIeTY BC & YUKOn GrAnviLLe iSLAnd BreWinG (TeAm 1040 & TeAm 1410) PacBlue Customer since 2007 Over 30 Large Format Jobs since 2006 Over 850 Jobs since 2007 GATeWAy cASino & enTerTAinmenT GLoTTmAn - SimPSon enGineerS nemeTz Over 50 Jobs since 2008 Thousands of jobs Thousands of jobs cB richArd eLLiS LimiTed FormWorkS ArchiTecTurAL inc. myron AdverTiSinG & deSiGn Over 800 Jobs since 2009 Over 1,800 Jobs since 2002 Over 1,100 Jobs since 2001 BOSA PROPeRTIeS InC. STerLinG cooPer BCIT Thousands of Jobs since 2002 Thousands of jobs PacBlue customer since 1999 Consistent merchant re-order activity demonstrates both the value and satisfaction level that our visually stunning output graphics deliver.
    • We have the Gear PAcBLue PrinTinG hAS Some oF The moST AdvAnced PrinTinG eQuiPmenT in cAnAdA
    • Small Format xerox iGen 3 KBA Karat 74 Full-colour digital press Full-colour offset press Print up to 14”x20” Print up to 19”x27” double-sided double-sided 100 pages per minute 7,500 sheets per hour
    • Large Format hP5500 Print on paper, canvas, vinyl or fabric Full colour dye or pigment ink Print up to 60” Oce ColourWave 600 High speed colour plotting for line or fill Print up to 42” on paper, vellum, mylar or tyvek Colour toner doesn’t bleed or run oce LightJet 430 Large format photographic printing RGB continuous tone Print up to 50”
    • Grand Format oce Arizona GT350 UV curing flatbed printing on almost ANY substrate Print CMYK plus WHITE Print up to 4’ x 8’ mimaki Jv33 Solvent roll-to-roll Print on banner or adhesive vinyl, clear cling vinyl, clear adhesive vinyl, mesh Print up to 63” wide Jeti 3318 Solvent roll-to-roll Print up to 10’ wide on banner or adhesive vinyl, mesh or canvas
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL, LArGe or GrAnd FormAT Large format photographic; Laminated and mounted; 3D fabricated text; Backlit photographic
    • retail/restaurant materials indoor BAnnerS (LAminATed PAPer) CAPERS WHOLE FOODS MARKET HAS BEEN USING PACBLUE AS THEIR PRINT SUPPLIER SINCE 2000.WHILE WE HAVE ALWAYS APPRECIATED THEIR qUICK TURNAROUND AND TOP-NOTCH SERVICE, IT IS THEIR LEVEL OF qUALITY THAT THEY CONSISTENTLY DELIVER THAT KEEPS US COMING BACK. –caper’s/Whole Foods Dye-based ink on paper; Matte lamination
    • retail/restaurant materials indoor BAnnerS (vinyL/meSh) THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY HAS COMMISSIONED PACBLUE PRINTING TO PRINT OUR BANNERS AND SIGNAGE FOR OUR FUND RAISING EVENTS ACROSS CANADA TO HELP ERADICATE CANCER AND ENHANCE THE qUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER. THE RECENT EVENTS WE HELD IN VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA WENT ExCEEDINGLY WELL AND WE JUST WANT TO TAKE A MOMENT TO THANK GARY MANN AND HIS TEAM FOR PULLING THROUGH FOR US AGAIN. THE TOP NOTCH qUALITY IN THE PRODUCTION OF OUR REqUIRED BANNERS AND SIGNAGE REALLY HELPED MAKE OUR EVENTS A SUCCESS! –Canadian Cancer Society Dye-based ink on vinyl; Channels Dye-based ink on mesh; Taped sleaves for dowels
    • retail/restaurant materials indoor BAckLiT GrAPhicS Photographic on backlit film Solvent ink on backlit vinyl
    • retail/restaurant materials indoor BAckLiT GrAPhicS As an integrated agency, we deliver excellence in all aspects of advertising and design. For many years, we have commissioned PacBlue Printing to output our uniquely designed small & large format printing requirements for the many of Canada’s largest companies and institutions. We have an incredibly diverse creative team and PacBlue has the capabilities to efficiently process and produce  all of our requirements, from business cards to backlit displays, from rack cards to posters, from sell sheets to visually stunning signage, from booklets to banners to annual reports, presentation folders and even decals. Over 1,000 jobs later, we continue to push the creative boundaries for our customers and PacBlue continue to execute the creativity to perfection. Thank you PacBlue for being an integral part of our team. –myron Advertising & design Photographic on backlit film
    • retail/restaurant materials WindoW GrAPhicS Solvent ink on perforated window vinyl; Applied directly to windows
    • retail/restaurant materials WindoW GrAPhicS We just want to take a moment to thank our PacBlue Printing sales representative, Gary Mann, for proactively providing us with a solution for some POS boxes we needed. PacBlue produced a prototype for us that had our elaborate 6 sided graphics printed directly to flat cardboard sheets and then  diecut and folded to size. It saved us both time and money when compared to our previous solution. We need partners that will offer us solution selling and reduce our marketing cost and PacBlue has proven themselves in this regard. IF THERE IS A UNIqUE OR SPECIFIC NEED WE HAVE AT qUIKSILVER FOR SPECIALIzED AND VISUALLY STUNNING WINDOW TREATMENTS, PERFORATED VINYL, POS MATERIALS OR ANY OTHER LARGE-FORMAT OUTPUT GRAPHICS, PACBLUE WILL MAKE IT HAPPEN. THAT’S WHY OVER 400 JOBS LATER, WE’RE STILL WITH THEM. — Quiksilver – dc Solvent ink on perforated window vinyl; Applied directly to windows
    • retail/restaurant materials WindoW GrAPhicS Printed frosted vinyl (sandblast effect) Applied directly to windowsdirectly to windows Solvent ink on perforated window vinyl; Applied directly to windows
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL FormAT mArkeTinG & PoS mATeriALS We recently hosted the annual Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause, which is our signature fund raising event that is held at all BC SPCA locations across BC. PacBlue Printing handled all of our required print from posters to pledge forms and mailers. PACBLUE PRODUCES qUALITY PRINT BUT IT WAS THEIR GENEROUS HEART THAT IMPRESSED US THE MOST. THE STAFF AT PACBLUE REBUILT ALL THE FILES AT NO CHARGE AND GAVE US DISCOUNTED NON-PROFIT PRICING FOR OUR PRINTING, WHICH ALLOWED US TO ENSURE THAT MORE DOLLARS COULD BE USED TO HELP WITH THE CARE AND PROTECTION OF ANIMALS IN BC. WE GREATLY APPRECIATE THE SUPPORT PACBLUE GIVES OUR ORGANIzATION. – BC SPCA Various marketing pieces printed full-colour double-sided up to 14”x20” on the xerox iGen3
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL FormAT mArkeTinG & PoS mATeriALS Photographic print mounted to Gatorboard
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL FormAT mArkeTinG & PoS mATeriALS Various marketing pieces printed full-colour double-sided up to 20”x28” on the KBA Karat 74
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL FormAT mArkeTinG & PoS mATeriALS Photographic print mounted to Gatorboard
    • retail/restaurant materials SmALL FormAT PuBLicATion SINCE 2004, PACBLUE HAS PRINTED OUR qUARTERLY FULL COLOUR MAGAzINE SERIES WITH THE FINEST qUALITY AND TOP-NOTCH PROFESSIONALISM. THE VANCOUVER BUSINESS COMMUNITY HAS COME TO RELY ON OUR MAGAzINE SERIES, AND MISSING A PRINT DEADLINE WOULD BE DISASTROUS. ALTHOUGH THERE HAVE BEEN MANY DELAYS OVER THE YEARS THROUGH LAST MINUTE ADVERTISING AND CONTENT SUBMISSIONS, PACBLUE HAS NEVER BEEN LATE ON DELIVERING OUR PRINT RUNS OF 10,000 MAGAzINES. FOR THAT, WE WISH TO ExTEND OUR HEARTFELT THANKS. – Business in Vancouver Full-colour magazines printed on the KBA Karat 74
    • retail/restaurant materials cuSTom FABricATed PoS mATeriALS Custom vinyl applied to a bar fridge Packaging labels designed and printed for the 2008 Academy Awards
    • retail/restaurant materials cuSTom FABricATed PoS mATeriALS Custom contour-cut POS display Custom fabricated POS materials
    • retail/restaurant materials PorTABLe PoS mATeriALS Portable retractable banner stands
    • retail/restaurant materials 3d SiGnAGe Custom 3D letter fabrication
    • retail/restaurant materials SAndWich BoArdS Custom wood and metal sandwich boards
    • retail/restaurant materials inTerior hoArdinG And cuSTom SiGnAGe Solvent ink printed direct to crezone; Installed by PacBlue
    • retail/restaurant materials ouTdoor BAnnerS (vinyL) For over 9 years, PacBlue has been masterfully printing interior and exterior banners, menu boards, presentation folders, posters and signage for all of our many restaurants across Canada. Over 1,400 separate jobs have been printed during this time frame and we trust PacBlue to take care of all our POS needs. WE APPRECIATE THAT WE CAN SIMPLY HAND OVER LARGE PROJECTS BYGIVING PACBLUE OUR SPECIFICATIONS AND CREATIVE FILES KNOWING THAT THEY WILLTAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING AND MAKE SURE THAT THE FINISHED MATERIALS ARE IN THE HANDS OF EACH MILESTONES RESTAURANT BEFORE A CAMPAIGN/PROMOTION HITS. WE LOVE THE WAY PAC BLUE TAKE CARE OF OUR PROJECTS FROM START TO FINISH WITHOUT OURCOMPANY HAVING TO MICRO-MANAGE THE PROCESS. – milestone’s restaurants Solvent ink on outdoor banner vinyl
    • retail/restaurant materials hoArdinG And ouTdoor SiGnAGe Outdoor murals printed with solvent ink direct to crezone; Custom 3D lettering; Outdoor banners printed with solvent ink on banner vinyl
    • retail/restaurant materials ouTdoor SiGnAGe Outdoor banners printed with solvent ink on banner vinyl; Hoarding printed with solvent ink direct to crezone
    • retail/restaurant materials ouTdoor SiGnAGe THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES WAS A HUGE SUCCESS FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA AND CANADA. THAT’S WHY WE TOOK GREAT PRIDE & PLEASURE IN WRAPPING OUR BUILDING IN THE CANADIAN FLAG! THANKS PACBLUE FOR THE OUTSTANDING JOB YOU DID IN MAKING IT HAPPEN. – CITY TV Complete solution for all your outdoor signage needs
    • Specialty Output PorTABLe diSPLAy SySTemS Self-contained portable display systems travel with you
    • Specialty Output SPorTinG or SPeciAL evenT SiGnAGe Custom sponsor signs for any event
    • Specialty Output GrAnd FormAT reTAiL BAckdroPS 2/3 scale house image printed direct to Crezone and assembled
    • Specialty Output GrAnd FormAT reTAiL BAckdroPS Output for when you need to make a really big impression
    • Specialty Output GrAnd FormAT STudio BAckdroPS Photographic printed panels laminated and mounted to Gatorboard.
    • Specialty Output vehicLe GrAPhicS Custom cut or printed vinyl installed
    • Finishing & installation PreSenTATion cenTre GrAPhicS Custom presentation centre graphics output, finished and installed
    • Finishing & installation PreSenTATion cenTre GrAPhicS (inTerior) “FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS NOW, PACBLUE PRINTING HAS BEEN A TRULY VALUED PARTNER OF OUR FAMILY OF RADIO STATIONS INCLUDING The BeAT 94.5, 103.5 Qm/Fm AND TeAm rAdio (TeAm 1040 And TeAm 1410). THE qUALITY OF THEIR WORK, WHETHER IT’S RINK BOARDS, FIELD SIGNS, VEHICLE GRAPHICS OR EVENT SIGNAGE, ALLOWS OUR TOP RADIO STATIONS TO CONNECT WITH LOYAL LISTENERS AND GAIN ExPOSURE TO NEW AUDIENCES.” “We have had a lot of large and small format print requirements, over 900 in the past few years alone, and we’re constantly coming up with new events & promotions that require the services of PacBlue. PacBlue Printing has pulled through for us every time, regardless if we’re working within a standard turnaround time or an 11th hour time crunch, and that’s why PacBlue is our exclusive choice for print.” – chum radio Top Left: Canvas graphics stretched onto frames. Top Right: Prints wrapped around gatorboard, mounted over vinyl wall mural. Bottom Left: Photographic prints applied to boards. Bottom Right: Cable suspended graphics. l Finishing and Installation
    • Finishing & installation PreSenTATion cenTre GrAPhicS (inTerior) Large format photographic printing; Grand format vinyl wall murals; Cut-vinyl letters and logos; Custom fabricated 3D letters
    • Finishing & installation PreSenTATion cenTre GrAPhicS (inTerior) Real estate project sales is all about the “customer experience”, and the graphics in our Presentation Centres make up a big part of that experience. We sell very high-end properties and it is of paramount importance that our displays convey the quality and care that the developer has put into the project that we are selling. PACBLUE PRINTING’S LIGHTJET LARGE- FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTER PRODUCES IMAGES AND COLOURS THAT WE SIMPLY CANNOT GET FROM OTHER SUPPLIERS AND HAS BECOME THE ONLY OUTPUT OPTION FOR OUR GRAPHICS, AND THE ATTENTION-TO- DETAIL OF THEIR STAFF CONTINUES TO HELP US MEET OUR TIGHT DEADLINES WITH PICTURE-PERFECT RESULTS. – Land Launch marketing Large format photographic printing; Grand format vinyl wall murals; Custom framed photographic prints; Photographic images transmounted to plexi
    • Finishing & installation PreSenTATion cenTre GrAPhicS (exTerior) Custom milled styro letters; Grand format outdoor vinyl graphic panels; Custom fabricated 3D letters
    • It’s Your Brand and We Take it Seriously STeWArdShiP, SuPPorT, exPoSure OUR REGULAR CUSTOMERS KNOW THAT PACBLUE PRINTING TAKES THEIR BRAND SERIOUSLY, WHETHER WE’RE MAKING SURE THAT THEIR FONTS ARE CORRECT TO TAKING THE TIME TO COLOUR MATCH THEIR LOGOS, WE GET IT. BUT PACBLUE’S SUPPORT DOESN’T END ONCE THE JOB IS OUT THE DOOR. Through our network, we can give you the opportunity to ally your brand with thousands of other corporations, charities and non-profit  organizations. We can even help you to expose your product or service to tens of thousands of your consumers. Marketing isn’t just on paper anymore, and neither are we!
    • Sustainability BECAUSE WHOLE FOODS MARKET IS AN INDUSTRY LEADER IN TERMS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE KEEP OUR IMPACT ON THE PLANET TO A MINIMUM AND PRINTING ON RECYCLED STOCK IS JUST ONE OF OUR MANY INITIATIVES IN KEEPING WITH OUR GOAL. AS A RESULT OF PACBLUE’S INCREDIBLE PRINT qUALITY, OUR FLYERS INCLUDE RECYCLED CONTENT INFORMATION BECAUSE IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE IT’S PRINTED ON RECYCLED STOCK! MUCH APPRECIATED – caper’s/Whole Foods PACBLUE PRINTING IS A LONG TIME MEMBER OF THE FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL, IRGA, SGIA & INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS. PacBlue Printing is an FSC certified printer.
    • Our Systems and equipment make us Good… BuT our STAFF mAkeS uS GreAT PACBLUE’S STREAMLINED PROCESSES AND CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGIES MAKE THEM A TRUE REPROGRAPHICS SPECIALIST AND their highly-skilled professionals UNDERSTAND OUR INDUSTRY. - Kasian Architecture You have deadlines you have to hit. You’re under pressure to get the job done. You can’t afford to send your work to just anyone, and we get that. PacBlue has some of the best equipment and technologies around, but it’s our highly dedicated and experienced staff that really let you shine. The staff-members at PacBlue’s are committed to making sure that you get the quality you need delivered where and when you need it. ThAT’S WhAT We do.
    • Awards and Acknowledgments We GoT A GoLd STAr!
    • Awards and Acknowledgments We GoT A GoLd STAr!
    • Testimonials here’S WhAT our cLienTS hAve To SAy ABouT uS DELT∧ GROUP I would like to take this opportunity to thank you once again for the amazing service we receive from everyone at PacBlue. Using the Projectfile storage system has been instrumental in keeping our entire project team on track and extremely organized. Our ability to manage the system and users, monitor the activity of the files being uploaded and printed has been exceptional and having a service team at PacBlue dedicated to Projectfile has been amazing. PacBlue has always found solutions to any of the challenges we have encountered.12, 2010 October To Whom It May Concern, RE: Printing Contractor Supplier - Reference October 2010 Deanna Yue Delta Land Development Ltd. After an evaluation process to find the best print supplier for all of our construction documents we 788 - 1199 W. Hastings Street made the decision to become a customer of PacBlue Printing. We were looking for an efficient way Vancouver, B.C. V6E 3T5 to manage the vast quantity of drawing files for our new and renovated casinos. We were very To Whom It May Concern: impressed with the ProjectFile system that PacBlue has in place. T: 604-678-8245 F: 604-678-9219 For a number of years now, PacBlue Printing has been a truly valued partner of By centralizing the drawings valuable time was saved through productivity. our family of radio stations including The Beat 94.5, 103.5 QM/FM and TEAM C: 778-996-8966 PacBlue are always ready to serve us. They effectively execute our print project requirements. Radio (TEAM 1040 and TEAM 1410). The quality of their work, whether it's rink boards, field signs, vehicle graphics or event signage, allows our top radio stations to connect with loyal listeners and gain exposure to new audiences. We Regards, have had a lot of large and small format print requirements, over 900 in the past few years alone, and we're constantly coming up with new events & promotions that require the services of PacBlue. PacBlue Printing has pulled through for us every time, regardless if we're working within a standard turnaround time or an 11th hour time crunch, and that's why PacBlue is our exclusive choice for print. Matias De Paoli JP Wright Project Coordinator – Property Development JP Wright, General Sales Manager Tracey Mills Tracey Mills, Promotions Director Lisa Dickson Lisa Dickson, Sales Coordinator Division of CTVglobemedia Suite 300 – 380 West Second Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1C8 . Telephone: 604.871.9000 Fax: 604.871.2901