AEC Services

AEC Services:

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Large Format Printing

Colorline and Blackline prints are produced in collated sets. High speed large format digital printers keep the pace for bid set reproduction and distribution. Tri-State’s Colorline prints offer the industry the fastest, most affordable solution to the growing need for full color CAD documents. Multiple copies of shop drawings and redline sets can be reproduced fast and inexpensively. Call us and a messenger can be dispatched to your office to pick up your hard copy drawings, or files can be submitted for reproduction via email or online work order.

Small Format Printing

High-Speed digital presses produce color or black & white copies from your files or even hard copies. Our color capabilities enable us to produce simple handouts, presentation quality reports, even complex brochures with a variety of finishing options available to you. For our AEC clients, specification books are built from your files, collated, and ready for distribution in an amazingly short period of time. Let us show you what we can do for your next project.

Document Archival

We have developed a diverse set of solutions to managing your documents whether they are color or black & white. Large and small format document scanning paired with our archiving services allow you to maintain indexed images as digital documents freeing up valuable space in your firm. Our scanning services convert photographs, color maps, engineering drawings into high resolution viewable images for system archival. Digitize your documents and enhance the file in CAD, ESRI, and other workflows.

Black Lines and Color Lines

What are black lines and color lines?  In the printing world you have the option to print in black & white or in color.  So, when you hear the term "black lines", it refers to the process of printing in black & white, while the term "color lines" refers to the process of printing in color.  We offer both of these printing processes here at Tri-State Signs and Reprographics, Inc.  We utilize a wide variety of printers, in both our AEC Department and Graphics Department, that have the capability of printing on virtually any type of paper or media, allowing you to have infinite options for your printing needs.


Bid List Management

Our Staff of technical and professional experts are ready to work with you through the many stages of your project. If you need updates or questions answered at any point in the production or distribution process let us know. No matter which service we are providing, our staff has the tools, experience, and knowledge to assist you.  With 75 years of printing experience in and around the Pittsburgh area, we have become a name you can trust.


Equipment Sales and Services

For many years Tri-State Signs and Reprographics, Inc. has seen the advantages of being authorized as an equipment dealer, partnered with some of the highest-quality manufacturers in the reprographic industry. Our knowledgeable sales staff understand the requirements for the AEC industry and our factory trained technicians maintain and support a field of installed systems including our own in-house machines. With our first hand experience we provide direct sales and installation for our customers. Our office runs your projects on such vendors as KIP, Contex and Canon, we are able to deliver a variety of solutions for your in-house printing and scanning needs. Our unique Integrated Printing Program, (IPP), enables you to have the flexibility of printing in-house or outsourcing to Tri-State without having an equipment lease, a service contract, or even the cost of paper and toner. 

Bindery and Finishing

The proper binding can enhance the appearance and functionality of your documents. We are capable of completing your project by collating, assembling, and binding it in the best manner for its intended use. We provide stapling, folding, scoring, and a range of binding solutions sure to meet your needs. Allow us to show you how we can professionally finish your next project.


Mounting and Laminating

Our mounting & laminating capabilities allow us to laminate and or affix your prints or documents to a wide variety of substrates. Our laminates come in a range of thicknesses and finishes. Our substrates fit any and all application demands both indoors and outdoors, everything from foam boards, acrylics & plastics, to metal. 


Pickup & Delivery

Available as soon as you call for a pick-up, dispatch is notified and arrangements will be made for the next messenger. We schedule our workflow in unison with our messenger service to meet all of your deadlines. If your shipment is out of town, UPS and FedEx are utilized daily to meet these needs.