Services 

Scanning Factory offers professional scanning and media conversion services, we scan photos, documents, negatives, film, audio, and slides.

Online Interface

We also provide a online interface where costumers can access and view their files online and on the go, in a secure manner.

24/7 Client Support

We offer 24/7 costumer support. If you got a question or simply want to know more about our services and products, do get in touch.

Latest News

We are very excited with our new website

The new website will be online very soon, there you will be able to book our services and buy our products at the click of a button! Once we scan all your files they will be autommatically uploaded to our online interface. This will allow you to view your files or download them on any device with internet connection.

We Pride on Our Professional Services

Scanning Factory offers the highest quality photo and document scanning service available. Your scanned documents can be indexed and converted in a fully searchable formats and then hosted on our cloud based online interface and, management system, or sent to you on a DVD or CD or FTP.

Our Services

Management

We can scan your documents, capture and process the data (index or OCR), export the images and data either to your Electronic Content Management (ECM) system or we can provide you with a system that meets your needs. Our offerings are scalable, secure and easily integrated with other systems. They can be installed on your server or hosted online, making your document management, retrieval and distribution easy and cost effective.

Planning

From customized mailings to posters, we offer a product & services portfolio that will captivate your customers. Your advertising campaigns, events, showrooms, stores, offices – in fact wherever your brand or message needs to be communicated – can benefit from our unique marketing package. Being different is crucial in marketing. But it’s not enough. With new dimensional technology, digital print can raise your marketing messages to a new level.

Scanning

Our document and photo scanning service is highly secure and can be tailored to any need. Every day organisations receive a ceaseless flow of information in many forms – data, documents, images, voice… a diverse range of formats that require consistency to be of use and value.

Audio & Film

Scanning Factory can transfer your records and tapes to digital format. We offer a professional audio and video conversion service. We accept all analog and digital formats including Vinyl, VHS, MiniDV, reel to reel, tapes, and audio cassettes.Get in touch for a quote!

Products

Photos

We scan any photos and convert them to digital.

Documents

All documents can be converted to PDF.

Slides

We scan all major formats.

Negatives

We scan exposed negatives.

Film

We convert pretty much any format.

Interface

View all your files in one place.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will my photos be safe?

This is the most frequent question we get asked and for quite obvious reasons. We understand how precious you photographs are to you and that is why we take the upmost care to look after them. We have not lost so much as a single photo in our time scanning people’s memories. It is also the reason we INSIST on managing the process of collecting and returning your photos to you. We have a great relationship with our couriers and with same time tracking and a single point of reference, we can be sure to keep your photos safe and sound.

Single box? How many photos is that?!

A regular sized shoebox will hold around 1000 photos. Don't worry about counting them. Quantities can vary depending on the size and style of photo but generally we don't have any problems with excessive packing.

How does the courier service work?

This is one of the things we really wanted to get right. Trying to time a collection from a courier should not be difficult but we hear stories all the time of missed deliveries, people taking time off work so they can be at home, only for nobody to show up etc. etc. We know how frustrating this can be. That’s why we have chosen a system where, following your order on the website, you will be sent a pre-paid, pre-addressed courier envelope in the post. This will have a phone number on it which you can call to arrange collection, at your convenience. This can be a work address, home address, or anywhere else you are going to be that day, so you can ensure you have your photo box with you, ready for collection.

Can I send you my photographs in a photo album?

No. We cannot accept photo albums due to the time it would take us remove all the photos. Our bulk scanning service is tailored to be fast and efficient and in order to keep our prices so competitive this would take up valuable time in our lab. Also, some photo albums make removal quite tricky so it is best that you do this yourself, carefully and place them neatly in a shoebox, ready to send to us.

What size of photos can you scan?

Our service is best designed for regular 6 x 3, 7 x 4 and Polaroid sized prints but our scanners can handle anything up to A3 sized images. We can scan smaller images too but if you have a lot of these it is best to contact us using the Contact Form so we can discuss the best options for you.

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Birmingham
West Midlands
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agui@scanningfactory.co.uk

Address:

Science Park
Aston
Faraday Wharf Birmingham
B7 4BB
+44 (0)752 346 1586