Security and confidentiality. Count on it.

Posted on November 1, 2017 by

As more and more of our information goes digital, there is concern about unauthorized people obtaining that information.  There are many types of security walls that can keep data safe in the cloud, but what about the people handling the hard copy files before they are digitized? Pinetec has worked with millions (and after 20 […]

Breaking out of your comfort zone

Posted on September 19, 2017 by

This summer, I took a much-anticipated vacation out west to Denver and Cheyenne.  I went by myself, to watch some Rockies baseball, recharge my batteries and enjoy the views.   During one of those days, I decided to drive up Mount Evans, known as one of the fourteener’s in the Rocky Mountains, and the highest paved […]

Meet the Archivist: Pinetec’s customized scanner for bound material

Posted on September 6, 2017 by

There is truth in the phrase, “necessity is the mother of invention.”  Throughout our early years, clients who brought bound material such as books and periodicals had to endure the destruction of those materials in order to have them digitized.  There wasn’t a way around it – or was there?  Always on the lookout for new and […]

Preserving a family’s Civil War history

Posted on June 23, 2017 by

(Pinetec is proud to be able to help preserve historical documents for businesses and families. We have decided to dedicate certain blog posts as part of our new historical series, which you will be able to read on Pinetec’s main blog page.) A client of Pinetec recently contacted us to ask if we would be […]

Pinetec featured in the Herald-Progress

Posted on February 4, 2017 by

We are thrilled to be featured on the front page of the Herald-Progress!  Reporter Natalie Miller sat down with President and Owner Michael McDonald to discuss how our company is helping businesses turn their paper files into organized, digital, and easily searchable documents.  We appreciate the recognition of the work we have been doing for […]

Wavering on that resolution? We can help.

Posted on January 17, 2017 by

As we approach mid-January, it is only natural to re-evaluate all those resolutions made in late 2016.  So many of us are so determined to make big changes, that we often take on more than we can handle, abandoning the plans we made just a few weeks prior. For many businesses and records management employees, […]

Pinetec At 20 Years

Posted on December 21, 2016 by

What do Harry Potter, Tiger Woods and “The Lion King” musical have to do with Pinetec? All of the following happened in 1997: The first “Harry Potter” book was released Tiger Woods won his first of four Masters’ green jackets “The Lion King” musical debuted Pinehurst Technologies, Inc. was founded The 20th anniversary is fast […]

Eiffel Tower Promotional Thumb Drive

Posted on February 3, 2016 by

Last Fall, in early November, Pinehurst completed a project for a long-term client who was hosting an international conference in Paris. The conference was the 8th International ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games 2015. The client hoped that we could locate a USB thumb drive that represented the location for this year’s event.  We produced 100 […]

Decluttering — New Year Resolution

Posted on January 4, 2016 by

Happy New Year!  With every new year comes resolutions for change in both personal and professional life — a time to put things in order and start fresh. So now is the perfect time to reassess how you store your business documents. “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Transforming” […]

Why a Nondestructive Scanner Was Used for 1928 English Garden Bicycle Tour Project

Posted on December 15, 2015 by

(Part of Pinetec’s historical blog series) We recently completed a unique scanning project for a local resident. The project was to scan three diaries from of a trip to England in 1928. For some traditional projects we can remove the spine and use a high-speed scanner. The diaries, which are over 86 years old, needed to be […]

Document Scanning Basics

Posted on November 18, 2015 by

Scanning & Basic Terminology I am often asked to explain what goes into document scanning. It is much more involved than laying a piece of paper on the scanner and pressing a button. This is the first in a series of blog posts related to document scanning and conversion services that Pinehurst offers. It includes […]

Why Outsource Scanning Projects? Here are Five Reasons Why.

Posted on November 9, 2015 by

Most companies are looking into converting paper documents into digital files.  Perhaps you need more space in the office. Do you need to archive business-critical materials? You might want to make information more accessible to both employees and clients. There are a variety of reasons. Assigning this task to employees as part of their regular job […]

Welcome To Our Redesigned Website!

Posted on September 29, 2015 by

Welcome to our first blog post on the new Pinetec redesigned website.  We are excited to be able to share the story of our over 18 years in business. We will introduce some of our staff, and provide useful information about our industry.  We invite you to follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.  One way we […]