Document Scanning Services

Pearl Scan is a professional document scanning company who has been providing secure and confidential document scanning services & solutions to organisations in the private and public sector for over 16 years throughout the UK. We have the latest scanning technology to digitise and convert paper and microfilm based documents to any required digital format.

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Document Scanning

Whether you require a one off or regular document scanning service, we have the flexibility and scalability to cater for low and high volume scanning projects of all types and sizes of documents to any image format such as TIFF, PDF and PDF Searchable.

Book Scanning

Offering a service that you can trust, whether you have a modern contemporary or antiquarian book, newspapers or the latest full colour glossy magazine, we take extreme care in handling your material during the digitisation process.

Large Format Scanning

Our large format scanning service offers the digitisation and conversion of technical drawings and building plans to digital images e.g. TIFF, PDF and JPEG as well as if required into fully editable CAD files such as dwg or dxf.

Survey Scanning

Our intelligent data capture services provide the scanning and capturing of data from surveys, questionnaires and any types of structured or non structured forms and documents to formats such as Microsoft Excel, CSV, XML and SPSS etc.

Microfiche & Microfilm Scanning

Using our specialist and advanced microfiche and microfilm scanners, we can scan and convert any type and size of microfiche and microfilm to high quality digital images such as TIFF, PDF or JPEG.

X-ray Scanning

High resolution scanning of medical and non-medical X-rays to digital formats such DICOM, JPEG, TIFF or PDF and supply of digital images on a CD, USB or via our secure FTP download.

Business Cards

Using advance capture technology we can scan your business cards and capture the required contact data which then can be formatted and output to file format of your choice such as PDF, Microsoft Excel, CSV, Outlook, SalesForce etc.

Aperture Cards

Technical drawings held on aperture cards are scanned and indexed using our high resolution scanners and converted to digital images e.g. TIFF, PDF, JPEG as well as if required can also be further converted to CAD formats such as dwg or dxf.

Photos & Negatives

We can convert your old photos held on paper prints, slides, negatives and any size of transparencies to high quality digital images such as PDF, TIFF and JPEG and supply the digital images on a CD, USB or via our secure FTP download.

Archive Digitisation

Archive documents stored in filing cabinets, boxes or dedicated on or offsite archive facility can be scanned as bulk to save the ongoing storage cost and retrieval time. Our archive scanning department has the capacity to scan millions of documents per month.

Heritage Scanning and Digitisation

This expert process follows the specialist scanning of the material and involves post-scan image optimisation & enhancement to uplift the quality of documents. We use latest imaging technology and inhouse developed applications to process documents of the heritage nature.

OCR Conversion

We use advance OCR technology to convert documents into fully text searchable formats such PDF searchable or editable text format e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel.

CAD Conversion

If you have a technical drawing or a building plan which requires editing and updating, whether it was originally hand drawn or computer designed, we can scan and convert it to accurate CAD format such as DWG or DXF.

Bulk Scanning

Save huge cost with our bulk document scanning service, our team of drivers can collect your documents from your offices or an offsite storage facility of your own or from a third party storage from anywhere in the country.

Scan On Demand

Our scan on demand service is our hybrid solution tailored for those clients who have large archive of boxes which are not often accessed. The boxes are securely stored in our storage and when a file is required, it is scanned and returned as a PDF. This offers a much better and cost effective solution when compared to the tradition physical file re-call and re-storage.

Document Scanning Manchester

Our document scanning and management services in Manchester can revolutionise your business.

Document Scanning London

We provide professional and accurate document scanning services and document management solutions to businesses and individuals in London and across the South East who wish to benefit from the space savings, time savings and cost savings that digital documents bring.

Document Scanning Process

The document scanning process What we do with your documents

  • Collection

    We provide a secure collection of your documents from anywhere in the UK within 24 hours or as convenient for you as well as we can supply storage boxes and assistance with removing and boxing up your files.

  • Conversion

    We scan and convert all types and sizes of documents to a digital format of your choice such as PDF, PDF Searchable, TIFF, JPEG, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Delivery

    We deliver your digital data on a secure storage medium of your choice such as CD, DVD, USB, secure FTP or fully managed Pearl Cloud document management system.

The Process in Depth

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Professional and trusted scanning services provider Working for many industries and sectors

  • Expert knowledge and over 15 years of experience
  • Nationwide scanning services for all types and sizes of businesses
  • Service offering from a simple scan to pdf to more complex scanning needs
  • Onsite and offsite scanning services
  • Free consultation and site survey with fast turnaround

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Contact us today to find out more information about our data capture and document scanning services. Or simply browse our website to discover our full range of services across every sector.

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We’re trusted by organisations large and small

Environment Agency
Trusted by NHS.
Trusted by Manchester Metropolitan University.
Trusted by Anglian Water.
Trusted by Bolton Council.
Trusted by BBC.
Trusted by BSkyB.
Trusted by University of Manchester.
Trusted by Lidl.
Trusted by Metropolitan Police
… because we’re dedicated to providing quality, security and compliance.
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We’re proud of our accreditations and compliancy. Find out what this means for you, your business and your project.

Why Choose Pearl Scan?

In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     

Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.

We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.

The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.

Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.