Scan Conversion Services

Founded in 1996, Scan Conversion Services (SCS) is Australia’s leading scanning bureau operating throughout Australia.

We specialise in scanning documentsdrawings, invoices and other hard copy materials. We deliver highly effective document management solutions to a diverse range of clients in the private and public sectors.

At SCS we are committed to understanding your business to ensure we tailor solutions to your specific needs. That guarantees that all projects can be completed quickly, cost efficiently and with minimum client interruption.

Our Team

Richard Bates, CEO

Richard Bates has more than 30 years experience in the IT industry, having held a range of senior management positions with leading organisations such as Omnitech Graphic Systems Pty Ltd and Océ Australia.

Over the years Richard has received extensive training in computer software and hardware with Mutoh Industries in Japan, Microvitec in England, and withContex and Autodesk Inc in the USA.

Currently, Richard is Chief Executive Officer of Scan Conversion Services (SCS) Pty Ltd and specialist document management software company Acumen Data Pty Ltd.


Wenona Pledge is the Finance and Administration Manager for Scan Conversion Services.

Prior to joining SCS in 2004, Wenona worked in business banking.

Wenona is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company.

This also includes the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems.


Sebastian has been working with Scan Conversion Services (SCS) since 2002 during that time he has been involved in all aspects of business.

He has been in the role of Production Manager since 2006 and has successfully managed multiple large volume projects including our ongoing work with the National Library of Australia.

As Production Manager for he has been responsible for the efficient running of all of our systems and procedures, staff training, the monitoring of production throughput, staffing levels as well as QA and Non Conformance issues.

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