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    Xanita Board Launches in the USA

    Xanita, the makers of the industries leading sustainable fiberboard, today announced the launch of Xanita board in the USA and Canada. Xanita board is being brought to market through a partnership with Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. more

    Mar 21, 2018

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    Recording of Scanner Markets Webinar Posted

    Would you like to earn more money with wide-format scanning? Then you'll definitely want to watch the recording of the March 13 APDSP webinar about wide-format scanning markets. The webinar, which was led by Steve Andrikut of Image Access and Christi more

    Mar 13, 2018

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  • EFI Launches New VUTEk HS Presses for High-Volume Signage and Graphics Applications

    Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) announced the addition of the EFI VUTEk® HS125 F4 and HS100 F4 inkjet presses for “Fast Graphics” out-of-home applications to its industry leading lineup of hybrid flatbed/roll superwide-format products. more

    Feb 8, 2018

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    Paradigm Display Solutions Offers the New Lido Retractable Stand

    Paradigm Display Solutions announces the new Lido Retractable Banner Stand. The Lido retractable banner stand offers appealing style at an affordable price. Its adjustable telescopic support pole offers banner height flexibility and its uniquely desi more

    Feb 1, 2018

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    National/AZON Launches Zero Turn Scanning Productivity Center

    The Zero Turn Scanning Productivity Center is a single footprint holding table for “to-be-scanned documents,” a receiving table for “scanned documents” and a at panel display with keyboard/mouse tray. The document handling system utilizes vertical s more

    Feb 1, 2018

    7:35 PM

  • HP Launches the World’s Most Secure Large Format Printers for GIS mapping

    HP Inc. has introduced HP DesignJet T1700 printers, next-generation 44-inch solutions for CAD and geographic information system (GIS) workgroups to produce highly accurate documents and maps with powerful processing and a new level of security. more

    Jan 30, 2018

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    National/AZON to Distribute iECHO Cutters in U.S.

    iECHO Science, the leading manufacturer of digital cutting technology in China, is excited to announce that a Distribution Agreement has been established with National / AZON based in Troy, MI. iECHO Science is pleased to enlist National /AZON’s prov more

    Jan 29, 2018

    9:38 AM

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    Image Access Launches Fastest CIS Scanner

    The WideTEK® 48CL-600 is the newest member of the CL series of wide format scanners designed by Image Access to offer industrial quality scanning at an amazingly low price. The WideTEK 48CL is the perfect solution for production quality scanning with more

    Jan 18, 2018

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    Paradigm Imaging announces the new ROWE Scan 850i 55" and 60" Wide Format Scanners

    Paradigm Imaging Group, a leading distributor of large format scanners, printers, multifunction systems, sign and integrated software solutions, announces that it has added the new ROWE Scan 850i scanner model to its scanner product line. more

    Dec 19, 2017

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    New EFI Fiery DFE Brings New Capabilities to Konica Minolta bizhub C759/C659 MFPs

    Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), and Konica Minolta® Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. announced a new digital front end (DFE) for Konica Minolta’s new bizhub® C659 and C759 multifunction printers (MFPs) for office workgroups and light prod more

    Dec 19, 2017

    9:29 AM


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    5 Tips for Increasing Your Scanning Productivity

    The webinar this week about scanning markets got a lot of APDSP members thinking about making more money from scanning. But another side of that situation is that making your scanning department more efficient also more

    Mar 15, 2018

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    Cough, Cough, Cough….Three Easy Tips for Better Sales Calls

    You probably encounter this situation every day: You reach a new prospect on the phone, he dodges your questions, then hangs up as quickly as he can. Or a call comes into your shop, the caller nervously asks your prices, and then says “Maybe I’ll ca more

    Mar 13, 2018

    4:57 PM


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    Avoiding Paper Jams: 6 Tips

    There aren’t many things in this world as frustrating as a paper jam. They come in all sorts of varieties, from the accordion-like jam up at the paper feed to the impossible-to-find shred of adhesive-backed media gumming up the printer deep inside. more

    Mar 1, 2018

    5:32 PM

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    Rare Opportunity: Travel with APDSP to Germany

    Get ready for the business trip of a lifetime. All APDSP members are invited to join managing director Ed Avis on a trip to the 2018 convention of the German reprographics association, motio, April 13-14 in Mainz. The trip will includ more

    Feb 16, 2018

    6:25 AM

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    Case Study: Vortex 'Changes the Game' for Canadian Printer

    Like most wide-format printers, Eastward Sales in New Brunswick, Canada, has seen large-format paper AEC printing work shrink over the past decade. “We’ve definitely seen a decline over past few years,” says Adam Garnett, the company’s manager. “More more

    Feb 16, 2018

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    Kyle Batsford: From Surfer Boy to Repro Company Leader

    Kyle Batsford remembers the summer of 1994 well. He had just graduated from high school, and like many southern California teens, hanging out at the beach was a priority. “I was spending most of the summer surfing and generally screwing more

    Feb 16, 2018

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    Repro Shops Feeling Good: Survey Shows 74% Predict a Better Year

    Reprographics shop owners are feeling good about business prospects in 2018, according to a survey conducted last week. “The year is off to a fast start,” one respondent to the survey said. more

    Jan 18, 2018

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    Pivot Point: Springfield Repro Grows by Acquisition

    Growth in the reprographics business can be tough to find these days. Steve Wakefield, owner of APDSP member Springfield Reprographics in Springfield, Illinois, is expanding his business the way big Wall Street firms sometimes do: by acquiring relate more

    Jan 4, 2018

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    Are You The Right Kind Of Persistent? Successful Print Salespeople Aren't Nags

    Persistence is generally considered to be a positive attribute for a printing salesperson. I’ve heard many “success stories” which reinforce that belief. Unfortunately, I have also seen lots of salespeople talk themselves out of a sale through blind more

    Jan 4, 2018

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    Scanning Innovator: Global Scanning Offers Portable Scanners, App that Turns a Phone into a Scanner, More

    Global Scanning, the company formed by the union of Contex and Colortrac, recently joined APDSP as a vendor member at the Gold level. In this Q&A, Steve Blanken, general manager of the Americas, discusses the company’s market and products, including more

    Jan 30, 2018

    10:03 AM

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    Heavy Lifting: Sharpe Co. Met the Challenge of Moving Giant Presses

    APDSP member Sharpe Co. has enjoyed solid growth over the past few years, in addition to acquiring two other companies and starting a new division. But all that new business came with a cost: Their headquarters location in Winston-Salem, North Caroli more

    Dec 21, 2017

    2:04 PM

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    Hate Meetings? Too bad. Your Sales Staff Needs Them.

    My starting point for today is that most salespeople aren’t being managed nearly enough, and the solution to that problem probably involves an increase in the number of meetings you have with your salespeople. I strongly recommend that you hold daily more

    Feb 1, 2018

    6:19 PM

  • Archives - Enjoy These Past Articles!

    Enjoy these past articles about reprographics and the IRgA! more

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Repro Events

  • Webinar: Valuing and Selling Your Shop

    This webinar will feature a panel discussion of reprographics shop owners who recently sold their shops or acquired shops. The panelists who sold their shops will explain what they did to prepare their businesses for sale, how they found buyers, and more

    May 15, 2018

  • Webinar: Wide-Format Color Printer Update

    Listen to a panel of your peers describe their experience using the latest wide-format color printers from KIP, HP, and Canon/Oce. This discussion will provide attendees with a "from the trenches" view of these printers. more

    Jul 10, 2018

  • Webinar: Tapping the Fine Art Market

    Scanning and printing fine art is a special market that select APDSP members have developed. They will share their experiences with this market and offer tips for success in this webinar. more

    Sep 11, 2018

  • Webinar: Section 179 and Other Leasing Issues

    Leasing equipment is an important business line for many APDSP members, but are you taking full advantage of the opportunities in this market? Leasing specialist and APDSP board member Camille Vieux of Commercial Capital will help members understand more

    Nov 13, 2018

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    New Home for Reprographic Arts

    APDSP member Reprographic Arts in Michigan City, Indiana has moved to a larger location. The new spot is 5,500 square feet, 2,500 more than its previous location. The company also added two employees. more

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    Dietzgen Announces Price Increase

    Due to the continued tightening of the uncoated free sheet market (bond paper), rising transportation costs and recent mill closures, US paper mills have announced a price increase. As a result, Dietzgen is announcing the following price increases, e more

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    National /AZON
 Appoints Director of Color Solutions

    Please join National / AZON in welcoming Mr. Mike Gorczak as Director of our new Color Solutions Division. This appointment further enhances National / AZON’s ongoing commitment to growing your business with color expertise. Mike’s career spans over more

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    Webinar on Selling Your Shop to Feature Roperti, Magid, Fox

    The May 15 members-only webinar on how to value your shop and prepare it for sale will feature three industry veterans: Bob Roperti, Doug Magid, and David Fox. more

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    Blain Topel Moves West for Crisp Imaging

    Blain Topel, former co-owner of Topel Blueprinting and vice president of ABC Imaging, has joined Crisp Imaging in Southern California as senior vice president. Topel joined the company in January. more

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    Meet the Son of a Computer and Plotter Pioneer

    Do you like history, especially technological history? Then you won't want to miss the opportunity to speak with the son of legendary computer inventor Konrad Zuse. The APDSP's trip to Germany in April will include a private meeting with software eng more

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    AIA Billings Index Highest January Score Since 2007

    2018 started on a strong note for architecture firms, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw its highest January score since 2007. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the January ABI score was 54.7, up from a score of 52.8 in th more

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