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APDSP is sad to learn of the passing of Todd Sparks, brother of Wade Sparks, owner of Rileys, a reprographics firm based in Calgary, AB that has 20 locations in Canada and the United States. more

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting today that architecture firm billings rose for the seventh consecutive month, with the pace of growth in April increasing modestly from March. more

Lindenmeyr Munroe, the leading independent paper, packaging and wide format solutions provider in the United States, opens the doors to the first of four Wide Format Customer Experience Centers. Located in Trenton, New Jersey, the 5,000-square-foot f more

For Sale: Successful Repro Firm in Arroyo Grande, CA

Looking for a new opportunity in a great location? Blueprint Express, a 32-year-old reprographics firm in Arroyo Grande, California, is on the market. Owner Shirley Shaw contacted APDSP about her situation, and wrote: more

May 17, 2018 6:19 PM Repro Industry News

Recording of Valuing and Selling Your Shop Webinar Posted

The recording of the webinar titled "Valuing and Selling Your Reprographics Shop," which occurred May 15, 2018, has been posted on the APDSP Member Center. The recording includes the slides, and is packed with anecdotes and tips from Bob Roperti (Jif more

May 16, 2018 10:15 AM Repro Industry News

ARC Net Sales Drop 1 Percent in Q1

Net sales for ARC in the first quarter of 2018 dropped about 1 percent from that period last year, and EBITDA dropped by about $2.6 million more

May 10, 2018 4:48 PM Repro Industry News

Construction Material Prices Surge in April

Prices for inputs to construction materials expanded 1.3 percent in April and are 6.4 percent higher than at the same time one year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data releas more

May 10, 2018 4:34 PM Repro Industry News

Obituary: Glenn Wells, Quad-City Reprographics

Glenn Wells, retired owner of Quad-City Reprographics in Rock Island, Illinois, passed away on April 18 at the age of 85. Before starting Quad-City Reprographics, Wells was a long-time employee of TriCity Blueprint in Moline, Illinois. more

Apr 21, 2018 12:57 PM Repro Industry News

Mike Carter Recipient of 2018 Mike Duff Award

Mike Carter, president of Lynn Imaging was named the recipient of the 2018 Mike Duff Award for distinguished service to ReproMAX and in the reprographics industry. The Mike Duff Award was established by the ReproMAX Board of Directors to honor a high more

Apr 17, 2018 3:27 PM Repro Industry News

ReproMAX Spring 2018 Conference Held at Thomas Printworks

ReproMAX held their Spring Conference in Dallas, Texas starting on April 11. Hosted by ReproMAX Partner company Thomas Printworks, the conference featured a line-up of ReproMAX’s own business speakers including a number of experienced ReproMAX Partne more

Apr 17, 2018 7:55 AM Repro Industry News

Construction Material Price Expansion Continues in March, ABC Says

Prices for inputs to construction materials expanded 0.8 percent in March and are 5.8 percent higher than at the same time one year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data releas more

Apr 13, 2018 1:11 AM Repro Industry News

APDSP Index Recovers Slightly in 4Q 2017

The reprographics industry, as measured by the APDSP Index, recovered a little lost ground during the fourth quarter of 2017, but not much. In the third quarter of 2017 the Index had fallen to 42 for AEC business, its lowest point ever. In the fourth more

Apr 12, 2018 2:50 AM Repro Industry News

ARC Initiates Women’s Network

In alignment with the annual celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), ARC Document Solutions (NYSE: ARC) is announcing the launch of its ARC Women’s Network, a program designed to foster professional growth and leadership for women working thr more

Mar 29, 2018 8:10 AM Repro Industry News

ISA Economic Report Shows Growth in 2018

The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is poised for continued above-average growth in 2018, according to the ISA Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report. more

Mar 29, 2018 7:07 AM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 11, 2018 10:27 AM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 7, 2018 9:57 AM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 7, 2018 9:50 AM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 1, 2018 7:47 PM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 1, 2018 7:35 PM Repro Industry News

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

Mar 1, 2018 6:06 PM Repro Industry News

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