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Construction input prices rose 1.7% in March on a monthly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today. On a year-over-year basis, construction input prices are up 2.5%, an Read more

APDSP is looking for three members to join the national board of directors! We are seeking two regular directors and one vendor member to join the board in August. Read more

After a surprisingly strong showing in January, business conditions at architecture firms showed little improvement in February. With a national ABI score of just 50.3 (any score above 50 signifies growth) firms basically held steady from last month’ Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.1 months during January 2019, down 0.8 months or 9.3 percent compared to the fourth quarter 2018 reading of 8.9 months. Read more

Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during January 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read more

We are pleased to announce a new APDSP member benefit: a 20 percent discount on services from Brandon & Brandon, a social media and marketing firm. Read more

Do you wish you could expand the services your repro shop offers, but something is holding you back? Get some answers by attending the APDSP Members Only Webinar on April 9 at 10 a.m. Central time. Read more

According to an analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry lost 31,000 net new jobs in February. Overall, nonresidential employment decreased by 20,400 Read more

Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings growth strengthened in January to a level not seen in the previous twelve months according to a new report released today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.9 months during the fourth quarter of 2018, down 1.1 percent from the third quarter and 7.5 percent compared to a year ago. CBI reached a recor Read more

Construction industry leaders remained predominantly confident about the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during the final quarter of 2018, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Read more

ARC Document Solutions, Inc. (ARC), a leading document solutions provider to design, engineering, construction, and facilities management professionals, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2018 Read more

This year we were honored to host our 10th Super Bowl Extravaganza for 500 active-duty Camp Pendleton Marines & Veterans. Its purpose is to honor and entertain Marines awaiting deployment and veterans who have served our country. This event benefits Read more

Are you interested in expanding your business connections? Or learning about opportunities overseas? Or just drinking beer and wine and eating hearty German food? Then consider joining APDSP in its 2019 trip to the convention of Motio, the German rep Read more

Congratulations to Image Access, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! Thomas Ingendoh, CEO and founder of Image Access, started the business in February 1994, with a vision of producing the best camera optics on the market. In the 25 Read more

Get ready to learn! Two APDSP member webinars have been planned for 2019. Both are now open for registration. Read more

Scanner manufacturer Contex reported strong growth in 2018. The company saw its total unit sales increase 112 percent, led by sales of the HDiFlex, HDultra X and SDOne scanners. Read more

Construction input prices declined 1.7 percent in December on a month-over-month basis yet are 3.5 percent higher than the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data relea Read more

The Reprographic Services Association (RSA) announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2019. Joining the Board this year are John Davis, Jr. from Alabama Graph Read more

ReproMAX announces the appointment of two new members and new co-chairmen of their Board of Directors for 2019. Ken Hildebrand, President of Commercial Digital Print and Wade Sparks, President and CEO of Riley’s were named to the board. John Bingham, Read more

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