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Estimated June construction unemployment rates fell in 15 states on a year-over-year basis, rose in 33 states and were unchanged in two states (Arizona and New Hampshire), according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released toda more

Nonresidential construction spending contracted 1.6 percent on a monthly basis in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today. Spending totaled $742.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted a more

ARC Document Solutions, Inc. has reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Among the highlights were that net sales were $104.2 million, a 1.9% increase compared to the second quarter of 2017. more

When Wynit announced last year that it was shedding its wide-format equipment sales group, some people wondered what would become of the team, which was loaded with experience. Tech distributor Ingram Micro sensed an opportunity. more

Image Access is holding its biannual Partners Conference in Las Vegas prior to the SGIA conference, October 16-17. This is a revised date from the previous announcement. All APDSP members are invited to attend. more

APDSP Seeking One Board Member

APDSP is looking for a forward-looking leader to join the national board of directors! We are seeking one regular director to join the board in August. more

Jul 5, 2018 5:10 PM Repro Industry News

Architecture firm billings grew in May, marking the eighth consecutive month of solid growth, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). more

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Herb Mathias, Jr. a true friend of IRgA, APDSP's predecessor organization. Mathias passed away on Thursday, June 21, at age 89. more

ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

Despite ongoing concerns regarding labor force availability and rising interest rates, and emerging concerns regarding tariffs and construction materials prices, construction contractors emerged from the first quarter of 2018 with tremendous confiden more

Jun 20, 2018 10:47 AM Repro Industry News

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

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