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National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.7% in October but is up 1.4% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adj Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts continued momentum for the construction sector next year but advised an overall “wait-and-see” approach based on leading and lagging indicators and economic uncertainties, acc Read more

RSA Announces Four New Board Members, and 2020 Board of Directors

The Reprographic Services Association (RSA) announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2020. Joining the Board this year are Luci Miller of Miller IDS, Cheryl Read more

Dec 2, 2019 5:06 PM Repro Industry News

National nonresidential construction spending rose 0.5% in September but is down 0.9% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annual Read more

The Opening Reception of the 2019 APDSP Convention in Dallas attracted members and friends for networking, drinking and schmoozing. Read more

HONBLUE, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawaii was named the RMX Network Partner of the Year and Grimco, Inc. was named Vendor of the Year at the RMX Network conference held in Dallas, Texas. Each award was voted on by over 100 RMX Network Partners who are consid Read more

The RMX Network held their Fall Conference in Dallas, Texas starting on October 23, 2019 in conjunction with Printing United. Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator climbed to nine months in August 2019, up 0.5 months or 5.4% from July 2019, when CBI stood at 8.5 months. Read more

The construction industry added 7,000 net new jobs in September, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has expanded b Read more

U.S. construction industry leaders’ confidence diminished somewhat in July 2019, yet they remain optimistic regarding nonresidential construction’s near-term prospects, according to the Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Build Read more

Demand for design services in July remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report released today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). Read more

Construction input prices fell 0.6% in August and are down 0.9% year over year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction inp Read more

At the APDSP meeting in Chicago on August 16, two new board members were voted in. Mikel Monsen is a new regular director, and Sabrina Carter is the new vendor director. Three members were honored for their service to APDSP as they left the board: Jo Read more

U.S. construction industry leaders are somewhat less confident about near-term prospects for nonresidential construction but remain reasonably upbeat, according to the June 2019 Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and Read more

In July, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates rose nationally and in 38 states, fell in eight states and remained unchanged in four on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics da Read more

More than 10 years after the end of the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression, the U.S. economy is again making history by continuing its longest-ever expansion. Nevertheless, emerging weakness in business investment has been hintin Read more

ARC Document Solutions has announced a new, collaborative initiative to help restore the natural resources its customers use every day through its managed print services and construction document management offerings. The new sustainability program, Read more

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to 8.9 months in May 2019, up 0.2 months or 2.2% since April 2019, when CBI stood at 8.7 months. Read more

The relationship between the American and German reprographics worlds was strengthened during three weeks in July, when the son of Achim Carius, the German reprographics association leader, visited the United States. Read more

3D scanning is a profit opportunity for forward-thinking reprographics firms, and the next members-only APDSP webinar will focus on that topic. The event, tentatively scheduled for September 10 at 10 a.m. Central, will cover the basics of getting int Read more

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