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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

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data published today, national nonresidential construction spending declined 0.9% in May, totaling $788.5 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis and a 4.4% Read more

Construction input prices decreased 1.3% on both a monthly and yearly basis in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. This is the first time in Read more

Sabrina Carter and Mikel Monsen have been formally nominated to join the APDSP Board of Directors. The official election will occur at the APDSP summer board meeting on August 16 at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in Chicago. Read more

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. and Memjet® have established a new partnership, bringing ultra-fast, high-quality EFI™ Fiery® digital front ends (DFEs) to the growing portfolio of Memjet DuraLink™ digital inkjet production Read more

Soon after Tony Militano, president of APDSP in 2016/17, purchased Carbon Copy Reproductions in 2000, he changed the name to Carbon Copy Digital to better reflect the additional services he was offering. Now it has a classy new logo announcing anothe Read more

Although the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May remained above the 50-point threshold indicative of expanding billings, the score of 50.2 for the month means that billings at architecture firms were essentially flat. In fact, for the las Read more

The construction industry added 4,000 net new jobs in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, construction employment has expanded b Read more

April Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 49 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

In April, for the second month in a row, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 49 states on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Read more

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