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Triangle Gets Into Signage: 6 Questions

IRgA member firm Triangle Reproductions in Houston expanded its services with signage and outdoor graphics this summer. President Bob Christy answered six questions about the move: more »

Sep 25, 2014

Coming to Chicago? 20 Things to See at Graph Expo

Are you considering a trip to Chicago at the end of this month? IRgA welcomes you to the fall membership meeting, and you should check out these 20 highlights of Graph Expo. more »

Sep 11, 2014

Q2 IRgA Index Shows Slowing Growth

The IRgA Index for the second quarter of this year stands at 71 for traditional AEC work and 82 for non-AEC work. This shows growth, but is below the numbers posted in the first quarter. more »

Aug 28, 2014

Major New Player in Reprographics in Europe

Paragon Group Ltd., a large print provider in the UK and Europe, has become the controllling shareholder of Service Point Solutions, making Paragon a major player in reprographics. Read interviews with two Paragon leaders. more »

Jul 24, 2014

Being Green: Start a Recycling Program

This excerpt from The Green Reprographics Handbook explores the possibilities of starting a recycling program that can be expanded to client locations. more »

Aug 14, 2014

Family Business: Culture Breeds Success

Have you ever wondered why some businesses seem to perform at a level that is several notches above their competitors, and yet they seem to run on autopilot? Culture is key. more »

Jul 23, 2014

New Life for Paper?

Paper printing is the bread and butter of the repro industry, and its demise has long been predicted. But some signs show new life. Who's right? more »

Jul 6, 2014 (3 Comments)

The Art of the Upsell: Tips to Maximize Each Sale

Your customers have their wallets open when they're placing orders, so don't pass up the opportunity to grow the sale. more »

Jul 17, 2014 (2 Comments)

Two Slated for IRgA Board; Board to Grow

The IRgA Board has decided to increase the size of the board to six, and Elmer Rhodes and Clint Murchison have been slated to join the board. more »

Jul 17, 2014 (1 Comments)

Color CAD: Is the Tipping Point Near?

Color CAD printing has been slowly growing, but several recent developments have accelerated its adoption. What does this mean for the reprographics industry? more »

Jun 19, 2014 (2 Comments)

HP Announces Single-Pass, Wide-Format Inkjet Directed at Repro Market

HP wowed a roomful of journalists and analysts on June 10 with a dramatic presentation about a new single-pass, wide-format inkjet printer that may propel the color CAD market. more »

Jun 11, 2014 (4 Comments)

Book Excerpt: Using Recycled Paper is a Competitive Advantage

This excerpt from the Green Reprographics Handbook shows that offering recycled-content paper in your shop can make your customers happy. more »

Jul 6, 2014

IRgA Releases First IRgA Index: Traditional Repro Stands at 77

The first edition of the IRgA Index, a new tool to measure the health of the reprographics industry, has been released. The results show solid confidence in both traditional and non-traditional reprographics businesses. more »

Jun 16, 2014

Germans Find New Interest in U.S. Repro Market

German companies have long played a role in the U.S. reprographics industry, stretching back to Ozalid, but a new generation of German manufacturers has recently entered the U.S. market. more »

May 23, 2014

Is “Green” Fading? Three Repro Shops Say “No”

Going "green" was a big deal six or seven years ago, and many reprographics shops eagerly embraced environmental savvy. Then came the recession, which changed the equation for the AEC community. Did green repro survive? more »

Jun 3, 2014 (1 Comments)

Being Green: An Excerpt from the Green Reprographics Handbook - Start Small

This excerpt from The Green Reprographics Handbook helps reprographics shops become more green with some easy-to-implement steps. Future excerpts will dive more deeply into the topic. more »

Jun 2, 2014

Interview: ReproMAX President Rick Bosworth is Optimistic About the Future of Repro

ReproMAX President Rick Bosworth says reprographics firms that re-evaluate and reinvent their businesses, and share information with partners, are succeeding. more »

May 21, 2014

Looking to Acquire? 7 Questions to Ask Your Potential Targets

Are you looking to buy another repro firm? There are a lot of advantages to an acquisition – it can increase your marketshare, make better use of your existing equipment, open new technological fields, or increase your buying power. more »

May 1, 2014 (1 Comments)

Interested in Selling? Follow These Steps to Get Ready

Mergers and sales of reprographics firms peaked several years ago, but there are still many owners interested in selling. However, the game has changed! Now most reprogaphics shops do much more than large-format engineering printing. more »

Mar 13, 2014

Interview: RSA's Mark Beilman Discusses the Future of Repro

RSA Executive Director Mark Beilman is cautiously optimistic about the future of the reprographics industry, and predicts that reprographers will remain an identifiable group, even as many expand their services. more »

Apr 24, 2014

Archives - Enjoy These Past Articles!

Enjoy these past articles about reprographics and the IRgA! more »

Jul 29, 2013

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