Industry News

Smooth Transition: Blue Print Service Co. Changes Hands

April 13, 2017

Sometimes when the owner of a reprographics shop retires, the doors close for good. In happier cases, new owners pick up where the retiree left off. That's the case with Blue Print Service Co. in Wisconsin.

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Source: Association of Printing and Data Solutions Professionals

Seventy-Three Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2017 as Contractors Expect Strong Demand from Public and Private Sectors

January 10, 2017

Seventy-three percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2017 as contractors expect private and public sector demand to grow in all market segments, according to survey results released today by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate.

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Source: The Associated General Contractors of America

ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector; Warns of Vulnerability for Contractors

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016 9:53 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 12- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a slowdown of growth in the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. While contractors are vulnerable to rising commodity prices and potential interest rate increases in 2017, the middling consumer-led recovery should still lead to modest growth in construction spending and employment.

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Source: Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.