SOURCE: American Reprographics Company

October 20, 2008 08:00 ET

American Reprographics Company Named by Forbes Magazine as One of "200 Best Small Companies" for Second Consecutive Year

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2008) - American Reprographics Company (NYSE: ARP), the nation's leading provider of reprographics services and technology, today announced that Forbes magazine ranked the company on its "200 Best Small Companies in America" list. In its second consecutive appearance, the company's rank rose from number 56 in 2007, to number 34 in 2008.

Chairman, President and CEO, K. "Suri" Suriyakumar, said: "That the company rose more than 20 places on the list speaks for itself, but what is most gratifying is to be recognized for returning impressive results in a challenging market. I'm very proud of our team."

To qualify for the "Best 200" list, companies must have annual revenues between $5 million and $750 million, and a stock price greater than $5 as of September 29, 2008. The ranking is based on return on equity, sales growth and profit growth over the past 12 months, and also over five years. American Reprographics ranked fifth in the 5-year average return on equity category. A complete list of the Top 200 companies can be found in the new October 27th print issue of the magazine or at www.forbes.com on the Web.

About American Reprographics Company

American Reprographics Company is the leading reprographics company in the United States providing business-to-business document management technology and services to the architectural, engineering and construction, or AEC industries. The Company provides these services to companies in non-AEC industries, such as technology, financial services, retail, entertainment, and food and hospitality, which also require sophisticated document management services. American Reprographics Company provides its core services through its suite of reprographics technology products, a network of more than 300 locally-branded reprographics service centers across the U.S., on-site at more than 5,000 customer locations, and through UDS, a joint-venture company headquartered in Beijing, China. The Company's service centers are arranged in a hub and satellite structure and are digitally connected as a cohesive network, allowing the provision of services both locally and nationally to more than 140,000 active customers.

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