SOURCE: American TonerServ

March 19, 2008 08:30 ET

American TonerServ Announces New Leader for Dallas Business

SANTA ROSA, CA--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - American TonerServ Corp. (OTCBB: ASVP) ("ATS"), a strategic consolidator in the more than $6.0 billion highly fragmented independent segment of the printer supplies and services industry, announced today that it has consolidated its Dallas, Texas, business under the leadership of Clay Allbright. Mr. Allbright owned and operated Datacopy Products in Dallas prior to joining the growing American TonerServ team.

Dan Brinker, Chief Executive Officer of American TonerServ, said, "Clay Allbright brings a number of strengths to our team, including his experience in and knowledge of the local market. Our new alignment in Dallas will make doing business with ATS even easier for our existing customers, and we expect that Datacopy Products' customers will now look to ATS to provide economical, environmentally friendly brand compatible printer cartridges and equipment service."

Mr. Brinker added, "We entered the Dallas market with the acquisition of Optima Technologies, LLC in April of 2007 and we are very pleased to expand our presence in this target geography. Our strategy is to identify and pursue leading independent operators in the top 30 metropolitan areas in the country."

American TonerServ is a leading consolidator in the highly fragmented printer supplies and services industry. The company is actively acquiring and growing independent operators across the United States to provide small- and medium-sized business customers with superior pricing for top-quality, environmentally friendly recycled printer cartridges and local service teams.

About American TonerServ:

American TonerServ Corp. ("ATS") is building a nationwide organization to efficiently serve the printing needs of small- and medium-sized businesses by consolidating leading independent operators in the $6 billion recycled printer cartridge and printer services industry. Please see www.AmericanTonerServ.com for more information.

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    American TonerServ Corp.
    Phone: 800-736-3515

    Jordan Goldstein
    Stakeholder Communications
    Phone: 415-369-9000
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