SOURCE: American TonerServ

August 22, 2007 09:22 ET

American TonerServ Sr. Executive Presenting at World Expo 2007, Imaging Industry's Leading Trade Show

SANTA ROSA, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - American TonerServ Corporation (OTCBB: ASVP) today announced that Andrew Beaurline, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, will be presenting at the imaging industry's leading trade show, World Expo 2007 hosted by Recharger Magazine, this week in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center.

According to Mr. Beaurline, "World Expo continues to be the most important imaging industry event in the world. I enjoyed making a presentation at the World Expo 2006 and look forward to doing the same this year. I believe we have selected a topic that is relevant to all Aftermarket entrepreneurs who are now considering what to do with the businesses they have built over the years."

Mr. Beaurline will be presenting a working session to attendees titled "Succession Planning for the Entrepreneurial Owner." Mr. Beaurline has more than 30 years of merger and acquisition, investment banking and venture capital experience to talk about the various options available to owners. He also plans to provide insights into the economic reasons for the consolidation that is currently taking place in the business to business distribution segment of the printer supplies and service market.

World Expo is a worldwide gathering of imaging industry members that includes product launches, service offerings, peer networking and information sharing. Last year World Expo 2006 attracted 4,900 industry members who were hosted by 285 exhibitors. More than 120 classes were taught by the industry's top names, including Mr. Beaurline. World Expo continues to live up to its name as international attendance from many regions of the world, including the Pacific Rim, South America and Canada, made up 27 percent of all attendees.

About American TonerServ:

American TonerServ Corp. ("ATS"), a publicly traded Delaware corporation (OTCBB: ASVP) is a disciplined consolidator in the highly fragmented printer supplies & services industry. It's looking to acquire and unite independent businesses focused on delivering printer supplies and service to end-customers. ATS offers thousands of customers a one-stop shop for their print management needs by providing equipment, supplies and service for printers, multi-function printers (MFPs), copiers and fax machines.

ATS has developed a very attractive and scalable platform for the estimated 5,000 independent companies providing printer equipment, supplies and service nationwide. In addition to providing the critical back-office component to these companies, sharing "best practices" and creating a "community" atmosphere of the acquired companies is an attractive attribute of their model.

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Contact Information

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    American TonerServ Corp.
    475 Aviation Blvd.
    Suite 100
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403
    United States
    Phone: 800-736-3515
    www.AmericanTonerServ.com