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Semper International: Q1 Survey Data Reinforce that Printing Industry Is Rebounding
February 6, 2015

Several straight quarters of positive signals have finally blossomed, and Semper’s First Quarter data reveals that the industry is back in bloom. Coming into 2015, its company respondents reported record-setting profitability of 85 percent and sustained sales growth for five straight quarters. In addition, one-third of firms reported new sales growth in the first two weeks of 2015.

Survey: 74 Percent of Printers Saw Positive Q1
May 16, 2014

BOSTON—The latest survey by Semper International, a placement firm for skilled help in the graphic arts industry, indicates a large percentage of printers experienced profits and positive revenue growth in spite of the impact of bad weather and continued economic malaise.

PGSF Receives Scholarship Commitment from Semper International
October 29, 2013

Semper International has donated $5,000 to the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF). Along with the check, PGSF also received a Letter of Commitment from Brian Regan to establish and fully endow a $25,000 scholarship in the company’s name.

Semper Print Survey Reports Largest Drop in Profitability in 12-Year History of Survey
April 23, 2013

Semper International's Industry Insight survey has seen a sharp decrease in profitability compared to last quarter. “We've never seen such a large contraction in profitability from one quarter to the next,” said Dave Regan, CEO of Semper International. “Combined with stagnating sales over the last two weeks, it's very troubling.”

Semper’s ‘Industry Insight’ Survey FInds Increase in Printing Sales
November 6, 2012

“This year, sales were slow through mid-August. Sales didn’t pick up until the Fed announced its third round of quantitative easing in mid-September,” reports Dave Regan, Semper International CEO. Seventy-two percent of companies surveyed reported a profitable third quarter.

Semper Finds a Boost in Optimism Among Printers Surveyed
April 24, 2012

In its latest quarterly market survey, Semper International found that industry sales foundered during late February and March. They bounced back in April, creating optimism about revenues in the coming months—53 percent of companies expect sales to improve in the second quarter of 2012.