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815 W. University Dr.
Suite #101
Tempe, Arizona 85281
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Our Passion

When we say every customer matters at AlphaGraphics Tempe, we have the numbers to prove it & more than 1,500 reviews raving about our faster-than-expected turnaround times and consultative customer service.

Located in the hub of ASU on University Drive, we're one of the first AlphaGraphics centers to ever open, so experience isn't just a buzz word. It's the skill and knowledge we've built over decades, project by project. And our familiarity with print shows in your final results.

Businesses and non-profits expect to grow when working with us. That's because for every project, our seasoned staff focuses on your goals and results. We've invested in cutting-edge equipment to put the latest technical advances to work to ensure the product we print or digital marketing strategy we employ will effectively and efficiently achieve them. And we deliver in record time.

We're led by owner and operator Mike Sparaco who began his career at the first AlphaGraphics in Tucson. He's a visionary who's seen and successfully embraced the rapid changes in visual communication. It's this forward-thinking that's allowed us to help our customers adapt and grow in their competitive markets.

A tried-and-true business approach

You’ve worked hard to build your business the right way—your marketing and communications should do the same. When you choose AlphaGraphics, you get certified accuracy, consistency and quality.

AG Quality Management Program
We care about you. That’s why we created our Quality Management Program, based on ISO 9001:2008 standards. This ensures that every project we do for you meets the highest quality requirements possible, so you can trust that your finished product will be done right, by the deadline, every time.

Where big hearts and big ideas come together

AlphaGraphics on University is a locally owned and operated buisness. Nestled in the heart of Tempe near Arizona State University (ASU), we have a thriving community of which we're proud to play a part. Commitment to our community is at the core of our business. Combining big hearts and big ideas, we promote and support several nonprofit associations and charities that feed the hungry, educate young people to become future business leaders and preserve our planet. We're always
looking for new opportunities and partnerships to give back.

AlphaGraphics Fights Hunger

AlphaGraphics conducts a network-wide annual summer food drive in an effort to help the growing number of hungry people seeking assistance from food pantries across the country. Throughout the months of July and August, AlphaGraphics team members at the worldwide headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah and participating independently owned business centers join up with area companies and customers to collect food for food pantries and charitable organizations in their neighborhoods. Last summer, the food collection topped over 21,000 pounds!

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement (JA) educates 8 million young people each year, teaching them how
to succeed in entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. JA programming
relies on volunteers to convey their real life business acumen with young people. So what
better mentor than an AlphaGraphics business center owner! AlphaGraphics owners
all across the U.S. are stepping up to the challenge, working with JA to share their
professional successes, challenges and know-how with community kids. To learn more,


Mike Sparaco

I've spent my entire career with AlphaGraphics,

so I understand how to analyze a problem and just how important every solution is to a business.


Your success is our only measure of success

We are driven by our clients’ business results. We measure ourselves based on how we can solve their complex business problems and increase their ROI. That’s why we are proud to share our client’s work with you. We're happy to provide references upon request.

As a leader in the Commercial Printing and Marketing space with multi-national clients, we do not exploit our substantial client list, but they include many of the Fortune 500

® and very successful small business owners that have started small with us and are now major corporations. We have grown over the years and so have our clients.

Our specialty is what we call "Extreme" Customer Service, which is a highly personlized interaction with our clients to ensure they are happy with the final project production. Combine that with our unique industry specific solutions for print and multi-channel marketing products that allow our customers to order via special online portals, create variable print documents utilizing a print-on-demand fulfillment structure to save costs and reduce turnaround times.

We Only Look Good When-You Look Good!

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Our 20,000 square foot production facility has the most modern Digital Printing and Oversized Color equipment currently offered. We don't just have one of anything, we have multiples and can handle any type of production project you might have. Our focus is on providing the best quality products combined with excellent customer service. That is what makes working with us simple and easy!

If it's quick and easy that you want, we've got that too. We have just finished a complete remodel of our facility, and have a whole new retail environment with a state-of-the-art teleconference room with giant flat panel screens and the ability for you to conference anywhere in the world. Besides Telecom, our retail print specialists utilize a wide variety of equipment to serve an equally wide variety of needs! Self-Service Computers Just bring your file in on a USB key. We have Mac and PC workstations loaded with all the latest software ready for you to sit down and fly! Microsoft Office 2010 & 11 – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Access, OneNote & more Adobe CS4 & CS5 – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash & more Self-Service Printing It's as simple as clicking 'print' and selecting one of our printers Xerox WorkCentre 7435 Xerox 4110 Xerox Docucolor 240 Image Scanning - Small or Large Formats Xerox Docucolor 240 – scans up to 11” x 17” Océ TDS 450 – Scans up to 36" wide, unlimited length (originals must be flat, roll-feedable material) Large Printing - E-size Blueprints Océ TDS 450 – capable of outputting 2 e-sized prints per minute at 600 dpi All that and we haven't even gotten to the back of the house! Check out what we have behind our doors...there's no doubt that you'll be surprised at what we use to knock out our competition!

When you look good we look good!We’re your start-to-finish partner, working to find solutions to your marketing communication & print problems.

Our specialty has grown from print to include the latest marketing channels, including e-mail, online, mobile, ePublications and more. We're always one step ahead, continually innovating and evolving, ready to leverage the latest technologies to help you stand out in a crowded marketplace:

  • Branding and Identity
  • E-mail marketing
  • Direct marketing
  • Online marketing
  • Mobile marketing
  • ePublications
  • Specialty Color Projects
  • Print-On-Demand & Fulfillment
  • Social Media marketing
  • Self-Publishing
  • Business solutions
  • Print services

And that’s just a start, when you integrate our services togetheryou’ll really see your response rates soar! We’ll also help you track, measure and optimize your communicationsto make the most of every dollar spent.

Our goal is to make you look amazingyour customers!

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