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AlphaGraphics offers custom print and marketing solutions that get noticed to get you business.

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AlphaGraphics Mesa on Baseline

535 W. Baseline Road, Suite 104
Mesa, Arizona 85210

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What our Customers are Saying


We let numbers do the talking at AlphaGraphics of Mesa. Formerly a partner of Deloitte and Touche, our owner and operator Steve Adams brings an accounting perspective to the world of print and marketing. It's no surprise he and Joan lead a team driven by data and proven methods to deliver and track big results for our customers. And we've been getting them since 1990.

Businesses looking to grow rely on our team of pros and high-end equipment to provide digital and print strategies and solutions. Sometimes that means we're making a big impression with signage for a health care clinic. Other times we are stretching a direct mail budget by analyzing big data and hyper-targeting a customized demographic.

More than 500 customers have left us raving reviews about our fast turn-around times, above-and-beyond service and astonishing print quality. Our commitment to building the businesses of our customers earned us the “Oscar” of franchise awards, the coveted AlphaGraphics Franny in 2013. We've also been honored with awards by three local chambers.


At AlphaGraphics we have achieved our success through our commitment to a high level of individual customer service.

AlphaGraphics #291 in Mesa was startedby Steve and Joan Adamsin 1990 in Downtown Mesa. Since that time, this Center has grown to be one of the largest Centers in the AlphaGraphics system. Since then, their ownership has expanded to two additional Centers, one in Tempe and one in west Phoenix. Steve and Joan built the building that the business is currently located in 2005.

Stephen and Joan Adams own the following 3 AlphaGraphics Business Centers:

  • AlphaGraphics #291 in Mesa, Arizona (Baseline and Extension)
  • AlphaGraphics #436 in Tempe, Arizona (Kyrene and Elliot)
  • AlphaGraphics #106 in Phoenix, Arizona (I17 and Northern)

This Business Center provides the normal services of AlphaGraphics, including printing, digital copying, graphic design and bindery. This Center also specializes in full color offset and digital printing, mailing services, and large format signs and posters.

All AlphaGraphics stores are franchise businesses which are independently owned and operated.


At AlphaGraphics, we work with people to plan, produce and manage their visual communications, enabling them to achieve their goals more effectively and confidently.

Established in 1970 in Tucson, Arizona, the AlphaGraphics network is comprised of nearly 300 business centers located throughout the U.S. and in nine other countries. Our business centers offer complete visual communications solutions. Our trained and experienced team members provide expert consultation for every element of your communication project, including marketing consultation, design, copying, printing, digital archiving, finishing, mailing services, oversized printing and promotional items. Our products also include business cards, brochures, blueprints, direct mail and signage.

Today, there are many providers of visual communications. So why choose AlphaGraphics?

  • At AlphaGraphics, we know business and we know communications — we are committed to do what it takes to understand the specific needs of each customer.
  • When you partner with an AlphaGraphics business center for your visual communications needs, you work with an owner-managed, locally based business, backed by a global network.
  • AlphaGraphics team members work with you to plan, produce and manage all aspects of your visual communications — we are the vital connection that brings it all together.
  • Solutions from AlphaGraphics help you communicate more quickly, effectively and confidently.
  • While our business centers offer state-of-the-art resources and technology, we know that the bright, experienced and innovative team members you will find at every AlphaGraphics are at the heart of effective communication — our people are your vital connection in the communication process.


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.


Our clients' results are what drive us.We measure ourselves by our customers' satisfaction with the work we perform for them.. That's why we are proud to share our client's work with you. Please review our clients' testimonials of our work to see the quality of our client base and the work we have performed for them.

AlphaGraphics Mesa on Baseline offers state-of-the-art equipment, with experienced team members, committed to the highest quality standards.

We utilize the following equipment at our three centers to service your communication needs:

Printing Equipment:

  • HeidelbergDI Digital 4-Color Press
  • AB Dick 9995 Twin Tower Press
  • Itek 3985 Twin Tower Press


Digital Black & White Printing Equipment:

  • Nuvera CP120 (2)
  • Xerox 4112 B&W (2)
  • Canon ImageRunner 105
  • Canon ImageRunner 8500


Digital Color Printing Equipment:

  • Xerox Docucolor 700
  • Xerox Docucolor 5000 (2)
  • Xerox Docucolor 240/250 (2)
  • Xerox Doc 12


Large Format for Signs, Banners and Posters:

  • Oce Arizona 318 GL (4’ X8’)
  • HP 25500 64”
  • Roland 54”
  • Epson 10600 42”
  • Epson 9800 42”


Oversized Black and White Scanner/Printer:

  • OceTDS400 B&W Digital Oversized Copier/Printer


Bindery Equipment:

  • Duplo4000 Bookbinder
  • Duplo10000 Bookbinder
  • Secap Mailing Equipment
  • Various Bindery Equipment

In addition, this Center has access to digital output devices such as the Xerox iGen 3 and the HP Indigo printer.


Stephen Eugene Adams - Owner

Stephen Eugene Adams (Steve) has owned an Alphagraphics for 23years. He started Alphagraphics in Mesa in 1990 and since then has expanded his operation to three locations, including the new location at 8041 N. Black Canyon Hwy in Phoenix.

Professionally, Steve is a Certified Public Accountant and has held many Board of Director positions with several non-profit organizations. He is a former Chairman of the Board of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and has held the Presidency of the Mesa Rotary Club, Mesa Town Center Board, Phoenix National Association of Accountants and the ASU Accountancy Circle. Steve has also been on the Executive Committee of the Grand Canyon Council, Boy Scouts of America for over 28 years and currently serves as Assistant Treasurer. He also serves as Treasurer to the Boards of the Mesa United Way and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Steve is married and has three grown sons, two of which are active in his Alphagraphics business. He stays busy with his 8 grandchildren.

Danny Adams
General Manager

Danny started with AlphaGraphics in 1997 just out of college. He has held many positions at AlphaGraphics over the years and is currently the center general manager responsible for customer interactions, production and profitability.

Danny graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Danny is married to Erin and they have four children with two girls and two boys. Danny is active with his kids sports acting as manager of several soccer teams and baseball teams.


Todd Carling
Outside Sales Representative

Todd has been with AlphaGraphics since 1994, serving many of our major customers over those years. Todd just obtained his DMA Certification. This certification makes Todd one of the foremost marketing specialists in the world.

In Todd's own words, "My job is to make sure that the marketplace knows my company is filled with real people who listen to their project needs, provide the ideas and products to execute them, and throw in a lot of expert customer service in the process!"

Todd is married to Helen who is our in-house accountant and they have three children. Todd and Helen are very active in the community with their church work.

Tammy Townsend
Graphic Design Specialist

Tammy has been with AlphaGraphics for over 12 years. Tammy is an expert in our online ordering system (Four51) and she acts as the main contact with many of our customers. One of Tammy's specialties is personalized mailings.

Michael Dickson
Graphic Design Specialist

Michael has be one of our graphic design specialists for over 10 years. Michael specializes in marketing design elements as well as online programming. In Michael's own words. "My job as a Graphic Design Professional here at Alphagraphics Mesa, is to take a customers idea and turn it into reality. I strive for hi-quality professional artwork creation that will please any customer. I can handle any design for you whether you need something as simple as a business card or complete branding of your company from the ground up!"