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AlphaGraphics ranks among top franchise brands

Leading marketing and print solutions provider lands on Franchise Times Top 400

DENVER – Oct. 12, 2021 – AlphaGraphics, a leading franchisor of printing and marketing solutions, has been recognized as one of the biggest brands in the nation and earned placement on the Franchise Times Top 400. Receiving a ranking of 214, AlphaGraphics saw sales of $215.2 million in 2020.

“Amid the challenges in 2020, AlphaGraphics found ways to thrive across the entirety of our franchise system,” said Bill McPherson, vice president of franchise development. “Being an essential business, we had to develop processes to address the everchanging needs of our customers during a time where there was plenty of uncertainty. It was our ability to evolve and adapt that allowed us to be successful.”

Previously the Top 200+, Franchise Times renamed its annual ranking of the 400 largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales to better encompass the biggest brands in franchising, along with promising young concepts in growth mode. The rigorous approach to research remains the same, said Franchise Times Editor-in-Chief Laura Michaels.

The project is the result of a five-month research and reporting effort that leads to the most credible and objective franchise ranking available. The collection of systemwide sales data also provides useful insight into the franchise industry’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"From the top to the bottom, our AlphaGraphics family has remained dedicated to the growth of the franchise, and being named to this list is a testament of our hard work,” McPherson said. "Both headquarters and our franchisees had to overcome tremendous obstacles and roadblocks to find prosperity during these difficult times. We all look forward to seeing how much more we can grow in the coming years."

AlphaGraphics was founded in 1970, and the company began offering franchise opportunities in 1979. For more information, visit

About AlphaGraphics
AlphaGraphics, Inc., with more than 285 locations in 6 countries, is one of the largest U.S.-based networks of locally-owned and operated Business Centers offering a complete range of print, visual communications, and marketing products. Solutions include: full-service digital, offset, and large format printing; design services; mailing; one-to-one marketing solutions; promotional products; and web to print solutions. For more information about AlphaGraphics services, visit To learn about franchise opportunities, visit

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