ARC Document Solutions, Inc. is a publicly traded company that provides specialized document solutions, with an emphasis on the non-residential segment of the architecture, engineering and construction industry. The company is headquartered in San Ramon, CA.
The company provides onsite managed print services, archiving and information management, construction document and information management, as well as the sale of technology applications to support these services to more than 90,000 customers. The company operates approximately 170 service centers throughout North America, provides its equipment and services onsite in more than 10,000 customer locations, and services its large enterprise customers with a corporate sales force called Global Solutions.[non-primary source needed]
In Fiscal 2017, the company's revenue was $406 million. The company began as a $9 million stand-alone reprographics provider in Southern California in the late 1980s. It has grown to its present size and geographic coverage through the acquisition of more than 140 other companies. It remains the largest company of its kind in the U.S. with more than 2,400 employees. The company has received recognition from Forbes magazine, Gartner, MPSA, BERTL, and Océ.
The company began in 1988 as Micro Device, dba "Ford Graphics", a $9 million, privately held Los Angeles-based reprographics company, acquired and managed by ARC's two founders, K. "Suri" Suriyakumar and S. "Mohan" Chandramohan. Following four acquisitions in California, the company was organized as "American Reprographics Company, L.L.C.", a California Limited Liability Corporation, in 1997. Acquired operations generally maintained their original brands in the marketplace to retain local recognition.[non-primary source needed]