You pour your heart and soul into your work, and at Alpha Copies we make sure that shows.

Our dedication to meeting your needs extends beyond our commitment to customer service. It ensures that your final product exceeds your expectations and represents the great image you have worked so hard to create.

Alpha Copies’ alliance with Sigler and Express Signs means we can offer comprehensive printing services and robust business solutions at competitive pricing. Services include:

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With printing equipment to accommodate your printing needs both large and small, we are ready when your project needs to be done. For the fastest turn-around, we offer high speed, high quality digital copiers capable of producing more than 16,000 black and white copies per hour and nearly 6,000 full color copies per hour. The benefits of our digital copiers include:

  • High-resolution print that rivals commercial offset printing
  • Flexibility to print presentation quality color in small quantities
  • Ability to customize print jobs using mail merge
  • First generation quality on each copy with the ability to send various file formats directly to the copier

Additionally, we offer many choices when it comes to size, paper and print types.

Commercial Printing

When you have a little more time in your schedule or you have large volumes or specialty finishing needs, it just so happens that “we know a guy.” Because we are powered by Sigler, we have direct access to the resources Sigler offers without having to inflate prices by outsourcing work that is too much for our our quick-print location to handle. The possibilities are endless! If you don’t need your project immediately you may be able to take advantage of additional cost-savings opportunities.

Call 515.292.3121 or stop by for more information or to discuss your specific project and how we might be able to assist you.


If you can wear it, we can decorate it. From personal, individual garment requests to corporate uniforms and apparel, we manage production on site at our Sigler location on Aviation Way. Three’s no middle man which means you can count on us to be stewards of your branding and to always provide the highest quality products.

Click here to visit our Online Apparel Catalog!

Design & Desktop Publishing

When you need help getting your idea on paper, Alpha Copies also offers graphic design and desktop publishing services. And, just like our printing services, we offer our design talent to you at an incredible value and with the quickest turnaround possible. We provide these graphic design services:

  • Scanning
  • Logo Development
  • Brochures
  • Business Cards
  • Calendars
  • Pocket Folders
  • Flyers
  • Invitations
  • Posters
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • More!

Don’t see what you’re looking for in this list? Contact us to schedule a consultation!

Oversize/Wide Format

Black and white printing up to 36″ wide and full color printing up to 42″ wide! Whether it’s blueprints, architectural drawings, an oversized photo, large sketches or low-cost garage sale signs, we have what you need to complete your biggest jobs.We also offer foam board mounting for professional presentations!

If your wide format needs require printing on vinyl or some other specialty substrate, we’d be glad to connect you with our coworkers at Express Signs — our signage experts are located in the same building for maximum convenience.


At Alpha Copies, our work is not done until your project has been finished to your specifications. We offer a number of specialty services to ensure your final product stands out from the crowd, including:

  • Scanning
  • Spiral and Wire Binding
  • Saddle Stitching
  • Cutting
  • Folding
  • Padding
  • Drilling
  • Lamination

Being powered by Sigler we can also offer specialty finishes such as foil, UV coating, perfect binding and die-cutting. Give us a call, drop us an email or stop by to chat about your needs. We’re here to help and we love finding creative ways to finish each job.

Graduation Invites

Whether you’re graduating from high school or college – or anything, really – we’re here to help you tell the world! We can help with anything from a simple layout to a unique, customized eye-catching design. We also offer specialty pricing for graduation invites (some restrictions apply). Contact us for more information!

Wedding Headquarters

Getting married? From Save the Date postcards or magnets all the way to personalized wedding favors and Thank You cards for use after your special day, we have many options to choose from and no shortage of ideas. You can provide us with your own design files that are ready to print or we can work with you to create the perfect look for your most treasured print pieces.

We also offer Carlson Craft wedding and stationary products. Click here to preview some of the Carlson Craft collection.


As a UPS Access Point, we are an ideal stop for dropping off your ready-to-ship UPS packages. Don’t have a label already? We can ship the package for you, too!

Convenient Delivery

We love connecting with our customers in person when people come in to pick up orders. It’s fun to see reactions and hear feedback, but we also know that sometimes you really need as many extra minutes as you can get throughout the day. We want to make things easy for you and be the best part of your day — that’s why Alpha Copies offers free delivery to businesses in Ames and across the Des Moines area.