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The Evolution of Marco & Technology

THE EVOLUTION OF marco + technology 1987 1997 2002 2015 MARCO MArco Marco. marco MARCO The Future of Information Technology VOICE • DATA • VIDEO . PRINT taking technology further 1867 1930 Remington typewriter revolutionizes business document creation The Typewriter Shop is founded by M.J. Dabol in St. Cloud, Minnesota 1973 1949 Former IBM sales managers, Gary Marsden and Dave Marquardt purchase The Typewriter Shop; Marco Business Products, Inc. is established with 12 employees Xerox introduces Xerography and photocopying, known as Xeroxing 1975 1975 Ethernet technology is introduced and the Marco becomes a Savin 750 copier dealer offering the first plain paper copier as competition to Xerox; Marco becomes a reseller of IBM Selectric typewriters network is born 1985 - 1986 1983 MCHINEYEAR The Computer Meves In Computer networking division is established expanding to personal computers and local area networking; Marco adds voice communication systems division TIME Magazine names the computer “Machine of the Year" 1984 1987 AT&T splits its operations into seven independent regional companies Three offices in St. Cloud are consolidated into a new 50,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters and retail store with 83 employees 1989 1990 Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is initiated helping to attract and retain employees Tim Bemers-Lee develops the software and standards that http://www. become the World Wide Web 1997 1997 First wireless local area network (WLAN) standard is established Marco demonstrates commitment to quality improvement and becomes ISO 9002 certified; today we use LEAN as our continuous improvement method 2001 2004 Marco extends our commitment to employees by becomes 100% employee owned Social media transforms how people communicate with the arrival of Facebook 2005 2004 - 2005 YouTube brings free online video sharing and generates the most traffic Marco adds audio/video systems and video surveillance; Marco acquires nine companies over six years starting with Modern Business Equipment 2008 2007 Managed Print and IT Services are developed to provide customers with a more effective way to implement technology iPhone almost single-handedly defines the mobile web 2012 2012 "The Cloud" creates new access to technology resources via the Internet St. Cloud corporate headquarters moves to a new 77,000 sq. ft. office and distribution center Cloud (Computing 2015 Marco expands to 42 locations in seven states with over 890 employees serving a national customer base; Marco acquires 23 companies since 2005 Marco taking technology further

The Evolution of Marco & Technology

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As the industry and technology changed, so did Marco. Marco’s commitment to provide the technology businesses need to be successful required remaining ahead of the market and adapting to industry an...







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