UTEC Named One of the 2018 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”

March 22nd, 2018 by admin

It is with great pride, that UTEC has been recognized as a 2018 honoree of the "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch"!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business presents this program. In total over 600 nominations from across the state. Making this list is a significant accomplishment from a remarkable group of second-stage companies.

These companies are defined as having from 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants.

This year's winners represent all regions of the state and have developed:

  • Exceptional entrepreneurial leadership
  • Creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways
  • A sustainable competitive advantage.

Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development and venture capital communities selected the 50 winners.

Ann Arbor based UTEC is not your ordinary office copy and printer company. While the core business was and continues to be selling and servicing office copiers and printers, UTEC has expanded their line of products and services into several new areas.

Kevin Van Kannel, President assumed ownership of the company in 2008 during tough economic times. His philosophy with customers and staff was to instill a "customer experience that would separate UTEC from all competitors". This experience entails strong attention to details, strong support and technical experience and "creating a buying experience that exceeds expectations".

Today, UTEC employs a staff of over 40 and has expanded their services to include:

  • Copiers and Printers
    • Full service Sharp, Kyocera, HP product lines.
  • Managed Network Services
    • Customized IT infrastructure built from the ground up. Providing management, monitoring and maintenance of your network.
  • Managed Print Services
  • Interactive Displays and Whiteboards
    • Sharp AQUOS board with intuitive touchscreen
  • Managed Print Services
  • Document Management Solutions.

UTEC can attribute their growth over the past several years by offering customized IT solutions.

For professional assistance on your office printing and technology needs, please contact Sales Manager Dan Heimler at DHeimler@utecit.com.

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