MARCO PURCHASES NEBRASKA COPIER COMPANY; CONTINUES NATIONAL EXPANSION

Marco, Inc., a leading technology services provider in the United States, announced today that it has purchased

Better Business Equipment (BBE), a copier and printer company located in Omaha, Nebraska.

This purchase allows Marco to further expand its geographic footprint nationally and provide technical services

in the state of Nebraska. This is the 12th acquisition that the company has completed over the past two and a

half years. In October of last year, Marco purchased Illinois Valley Business Equipment in Peru, Bloomington and

Peoria, Illinois.

Since 2009, the company has grown from 270 employees to over 890 employees and now has 42 locations

nationally. Fifty-five percent of that growth has come through Marco’s existing customer base and forty-five

percent has been through acquisitions.

“Our acquisition strategy is to buy similar companies in locations where Marco doesn’t already have a presence,”

said Marco CEO Jeff Gau. “We look forward to continuing BBE’s commitment to satisfying their clients and

expanding the business IT services we can offer them.”

BBE has been in business for 47 years and serves over 1,400 customers. Their employees have joined the Marco

team. “We are proud to be joining the trusted Marco team,” said Daron Smith, President of BBE. “Our customers

who have relied on Better Business Equipment’s trust, honesty and integrity will continue to receive that same

experience as we grow into the future.”

About Marco

Marco was founded in 1973 and is a 100 percent employee owned company. Marco serves customers nationally with offices

in Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Marco provides copiers/printers, business

IT services, managed services, hosted/cloud services, carrier services, phone systems, document management and audio/

video systems. Learn more at marconet.com.

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