Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE) wins Hyakuman Kai Dealer award from Sharp Document Solutions Company of America; Chicago area firm recognized as leading dealer

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, ISSUED APRIL 10, 2017… Des Plaines Office Equipment (, the Chicago area’s leading provider of workflow solutions including managed print services, managed network services, and related technology since 1955, has been named a 2016-17 recipient of the Hyakuman Kai award from Sharp Document Solutions Company of America.

This award continues an annual tradition dating back to 1988. Des Plaines Office Equipment has won this award every year for the last 28 years.

Sharp awards the Hyakuman Kai award to a select group of dealers who provide excellent service to their local business community. One benchmark of success for receiving the award is that a dealer must purchase more than one million dollars’ worth of Sharp business products during a twelve-month period.

“It’s great to recognized by Sharp as one of their select dealers again this year,” said Des Plaines Office Equipment President Chip Miceli. He added, “We work with Sharp to provide the Chicago and Northern Indiana region with world-class service, as well as the latest in technology and related services. The document generating industry is rapidly-changing, and having a partnership with Sharp helps us stay ahead of the changes is of tremendous value to our clients.”

About Des Plaines Office Equipment

Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE,, is a leader in the field of print management, including multi-function printers and It/technology solutions, serving the greater Chicago area since 1955. Today, DPOE operates three locations: its headquarters in Elk Grove Village, and a location in Chicago (211 West Wacker Drive) and Rockford (Loves Park, IL). Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE) is a leading provider of Sharp office equipment, Oki Data, HP, Kyocera and Toshiba (telephone systems). The company has additionally added the Sharp Aquos Board, an interactive display system, and customized video wall to its product line. DPOE provides products and services to a diverse client base that includes schools, hospitals, law offices, accounting firms, and financial institutions, among others. The firm is a consistent winner of Sharp Document’s Hyakuman Kai award for sales excellence, and was named a 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015 and 2016 Elite Dealer by The Week in Imaging. DPOE maintains corporate headquarters at 1020 Bonaventure Drive, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. The firm is active in a number of area civic organizations, including the Greater O’Hare Business Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, please call 847-879-6400 or visit You can also find the company on Facebook,

Photo caption: Des Plaines Office Equipment has once again won the coveted Hyakuman Kai award from Sharp. Shown in the photo, at the Des Plaines Office Equipment headquarters in Elk Grove Village, are, left to right, Vince Miceli, Northern Cook County Sales Leader, Des Plaines Office Equipment, Tom Kappele, Territory Business Manager at Sharp Corporation, Chip Miceli, President of Des Plaines Office Equipment, and Brandon Ysteboe, Sales Manager, Des Plaines Office Equipment.

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