UTEC acquires Innovative Mailing Solutions

(Ann Arbor) –UTEC officially acquired Innovative Mailing Solutions, (IMS). Effective June 29, 2018, IMS will be operating under the management of UTEC. After 34 years of providing total mailstream solutions to customers around the Metro Detroit Area, Mike and Sandy Thomas are retiring and starting the next chapter of their lives. The service team from IMS has joined the UTEC team and will continue to provide service from the Warren and Ann Arbor locations.

“The acquisition of IMS will allow UTEC to offer another complimentary product and service to our existing customer base. The product offering continues to make UTEC a leader in customizable solutions for document generation, movement, and retention within the office. Strategically, it gives us a new customer base to expand our traditional
products into” said Kevin Van Kannel, President of UTEC.

Mike Thomas, President of IMS, said “we sought out a buyer who really appreciates the business, understands how to operate it properly, and is keen and capable of developing its future potential.”

UTEC is Sharp’s largest dealer in Michigan. UTEC’s outstanding service has been recognized with Sharp’s Platinum Level Service Provider Award, given only to Sharp’s top 5%, of dealers around the country for seven straight years. UTEC has been a leader in developing creative and flexible programs to manage the workflow within an office and was recently named a Top 50 Michigan Company to Watch by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. UTEC offers the latest technology from manufacturers like Sharp as well as products from Formax, FP, Microsoft and Kyocera.

IMS provided sales and service on FP Mailing Solutions, postage meters and mail handling equipment. They were also an authorized dealer for Formax folders and inserters, Secap, Accufast Addressing and Tabbers, Omation Envelopeners and KAS Paper Systems production inserters.

About UTEC
UTEC was established in 1975 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, selling copy machines. 43 years later, they are a growing company that is recognized as a leader in office technology solutions and services. UTEC offers state-of-the-art technology and unwavering customer service that has helped grow and expand their operations throughout Michigan.

UTEC employs a staff over 40 and has expanded their services to include: Multifunctional devices, Managed Network Services, Interactive Display Whiteboards,

Managed Print Services and Document Management Solutions. UTEC can attribute much of their growth over the past several years by offering customized IT solutions. UTEC’s local focus extends beyond the corporate hallways and are dedicated to supporting the communities in which they operate, including many philanthropic efforts to support academics and athletics.

For more information on UTEC’s business products and services contact UTEC, 1995 Highland Drive, Suite. C, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. For online company and product information, visit our website at www.utecit.com


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