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What Do You Do When the CHIPS Are Down?

July 26th, 2021 by CBE

Dear CBE Customers, By now, you've all heard about the computer chip shortage and how it is affecting the automotive industry. The auto manufacturers have had to slow production by at least 25% and don't foresee improvement until 2022. Did you know...

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Carolina Business Equipment (CBE) Awarded as a "Top 10 Best Technology Solution Providers" for 2021

July 1st, 2021 by CBE

Leading Technology Provider Wins Prestigious Recognition by CIO Review COLUMBIA, SC - Carolina Business Equipment (CBE), a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company has been awarded "Top 10 Best Technology...

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Carolina Business Equipment: Optimization to Bring Stability and Security

May 3rd, 2021 by CBE

“Our approach to manage and wrap our arms around the entire technology stack that the client employs helps us support our clients.” An organization’s focus should be on growing business, and the role of technology is to aid in the growth while reducing...

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Carolina Business Equipment: Best-in-Class Solutions

April 21st, 2021 by CBE

“While we believe we are the very best, we realize that is worth nothing if our clients don’t perceive that to be true as well.” Today organizations worldwide face numerous challenges. At the top of the list are increased regulations, remote...

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CBE Celebrates Second Acquisition in Two Months

January 15th, 2020 by CBE

Fresh off the heels of gaining a new service base in South Carolina’s Piedmont, CBE is expanding further—this time, by acquiring a Savannah, Georgia-based office equipment dealer.  Company president John Eckstrom lauded the move, which...

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New Service Base Highlights CBE's Continued Growth

August 30th, 2017 by CBE

For more than 45 years, we’ve provided copier and print solutions to customers across South Carolina—and today, we’re proud to add another group of businesses to become satisfied clients. CBE has acquired a copier and printer service base in the Piedmont...

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Carolina Business Equipment Honored by Sharp for Outstanding Achievement

May 4th, 2017 by CBE

COLUMBIA, SC, May 4, 2017 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America has recognized Carolina Business Equipment (CBE) as a Hyakuman Kai Dealer. Sharp awards Hyakuman Kai status to outstanding dealers that have achieved $1 million plus in sales...

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Doing the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time

February 15th, 2017 by CBE

Corporate Vision Magazine Invited ‘CEO of the Year 2017 – South Carolina in the Office Technology Space’ John Eckstrom to Speak about CBE’s Successes and What He Believes Has Made Him Award Winning. John Eckstrom, President/CEO of Carolina Business Equipment,...

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The Silicon Review Names CBE One of 50 Innovative Companies to Watch

August 12th, 2016 by CBE

Delivering Best of Class Business Solutions since 1975: Carolina Business Equipment "Carolina Business Equipment provides cutting-edge solutions while remaining true to its core values: fairness, reliability and a commitment to serving its customers."...

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John Eckstrom Named BTA's 2016 Volunteer of the Year

June 14th, 2016 by CBE

John Eckstrom, president of Carolina Business Equipment Inc., Columbia, South Carolina, was named the Business Technology Association's (BTA's) 2016 Volunteer of the Year on June 10 during the BTA at 90: A Celebration event at Kansas City Union Station...

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Buyers Lab Inc (BLI) Features Carolina Business Equipment

March 30th, 2016 by CBE

Starting out as a traditional copier dealer in 1975, Carolina Business Equipment (CBE) now provides a wider range of devices, as well as software and various managed IT services. As a 3T training facility, the company does in-house training for all...

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Carolina Business Equipment Recognized as a Top Provider by National Publication

December 8th, 2015 by CBE

The national publication, CIO Review, recognizes Columbia, SC-based company, CBE, as one of the top 20 companies in the country for Managed Print Services. In the article, "20 Most Promising Managed Print Solution Providers 2015," CBE was distinguished...

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CBE Participates in North Charleston Business Conference and Expo

April 23rd, 2015 by CBE

Expo Giveaway On April 23, 2015, Carolina Business Equipment participated in North Charleston Business Conference & Expo. We spoke with many local businesses about our print & IT solutions. CBE also gave away a 60” Element TV, manufactured...

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CBE Featured in Office Technology Magazine

March 15th, 2015 by CBE

For Leadership in Outsourced IT Services Carolina Business Equipment Inc. was recently featured in Office Technology Magazine for our leadership in Outsourced IT services. President of CBE, John Eckstrom discusses how he was instrumental in creating...

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CBE Recognized as a World-Class Leader among Office Imaging Dealers

December 1st, 2014 by CBE

PROs Elite 100 Certification CBE is proud to announce its induction to an exclusive fraternity of office imaging dealerships, The PROs Elite 100. In 2008, the Office Imaging’s industry’s benchmarking co-authors and execution experts, PROs Elite, began...

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Sharp's PN-L603B 60" class AQUOS BOARD LED Interactive Display System

October 21st, 2014 by CBE

Sharp's PN-L603B 60" class (60" diagonal) AQUOS BOARD LED Interactive Display System gives you convincing reasons to think BIG -- with brilliant color full HD images for greater communication power. Superior collaborative ease with touch-screen convenience....

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CBE and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia, South Carolina

September 23rd, 2014 by CBE

A Fine Affair and Golf Tournament On September 19, 2014, CBE participated in the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia SC, annual event; A Fine Affair and Golf Tournament. CBE sponsored two holes for the Golf Tournament, purchased balls in the...

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Protect against Security Threats

August 19th, 2014 by John Morelock

Is You Business Fully Protected? I would like to take a moment to discuss CBE’s protection against recent security threats including the Heartbleed vulnerability. As you may have heard, this vulnerability affects any webserver that used OpenSSL version...

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Your Copier May Hold Secrets!

July 15th, 2014 by CBE

Computer Forensics and Cyber Security Yes, it's pretty easy to scavenge a computer hard drive and piece together a story. Well, with the right tools and the knowledge to use them it is. Depending on what we are looking for, heck - a lot of times...

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Welcome to Our New Website!

June 2nd, 2014 by John Eckstrom

As is the case with the ever expanding technology, the new becomes old; we saw that our former web page that was our window to electronic marketing was ready for moth balls. As we do in almost every situation, we analyzed the different options available...

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