Celebrating 60 Years in Business

es Olson Celebrates 60 Years in Business

Salt Lake City, Utah – Les Olson Company celebrates 60 years in business offering Office Technology Products and Managed IT Services to customers throughout Utah and Las Vegas, Nevada. Lester G. Olson and Reva P. Olson who were joined by their 12 children, the company’s initial investors, founded the business in 1956. Originally selling and servicing dictation equipment from his car, Les and his family have grown their organization to 7 locations where they operate from today.


Through a great partnership and dedication, they are now the largest dealer for Sharp Electronics Copiers and Multifunction Printers in the nation receiving Sharp’s Hayakuman Kai Elite Partner award; a status they have held for well over a decade. Les Olson Company continues to expand its offerings, to include Document Management Software, Managed Print Services and Managed IT Services.


“Our Managed IT Services provide businesses with 24 Hours monitoring and proactive services that increase uptime and protect against system threats,” says Matt Olson, Chief Technology Officer for Les Olson Company and 3rd generation shareholder. “Companies can save 40 to 60 percent by partnering with Les Olson Company versus doing IT themselves.”


“We are excited to begin our Anniversary Celebrations with a party honoring our 230 employees,” Jim Olson, Co-CEO and Chairman of the Board. “They are the lifeblood of our business and provide our industries with the highest level of service to which our customers have become accustomed. We are also extending gratitude to our customers by offering 60 Year Anniversary specials thought the coming year, beginning with our Tech-A-Day Giveaway Contest. From now until Christmas, we are offering technology gifts to introduce our IT Services. Simply visit lesolson.com/technology to enter and you may be one of the 60 lucky winners.”


Talking about the company’s current offerings; Troy Olson, the President, said, “I can’t remember a more exciting time for our business. Managed IT Services allows our customers to have one provider that offers copiers, printers, servers, software, phone, internet, and all technology services a company may require.”


Lisa Thaller, Chief Financial Officer talks about the financial health of Les Olson Company “We have been able to run as a debt-free company for many years now because of the principles our founders Les and Reva taught each of us. Those values are extremely important to the second generation, to my generation; the third, and we are teaching the 4th generation those values as we work with them every day.”


As Technology evolves, so will Les Olson Company. Their mission is to provide the latest, state of the art technology products backed by superior customer service and support. Now with 4th generation family members working side by side with the company’s employees, the business is poised to carry on the organization’s values of integrity, honesty, and loyalty. “This is a company that is built to last for generations to come,” said James Olson Co-CEO.

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