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COVID-19 Updates

ABE  Implements Use of FDA-approved Body Temperature Scanners to Aid in Fight Against the Spread of Covid-19

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are looking for ways to reopen yet safely bringing employees back to work and customers back to establishments. Temperature checks at business entryways have become a common sight. ABE is now offering the FDA-approved body temperature scanner, which is eligible for CARES Act funding.

OneScreen scanners have received Privacy Shield Certification by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and are GDPR and CCPA compliant.

For a demo or more info on how this cutting-edge technology can help your organization get back to work safely, contact Brenda Cooke: or 828.210.4330.

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FDA Approves Use of Thermal Scanner for COVID-19 Triage

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of thermal detection systems for triage use during the coronavirus public health crisis, for use in high-traffic areas such as airports, businesses, warehouses and factories.

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Following Strict CDC Protocol as We Take Care of Your Business and Your Safety

July 14, 2020

As an essential business, all of our services are fully operational. We are strictly adhering to direction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and following all federal, state and local guidelines and health advisories. Rest assured our Crisis Committee is working to ensure we remain up to date, and our technicians are heading out masked, gloved and armed with necessary supplies for sanitization. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily while taking the necessary precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and partners.

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Helping Your Business Stay in Business

April 2, 2020 

As a large number of businesses struggle financially to plan around the COVID-19 crises, ABE steps in with 90-day deferred payment on new equipment leases signed through June 30, 2020, for equipment and/or software your business needs to get your teams ready to work securely and efficiently from home.

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An Important Update for Our Customers from Advanced Business Equipment, Inc

We understand the growing concern surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) across our communities. As a local business in WNC and the Upstate, we understand you may have specific questions about how to continue doing business while maintaining your health. At both of our locations we are working hard to ensure that we are able to provide the products and services you need, while minimizing interpersonal exposure in order to keep you and our employees healthy and safe.
All ABE service technicians, account executives, and staff are rigorously following CDC guidelines in order to keep our community as safe as possible, including:

  • A regimen of frequent sanitary wipe downs to our common "touch” surfaces

  • Maintaining social distance between ABE employees and customers 
In addition:
  • At the time of service, our technicians will be sanitizing your equipment
  • If a face-to-face meeting is something you are concerned with, we are happy to hold a video conference or Webex meeting to review the latest technology needs for your organization

Undoubtedly you have implemented your own safety protocols in response to this development. Please don’t hesitate to let us know of any further accommodations you need at this time.
For copier supplies, our customers can continue to order supplies as usual.

This situation continues to evolve quickly, and we will be monitoring it closely through the CDC to determine the safest course of action for our employees and customers.

Based on current guidance and our own standards and practices, we remain open for business and are committed to providing an outstanding experience for you.

Please know that our team is equipped to perform their job functions remotely and provide your business with options that can keep your employees working productively from home: Laptop or Desktop workstations, VoIP phone options, VPN access, Network Copiers/Printers and access to software applications. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our support team if you would like to start a conversation about getting help with a remote setup at 828-210-4308 or   

It's our honor and privilege to serve you, and we thank you for your trust and partnership.
Kevin Jackson
CEO & President
Advanced Business Equipment