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ABE After hours: Meet Coach Cordiale

ABE’s Operations/Service Manager Mike Cordiale is as at home on the field as he is in the office. We sat down with Mike to ask a few questions about his after-hours career coaching the Enka HS football team.

Region A Partnership for Children

This week we highlight non-profit client Region A Partnership for Children (RAPC), as they celebrate 25 years in partnership with families and community leaders in WNC. This organization administers North Carolina’s Smart Start and NC Pre-K initiatives in the seven western-most counties and on the Qualla Boundary. The overall goal of the Partnership is to ensure that all children arrive at school healthy and prepared to succeed.

The Real World Incentives of Section 179

Thinking about new equipment? Then think Section 179, the government’s way of encouraging businesses to invest in themselves and purchase new equipment. The 2019 updates, found in the IRS tax code, make this a true benefit. For example, you can deduct the full price of new equipment—multifunction printers, wide format printers, production press—you purchase for your business. 

OnTrack: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of WNC

This week’s non-profit client spotlight highlights OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling, and their mission to help people achieve their money and housing goals through financial education, counseling and support so that they can overcome crises, afford basic needs, improve money management skills and make sound financial choices rooted in their values.  

Quarterly Spotlight Award: Tyler McCamey

A big shout out to Tyler McCamey, an integral part of our Inventory Control team, who wins the coveted Employee Appreciation award for the quarter.

ABE After-hours: Meet Jon Pumroy, Beekeeper

Almost anyone who's had an ABE delivery has seen Jon on the premises. As the set-up and delivery coordinator for ABE, he is very involved in getting the MFPs, servers and various other equipment out to our clients. But after 5pm Jon swaps out his ABE shirt for ... a beekeepers suit!

What are Managed Print Services?

Managed Print Services (MPS) can be summed up in one simple equation: Printers + Service & Repairs + Supplies = One Fixed Monthly Fee

Up to 90% of businesses don’t have a system in place to track the cost of printing documents, while companies typically underestimate printing costs by 30% to 40%. How can you manage something that you don’t actually measure? An MPS program gives you the ability to gain 100% visibility into what you print, and how you use your print fleet. 

 

Coats for the Cold - Donate a Coat

For the 3rd year in a row ABE is participating in the Coats for the Cold - Donate a Coat drive for Western Carolina Rescue Ministries. Our goal is to fill that barrel to the top! 

We'll be collecting winter outerwear for the homeless and others in through October 31st. New and gently used winter coats and heavy winter mittens, gloves, and hats can be dropped in the barrel located downstairs at our Sweeten Creek location. 

Non-Profit Client of the Week: Black Mountain Academy

This week we’d like to draw your attention to one of our amazing non-profit clients, Black Mountain Academy (BMA). Located in Black Mountain, North Carolina, this nurturing, relationship-based therapeutic boarding school specializes in supporting adolescent males in grades 9th-12th who struggle with social skills, emotional regulation, processing speed delays, and finding success in more traditional academic environments.

We're Hiring!

We have 5 job openings in our Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC locations, including Outside Sales Executive, Inside Sales. IT Sales Manager, and Set-Up & Delivery. We provide flexible time off and paid holidays, a great working environment, competitive compensation, and a full benefits package.