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In 2017 Sam Stone sat down for an interview with  Katherine Cook of the Cameron K Gallagher Foundation, and we’re sharing that here. Stone’s Office Equipment has supported the CKG Foundation for years, and we will continue to!

I’ve known David for many years, and the heartbreak of losing Cameron was shocking and sad, but to see the positive that comes from tragedy is nothing less than a miracle. Cameron’s dream is something I would hope everyone would want to be a part of…I know the Stone’s Office Equipment family wants to.sdf

Read the whole post:
http://www.ckgfoundation.org/speakupnewsblog/sam-stone-speaksup

Chances are your office relies on others to perform tasks for you that make your life easier and business better. This may include your network provider, phones, computers or copiers. It may also be your break room provider or corporate caterer. Groovin Gourmet and Trolley House are perfect examples of how different, yet same as Stone’s Office Equipment. They provide services to make their clients businesses better and so do we. So, it’s a natural fit for us to do business with them. In this video, you will hear Julie talk about what makes Stone’s a great business partner and how we can help you office too.

When you run a successful business, you look for partners to accentuate your strengths and help with inefficiencies. Barnes & Diehl Law Firm knows law and they are very successful. What they don’t know is office equipment and the processes to make their office more productive. That’s why they trust Stone’s Office Equipment to assist with their office needs. Trusted partners since 2002.

You can be involved in your community or you can be the community. CKG Foundation is a perfect example of doing something; something for not only the community where they live but communities everywhere. Stone’s Office Equipment shares this philosophy. Since 1970 we have tried to not only give back to our community; but, become involved, entrenched and completely sold out for what our passions are. We are the community! Cameron Gallagher was 16 years old and wiser than most adults when it came to understanding what involvement means. Once you make that step you no longer exist being a human being, you are now a human doer.

This January Sharp Inc, claimed the prestigious 2019 Copier MFP Line of the Year Award from Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab. Stone’s Office Equipment has been advocate of Sharp products for many years due to their quality, reliability, and efficiency.  We’ve been very proud and humbled to be the recipients of Sharp’s Hyakuman Kai Award on multiple occasions.

View some of the Sharp products we have on offer.

“Sharp’s copier MFPs have long been known for their quality, innovation, and ease of use, and its current line holds up to that standard,” said George Mikolay, Keypoint Intelligence’s Associate Director of Copiers/Production. “In addition to setting the bar for usability among its peers, overall reliability was tremendous throughout the line. In fact, a recent Buyers Lab award given to Sharp for Most Reliable Monochrome Copier MFP Brand 2018-2021 is a testament to the reliability of the company’s products past and present. And with a standard retractable keyboard and feature-rich scan preview, a highly intuitive and customizable control panel (and the Command WorkStation-integrated control panel on machines like the MX-7090N/MX-8090N), seamless edge-to-edge booklet printing on standard 11″ x 17″ paper, and the innovative, award-winning web utility, building workflows is a cinch for walk-up users, key operators, and IT administrators alike.”

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We’ve written about Net Promoter Scores before. A Net Promoter Score is essentially a measure of customer satisfaction. We’re in the technology business, but we are first and foremost a customer-oriented company. Happy customers are what has made us a success and what continues to motivate us to do better. So, yes, you could say that we pay a lot of attention to our Net Promoter Scores.

We generally score very well, but in 2018, we surprised even ourselves!!

It’s a 100 point scale.

  • The average North American (US and Canada) company scores about a 30.
  • Well-liked companies usually score in the 70s or 80s
  • Costco scored a 75, for instance and Nordstrom is at 79

Our score this year was 97.83!

#8 in North America for our whole industry!

 

Read more about Net Promotor Scores.

See our 2018 Net Promoter Report

Stone’s Office Equipment are proud to support the Virginia War Memorial through their Walkway of Honor. Since 1956 the Virginia War Memorial has stood to honor all Virginians who have served as well as those who do so today. The Walkway of Honor is a wonderful way to honor a loved one, a friend, or simply to show your support for all our veterans and servicepeople though this great organization.

The Virginia War Memorial is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s premier monument, museum, and educational center honoring the memory of all Virginians who demonstrated a willingness to serve and fight to defend the United States from World War II through today. Dedication Day was February 29, 1956.

Honor a family member or friend who served in the armed forces. Recognize a military unit or veterans group. Or simply just show your or your organization’s support of the Virginia War Memorial and its educational and patriotic mission.

By purchasing an engraved brick with a personalized message, you will leave a lasting legacy and contribute a permanent feature on the Memorial grounds. The Walkway of Honor overlooks circles around the Shrine of Memory and overlooks the James River. It serves as a solemn place where visitors can come for a moment of respite and reflection.

Stone’s Office Equipment is proud to sponsor this great endeavor to help build and preserve the memory of all those who have served to defend our freedom and liberties.

Stone’s Office Equipment is proud to be associated with the Ashland Theatre Restoration Project and the Official Office Equipment provider for their Center of the Universe office. Thanks to generous State, Town, corporate, foundation and individual support, Ashland Theatre is close to its capital campaign goal. Because of this generosity, Ashland Theatre will soon open its doors with expanded stage and lobby, new seating with cupholders, VIP box seats, state of the art surround sound and digital projection, gourmet concessions and more! Movies, music, comedy, live performances.

When we learned of the restoration project, we couldn’t wait to become a part of it. As children, my sister and I attended movies regularly at the Ashland Movie Theatre; it was a family experience we treasure still today. So, we made the decision to not only contribute financially, but partner with them by providing office technology to include; copy, print and document management. We are excited for the opening and look forward to seeing this nearly 80-year-old treasure shine again!Sam Stone, President

 

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Sam Stone at 804-288-9000 or email at sstone@stonesoffice.com.

To learn more about the Ashland Theatre Restoration Project, visit their website at ashlandtheatre.org or contact Douglas Love at douglas@ashlandtheatre.org

James Crenshaw of Gather, talks about how Stone’s Office Equipment has helped him to build this successful Richmond, VA co-working space.

Travis Nall of the Midlothian Athletic Club talks about the personalized attention and ongoing support they appreciate from Stone’s Office Equipment, a local, family owned Richmond office supplier.