Category Archives: 1995




Keating Technologies Inc. presented with Extraordinary Business Achievement Award from Markham Board Of Trade

Markaham, ON – Keating Technologies Inc., a Markham, Ontario-based manufacturers’ representative, was the 1995 recipient of the Extraordinary Business Achievement Award from the Markham Board of Trade.

The award was presented to Keating Technologies in recognition of exceptional business accomplishments in a range of corporate areas such as contribution to employee enrichment and employee relations, excellence in community relations, demonstrated fiscal responsibility, and international impact. The sponsor of the Extraordinary Business Achievement Award was Ford Electronics Manufacturing of Canada who presented the Award to President and Founder of Keating Technologies, Larry Keating.

Nominations for the award must come from a member of the Board of Trade, and are selected from among 6,000 companies and 400 head offices in Markham. The selection committee evaluates and visits all nominated companies throughout the summer before making a decision in the late fall.

“As a service organization, our strength is established by the quality and dedication of our employees. To support our team, and therefore our business, we have developed a solid corporate infrastructure and a comprehensive business strategy.” stated Mr. Keating. “These attributes have enabled Keating Technologies to achieve our goals of responsiveness, business excellence, and customer satisfaction. It is an honour to be recognized for these achievements.”

“The Markham Board of Trade nomination put Keating Technologies in competition with a host of excellent international corporations such as IBM Canada, ATI Technologies, Timex Canada, and Allstate Insurance. We are very excited to have been named the winner,” added Bill Keating, Vice President of Technical and Operations at Keating Technologies. “We realize our success is due to our two primary resources; excellent employees and industry-leading high technology manufacturers.”

In the past two years, Keating Technologies has opened branches in Vancouver and Montreal, has doubled the number of employees to over 50, and is now responsible for more than $100 million in sales of technology products. Additionally, Keating Technologies is acknowledged as being one of the most innovative business service models in the North American Computer industry.

“Keating Technologies has brought unique and effective services to the Canadian computing market and should be proud of the organization they have built,” commented Donald Woodley, President, Compaq Canada Inc. “We would like to extend our congratulations to Keating for their success over the past 10 years.”

Along with Keating Technologies, four other Markham companies were honoured for excellence at the Gala Dinner for the Board’s Annual Business Achievement Awards Program. Over 300 Markham business leaders attended the black tie event. The four remaining Business Achievement Awards were presented for Community Relations and Cultural Enrichment; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; High Standards and Working Conditions; and International Trade.

Keating Technologies inc. is a Canadian manufacturer’s representative that provides fully integrated sales, marketing and customer support services. The Company works through distributor and reseller channel partners to bring technology products to Canadian corporations, government and education markets, as well as to the Canadian consumer.




USRobotics’ Personal Communications Divison appoints Keating Technologies exclusive Canadian representative

Multimillion dollar agreement signed to provide sales, marketing and service programsĀ to Canadian customer base.

Keating Technologies Inc. of Markham, Ontario announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with USRobotics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of information access systems and products. Keating Technologies will be the Canadian Manufacturers’ Representative for USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division products.

The agreement between USRobotics and Keating Technologies encompasses all Personal Communications Division products including the Sportster, Mac & Fax and Worldport lines of PCMCIA and desk-top high-speed modems. Additionally, Keating will represent the Courier line of desktop and PCMCIA modems.

Keating Technologies is the leading Canadian manufacturers’ representative to the microcomputer industry. The multimillion dollar contract between the two companies will support USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division’s Canadian market growth objectives.

Keating Technologies will increase USRobotics’ Canadian presence and create new opportunities by implementing integrated sales, marketing, and technical support programs that support the reseller, corporate, government and education markets. The additional layer of customer-oriented programs that Keating Technologies will deliver through it’s offices in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, will further establish USRobotics’ leadership position in the Canadian modem market.

“Keating Technologies has a proven track record and significant expertise in Canada’s channel and corporate markets. This history, supported with strong internal systems and infrastructure, has equipped Keating Technologies to build upon our current success in the Canadian market,” said Michael Seedman, Vice President and General Manager of USRobotics Personal Communications Division. “They are uniquely positioned to deliver increased benefits to all segments of our Canadian Customer base.”

“Our mandate is to increase USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division market presence and customer satisfaction in Canada,” states Larry Keating, President of Keating Technologies Inc. “Leveraging our nine year history of customer service and sales leadership, we predict a significant benefit to USRobotics PCD’s Canadian customers by providing a deeper and broader level of service.”

USRobotics Corporation, headquartered in Skokie, Ill., is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of information access systems and products. The Personal Communications Division and Corporate/Systems Division are located in Skokie, Ill. Manufacturing operations are located in Skokie, Morton Grove, Ill and Salt Lake City, Utah. Other USRobotics companies include Salt Lake City, Utah based Megahertz Corporation, focused on mobile and wireless information access solutions; USRobotics Ltd., with offices in Winnersh and Windsor, England; USRobotics, s.a. in Villeneuve d’Ascq, France; and P.N.B., s.a., based in Suresnes, France.

Keating Technologies Inc. is Canada’s leading manufacturer’s representative to the microcomputer industry. The Company, headquartered in Toronto, provides industry-leading sales, marketing and technical support services through offices in Vancouver and Montreal.




Signed USRobotics, Personal Communications Division

USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division Appoints Keating Technologies Exclusive Canadian Representative

Keating Technologies Inc. of Markham, Ontario announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with USRobotics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of information access systems and products. Keating Technologies will be the Canadian Manufacturers’ Representative for USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division products.

The agreement between USRobotics and Keating Technologies encompasses all Personal Communications Division products including the Sportster, Mac & Fax and Worldport lines of PCMCIA and desk-top high-speed modems. Additionally, Keating will represent the Courier line of desktop and PCMCIA modems.

Keating Technologies is the leading Canadian manufacturers’ representative to the microcomputer industry. The multimillion dollar contract between the two companies will support USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division’s Canadian market growth objectives.

Keating Technologies will increase USRobotics’ Canadian presence and create new opportunities by implementing integrated sales, marketing, and technical support programs that support the reseller, corporate, government and education markets. The additional layer of customer-oriented programs that Keating Technologies will deliver through it’s offices in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, will further establish USRobotics’ leadership position in the Canadian modem market.

“Keating Technologies has a proven track record and significant expertise in Canada’s channel and corporate markets. This history, supported with strong internal systems and infrastructure, has equipped Keating Technologies to build upon our current success in the Canadian market,” said Michael Seedman, Vice President and General Manager of USRobotics Personal Communications Division. “They are uniquely positioned to deliver increased benefits to all segments of our Canadian Customer base.”

“Our mandate is to increase USRobotics’ Personal Communications Division market presence and customer satisfaction in Canada,” states Larry Keating, President of Keating Technologies Inc. “Leveraging our nine year history of customer service and sales leadership, we predict a significant benefit to USRobotics PCD’s Canadian customers by providing a deeper and broader level of service.”

USRobotics Corporation, headquartered in Skokie, Ill., is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of information access systems and products. The Personal Communications Division and Corporate/Systems Division are located in Skokie, Ill. Manufacturing operations are located in Skokie, Morton Grove, Ill and Salt Lake City, Utah. Other USRobotics companies include Salt Lake City, Utah based Megahertz Corporation, focused on mobile and wireless information access solutions; USRobotics Ltd., with offices in Winnersh and Windsor, England; USRobotics, s.a. in Villeneuve d’Ascq, France; and P.N.B., s.a., based in Suresnes, France.

Keating Technologies Inc. is Canada’s leading manufacturer’s representative to the microcomputer industry. The Company, headquartered in Toronto, provides industry-leading sales, marketing and technical support services through offices in Vancouver and Montreal.




Presented Markham Board of Trade Award for Extraordinary Business Achievement

Keating Technologies Inc. Presented With Extraordinary Business Achievement Award From Markham Board Of Trade

Markaham, ONĀ - Keating Technologies Inc., a Markham, Ontario-based manufacturers’ representative, was the 1995 recipient of the Extraordinary Business Achievement Award from the Markham Board of Trade.

The award was presented to Keating Technologies in recognition of exceptional business accomplishments in a range of corporate areas such as contribution to employee enrichment and employee relations, excellence in community relations, demonstrated fiscal responsibility, and international impact. The sponsor of the Extraordinary Business Achievement Award was Ford Electronics Manufacturing of Canada who presented the Award to President and Founder of Keating Technologies, Larry Keating.

Nominations for the award must come from a member of the Board of Trade, and are selected from among 6,000 companies and 400 head offices in Markham. The selection committee evaluates and visits all nominated companies throughout the summer before making a decision in the late fall.

“As a service organization, our strength is established by the quality and dedication of our employees. To support our team, and therefore our business, we have developed a solid corporate infrastructure and a comprehensive business strategy.” stated Mr. Keating. “These attributes have enabled Keating Technologies to achieve our goals of responsiveness, business excellence, and customer satisfaction. It is an honour to be recognized for these achievements.”

“The Markham Board of Trade nomination put Keating Technologies in competition with a host of excellent international corporations such as IBM Canada, ATI Technologies, Timex Canada, and Allstate Insurance. We are very excited to have been named the winner,” added Bill Keating, Vice President of Technical and Operations at Keating Technologies. “We realize our success is due to our two primary resources; excellent employees and industry-leading high technology manufacturers.”

In the past two years, Keating Technologies has opened branches in Vancouver and Montreal, has doubled the number of employees to over 50, and is now responsible for more than $100 million in sales of technology products. Additionally, Keating Technologies is acknowledged as being one of the most innovative business service models in the North American Computer industry.

“Keating Technologies has brought unique and effective services to the Canadian computing market and should be proud of the organization they have built,” commented Donald Woodley, President, Compaq Canada Inc. “We would like to extend our congratulations to Keating for their success over the past 10 years.”

Along with Keating Technologies, four other Markham companies were honoured for excellence at the Gala Dinner for the Board’s Annual Business Achievement Awards Program. Over 300 Markham business leaders attended the black tie event. The four remaining Business Achievement Awards were presented for Community Relations and Cultural Enrichment; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; High Standards and Working Conditions; and International Trade.

Keating Technologies inc. is a Canadian manufacturer’s representative that provides fully integrated sales, marketing and customer support services. The Company works through distributor and reseller channel partners to bring technology products to Canadian corporations, government and education markets, as well as to the Canadian consumer.