FTG of Greater Ohio (FTG-GO) origins dates back to 1976 with the establishment of RS Business Machines in Sandusky, Ohio. As a now second-generation, family operated business, FTG-GO has grown from a local service provider of copiers and printers into a leading provider of national managed print solutions. Since joining forces with Flex Technology Group, FTG-GO looks to further solidify itself as the premier resource for office technology and national managed print services.
Today, FTG-GO specializes in secured Managed Print Services enhanced with software solutions to maximize security and efficiency. Optimizing our client’s print environment with the right service model, technology, and implementation methodology enables us to deliver substantial long-term savings. The net result is the delivery of a managed print services model with key metrics, service level agreements, and ongoing monitoring of print activity to proactively manage costs. Success is achieved by developing a deep understanding of our client’s business requirements and aligning them with key business drivers that ultimately lead to an extremely efficient enterprise print strategy. This strategy is continuously reevaluated and adjusted to fit the needs of each business as they change over time.
Client satisfaction is part of our DNA. The FTG-GO staff is committed to delivering the highest level of satisfaction through our dedication to developing long-term relationships with our clients. We can provide you with the quality services that will help achieve your goals and objectives. Working together as a collective team under this mindset is what’s earned us top-level recognition awards within our industry and local community.
FTG-GO — 42 Years of Excellence
1976: Paul Tamburrino, Sr. opens Reprographic Systems with three employees
1980: Paul Sr. incorporates and renames the company to RS Business Machines, Inc (RS)
1982: RS begins selling Sharp Copiers
1984: Paul Tamburrino, Jr. joins RS as a service technician. He is now VP of Service
1985: RS begins selling Minolta Copiers. EP270 sells for $1300
1986: Steve Tamburrino joins RS as a salesman. He is now VP of Sales
1987: Gina Vincent joins RS as Office Manager and Mark Tamburrino joins as a delivery driver
1990: First year of $1,000,000 in revenue
1994: Mark Tamburrino named VP of the newly formed Outsourced Print Division
1998: Paul Sr retires, Gina Vincent becomes CEO. RS moves to the current location
2007: RS is authorized to sell and service Hewlett Packard (HP) line of laser printers
2008: Cleveland office is opened in Valley View, OH, now located in Richfield OH
2010: RS is authorized to sell and service the Canon line of copiers
2012: RS and MCPc Inc. join forces to create MCPc Imaging and Printing
2016: MCPc Imaging and Printing
2017: MCPc Imaging and Printing expands service coverage nationally.
2018: MCPc Imaging and Printing division joins forces with Flex Technology Group. Separating their brand from MCPc, the company moved forward with FTG as ONNYX.
2019: After successfully completing its integration with Flex Technology Group, ONNYX recognizes this lasting transition with one final name change: FTG of Greater Ohio (FTG-GO). The company will enter its new phase of growth as FTG-GO.
FTG-GO has undergone many changes over the years. All throughout those years, the executive team remains in their current leadership roles to preserve their successful 42-year history of serving their employees, customers, and community. We intend to highlight the past four decades of exceptional service as we look forward to countless more.
- HP – Managed Print
- Erie County Chamber – Business of the Year
- Great America – Dealer of Distinction Award
- Addy Award – Best Dealer Direct Mail
- HP – Best in Class Award
- Elite Dealer Award