Century Business Machines Ltd. is one of Jamaica's leading office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. We provide products, services and expertise in th
e categories of office supplies, technology and furniture. Century is a family owned business and was founded in September of 1982 by Howard Lau and later in 1987, his wife Elsie, joined the company. In those days, the typewriter was an essential item, as the computer is today. It was here where Century became one of the major suppliers of IBM typewriters, ribbons, print wheels and much more. As time progressed and customer needs expanded, so did we
office supplies, equipment and furniture was then added to our specialists. Today, in addition to the diverse range of products, we continue to focus on 'Machines', always keeping a great supply of Shredders, Binding and Laminating Machines, Fax Machines, Printers and yes, the Typewriter.
Located at 175 Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 6, we are just outside of New Kingston and Downtown, yet centrally located, with more than ample parking. We offer free delivery in the corporate area and guarantee delivery within 24-48 hours of receiving orders. Our customer base ranges from Private Individuals and Private Enterprises to Banks, Government Ministries, Schools and Universities.
Century Business Machines exceptional reputation and success stem from the personalized service customers receive from us. We listen to our customers and understand their needs and do our utmost to provide the best service possible. We work side by side with each client to research products and understand market requirements to meet individual customer needs and goals. Our dedication to our customers and a passion for delivering on our promises, make Century Business Machines 'The Only Source You Will Ever Need' for all your office supply products and services. Read more......Read less
Century Engineering Company Ltd provides services which include Electrical and Mechanical Engineering services, Electrical Design and installation, Maintenance Planning and Sc heduling, Energy Audits, and Power Factors Corrections, Generator Inspection and Services, Optical Fibre Installation, Relay Calibration and Switch Gear Maintenance, Fibre Optic and Network Cables. Read more......Read less
Today the Gleaner Company has evolved into the parent company of a group of media companies in Jamaica, North America and England, which include the following companies:
Independent Radio Company Limited - operator of the radio stations Power 106 FM and Music 99FM
GV Media Media Group Limited - publisher of the Voice Newspaper and the Weekly Gleaner (UK)
The Gleaner Company (Can) Inc./The Gleaner Company (USA) Limited - publisher of the Weekly Gleaner and the Weekly Star
Under the stewardship of The Hon. Oliver Clarke, O.J., LL.D as Chairman (1976 - present) and Managing Director (1976 - January 2011) and after him, Mr. Christopher Barnes, Managing Director (February 2011 - present), the Company has seen many changes in technology, including the introduction of a more modern press (a Goss Urbanite) with greater capacity in printing volume and colours. Under their combined stewardships there has also been a significant expansion of the company's products and offerings, including radio and a formidable line up of digital products such as the Gleaner epaper, video and photo galleries, mobile news applications, and various other sites catering to the diverse interests of the company's increasingly diverse readership.
The Gleaner Company, evolving over time, but still going strong, almost two centuries later! Read more......Read less