Company History – Founded January 1997 in Fremont, California
Founded by Joe Hackman in January of 1997, Managed Solutions was originally established to provide IT consulting and outsourcing solutions to bay area companies. The late 1990’s were an exciting and extraordinary time with changes occurring at a rapid pace. As a start-up company, we quickly became recognized as Experts in Microsoft Windows NT Solutions and contributed to several magazine publications and books on the subject.
During the Y2K run up we successfully transitioned a number of companies to a compliant system and have continued to serve the needs of these customers, many of whom we consider to be like family, to this day, even while our business has shifted in another direction.
Joe isn’t just our vendor. He is like family.
– Julie Tabler, Aragon Landscaping
Today – Our Promise to You
Everyone deserves good service. Bottom line. It doesn’t matter if you are making a simple pre-sales inquiry, service request or implementing a comprehensive CAD/CAM, CNC networking, machine data collection and data management solution worldwide. We take our business, and therefore each and every request very seriously. You can expect prompt and courteous service before, during and after a solution is in place.
Further, we don’t mind if you are just excited to learn more about the world’s #1 CNC Editor – CIMCO Edit, or are interested in a more comprehensive turn-key solution. Your satisfaction is not just our top goal, satisfied customers fuel this business.
Our communication infrastructure is now state of the art and the most efficient it has been in all our 39 years in business.
-Debbie Williams, Noron Precision Machining, Inc.
2005-present: shift to Precision Manufacturing Software and Services
In 2005, we discovered an opportunity to give more value to our clients and we pivoted to meet that demand. While managing the IT interests of several bay area CNC-based manufacturers, we gained initial experience with DNC Software and provided custom integration for our clients including implementing a DNC Solution with POE (Power Over Ethernet) Ethernet to Serial converters.
We were called on to resolve a number of other challenges including custom integration of a tool presetter as well as troubleshooting CNC communication issues. That’s when we learned of CIMCO Software and based on a strong recommendation from one of our clients, took on the role of representing CIMCO in the Western USA.
As the industry evolved it become more and more evident our fascination with manufacturing and our IT background created an incredible opportunity when coupled with the very capable CIMCO product line. The emerging products like MDC and MDM are very well suited to IT.
In October of 2013 our shift to focus on the computer integrated manufacturing market was complete and we stopped taking on new IT clients to maintain focus. We soon relocated from the San Francisco Bay area to El Dorado Hills, strategically located between two major manufacturing hubs – the bay area and Reno/Sparks Nevada.
Managed Solutions did a great job and I am glad I made the right decision going with them.
-Tony Grewal, Jarvis Manufacturing, Inc.
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