Blue Technologies appreciates recognition for a job well-done, a commitment well-delivered and a community well-served because our awards honor the hard work, dedication and Commitment to Excellence of the entire Blue Technologies team.



Konica Minolta – Pro-Tech Service Award, 2004 – 2018
The Konica Minolta Pro-Tech Service Award goes to companies who are exceeding industry standards in equipment and customer service. To achieve this service standard, nine-time winner Blue Technologies’ operations were evaluated including management skills, inventory control, technical expertise, dispatch service, customer satisfaction and more – all areas in which the company excels. The Pro-Tech Service symbol of quality gives customers the confidence that they will receive professional, reliable service and top-notch performance in their dealings with Blue Technologies.

Elite Dealer – ENX Magazine, 1997 – 2009, 2011 – 2017

As an Elite Dealer honoree, Blue Technologies is recognized among the top 100 office equipment, supplies and furniture dealerships in the U.S. Blue achieved this honor through superior sales and marketing, dedication to customer service, community involvement and its ability to provide customers with unique and innovative solutions.

Hyland Software – Diamond/Gold Reseller, 2012; Silver Reseller, 2013; Diamond Reseller, 2010, 2015, 2017
Recognition salutes Blue Technologies’ successes in helping organizations operate more efficiently through technology, such as the enterprise content management (ECM) software suite, OnBase®. Achieving recognition for Diamond Support on top of being a Gold Partner affirms that Blue provides superior technical knowledge and support experience.

Konica Minolta – Top Performer for Revenue and Market Share, 2009
Blue Technologies was recognized as a Top Performer for Revenue and Market Share at the 2009 Konica Minolta Dealership Awards, asserting its place among the top dealers in the nation.

Konica Minolta Business Technologies, North America – $10 Million Circle of Excellence, 2001 – 2008
Blue Technologies was recognized in the $10 Million Circle of Excellence for Konica Minolta Business Technologies, North America.

FileBound – Executive Partner, 2012
As an Executive Partner, Blue Technologies serves as a member of FileBound’s Executive Partner Council and acts as an advisor to the FileBound executive team. Blue earned this prestigious partner award through its long record of helping businesses implement automated process solutions and improved document and information management solutions.

Service Vendor of the Year – American Greetings Corp., 1995
Blue Technologies’ achieved the Service Vendor of the Year Award within its first year of servicing American Greeting Corp. – a feat made more impressive by the fact that the former vendor neither won nor was nominated during its tenure with American Greetings.



Better Buys for Business – Editor’s Choice Award, 2013

The Better Buys for Business Editor’s Choice Awards go to newer office equipment that deliver the highest level of performance and offer the greatest value in a given category. Blue Technologies achieved this award from an experienced team of unbiased office equipment analysts who seek to provide consumers with objective product reviews to help them make informed buying decisions about all types of office equipment.

Inside Business Magazine – NEO Success Award, 2002 – 2009, 2012 – 2013, 2015
Blue Technologies has been repeatedly recognized with the NEO Success Award as one of the top 70 companies in nine counties of Northeast Ohio for sales revenue and employment growth. Presented by Inside Business Magazine, this award gives credit to Blue Technologies and other honorees for their determination to revitalize the region’s economy though top-notch performance.

Enterprise Development Inc. – Weatherhead 100, 2001 and 2002
Blue Technologies has made the Weatherhead as one of the Fastest Growing Companies in Northeast Ohio. As a winner, Blue demonstrated consistent growth over a five-year period – growth achieved through determination and a commitment to excellence.

Ernst & Young – Entrepreneur of the Year (Business Services), 2000
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards honor the most outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Blue Technologies President Paul Hanna was recognized as one of these entrepreneurs as the Business Services category winner.

Employers Resource Council, The Plain Dealer – North Coast 99, 1999 and 2000
Blue Technologies has been recognized as one of the top 99 companies to work for in Northeast Ohio by the Employers Resource Council and The Plain Dealer. Creating a winning work environment ensures Blue Technology attracts and maintains top talent to best serve its customers.

Inside Business Magazine – Ninety-Nine Award, 1998
Blue Technologies was a recipient of the Ninety-Nine Award, earning the company a spot among the top 90 companies in nine counties of Northeast Ohio for sales revenue and employment growth



starlight-guardian-humanitarian-awardOur Lady of the Wayside – Starlight Guardian Humanitarian Award, 2015
The Starlight Guardian Humanitarian Award recognizes selfless acts of individuals through devotion to creating opportunities for enhanced quality for many. The recognition celebrates those who embrace the spirit of giving, and was awarded to Blue Technologies President Paul Hanna in 2015.

SBN and Medical Mutual – Pillar Award, 2004, 2008 and 2011

The Pillar Award for Community Service honors businesses with a commitment to community throughout Northeast Ohio, as demonstrated through their charitable works and donations. Blue Technologies is honored for its long-term history of corporate philanthropy, most notably to Berea Children’s Home and Family Services.

CVS – Good Samaritan Award, 2008
Three-time Pillar Award for Community Service winner Blue Technologies was further recognized in 2008 with the CVS Good Samaritan Award for its work to break the cycle of poverty through support of Berea Children’s Home and Family Services, a nonprofit focused on improving the lives and opportunities of children, families and adults through effective behavioral health and family support service.