Our Timeline

1958
Professional man
1958-1995 FIRST GENERATION LEADERSHIP (LOU & NANCY SCANTLAND)

Lou Scantland enters industry working for Thermofax, a 3M dealer.

1959
xerox copier ad

Xerox creates the Xerox 914, the first commercial, permanent copier.

1960
writing

Lou opens ElectroCopy in Detroit, MI, becoming the first electrofax (permanent copy) dealer in America.

1968
front of the unicopy building

Lou starts Uni-Copy in Phoenix, AZ.

1969
man smiling at the camera

Lou creates the first-ever maintenance agreement combining service, parts, supplies, & toner (cost-per-click model).

1975
Newspaper Clipping

Lou enters Texas market for the first time. Owns & operates multiple branches across Texas (Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso).

1990
state of texas letter

Xerographic Copier Services (XCS) founded in San Antonio, TX; corporate history of DOCUmation begins.

1995
Young kids by a printer
1995-2016 SECOND GENERATION LEADERSHIP (LEE SCANTLAND & SCOTT WOOLFOLK)

Lou establishes Alternative Business Systems (ABS) in New Mexico – Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Silver City.

 

1997
handshake

Lou purchases Copy Distributing of San Antonio (CDSA) and merges with Xerographic Copier Systems (XCS).

 

1998
blue mation vehicle

Corporate name is changed to DOCUmation.

 

2002
alternative copy

DOCUmation acquires Alternative Business Systems.

2007
building

DOCUmation expands service into the Texas Hill Country.

2012
sunset skyline

DOCUmation expands service to the Valley.

2015
oil drilling with a sunset in the back

DOCUmation expands service into West Texas.

2016
mation professionals
2016 – PRESENT THIRD GENERATION LEADERSHIP (PRESTON WOOLFOLK & HUNTER WOOLFOLK)

Preston & Hunter assume leadership roles as Co-Presidents of DOCUmation.

2018
document works logo

DOCUmation acquires documentWORKS.

DALLAS-HOUSTON-AUSTIN
dallas skyline downtown

documentWORKS expands service into Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston, and Austin.

300-ICONIC-BUSINESS
300

DOCUmation is recognized as one of the top 300 Most Iconic Businesses of the last 300 years by the San Antonio Business Journal.