Our Timeline

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1958-1995 First generation leadership (Lou & Nancy Scantland)
1958
Lou Scantland enters industry working for Thermofax, a 3M dealer.
1958-1995 First generation leadership (Lou & Nancy Scantland)
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1959
1959
Xerox creates the Xerox 914, the first commercial, permanent copier.
1959
1960
1960
Lou opens ElectroCopy in Detroit, MI, becoming the first plain paper copier dealer in America.
1960
1968 1
1968
Lou starts Uni-Copy in Phoenix, AZ.
1968 1
1969
1969
Lou creates the first-ever maintenance agreement combining service, parts, supplies, & toner (cost-per-click model).
1969
1975 1989 4
1975
Lou enters Texas market for the first time. Owns & operates multiple branches across Texas (Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso).
1975 1989 4
1990
1990
Xerographic Copier Services (XCS) founded in San Antonio, TX; corporate history of DOCUmation begins.
1990
1995
1995-2016 Second generation leadership (Lee Scantland & Scott Woolfolk)
1995
Lou establishes Alternative Business Systems (ABS) in New Mexico – Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Silver City.
1995-2016 Second generation leadership (Lee Scantland & Scott Woolfolk)
1995
1997
1997
Lou purchases Copy Distributing of San Antonio (CDSA) and merges with Xerographic Copier Systems (XCS).
1997
1998 1
1998
Corporate name is changed to DOCUmation.
1998 1
2002
2002
DOCUmation acquires Alternative Business Systems.
2002
2007
2007
DOCUmation expands service into the Texas Hill Country.
2007
2012
2012
DOCUmation expands service to the Valley.
2012
2015
2015
DOCUmation expands service into West Texas.
2015
2016
2016 – Present Third generation leadership (Preston Woolfolk & Hunter Woolfolk)
2016
Preston & Hunter assume leadership roles as Co-Presidents of DOCUmation.
2016 – Present Third generation leadership (Preston Woolfolk & Hunter Woolfolk)
2016
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2018
DOCUmation acquires documentWORKS.
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documentWORKS expands service into Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston, and Austin.
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DOCUmation is recognized as one of the top 300 Most Iconic Businesses of the last 300 years by the San Antonio Business Journal.
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2021 ABILENE BRANCH OPENS
DOCUmation expands into Abilene, Texas.
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