About Pulse Technology

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Pulse Technology has been leading the way in technological innovation since 1955.

Pulse Technology is a leader in the field of print management, network services (IT) and other office solutions including furniture design and sales, office products and promotional products, with a history dating back to 1955. Pulse Technology is the re-branded name for several well-known area businesses: Des Plaines Office Equipment, McShane’s, and Kramer Leonard. With locations in Chesterton, IN, Chicago, Rockford and Schaumburg, IL, Pulse Technology serves the needs of businesses across the Midwest.

We provide products and services to a diverse client base that includes schools, hospitals, law offices, accounting firms, and financial institutions, among others. We have won multiple awards including the Sharp Document’s Hyakuman Kai award for sales excellence since 1988 and the Elite Dealer by The Week in Imaging since 2007, and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list for fastest-growing businesses across the United States. In 2021 we have been lucky to be named one of the Best Places To Work in Illinois!

Every business is different, and we celebrate that by customizing each solution to fit the client’s unique needs. Evolution is key, and in an industry that is ever-changing, Pulse Technology achieves growth year-after-year by adopting new strategies and service offerings in order to adapt. One thing remains constant, our core competencies, values and investment in our people.

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Why Choose Pulse Technology?

A + Rating Better Business Bureau

100+ Years of Industry Experience

2.5 Hours Average Service Response

Certified Technicians

Pulse Technology pledges that all of our service and support technicians are industry certified and factory-trained.

Awards & Affiliations


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Adoption Center of IL
Chicagoland Dog Rescue
Faith Lutheran Church
Humane Indiana
Make a Wish
Palatine Food Pantry
Township of Schaumburg
Porter County Animal Shelter

We Believe in Giving Back

As a family-owned company with deep roots in the community, Pulse Technology makes sure to take the time to give back to local businesses and charities. In 2012, the “Buy Local, Give Local” initiative began which increases awareness for the need to support local charities and businesses.

All products purchased from Pulse Technology qualify for the “Buy Local, Give Local” program. Since the initiative started, over $100,000.00 has been donated to various local charities that strive to improve the quality of life in our communities. Many of these donations were matched by grants or other contributors which nearly doubled the given amount.

Everyone at Pulse Technology is truly grateful for the opportunity to service our client’s office needs, as well as allow local dollars spent to have a direct impact on our citizens in need. Our “Buy Local, Give Local” program spotlights a local non-profit organization each month. The goal is to create awareness to all of the fantastic local organizations that work hard to assist members of our community.

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