It all began in 1945 when Howard Eakes started a machine sales and service business, Office Equipment Company, in Grand Island, Nebraska. From there we have grown into one of the largest independently-owned office products dealers serving the Midwest. Eakes continues to grow as we expand our products, services and locations. We are passionate individuals who deliver unique solutions for our clients every day. We attribute our success to the collective experience of talented Eakes employees, strong collaboration with quality manufacturers and a dedication to personal service that our customers value the most.