In the years that followed the company was a sales leader for manufacturers such as Olympia, Olivetti, Remington, Smith Corona, Sharp, and of course, IBM.
It received national awards and accreditations and became one of Toronto’s best known business equipment suppliers, providing machines and service to companies, institutions and individuals.
As office equipment has changed throughout the Twentieth Century, Dominion Business Machines changed too, helping to introduce a wide variety of machines to Canadians, including:
- Manual Typewriters
- Adding Machines
- Electric Typewriters
- Electronic Calculators
- Electronic Typewriters
- Fax Machines
- Desktop Copiers
- Personal Computers
- Portable Computers
- Laptop Computers
- 3-D Printers
- and other information technologies.
In 1980 the company began selling personal computers. These systems, from manufacturers such as Commodore and Sanyo followed the design of the IBM PC and PC Junior. Typical specifications were 4 or 8 Kilobytes of RAM, a single sided 360 Kilobyte 5 1/4″ floppy drive, keyboard, Microsoft DOS (Disk Operating System) and Wordstar software.
Today Dominion Business Machines is proud to continue serving businesses in the GTA, at the same telephone number you could reach us in 1902 – EMpire (36) 4-2978 .