RJ Young | Company History

With over 60 years of industry experience, RJ Young has grown from a small dealership into one of the largest independent office equipment dealers in the country.

Becoming RJ Young

In 1955, Robert J. Young Sr. opened the doors to his Ditto duplicating dealership along with four employees in Nashville, TN. After twelve years of hard work, the company’s hard work paid off as they became a premier photocopier dealer and in 1977, added Ricoh, Canon, HP, Muratec, and Océ to its fleet.

In 1986, Robert J. Young Sr. retired after selling controlling interest of the company to John T. Crunk, who had worked alongside him since 1958. Continuing the tradition of being family owned and operated, John Crunk became the company’s Chairman of the Board in 1996, while his son, John T. Crunk, Jr. became President and CEO. In 1999, the Robert J. Young Company condensed its name to the RJ Young Company, which would then be shortened to the present-day name – RJ Young.

Growing with A Customer-Centric Mindset

As they continued to grow, RJ Young expanded the variety of office solutions they offered to ensure that they continued providing their customers with the best equipment and services. From process automation and managed IT services to digital printing and promotional items, RJ Young has expanded its offerings from solely office equipment to include solutions that help their customers combat the many struggles facing an ever-evolving business climate.

Since its founding, RJ Young has made it their mission to partner with the best in the business to guarantee that their customers receive the best experience possible. With customer satisfaction as their mindset, RJ Young proactively searches for solutions to future challenges that their customers may face.

Today, RJ Young has expanded its footprint and is operating in 27 locations across the Southeast, servicing a total of 8 states, and employing over 600 people. Across all locations, the RJ Young mission is uniform – to provide office solutions that improve the productivity and efficiency of every business, regardless of industry.

 

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