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EDGE Tech

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Industry  Computer memory
Area served  Worldwide
Headquarters  Ada
Number of locations  2
Type of business  Private
Founder  Jeff Thompson
Website  www.edgetechcorp.com
Founded  June 1986
Number of employees  700 (2010)
EDGE Tech
Products  DRAM Flash memory cards USB flash drives DRAM Hard disk drives SIM cards Solid-state drives
Revenue  US$ 49.5 million (2007)

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EDGE Tech Corporation, is a US-based manufacturer and supplier of computer memory upgrades, portable external storage and flash devices. Edge Tech is headquartered in Ada, Oklahoma and maintains sales, marketing and eCommerce facilities in Addison, Texas.

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History

Peripheral Outlet was formed in 1986 by 14-year-old, Jeff Thompson, with $2,500 he had saved from a newspaper route in Ada, Oklahoma. Thompson was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 1994 by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and profiled in Fortune magazine. Other family members were employed in the business, including brother Ryan Thompson who later founded another company.

By 1996 the company's sales had increased by 650% and was named to the Inc. magazine 500 list of the fastest growing private companies. Peripheral Outlet incorporated and became Peripheral Enhancements Corporation (PECO).

In 1998 PECO acquired the NewerRam division of Newer Technology and opened offices in Dallas, Texas.

In 1999 PECO obtained ISO 9001 certification.

Peripheral Enhancements Corporation became EDGE Tech Corporation in 2004. It moved to new office space in Ada in 2006. It was named one of the best places to work for small companies in Dallas in 2009.

Products

  • Computer - Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) system and motherboard specific memory
  • Server - OEM system and motherboard specific memory
  • Printer - OEM printer memory.
  • Digital Audio Players and Mobile Phones - Mini-Secure Digital, Micro-Secure Digital, MMC
  • Flash memory - Secure Digital, Compact Flash, USB Flash Drives, and Solid State Drives
  • References

    EDGE Tech Wikipedia


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