Local Kalamazoo area businesses ALTAIRA Solutions LLC & HARC Mercantile LTD become industry leaders by implementing new cold print technology into their business models.
Father and son business owners added to the list of sustainable companies by implementing new technology into their business model.
Kalamazoo, MI – Dale E. Martinson EA of ALTAIRA Solutions LLC & Michael D. Martinson of HARC Mercantile LTD [5413 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002] have become the newest leaders in the Kalamazoo community switching their office printing devices to new inkjet cold print energy saving Epson products. The standard units that the father & son business owners installed for their fax, copy and print needs now connect to integrated software, use eco-tanks filled with plant based archival inks, and contain less parts which means less waste while producing high quality prints. The Martinson duo saw the importance of bringing environmental options that will develop long term savings on energy consumption, print costs and environmental waste. Great leaders of the past have taken the initiative to utilize new technology, paving the way for changes that helped the environment – and now Michael and Dale Martinson can add their names to the list of top leaders! Michael is a 2004 graduate of KVCC in Kalamazoo Michigan is the Owner of HARC Mercantile LTD, has assisted at Altaira Accounting since 1998 and serves as Treasurer for the Kalamazoo Dream Center. He is the father of two wonderful little girls and lives with his family in Portage Michigan.
Established in 1960. A division of HAC-Hearing Aid Centers of America, Inc. In business serving the hard of hearing and deaf community for over 50 years. In 2013, HARC separated from HAC of America, and is no longer affiliated with that organization. HARC has the largest showroom in the Midwest specializing in Hearing Assistance Technology for the hard of hearing and deaf. Amplified telephones; personal communication devices; TV listening systems; visual and tactile alerts for smoke and CO detectors, telephone, doorbells, wake-up, and other daily living situations; voice amplifiers for weak speech; devices for those with low vision. HARC is also the sole distributor for the Room Valet visual alerting system.Dale is the owner member of Altaira Michigan LLC, the parent company of Altaira Accounting. He spent 25 plus years in a private sector accounting position and the same amount of time preparing income tax returns.In July of 2000, Dale passed the Enrolled Agents exam and completes 30 plus hours per year in continuing education to keep abreast of new tax law changes. Founded in 1995 by Dale Marinson, Altaira Solutions is a financial firm that provides accounting, bookkeeping, tax management, notary, and payroll services in Portage Michigan. When Dale isn’t assisting people with their tax matters, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Society of Enrolled Agents and serves on the Committee for “Touchdown for Diabetes.