LIVE @ ISTE 2024: Exclusive Coverage

Optical Image Technology and Paperless Technologies Announce New Partnership


Pennsylvania companies Optical Image Technology (OIT), based in State College, and Paperless Technologies, created by Ford Business Machines and headquartered in Connellsville, are partnering to offer end-to-end document solutions for businesses. The combined software, hardware and services enable information-intensive businesses to capture, index, and access documents electronically, as well as automate and expedite standard business processes.

Ford Business Machines, a distributor of multifunctional office equipment, along with its subsidiary, Paperless Technologies, provides scanning services to large enterprises as well as small businesses. OIT, creator of the browser-based DocFinity® suite of document imaging, document management, and BPM/workflow software, offers solutions that enable thorough indexing, centralized storage, and robust security as well as the ability to manage, control, and expedite document processing. The companies offer extensive professional services to address customers’ unique business challenges.

The goal of the partnership between OIT and Paperless Technologies is to provide an end-to-end solution for companies that are seeking ways to manage information cost-efficiently and improve customer service. By capturing information digitally, managing documents securely, and producing clear transactional audit trails, the solution helps businesses to comply with HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and other document and information-related regulations.


“Ford Business Machines’ hardware and OIT’s DocFinity software have served businesses for years. By joining the back-file conversion services of Paperless Technologies with DocFinity software, we give businesses the ability to secure, control, and manage digital images throughout the document lifecycle, with clear audit trails every step of the way. Together, our solution provides an easy and cost-effective way for businesses to become cost-efficient, competitive, and compliant.” – Jim Thumma, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Optical Image Technology

“There is tremendous synergy between our companies, the result of our shared commitment to creating strong, flexible, and scalable solutions that address customers’ rapidly changing business needs. We look forward to helping current and prospective clients find cost-effective solutions to their unique challenges.” – J. R. Herrington, Director of Document Management Services, Paperless Technologies

About Optical Image Technology, Inc.:

Optical Image Technology’s software makes information manageable and companies more profitable. Since 1986, OIT and its DocFinity® suite of workflow and document imaging, document management, and BPM software have helped businesses solve their document management and business processing challenges. OIT offers robust, flexible products including document management, imaging, and workflow. Organizations see an ROI and improved productivity with DocFinity.

For more information, please visit

Sign up for our K-12 newsletter

Newsletter: Innovations in K12 Education
By submitting your information, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Want to share a great resource? Let us know at

Sign up for our K-12 newsletter

Newsletter: Innovations in K12 Education
By submitting your information, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

eSchool News uses cookies to improve your experience. Visit our Privacy Policy for more information.