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Company History Solid Business Machines Center Inc. (SBMCI) prides itself as the leading provider of office and banking equipment & solutions in the Philippines. The company holds exclusive distributorship rights to top brands in office and banking equipments.

1975 • The company starts its operation in 1975. With this humble beginning the founder
Mr. Nelson U. Lee start his business in a rented room on Singson Bldg in Binondo Manila.

• He started as a reseller of brand new Olympia manual typewriter.

1978 • The Prize of his hardwork, is when SBMCI become one of the major distributor of Olympia Manual and Electronic Typewriter.

1979 • SBMCI appointed as the exclusive distributor by VF Laurel (Japan) for Laurel Coin counter and Laurel banknote counters in the Philippines.

1980 • SBMCI appointed by TRICOM (Japan) as the exclusive distributor of Tricom Electronic Wide Carriage Calculator and Electric Teller also known as Validating Machines in the Philippines.

1982 • SBMCI appointed by Hedman (US) as the exclusive distributor of Hedman Electronic Check Writer and Hedman Electronic Check Signers.

1983 • SBMCI appointed by Paymaster (US) as the exclusive distributor of Paymaster Manual Check Writer and Paymaster Manual Check Signers.

1984 • SBMCI appointed by Admiral (Japan) as the exclusive distributor of Admiral Passbook Printer.

1985 • SBMCI appointed by Nakajima (Japan) as the exclusive distributor of Nakajina AE-610 Electronic Typewriters.

1986 • SBMCI appointed by Admiral (Brazil) as the exclusive distributor of Admiral Manual Standard Typewriters.

1993 • Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC ) recognized SBMCI as the Top Supplier for 1993, recognizing its outstanding performance as supplier of quality goods and services, with competitive and reasonable prices, and promptness in delivery.

1994 • SBMCI appointed by Scancoin (Sweden) as the exclusive distributor of Scancoin coin counter and Scancoin Coin Sorter.

1997 • SBMCI appointed by Canon Marketing Philippines as major distributor of Canon Fax Machines, Digital Document Scanner, and Digital Cheque Reader in the Philippines.

1998 • SBMCI appointed by Brother International Phillipines as major distributor of Brother Fax Machines, Electronic Typewriter, Multi-Function Printers, Labelling Machines, and Sewing & Embroidery Machines in the Philippines.

1999 • SBMCI appointed by Kostal (Korea) as the exclusive distributor of DaejinKostal Paper Shredders.

2000 • SBMCI appointed by Chubb (UK) as the exclusive distributor of Chubb safes and Chubb allied security products.

2002 • Recognized by Canon Marketing Philippines for consistently contributing to the success of the value added reseller program.

2003 • Recognized by Canon Marketing Philippines for generating the most Sales revenue of Canon Fax Machines.

• Recognized by Canon Marketing Philippines for generating the Most Unit revenue of Canon Fax Machines.

• Recognized by Brother International Philippines for being the Master Dealer of the year.

2004 • Recognized by Brother Marketing Philippines for its contribution to the sales for the year 2004.

• SBMCI appointed by Compuprint (Italy) as the exclusive distributor of Compuprint Passbook Printer.

• SBMCI appointed by Magner (US) as the exclusive distributor of Magner Banknote Counter.

• SBMCI appointed by Kobell (UK) as the exclusive distributor of Kobell Money Counter.

2005 • Recognized by Canon Marketing Philippines for achieving the highest sales performance of Canon Calculator Corporate Category. and as a Canon Corporate Dealer of the year.

• SBMCI appointed by Canon Electronic Business Machines (HK) as the exclusive distributor of Canon Calculators in the Philippines.

2008 • Recognized by Canon Marketing Philippines for 2 years of loyal partnership as an Authorized Service Center.

2009 • SBMCI introduce the first Automated Coin Packing Machines in Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Mint division, and now one of the tourist attraction on BSP.

• SBMCI appointed by Autralis Engineering (AUS) as the Exclusive distributor of Automated Material Handling Systems.

2010 • SBMCI appointed by IOSafe (US) as the exclusive distributor of IOSafe Fireproof and Waterproof Hard-drive.


• Solidmac, the robotic mascot of SBMCI was created.

2011 • Conduct training of Laurel Banknote Counter for all Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Technicians/Officials.

2012 • SBMCI appointed by Automodule (Taiwan) as the exclusive distributor of NC 1200 Banknote Discriminator.

• SBMCI appointed by Hiti (Taiwan) as the exclusive distributor of Hiti CS200e Card Printer with authorized to resell it with our own brand Admiral CP-1000.

• SBMCI start the card business offering quality and realible solution for card printers & consumables, smart cards, and card printing services.

• Recognized by brother International Philippines for its generous support and contribution as a master dealer.

2013 • SBMCI appointed by Paclin (Singapore) as the exclusive distributor of MagiCard card Printers and card solutions.

• SBMCI appointed by Hiti (Taiwan) as the exclusive distributor on Pringo Wireless Photo Printer in the Philippines.

• Conduct training of Data Expert for all SBMCI Technicians/Officials.

2014 • SBMCI introduce the new packaging of Admiral products to promote new brand directions for all Admiral products.

• SBMCI appointed by Fuji Xerox (Japan) as major distributor of Fuji Xerox Printers.

• SBMCI appointed by Samsung (Korea) as major distributor of Samsung Printers

2015 • SBMCI appointed by Giesecke & and Devrient (Germany) as the exclusive distributor of G&D Banknote processing machines.

SBMCI vision is to be the leading and most reliable source of creative, innovative and quality office & banking equipments and solution in the Philippines, and mission is to be provide quality and realible office and banking products and the best & timely after sales service.

The company continues its growth up to present time and set to continue its trust of offering the Philippine market world-class products with local servicing at reasonable costs as it carries the most complete line of office and bnking equipments and solutions.

We are first and foremost a customer-oriented company. We believe in honesty ad integrity in dealing with our customers, partners and suppliers. We strongly promote teamwork in achieving our goals for future growth. We are innovative and strive to be the leader in our industry.

This is what we are and this is what our founder and now President and CEO invision to face the challenge of the future.

Solid Business Machines Center, Inc. Innovating your business.

Celebrating 40th year of serving Innovative Products and Solutions in the Philippines.