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Mega Business Systems opens in Island Park

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Community members gathered on Sept. 10 to congratulate Mega Business Systems for opening its newest location on Long Beach Road in Island Park.

Island Park Chamber of Commerce members and several elected officials, including Island Park Mayor Michael McGinty, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially welcome the business to town.

MBS started in 2005 and has two other locations in Mount Laurel, N.J., and Rochester. The company sells, leases and services office equipment, primarily copy machines. Michael Barrett, the owner, and Joseph Manning, vice president of sales and marketing, said they opened an office in Island Park to expand business in Nassau and Suffolk counties from a central location on Long Island.

The copier servicers already have local customers — EmPower Solar, on Atlantic Avenue in Island Park, is one of MBS’s new clients. Summer Star, an administration management employee at EmPower Solar, noted that the company chose MBS for its close proximity and quality service. EmPower Solar is leasing one color and one black and white copier from MBS, she said.

“The technicians are very responsive and communicative with us,” Star said. “They’re great for small businesses or even larger companies.”

Manning said that MBS values “more than just making another sale” — “For us, it’s about dedicating our efforts to offer the best equipment at the lowest price,” he said. “With MBS, you won’t see a different face every eight months. You’ll be able to develop a beneficial relationship with a local professional that understands technology and how to apply it to serve your needs and solve your problems.”

MBS is at 154 Long Beach Road and can be reached at (718) 450-7871.