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December 24, 1998 | P.J. Huffstutter
To expand its service division, Tustin-based Scantron Corp. said Tuesday that it acquired a Florida computer maintenance and system integration company for an undisclosed sum. Scantron, known for its testing forms that have been used by schools for decades, recently has been expanding into online educational and Web-based software programs. The company said it picked up Equitrac Computer Services because it specializes in upgrading and integrating different computer systems.
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December 24, 1998 | P.J. Huffstutter
To expand its service division, Tustin-based Scantron Corp. said Tuesday that it acquired a Florida computer maintenance and system integration company for an undisclosed sum. Scantron, known for its testing forms that have been used by schools for decades, recently has been expanding into online educational and Web-based software programs. The company said it picked up Equitrac Computer Services because it specializes in upgrading and integrating different computer systems.
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BUSINESS
May 15, 1992 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hey, graduates! Up to your tassels in those Scantron brown-and-white automated testing forms? Think you'll see the last of those little multiple-choice ovals once you finish this semester's final exams and pick up your diplomas? NOT! If Tom Hoag has his way, the business world will soon be organized, catalogued, inventoried and surveyed with a forest of No. 2 pencils and his company's ubiquitous forms. "We have instant name recognition with students," said Hoag, president of Scantron Corp.
BUSINESS
May 15, 1992 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hey, graduates! Up to your tassels in those Scantron brown-and-white automated testing forms? Think you'll see the last of those little multiple-choice ovals once you finish this semester's final exams and pick up your diplomas? NOT! If Tom Hoag has his way, the business world will soon be organized, catalogued, inventoried and surveyed with a forest of No. 2 pencils and his company's ubiquitous forms. "We have instant name recognition with students," said Hoag, president of Scantron Corp.
BUSINESS
March 12, 1991 | Dean Takahashi and Cristina Lee/Times staff writers
Scantron Corp., the Tustin-based subsidiary of the John Harland Co., is jumping into the blossoming market for pen-based computing systems that recognize handwritten data. The company's data-entry product, called the ScanScribe electronic clipboard, can recognize and store handwritten data on a hand-held terminal and transfer the data to a mainframe computer without any key punches.
BUSINESS
October 26, 1986
Scan-Tron Corp. said net income for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30 was $765,000, a 24% increase from net income of $617,000 for the same period a year earlier. The Tustin-based company said sales for the period were a record $6.7 million, an 18% increase from sales of $5.7 million for the same period a year earlier. The company attributed the gains to increased sales of its test forms and data-entry terminals.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1987
Scan-Tron Corp. reported net income of $607,000 for its fiscal 1987 third quarter ended March 31, a 44% gain from net income of $421,000 for the comparable period a year earlier. Sales for the quarter totaled $6.4 million, up 13% from sales of $5.7 million for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, Scan-Tron reported net income of $1.9 million on sales of $19.7 million compared to net income of $1.6 million on sales of $17.9 million.
BUSINESS
September 11, 1986 | JEFF ROWE
Scan-Tron Corp. said it opened a satellite printing facility in Puerto Rico that will supply test forms to the company's customers in the Eastern United States. The Tustin-based company, which makes test-scoring equipment and forms, said the new plant near San Juan is scheduled to be in full operation by Oct. 1. The new site will have the capacity to produce about half of the 450 million test forms the company prints annually.
BUSINESS
March 12, 1991 | Dean Takahashi and Cristina Lee/Times staff writers
Scantron Corp., the Tustin-based subsidiary of the John Harland Co., is jumping into the blossoming market for pen-based computing systems that recognize handwritten data. The company's data-entry product, called the ScanScribe electronic clipboard, can recognize and store handwritten data on a hand-held terminal and transfer the data to a mainframe computer without any key punches.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1987
Scan-Tron Corp. reported net income of $607,000 for its fiscal 1987 third quarter ended March 31, a 44% gain from net income of $421,000 for the comparable period a year earlier. Sales for the quarter totaled $6.4 million, up 13% from sales of $5.7 million for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, Scan-Tron reported net income of $1.9 million on sales of $19.7 million compared to net income of $1.6 million on sales of $17.9 million.
BUSINESS
October 26, 1986
Scan-Tron Corp. said net income for its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30 was $765,000, a 24% increase from net income of $617,000 for the same period a year earlier. The Tustin-based company said sales for the period were a record $6.7 million, an 18% increase from sales of $5.7 million for the same period a year earlier. The company attributed the gains to increased sales of its test forms and data-entry terminals.
BUSINESS
September 11, 1986 | JEFF ROWE
Scan-Tron Corp. said it opened a satellite printing facility in Puerto Rico that will supply test forms to the company's customers in the Eastern United States. The Tustin-based company, which makes test-scoring equipment and forms, said the new plant near San Juan is scheduled to be in full operation by Oct. 1. The new site will have the capacity to produce about half of the 450 million test forms the company prints annually.
BUSINESS
June 19, 1985
Gerald A. Kien was named a director of Scan-Tron Corp., Rancho Dominguez. He is chairman and chief executive of International Acoustics Inc.
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