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September 20, 2021

Crowley Company The Crowley Company adds, promotes personnel to support growth. Despite the challenges brought about by a worldwide pandemic, The Crowley Company (Crowley), a commercial digitization products and digitization services firm headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, has hired and promoted staff to accommodate growth in all divisions. [Full Announcement].

February 4, 2021

Crowley Company Crowley Technician Receives Special Recognition from InoTec GmbH. The Crowley Company (Crowley) announces that Image Quality Specialist and Senior Field Engineer Corin Van de Griek has received special recognition from production document scanner manufacturer InoTec GmbH Organisationssysteme (InoTec). The award – a surprise delivery from Germany came in the form of an engraved plaque and was in honor of Van de Grieks' efforts to help the manufacturer achieve image quality in line with the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2021

Crowley Company Crowley Company Honored with Four 2021 Platinum Modern Library Awards. The Crowley Compan, a worldwide leader in digitization scanning solutions and services with offices in Frederick, Maryland, San Dimas, California and Basingstoke, UK, is pleased to announce that the firm has been honored with LibraryWorks' Modern Library (MLA) awards for the seventh consecutive year. Since the award programs' inception in 2015, Crowley has amassed 22 total awards, this year earning four Platinum distinctions, the highest honor offered. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2020

Crowley Company The Crowley Company Celebrates 40 Years in Micrographics, Digitization. The Crowley Company, marked its 40th year since incorporation. This Friday it wraps up a front-facing celebration of donating to 40 non-profits for 40 days. [Full Announcement].

January 9, 2020

Crowley Company Crowley Company Honored with Modern Library Awards, Office of Economic Development Top 50 Ranking. The Crowley Company (Crowley), a worldwide leader in digitization scanning solutions and conversion services, is pleased to announce two honors bestowed this week: three platinum Modern Library (MLA) awards and a place on the Frederick County Top 50 Workplaces list. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2019

Crowley Company The Crowley Company names officers, Conversion Services Director. The Crowley Company announces that Patrick (Pat) Crowley has assumed the office of president following the passing of his brother and former co-owner and president, Christopher (Chris) Crowley this past December. [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2018

Crowley Company The Crowley Company mourns the death of Christopher William Crowley. Vice president Patrick (Pat) Crowley of The Crowley Company, an international leader in digital imaging hardware solutions and conversion services, announced the passing of his brother and company president, Christopher (Chris) William Crowley, on Sunday, December 2, 2018. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2017

Crowley Company Crowley Introduces IMAGEhost for Online Microfilm Collection Hosting and Sharing. Patrick Crowley, vice president of The Crowley Company, announced that IMAGEhost, The Crowley Company’s new microfilm hosting, viewing and sharing platform, is released to market. [Full Announcement].

March 14, 2017

Crowley Company Crowley brings first manufactured flatbed scanner to market. The Crowley Company owner and president, Christopher Crowley, announces the formal release of Crowley’s first self-manufactured flatbed scanner, the A3+-sized Overhead Document Scanner. The scanner boasts a 16.5 x 23.4 inch scanning bed and is ideal for quick, accurate digitization of bound and loose materials. It will be first available to Crowley’s worldwide network of resellers and then to the general public. [Full Announcement].

January 11, 2017

Crowley Company Crowley Company Scanners and Services receive Platinum, Gold Modern Library Awards in 2017 competition. The Crowley Company announced that for the third year running the firm has garnered several prestigious awards from the LibraryWorks, Inc. annual Modern Library Awards (MLA) program, which begin in 2015. The awards will be presented January 21st at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. [Full Announcement].

June 3, 2016

Crowley Company Crowley to Demonstrate New Scan Systems at Orlando Conference. The Crowley Company will showcase new scan systems at the 2016 Annual American Library Association Conference (ALA). ALA attendees will participate in hands-on demonstrations of Crowley’s wide range of scanning solutions, including the new UScan+ HD and Zeutschel 16000 in Booth 1061 beginning Friday, June 24th Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet Elizabeth Gottlieb, author of “We Are One: Stories of Work, Life, and Love.” [Full Announcement].

May 19, 2016

Crowley Company UScan+ HD Microform Scanner Released to Market with Industry-First 18MP Image Sensor. Crowley Company announced the formal release of the Uscan+ HD, the next generation in the UScan+ line of universal microform scanners. Utilizing three decades of Mekel and Wicks and Wilson technology, the company’s manufacturing arms, Crowley is now offering the highest resolution on the market for this scanner type with an 18 megapixel image sensor for maximum image clarity. Microform includes: microfilm; microfiche; aperture cards; photo negatives; slides and more. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

Crowley Company Crowley to Introduce Image Hosting Platform, Demo 3D Viewer and Participate in ILL Discussion Group at Annual Library Show. The Crowley Company is bringing its most popular library scanners to this week’s 2015 ALA Annual Conference, along with a brand new image hosting system and Zeutschel’s 3D book viewer. Established in 1876, the American Library Association (ALA) is dedicated to the advancement of library and information services and to providing information and resources to librarians and library patrons. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2015

Crowley Company Crowley’s Zeutschel Scanners receive Gold, Silver in 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks. The Crowley Company, a worldwide leader in digital and analog scanning and capture solutions and services, is pleased to announce it has received gold and silver awards from the LibraryWorks, Inc. 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards (MLA’s.) The MLA’s were created to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products were submitted in the fall via a simple application and were then posted to a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic and special libraries. Only customers who had experience with these products in their facilities were permitted to judge the products, lending toward an unbiased score. [Full Announcement].

June 10, 2014

Crowley Company Crowley tapped to distribute Avision scanners. The Crowley Company has been selected to distribute the Avision scanner product line throughout North America. [Full Announcement].

December 3, 2013

Crowley Company The Crowley Company begins shipping UScan+. Crowley Company president Christopher Crowley announces the formal entrance of the UScan+ Universal Film reader/scanner into the digital imaging market this week. “The original UScan, which came to market in June 2012, was quickly embraced by end-users for its small footprint, pricing and user simplicity. This next generation, the UScan+, is the result of customer feedback and their desire for additional features. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2013

Crowley Company The Crowley Company to debut book and microform scanners at ALA Annual 2013. Crowley Company announces the new products displaying at the 2013American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from June 27 – July 2. The Qidenus SMART Book Scan 3.0, making its first U.S. appearance. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2011

Crowley Company The Crowley Company acquires Wicks and Wilson. Christopher Crowley, president of The Crowley Company, announces the acquisition of key competitor Wicks and Wilson Limited. Based in Hampshire, England, Wicks and Wilson manufactures and distributes the Scanstation-brand microfilm, microfiche and aperture card scanners. [Full Announcement].

January 13, 2010

Crowley Company Crowley Company introduces table-top robotic scanner to the United States. The Crowley Company announced the American arrival of the Austrian-made Qidenus RBS Pro TableTop unit. Crowley Company The exclusive U.S. distributor for Qidenus, the European market leader in high-quality robotic book scanners. [Full Announcement].