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IDEAL Scanners & Systems, Inc.
15737 Crabbs Branch Way
Rockville, MD 20855
Phone: 301-468-2050

GSA Contract# GS-00F-0046L


Production: For large and small format printing and production contact Bob at

Sales: For small format document and business process management, contact Jay Magenheim at

Controller: Accounting and general business administration, contact Ellen at

President: Jay Magenheim contact


IDEAL provides comprehensive solutions that help organizations go paperless. By focusing on the areas where scanning and document management meet, IDEAL provides innovative imaging, organization, storage and access for all types of documents - from the smallest office documents, invoices and files to the largest AEC drawings, maps and graphic documents.

Since 1980, IDEAL has focused on the development and sales of customer-centric solutions designed to turn paper records into accessible digital data. With today's customer requirements for stringent data control, coupled with the need for immediate mobile access, IDEAL has upped our game. Through a successful blending of our traditional large and small format document management services with the latest in innovative Cloud technologies, we continue to pioneer solutions that help our customers be more efficient and more effective.

By listening to each of our customers and focusing on each customer's unique needs, we're able to provide data management solutions that are tailored to the way each individual customer works. We know that the cookie-cutter approach doesn't work. That's why, from our expert large format scanning and high-volume small format scanning services to our unique SaaS/Cloud applications, we succeed in helping businesses eliminate paper, manage workflow, maintain best practices, provide audit trails, meet compliance requirements ( GRC and CCHIT), and enable virtual workplaces. We serve small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, as well as state, local and Federal government agencies.

IDEAL History Highlights

1978 - As entrepreneurs, Bert and Jay Magenheim started IDEAL in a small warehouse with two blueprint machines and two accounts.
1988 - Introduced first low-cost high-resolution large format scanner into USA at Autofact show in Detroit.
2001 - Awarded GSA Contract #GS-00F-0046L as an SDVOB (Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business).
2008 - IDEAL Scanner Sales and Service Division sold to Contex Scanning Technology
2011 - Awarded Renewal of GSA Contractor GS-00F-0046L
Present - Having sold nearly 3400 large format scanners, successfully won millions of dollars in Government contracts, and profitably disposed of their scanner division, IDEAL forges ahead today as a leader in paperless technology. See how we can help you go paperless.