About Us

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Company History

Bellingham Business Machines has served Whatcom, Skagit, Island and Northern Snohomish Counties since 1956.  As an authorized Ricoh products dealer, Bellingham Business Machines has proudly delivered mission-critical business solutions to commercial, retail, government and educational entities throughout Northwest Washington.

At Bellingham Business Machines, we are more than a preferred vendor, we are a solution provider.

Product Line

  • Lathem Time Products dealer since 1969
  • Automated time and attendance systems
  • Electronic time recorders and document stamps
  • Employee scheduling and HR software
  • Mechanical payroll and job time recorders
  • Mechanical time and date stamps
  • Ricoh imaging equipment dealer since 1981
  • Future POS software dealer since 2008
  • Pioneer POS touchscreen hardware since 2001
  • MBM paper finishing products dealer since 1984

  • Future POS software dealer since 2008
  • Pioneer POS touchscreen hardware since 2001
  • Vantiv credit card processing dealer since 2001
  • Formax mailing solutions dealer since 2014
  • Epson wide format plotters dealer since 2014
  • Sam4s electronic cash register dealer since 2015
  • Brother imaging equipment authorized service center since 2006
  • Sharp calculator dealer since 1964
  • Nakajima typewriter dealer since 1996

Core Competencies

  • Fast, responsive service calls, averaging on-sight service in less than 3 hours
  • The lowest service agreement cost per copy rates in the area
  • We provide personal, friendly customer service whose continuing goal is to earn our customers trust
  • Experienced, knowledgeable staff who are easy to communicate with
  • Always free, prompt delivery of equipment
  • Continual support of product usage

Bellingham Business Machines Team


  • Doug Jones
    • – Owner / President
  • Holly Jones
    • – Administrative Assistant / Accounts Payable


  • Rob Horgen 
    • – Network Administrative , IT: 15 years of experience


  • Scott Miller
    • – Service Department Manager: 30 years of Ricoh technician experience
  • Jon Huff 
    • – Printer Service Technician: 15 years of technician experience
  • Eric Sandbo
    • – Technician: 45 years of cash register programming, and technician experience


  • Ted Niles
    • – Regional Sales Representative: 20 years of experience


  • Rich Frost
    • – Sales Representative, POS specialist: 40 years of experience