Entries by Jenny Lott

What We Can Learn About the Environment From COVID-19

Mere months ago, the biggest threat to the health and wellbeing of our planet present in the public sphere was climate change. Now, as COVID-19 presents the more immediate danger, climate change has been overall set aside in the media. However, as we continue to observe social distancing guidelines, travel has reduced significantly, and more […]

A Brief History of Video Games

There is, perhaps, no time like the present to understand the importance video games have in our modern society. With most people stuck inside, our collective playtime has increased drastically over the past few months. Consoles are sold out everywhere, and it seems like you can’t log on to any social media platform without someone […]

Introducing Curbside Pickup

In order to protect our customers and employees, EPC has made the decision to close our retail showroom doors to the public until further notice. However, as of April 1st, we are offering online shopping with curbside pickup. This will allow us to provide our community with necessary equipment at this time. Here’s how you […]

You Can’t Afford a Data Breach

In June of 2005, a multinational financial services corporation announced that in early May of that year, UPS had picked up a box of computer tapes containing the sensitive information of 3.9 million customers to be shipped to a credit reporting agency. The box never reached the destination. In 2006, the US Department of Veteran […]

Continuing Our Western Expansion

In September of last year, EPC, Inc. moved its Allentown, PA operations to the neighboring town of Bethlehem to improve capacity after rapid expansion. Now, we are continuing that expansion—this time, on the other side of the country. The new, 94,000 square-foot facility in North Las Vegas is over double the size of our original […]

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Windows 7 Computer? (Yes.)

It has been a decade since Windows 7 was released to the public, just two years after Microsoft launched the ill-fated Windows Vista, an operating system that struggled to live up to the tech leader’s predecessors. Vista was slow, insecure, and often incompatible with consumers’ existing PCs, requiring the purchase of new systems—an expense few […]

From Allentown to Bethlehem: Our New Pennsylvania Facility!

EPC, Inc has maintained its presence in the northeastern United States since they opened their Allentown, Pennsylvania facility in 2013. Now, due to rapid company expansion, our PA location is moving to the neighboring town of Bethlehem to accommodate the increase in employees and business. The new, 85,000 square-foot facility, located at 2980 Ave B, […]

What Makes EPC a Great Choice for ITAD?

In July 2019, Arrow Electronics announced that it would be closing the doors of its global ITAD program. This decision came after preliminary financial reports revealed significant loss of profits for the company. After August 5th, Arrow will no longer accept assets.   This has understandably come as a shock to customers who have depended upon Arrow for […]

The Risks of SSDs (and How to Keep Your Data Safe)

When exploring your options for data storage, you may find yourself tempted by the exciting new technology of flash memory, and it’s no wonder. Solid-state drives (SSDs) are the new craze, and as the technology develops and prices drop, more and more individuals and companies alike are turning their backs on traditional hard disk drives […]