Des Plaines Office Equipment CEO Chip Miceli named to ENX Magazine 2018 “Difference Maker” list

CAROL STREAM, IL, ISSUED MAY 28, 2018…Chip Miceli, CEO of Des Plaines Office Equipment (, a 63-year old document generation/managed network services firm with three locations in Greater Chicago and several more in Indiana,  was recently named to the prestigious 2018 “Difference Makers” list published by ENX Magazine (

He was featured in the May 2018 magazine of ENX, which published its annual “Difference Maker” list, featuring approximately 60 dealers from across the United States who were selected for this honor. In the article commending the leaders selected for the list, the publisher wrote, “Scores of professionals have ascended to the highest ranks of the office technology industry; all of these women and men strive to make a difference in the lives of their companies, co-workers, and customers.”

In the article, Chip Miceli is characterized as, “The very picture and definition of energy…he sets the standard for hard work and staying at the forefront of his industry.”

In addition to the “Difference Maker” list, Des Plaines Office Equipment has also been named, repeatedly, as an Elite Dealer by ENX. The firm has won this honor for more than 10 years.

Miceli is active in the industry. He is a founding member of Select Dealer Group and a former President and member of the organization’s Board of Directors. He helped the organization grow its membership and has played a role in developing the topics that are presented during the meetings.

He said, “We are pleased to be chosen as a Difference Maker. ENX Magazine does a great job advocating for our industry and educating us on trends and issues.”

About Des Plaines Office Equipment
Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE), a 60+ year old, second-generation family business, is a leader in the field of print management, including multi-function printers and It/technology solutions, serving the greater Chicago area since 1955. Today, DPOE operates three Chicago area locations: its headquarters in Carol Stream, and a location in Chicago (211 West Wacker Drive) and Rockford (Loves Park, IL).  Additionally, DPOE has partnered with several Indiana companies and maintains several locations there as well. DPOE is a leading provider of Sharp office equipment, Kyocera and VOIP telephone systems.  The company offers the Sharp Aquos Board, an interactive display system, and customized video wall in its product line. DPOE provides products and services to a diverse client base that includes schools, hospitals, law offices, accounting firms, and financial institutions, among others. The firm has won the Sharp Document’s Hyakuman Kai award for sales excellence since 1988 and the Elite Dealer by The Week in Imaging since 2007. DPOE maintains corporate headquarters at 262 Carlton Drive, Carol Stream, Il. The firm is active in a number of area civic organizations, including the Greater O’Hare Business Association, the Small Business Advocacy Council, the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and the Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, please call 847-879-6400 or visit You can also find the company on Facebook,

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