Our History

Our History

A Timeline of Data Dimension’s History

Data Dimensions’ history goes back to March, 1974, when Walter L. Bush recognized the need for a quality data capture service bureau in the Midwest and founded the W.L. Bush Company. The company was reorganized as Data Dimensions Corporation in July, 1982. Throughout its history, the company has experienced tremendous growth, not only in staff and facilities, but also in the expansion of our service offerings. This has allowed us to provide the best possible customer experience for our clients. Data Dimensions continues to expand its service offerings to meet today’s document and data automation challenges. We serve a wide variety of industries with state-of-the-art technology that can adapt to our clients’ needs. Data Dimensions is firmly positioned as one of the largest and most respected privately-held document and data automation services providers, offering excellence in customer service with on time, accurate results.

1974
March 1

W.L. Bush Company

Data Dimensions’ history began in March of 1974 when Walter L. Bush recognized the need for a quality data capture service bureau in the Midwest and founded W.L. Bush Company.
1982
July 1

Data Dimensions Corporation

In July of 1982, the company was reorganized as Data Dimensions Corporation. The company initially specialized in retail department store inventory processing and the design development of software programs to serve the retail industry. Our history shows our continued growth, not only in number of our facilities, but also in..Read More
1988
January 1

Clinton, Iowa Facility

Data Dimensions continued to grow and in 1988, we opened a second processing facility in Clinton, Iowa, 40 minutes from the Quad Cities.
1991
January 1

Home Entry Services (HES)

In 1991, the company recognized the need for cost-competitive data capture services in a closed labor market and opened Home Entry Services (HES) in Janesville, Wisconsin. We developed a workflow solution that taps into an extensive at home work force of highly knowledgeable and skilled data capture operators. Today, HES..Read More
1997
January 1

Records Management Center

Data Dimensions introduced a records management solution to our industry in 1997 with the opening of our Records Management Center in Janesville.
2000
January 1

Offshore Partnership

To increase data capture options and ensure ongoing value for its clients, Data Dimensions established an offshore partnership in 2000.
2004
June 1

New Corporate Headquarters

Our corporate headquarters relocated to a new 40,000 square foot facility with room for additional, future service capabilities.
2009
October 16

Olim Technologies Group

The year 2009 was an extremely busy year with several initiatives, including the acquisition of our long-valued partner, Olim Technologies Group.
2010
January 1

Tier III Data Center

Completed in 2010, the 20,000-square-foot, Tier III Data Center was built in Janesville, WI. The facility is capable of withstanding an F5 tornado and provides an infrastructure composed of multiple active power and cooling distribution paths, concurrently maintainable to safeguard mission-critical data.
2012
July 1

Data Exchange

Data Dimensions continued to grow its family of facilities in 2012 by acquiring Data Exchange in Brown Deer, WI.
August 1

Inc. 5000

In 2012, Data Dimensions earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing, privately held companies. To make the list, companies had to meet certain criteria that included a minimum of 942.6% in sales growth and a commitment and demonstration of ethical practices and high standards..Read More
2013
July 7

Hire Power Award

Data Dimensions earned Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award in 2013, having generated 350 jobs from Jan. 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013, placing it among the top five private business job creators within the business products and services industry, and placing it among the top 100 private business job creators..Read More
November 1

Tier II Data Center and BPO Facility

To better serve clients and accommodate their increasing business needs, as well as to allow for a growing client base, the new Tier II Data Center and BPO facility was built in Clinton, Iowa.
2014
August 1

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky Facility

Because of continued growth for the company, an additional BPO facility became a necessity. In 2014, Data Dimensions began the remodel of an existing location in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky.
August 1

Inc. 5000

Shortly after announcing having hired its 1000th employee, Data Dimensions once again earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies in 2014.
November 5

Health Edge

In November of 2014, HealthEdge Investment Partners Fund II completed its investment in Data Dimensions. The investment enhanced Data Dimensions’ opportunities to drive continued growth by bringing together its proven track record of innovation, market leadership and customer focus with HealthEdge’s industry knowledge, experience and network.
2016
August 1

Inc. 5000

This is the fourth time Data Dimensions has made the prestigious Inc. 5000 list, ranking this year in the #1,869 spot. It has moved up more than 3,000 spots since its initial appearance in 2012, when it ranked #4,969.
2017
January 1

GSA Schedule 36 Contract

In early 2017, Data Dimensions is awarded a five-year U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 36 contract.