About Clover

About Us

Founded in 1996, Clover Technologies Group is the global leader in providing businesses with intelligent environmental solutions focused on the recovery, remanufacturing and remarketing of technology assets. Through organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Clover has built a comprehensive and diverse solutions portfolio in the categories of imaging solutions, printer supplies and services, mobile device solutions, telecom hardware and engineering services for data, wireless and wireline networks.

Clover is the world’s largest collector and recycler of imaging supplies. We provide resellers, mass merchants and value-added specialty suppliers throughout the world with customized and targeted recycling solutions. These innovative programs offer our partners an additional revenue stream while ensuring their customers the industry’s most advanced and environmentally responsible recycling solutions.

Clover is the global leading provider of remanufactured laser and inkjet cartridges and printer parts. We remanufacture the empty cartridges we collect into high performing, environmentally friendly printer cartridges. The complete line of Clover’s quality imaging supplies is available through leading office products distributors and computer imaging supply wholesalers, and marketed under a variety of private label brands.

Building off a well-established infrastructure, and with a highly experienced team in place, Clover also continues to rapidly expand its mobile device and telecommunication capabilities. Our comprehensive and diverse portfolio of mobile device lifecycle services covers all key OEMs. Clover Wireless supports some of the top brands in the industry. Our fully customizable programs encompass consumer electronic retail trade-in solutions, enterprise mobile device buyback, contract repair and reclamation services to provide carriers, retailers, and OEMs the industry’s most comprehensive solution from a single provider.

Clover’s telecommunication solutions support the expansion, maintenance, and technology migration of communication networks by providing hardware, test and repair, asset recovery, and materials management solutions for data, wireless, and wireline networks. We help organizations minimize the overall cost of ownership by analyzing network assets through the entire lifecycle and providing a complete end-to-end telecommunication asset management solution.

We continuously seek new ways to strengthen and grow our business by applying our experience and unique business model to other products and services.

Company Snapshot

  • Founded in 1996
  • Over one billion in annual revenue
  • 19,000 associates
  • Headquartered in Hoffman Estates, IL (just outside of Chicago) with 60 locations in 18 countries
  • Leading global provider of electronic asset lifecycle management and intelligent environmental solutions
  • Largest provider of remanufactured laser and inkjet cartridges and printer parts globally
  • Over 60 worldwide manufacturing, distribution, collections and sales locations
  • ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified labs, processing and manufacturing facilities
  • 62 patents and 27 patents pending; all products are IP-cleared
  • Largest empty cartridge collector in the industry (over 7 million assets per month)
  • Largest parts distributor (Authorized Parts Reseller for HP and Lexmark)
  • Leading Managed Print Services provider with over 250,000 devices
  • World’s largest empties broker to the industry
  • Rapidly expanding mobility device lifecycle services group

History

    • 1996
    • Clover Technologies Group is founded in Marseilles, IL
    • 2000
    • Jim Cerkleski becomes majority shareholder and CEO of Clover Holdings, Inc.
    • US Revenue of nearly $1.2 million with 30 employees
    • 2005
    • Clover acquires Dataproducts,
      Thoroughbred Technologies, and Recycling Standards in Singapore
    • Founded Clover Vietnam
    • 2007
    • Clover acquires Cartridges Are Us and GRC
    • 2009
    • Clover acquires NER Supplies, Image1, and Australia Toner Cartridge
    • 2010
    • Golden Gate Capital becomes large equity partner
    • Clover acquires West Point Products, Pinpoint and ERS
    • 2011
    • Global revenue exceeds $500 million
    • Clover acquires Reclaim IT, Depot America, The Wireless Source, OPRA, TRS, Full Circle Wireless, and Saakar Engineering - India
    • Depot International is formed
    • 2012
    • Clover acquires Valutech, Latin Parts, K&U, Dematech, YouRenew, and LaserCare in Singapore
    • Clover Wireless, Clover’s mobile device solutions platform is formed
    • 2013
    • Clover acquires Tecno Toner and American Communications
    • Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion
    • 2014
    • Clover acquires MSE
    • Clover Telecom, Clover's telecommunications hardware and engineering services business is formed

Mission & Core Values

Mission

To create sustainable value for our customers, associates and stakeholders through innovative environmental solutions focused on the recovery, remanufacturing and remarketing of technology assets.

Core Values

Clover's core values are the building blocks upon which we have built our business. They are embodied in the way we manage our business, treat our employees and serve our valued customers.

Environmental Stewardship

Clover is steadfastly committed to conserving natural resources and preserving our environment while providing our customers with total environmental solutions. We believe that we can have a significant positive impact on the environment. As an organization, we are committed to investing our time, money and resources into creating intelligent environmental solutions that will make the communities where we work and live a cleaner and better place.

Clover is dedicated to continual improvement in all of its environmental activities. This is achieved through rigorous process management, employee empowerment, and accountability for achieving all company goals and objectives.

Superior Product Quality and Value

Quality and value are at the center of everything we do at Clover. In today`s competitive market, companies are constantly seeking out ways to stretch their dollars. Clover works diligently to improve product quality and value through technological innovation, automation and streamlining manufacturing and distribution processes.  In turn, we pass these efficiencies onto our customers, through lower prices and superior quality.

On a daily basis, we examine our processes, products and partnerships and look for ways to lead the industry in efficiency, quality and value. This kind of rigorous discipline has helped us make key strategic decisions – launching us well ahead of the competition.

Relentless Customer Commitment

Clover's number one priority is serving our customers. Every person within the Clover organization is focused on understanding our customers' needs and ensuring an outstanding customer experience. Clover understands that our customers have many choices. Our dedicated employees uphold a "customer always comes first" philosophy. From the CEO on down, every movement within the organization is focused on ensuring our customers an outstanding experience.

At Clover, we strongly believe that our people are our greatest asset. We work diligently to foster a culture of inclusion, diversity and respect and to reward hard work and success. This credo helps us attract and retain the most talented people in the industry, and in turn helps us better understand and service our customers.

We are committed to remaining flexible and responsive to our customers’ needs. Whether that means a last-minute plane flight for an important presentation or creating a new private label brand for your company, Clover seeks out ways to go above-and-beyond for each and every customer. We pledge to treat every customer the way we would like to be treated and will constantly challenge ourselves to find new and innovative ways to bring value to our partnership.