In 1982, 3N1 Enterprises opened it’s doors as an IBM Value-Added Reseller (VAR); selling IBM System 23 computers. With Joel’s background with IBM, 3N1 was founded on professionalism and integrity. Joel’s wife, Mara, came up with the name “3N1” based on the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit. We wanted to run our business according to scriptural principles and it has served us well. In 1984, 3N1 Office Products opened it’s doors as an IBM Typewriter dealer. Then came copiers, faxes, laser printers and other office equipment. In 1987, the two companies became 3n1 Office Products, Inc.