LASCO provides Information Technology (IT) solutions for small to mid-size financial institutions, businesses and organizations across the Upper Peninsula, Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
LASCO also serves as a data processing center for financial institutions providing numerous bank services to assist institutions with their day-to-day operations. For over 45 years, LASCO has worked in an honest, ethical manner with its commitment being to assist its clients in achieving success. LASCO's client relationships are built on this commitment and trust with each of its clients.
Whether you want to improve efficiency through a basic wireless network, or need a highly secure, multi-user, multi-location networking platform, Lasco will be your partner every step of the way. From performing the initial analysis to installing necessary software and hardware, find out today how Lasco can assist you in managing your success by offering high level service and high quality products.
Lasco Now Provides Video Surveillance Systems
Lasco has entered into the physical security systems market and our first product offering is video surveillance. Video surveillance is a natural progression for a professional IT services company like Lasco. Like most technology based industries, what once was a very limited and secular market, serviced by select companies, has transitioned to an IT based industry. Lasco's unique situation of having both experienced employees as well as our vast knowledge of security and networks creates a new opportunity for us to offer a superior service with top of the line products. If you are considering a new system, or looking to upgrade or expand your existing one, talk to our professional staff about the affordable solutions that will complement your current technology.
PRESS RELEASE - June 30, 2014
Lasco Acquired by a Community Bank
Marquette, MI - Lasco Development Corporation's current owners,
Dennis VanLandschoot, President/CEO and Kris Sweeney, Senior Vice President, have been working diligently over the past two years to find the appropriate replacement owners for Lasco as they near their retirements. Lasco is pleased to announce that Peoples State Bank of Munising has purchased Lasco. During the transition period and into the future, business will continue as normal with Lasco's mission and goal of providing value to its client base in an open and honest manner. Long term, Lasco will be looking to expand its client base as well as its financial product offerings. Mr. VanLandschoot and Ms. Sweeney will continue in their current roles.
Lasco is an I.T. managed services company specializing in the financial services industry as well as commercial businesses throughout the Upper Peninsula as well as Wisconsin and has been in operation since 1967.
Rick Nebel, President/CEO of Peoples State Bank of Munising states "We are very pleased to be part of a 40+ year old technology company. The banking industry is changing and how we manage technology will be a major part of our future success. With this investment into Lasco, we will have a firm with great regulatory, technology and financial services expertise. As our industry continues to evolve, it is evident that the need for scale and to band together on additional services will be required moving forward."
"Throughout this transaction, our clients and employees have remained our focus." states Dennis VanLandschoot, President/CEO of Lasco. "We believe this acquisition adds value to our clients, continues career paths for our employees and maintains our holding company concept. We look forward in continuing our partnership with our client base for many more years to come."
About Peoples State Bank of Munising
Peoples State Bank of Munising is a hometown community bank that is locally owned, directed and managed. It was organized in 1910 and has primarily served Alger and Schoolcraft counties. The bank has focused on providing complete banking services to its loyal customers for 104 years. For additional information visit www.bankatpsb.com or call 906-387-2006.
Lasco is a privately owned company. It was incorporated in 1967. Lasco is an Information Technology service bureau specializing in financial services, network maintenance and management, security, and other business applications. Lasco is an information technology leader in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. For additional information visit www.lascoinc.com or call 906-228-1051.
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Charter Business to Provide a Wide Area Network for Lasco Throughout the U.P.
Marquette, MI - Charter Business, the commercial services division of Charter Communications, will construct a fiber-optic Wide Area Network (WAN) for Lasco, a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services to financial institutions and commercial businesses throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin. Utilization of the new network will provide Lasco and its clients with dramatically increased bandwidth - allowing a more efficient operation and offering the potential to provide additional bandwidth for future needs.
Lasco is excited about their new relationship with Charter Business. "The ability to provide the newest communications technology to our client base and our prospective clients, allows us to grow and stay on the leading edge of the industry." says Tim Shandonay, Vice President of Information Technology at Lasco. "In addition, it will provide the scalability and capacity to facilitate the fast paced needs of our clients as technology continually changes."
"Establishing a fiber-optic WAN for Lasco's use helps them continue to provide cutting edge banking services in communities throughout the Upper Peninsula," said Sean Hayes, Vice President of Regional Field Operations for Charter, and a Munising resident. "A network such as this benefits and strengthens the business community in the U.P."