ABC-Amega, founded in 1929 as The American Bureau of Collections, has a rich history of providing commercial collections, credit and receivable solutions for business-to-business clients throughout the world. During our 85 year history, we have had many accomplishments and landmark events, including being named as one of The Buffalo News' Top Workplaces and the Best Places to Work in Collections in 2014. Below is an overview of ABC-Amega’s key achievements to date.
1929 — American Bureau of Collections founded in Buffalo, New York
1960 — Expanded services into foreign markets
1965 — Credit Information division established
1975 — Membership in the Commercial Collection Agency Association of the Commercial Law League
1983 — Awarded the U.S. President's "E" Award for outstanding export service
1989 — SoftCall®, first-party receivable portfolio management service introduced
1990 — Awarded the U.S. President's "E Star" Award for outstanding foreign marketing
1999 — Platinum Partner status earned with the Credit Research Foundation
2001 — Introduced web-based Client Access systems for commercial collections and SoftCall®
2002 — First commercial receivable management firm certified to the COPC-2000® Standard
2003 — Created ABC-Amega Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The ABC Companies, Inc.
2006 — All ABC-Amega third-party collectors achieve certification as CCAA Senior Certified Collection
Professionals; every new collector is required to achieve this certification
2010 — Achieved contracted supplier status for SunGard’s AvantGard GETPAID receivables solution
2010 — Formed alliances with SunGard’s AvantGard, PredictiveMetrics and AFS Business Services, LLC
2011 — Introduced the latest version of SoftCall® proprietary first-party collection system
2012 — Selected as sole collections industry member of the BDO Alliance USA Business Resource
2012 — ICTF Silver Sponsoring Partner
2013 — Launched ABC-Collect, our state-of-the-art, proprietary third-party collection system
2013 — Attained IACC Certification status
2014 — ABC-Amega is named as a Top Workplace in Buffalo, NY
2014 — ABC-Amega is named as a Super 7 Commercial Agency by Collection Advisor
2014 — ABC-Amega celebrates 85 years of providing receivable management solutions
2014 — ABC-Amega recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Collections by InsideARM.com
2015 — Corporate headquarters relocated to historic 500 Seneca building
2015 — Named as Strategic Partner of the U.S. DOC's International Trade Administration (ITA)
2016 — ABC-Amega named as a Best Place to Work by Business First of Buffalo
2016 — ABC-Amega recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Collections by InsideARM.com, one
of only 36 companies to be named with this distinction.
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