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Pentecom Achieves HUBZone Certification

  Pentecom achieved HUBZone certification through the Small Business Administration (SBA). A HUBZone, short for Historically Underutilized Business Zone, is designed to promote job creation and small business growth.   What Does HUBZone Certified Mean? Certified businesses can compete for the program’s set-aside contracts, and…

Meet the Dean of Pentecom University

Emily Jones was hand-picked as Pentecom University’s inaugural dean based on her experience, education, and passion for course development. Pentecom launched its newest division to respond to the need for customized training and offer the most requested courses for the technical data and publication industry….

Pentecom Expands with New Training Division

Pentecom, a Texas-based technical data consulting and document conversion company is expanding. CEO Kathy Rainbolt announced the company’s newest division – Pentecom University, is responsible for customizing training for the technical data and publication industry.   Pentecom University has a library of courses that can…

Our Headquarters – A Source of Pride and Joy

Author: Rick Schochler   As you may (or not) be aware, Pentecom recently moved into our new headquarters. It is a unique building, to say the least. Located in Palestine, Texas, it served, originally, as one of the local elementary schools, and then as the…

You Work Where?

Author: Miria Dean   So inevitably when I meet someone, they always ask the same question: “Where do you work?” And I think, here we go again. I smile and say “Pentecom.” Then the look starts; it is always the same. First, they smile, then…

We CAN Do It!

Pentecom closed out 2017 by participating in an internal canned food drive. Our Palestine office was split into four teams, and each team competed to see how many items could be donated. A grand total of 188 canned food items and 13 other items for…

Merry Christmas from Pentecom

  Pentecom, your Technical Data Solutions company, wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Hopeful 2018!   As we face the end of an eventful year for us, we want to thank everyone who has had a part in enabling us…

Pentecom Renovation – Move-In Day!

Last week, our Palestine team moved into Pentecom’s new office building located at 1101 N. Cedar! Within two hours, our team gathered their belongings and relocated to our new headquarter space. In our line of work, team work is key to our success. Usually, this…

Veteran’s Day

Pentecom staff proudly shares stories of their loved ones who have served in our armed forces in this video: Veterans Tribute 2017

A Veterans Day Tribute from Pentecom

Pentecom has a rich history of working with the military sector. In this video, Pentecom staff proudly shares stories of their loved ones who have served in our armed forces. Veterans Tribute 2017 Select the link above to view the video

Small Business Perks

Author: Pat Platt     Working with a small business, like Pentecom, is different than working with a large corporation. While a big corporation can usually complete your job successfully, when you work with a small company, your project receives attention directly from the top…

Defining Perfection

• A requirement for high-quality data conversion Achieved by gaining an understanding by setting aside time to review specific rules, having group discussions to review examples, and asking the right questions to clarify the issues.   • The action or process of improving something until…

What to do when you need help?

Pentecom has the answer for you! Introducing <onRetainer/>™, Pentecom’s service offering that allows small and large companies to access technical expertise and knowledge in a simple, affordable, and expedited manner.   When you need A Tech Pubs 911 to solve a problem, to supplement your…

Pentecom Contributes To S1000D ISSUE 4.2

Pentecom congratulates the S1000D community on the publication of S1000D Issue 4.2 and recognizes the contributions of our staff to the continued evolution of the international standard for technical publications utilizing a common source data base. S1000D Issue 4.2 was released earlier this month and…

What it Takes to be an Effective Data Technician

One of Pentecom’s many job categories is “Data Technician.”  What IS a Data Technician, you ask?  At Pentecom, our Data Technicians are our work horses.  They are the ones in the conversion trenches; the ones who make sure that each document is converted correctly.  So,…

Success! How Sweet It Is!!

What an exciting way to celebrate sweet success!  After completing a task to convert a technical manual for an Air Force test stand to SGML in accordance with MIL-DTL-87929, the Pentecom team received a sweet package (literally).  Inside the package was a box of chocolates…