Our History & Future
Established in 1993, FUEL and our people have always prided ourselves with being at the leading edge of the I.T. industry.
Looking Back: with fondness
1993 - Starting Out
Micro Computer Solutions opens as one of the first builders of PC’s in Ireland. Fresh faced Philip & Paul.
MCS introduce their 1st Brand identity. The ‘Fish’.
More space is needed as demand for PC’s increase. Our first official employees join, Alan & Ryan. Alan still works at FUEL today!
Our very own ‘Rain Man’ joins the company. Roger, where would our stores be without you?
We start the sponsorship of IT student of the year with the local college and the MCS Cup.
We move to larger offices with dedicated engineering as business sales grow.
MCS becomes one of the 1st SAGE dealers in Ireland.
Our new company SafeNET becomes the 1st in NI to offer dedicated ICT security products & services.
We open our 1st retail store open to the public, MCS Direct.
MCS become a Microsoft Certified Partner.
We continued to develop our identity with a brand refresh.
Move to larger premises & increase in staff numbers.
We proudly win our 1st SAGE ‘Circle of Excellence’ award as one of only 15 in the UK & Ireland out of a total of 1500 dealers.
Our 1st range of high end industrial PC’s go to market.
We win our 2nd ‘Circle of Excellence’ award of only two dealers in Ireland to make it.
We win our 3rd ‘Circle of Excellence’ award and become only one of four in the UK & Ireland.
The CADStation systems are introduced as the fastest dedicated design PC on the market.
Needing a refresh our 3rd change to brand came in 2012.
MCS rebrands to FUEL High Performance IT to the applause of both staff & customers.
British Touring Car Champion Colin Turkington becomes the FUEL Brand Ambassador.
FUEL become the official IT partner of the Ulster Grand Prix, which continues to this day.
FUEL are awarded ACT! Highest Growth Partner for the UK.
FUEL proudly become the 1st SAP Business One partner in NI.
FUEL proudly become the only ProcessForce dealer in Ireland.
FUEL open their new Scottish SAP office in Glasgow.
Our bespoke WORK Station sets world record for computing performance.
FUEL open their new Irish office in Monaghan.
The latest i9 liquid cooled PC’s are introduced to much acclaim.
The year Covid-19 & Brexit Hit, we were here for our customers, every difficult step of the way.
The 1st rule of 2021 is that YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT 2021.
Joe is allowed to retire as Director of SAP Business One, on the condition that he returns every Christmas to cook our Christmas breakfast.
So far it has been amazing, we will update you when it is over.
Looking Forward: with excitement
So ... whats next?
Whatever comes next you can rest assured that FUEL will be at the leading edge of both hardware technology and business automation.
We have had a number of firsts over the years and we will continue to develop leading software and hardware to the benefit of our customers.