Global Imaging Systems Acquires United Business Solutions
TAMPA, Fla. -- Global Imaging Systems, A Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX), has acquired the assets of United Business Solutions of Addison, Ill.
United Business Solutions, an independent distributor of copiers, printers and multifunction systems, offers document management and software solutions to thousands of businesses in the Chicago area.
The acquisition furthers Global Imaging’s strategy of creating a nationwide network of locally-based providers focused on improving document workflow and office efficiency for small and mid-size businesses. Earlier this year, Global Imaging Systems acquired the assets of Florida Imaging & Network Systems, headquartered in Pensacola, Fla.
United, founded in 1982, will be integrated into Global Imaging’s Chicago Office Technology Group (COTG), and will immediately begin offering Xerox’s full range of office printing products. United customers also will have access to Xerox’s technology and managed print services which help businesses reduce the amount of time and money they spend on printing.
“With this acquisition, United’s customers gain access to Xerox technology to help them focus their time and resources on their core business,” said Terry Dixon, president, Chicago Office Technology Group, Global Imaging Systems.
About Global Imaging Systems
Global Imaging Systems, A Xerox Company, is made up of regional core companies in the United States that sell and service document management systems such as printers, copiers and multifunction devices; network integration services; and electronic presentation systems. As an office technology dealer, Global Imaging sells products from various suppliers including Xerox, Sharp and Konica Minolta. Xerox acquired Global Imaging Systems in 2007 and operates it as a wholly owned subsidiary within Xerox’s North American operations.
Xerox Corporation is a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business process and document management. Through its broad portfolio of technology and services, Xerox provides the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox provides leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The 136,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit http://www.xerox.com, http://news.xerox.com, http://www.realbusiness.com or http://www.acs-inc.com. For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor.
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