With its operations across California and Nevada, Office1 says the acquisition of Chaparral will allow it to expand its offerings in the state of California. For its part, Chaparral says its customers will gain access to all-inclusive solutions spanning managed services, cloud services, and document imaging.
Office1 Acquires Chaparral Business Machines: Executive Perspectives
Todd Rogers, president of Office1, commented on the news:
"We chose to partner with Chaparral Business Machines because their document imaging expertise and commitment to provide a customer-first approach to business solutions mirrors what we strive to provide to our customers. We love the trust and loyalty the company has built locally over the years and seek to expand on that by introducing new solutions to their customers, in addition to the services they already receive."
Chaparral’s Market Manager Ralph Reese also commented:
"Our top priority is providing our customers with the best customer service available and the opportunity to grow their businesses by improving their office technology ecosystems, and we can do that with Office1."
Office1 Acquires Chaparral Business Machines: Market Focus
Office1 opened its doors in 1982 as Alternative Office Systems. The company, which is partnered with Ricoh and Samsung, changed its name in 2017 and now has more than 200 employees across Las Vegas and San Diego.
Meanwhile, most of Chaparral's employees will stay on board, along with executives Michael Munns and Ralph Reese, the company said. Chaparral's General Manager Phil Cagliero will remain in a consulting capacity, the company confirmed to ChannelE2E.
Mike Dudek and Rich Wisniewski of Zygoquest Group advised Chaparral and its owners Phil Cagliero, Ralph Reese, Jr. and Michael Munns on the deal.
Zygoquest has consulted on at least eight M&A deals in 2019, and dozens more in recent years. Recently, the firm was a key part of RPG Squarefoot Solutions’ acquisition of G&H Service Company.