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MSP M&A: RJ Young Acquires Canon Printer Dealer Unitech

Business technology solutions provider RJ Young has acquired Unitech, a Canon printer dealer, for an undisclosed amount.

This is technology M&A deal number 707 that ChannelE2E has covered so far in 2022. See more than 1,000 technology M&A deals involving MSPs, MSSPs & IT service providers listed here.

RJ Young Acquires Unitech

RJ Young, founded in 1955, is based in Nashville, Tennessee. The company has 666 employees listed on LinkedIn. RJ Young’s areas of expertise include managed print services, document management solutions, facilities management, Canon, Ricoh, Oce’​, HP, Lexmark, Muratec, Contex, Riso, IT services, digital printing services, workflow solutions, office equipment, wide format printing, production printing, digital printing, promotional items, process automation, managed IT services, managed network services, production equipment, network security, network management and managed IT.

Unitech, founded in 1984, is based in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The company has seven employees. Unitech's areas of expertise include document management services, business services, managed print services, digital imaging and multi-function printing services.

This is RJ Young’s fourth transaction of 2022 and its twelfth in the past five years. The company introduced its technology vertical in 2019 and since then says it has grown that side of the business by 360%.

Unitech’s seven employees will join RJ Young’s existing team, while all operations, area offices and team members will remain in their current locations, the company said.

RJ Young Acquires Unitech: Mississippi Expansion

Chip Crunk, president and CEO, RJ Young
Chip Crunk, president and CEO, RJ Young

Amy Stone, vice president, Unitech, commented:

“When we started Unitech 26 years ago, we made it our priority to value our customer and employee relationships and provide our customers with the highest quality customer service. We are excited about teaming with RJ Young to continue providing exceptional service and technology solutions that power businesses in Mississippi and the Southeast.”

Chip Crunk, president and CEO, RJ Young, said:

“At RJ Young, we have always admired the way Unitech has been able to deliver the same superior quality of service that we also strive for. The partnership with Unitech will allow us to bring additional technology services to Vicksburg, area and beyond.”

Managed Print Services M&A

Office equipment dealers, multi-function printer (MFP) partners, copier resellers, and managed print services (MPS) partners remain busy buying one another. ChannelE2E maintains a continually-updated M&A list tracking the deals here.

In July 2022, RJ Young acquired Syndesi Solutions, an Athens, Alabama-based managed IT services provider.