WiZiX Technology Group of Roseville, California has acquired the assets and customer base of Sacramento, California-based Edwards Office Systems, an office equipment supplier and Kyocera partner. Moreover, the buyer is in the market looking for more acquisitions.
WiZiX has invested heavily in the office technology market in California, completing four similar acquisitions in the state since October 2017. Previous deals included Fresno’s Stanton Office Machines, Sacramento’s Scott Technology Group, and Livermore’s Complete Business Systems.
Describing the latest deal, WiZiX President Gary Johnson commented:
“The purchase of Edwards Office Systems is very exciting! Strategically it strengthens our market presence in the Greater Sacramento Area, without the burden of additional overhead expenses.”
Johnson said Edwards’ technical staff will all join WiZiX's service team.
Founded in 2017, WiZiX is actively pursuing additional acquisition opportunities, it said in a prepared statement.
In addition to its headquarters in Roseville, WiZiX also has offices in Fresno, Pleasanton, and San Jose. The company’s primary product offerings include Toshiba, Savin, and Lanier MFPs and Printers. It also offers a number of office technology solutions including Production Imaging, Document Management and Managed Print Services.
For its part, Edwards Office Systems was founded in 1980 by Jannie and Edward Chow. The company was a full-line Kyocera dealer selling and servicing a full line of copiers, printers, fax, and MFPs.
M&A: Managed Print Services, Office Equipment Dealers
Consolidation has been rampant amongst office equipment dealers and managed print services companies in recent years. Among the deals that ChannelE2E has tracked are:
- Marco, a St. Cloud, Minnesota technology service provider acquired copier/printer company Accent Business Solutions
- The merger of The Office Center and 360 Office Solutions
- QRX Technology Group acquired Kerr Norton
- Repro Products acquired 4ColorLaser, a Xerox Authorized Dealer
- Loffler Companies acquiring Copier Business Solutions
- Business Complete Solutions (BCS) acquiring StarPoint Advantage