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Higher Information Group Acquires New York Based Office Equipment Source

By Higher Information Group on January 13, 2021 | News + Events

Combination to add to offerings, extend geographic presence, and deliver stronger customer experiences. Higher Information Group (HIG) recently announced it has completed its acquisition of Office Equipment Source (OES), a family-owned technology company based in Elmira, New York servicing several counties in upstate New York and northeastern Pennsylvania. The acquisition will allow both HIG and OES customers to unlock even greater value and will provide HIG with a more extensive geographic presence.

“OES is an exceptional company offering a range of document technology solutions with an outstanding reputation for service and commitment to the community,” said John Frisch, Owner and President of HIG.” The partnership will supercharge our capacity to serve customers and accelerate our mission of helping businesses transform their day-to-day operations so they can focus on what matters most.”

According to OES VP of Operations Drew Mitchell, “OES and the Mitchells are extremely proud to begin this new journey with HIG. We believe this opportunity will empower our customers and our employees to deliver the most extensive and up-to-date service portfolio in the industry. We are excited to expand our capabilities and look forward to helping our customers grow their business.”

HIG will retain all existing OES sales, service, and support staff. Additionally, principals Mike Mitchell and Drew Mitchell will continue in executive roles with OES as part of the Higher Information Group family.

The acquisition extends HIG’s presence – spanning from the southern border of south-central PA and east to Philadelphia and to the north-central border of PA to central New York and beyond.

About Higher Information Group

Higher Information Group’s (HIG) corporate headquarters is located at 400 North Blue Ribbon Avenue in Harrisburg, Pa. HIG was founded in 1969 as Harrisburg Copiers with a focus on providing clients with traditional business equipment. The company’s business model, practices, and expertise evolved over time to encompass managing information throughout the document lifecycle. In 2001, the company was purchased by John G. Frisch, the current Owner and President of HIG. Today, HIG continues to evolve and incorporate new solutions that help companies transform the way they do business. HIG provides customers with services across four major divisions including Business Solutions, Managed IT Solutions, Document Solutions, and Marketing Solutions.

About Office Equipment Source

Office Equipment Source is a technology company based in upstate New York, specializing in providing office equipment, print management solutions and managed network/IT solutions to their customers. The organization has been family owned and operated for the last 30 years. OES covers Chemung, Steuben, Yates, Ontario, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Tompkins, Cortland, Chenango, Broome, Delaware, Greene, Albany, Columbia, Otsego, Susquehanna, Schoharie and Monroe counties. Office Equipment Source is the authorized Xerox sales agency in the counties of upstate New York. Proud to be partnered with Xerox, the world’s leading provider of document management solutions, Office Equipment Source has been the recipient of many Xerox achievement awards.

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