Stratix Systems (stratixsystems.com), a leading regional provider of office technology, content management, imaging and managed IT services based in Wyomissing, PA, announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of office equipment dealership block Business Solutions (block.com), based in York, PA.
The company will trade as “block, a Stratix Systems company.” John Schriver, CEO of block, will continue to lead the new organization.
According to Brent Simone, President of Stratix Systems, “It’s a great match. The acquisition of block represents another major milestone in both the growth of Stratix Systems and the capabilities and services available through block Business Solutions.”
Says Simone, “Our goal is to combine the strengths of two outstanding organizations into a service-driven powerhouse with expanded capabilities, expanded geographies, expanded opportunities and a combined strength that will be very positive for our Central Pennsylvania clients.”
“With the addition of Stratix Systems engineers, specialists, and other client-facing resources to block’s existing and valuable service organization, block can now offer a greatly enhanced range of services and solutions,” added Simone. “We are very much looking forward to working with their clients to maximize these combined capabilities to improve productivity and reduce costs for block clients.”
Both management teams agree that the acquisition will take both organizations to the next level of success.
John Schriver, CEO of block, adds, “Stratix Systems brings real depth of capability for our clients with the infrastructure to provide best in class capabilities and services to the combined base of well over 5,000 clients. It’s very positive news for block employees and our clients.”
“Over the past 30+ years, block has grown to become a respected office equipment dealer in Central Pennsylvania, with an excellent reputation for outstanding service and innovative solutions. Similarly, Stratix Systems, with its 50-year history, has grown 500% over the past decade, also attributes its growth to outstanding service and innovative solutions in IT, Content and Document Management, and Imaging. We’re very excited about the future,” says Schriver.
About Stratix Systems
With offices in Reading, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Central and Northern New Jersey, and now, York, PA, Stratix Systems is one of the region’s leading technology solutions partners. Stratix Systems has the people, resources and experience to deliver the IT, content management and imaging support clients need: where, when and how they need it. Stratix Systems has also earned certification as a Pros Elite 100 dealer in this region. This award certification recognizes the top-shelf achievement and client service 100 service organizations in the country. In fact, Stratix and block are the only two organizations holding the Pros Elite certification in the region. Very few providers in the region this market can match the vast array of total business solutions and responsive service available from Stratix Systems. It’s no wonder why Stratix Systems is the partner-of-choice for over 5,000 organizations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Stratix Systems is headquartered in Wyomissing, PA.