PHOENIX, AZ — Fruth Group, Inc. (FGI), has agreed to acquire Yuma Office Equipment, a Xerox, Ricoh, Lexmark dealer headquartered in Yuma, Arizona. Following Fruth’s most recent acquisitions of Prescott based Computime and Phoenix based Canyon Office Solutions, this acquisition will further strengthen Fruth’s position as one of the largest independent and most accomplished office solution providers in the southwest offering end to end services including Cloud, Cybersecurity, Print and Managed IT.
Yuma Office Equipment is an independently owned office technology dealer with roots in Yuma and the surrounding community since 1959. Daniel Bombard and his wife have owned and operated YOE since 2013. Daniel will remain with FGI to help continue the growth of the company’s footprint throughout Western Arizona and Southern California.
FGI, founded by Chuck Fruth in 2001, has grown to be one of the preeminent providers of office technology services and solutions in the southwest. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) like FGI are becoming a vital component in today’s increasingly complex and technology driven business world. Within a market that is projected to reach nearly $ 300 billion globally, Fruth Group employs 100+ staff in Arizona and California in support of their customers throughout the Southwest, North America Canada and Mexico.
Yuma Office Equipment CEO Daniel Bombard says, “In my opinion, the acquisition will be great for everyone. Our employees and shared customers of FGI and YOE will benefit greatly.”
Vice President of IT Services at FGI, Jason Boffo states, “This acquisition gives us a greater local presence, improving our ability to support our customers throughout Western Arizona and Southern California, and brings the strength of Fruth Group’s Print and IT platforms to the Yuma community enhancing response times, SLA support and customer expectations…”
Fruth Group CEO Charles Fruth says, “We are excited about the people and the leadership at YOE. Daniel’s commitment to the community and the long-term relationships YOE has forged over the years present wonderful opportunities for our company. Our visions of the future are very much aligned, and we look forward to helping our new customers develop and refine their “Technology Ecosystems….”
The Yuma branch location will officially commence operating as Yuma Office Equipment, a Fruth Group company on November 1st,2021. under the ownership of Mr. Fruth.
Additional information about Fruth Group, Inc’s. services and offerings can be found on their website: www.fruthgroup.com. or call their headquarters at 602-414-9600.
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