ARIZONA OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES BECOMES WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF XEROX
August 17, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsPhoenix, Ariz.—(August 17, 2007)— Arizona Office Technologies, a document imaging provider, announced today that it now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and has added Xerox document technology and services to its offerings for customers in Phoenix, Arizona. This follows Xerox’s $1.5 billion acquisition of Global Imaging Systems, Inc., Arizona Office Technologies’ parent company
Arizona Office Technologies retains its name and locally focused independent approach to sales, service and customer support. In addition to current offerings, Arizona Office Technologies is ramping up to provide a broad range of Xerox systems and supplies. These offerings include Xerox’s launch this year of 16 competitively priced products designed for offices of any size, such as new WorkCentre® multifunction devices that print, copy, fax and scan, as well as Phaser® solid ink color printers and multifunction devices.
“Aligning with Xerox, Arizona Office Technologies will continue to strengthen our customer relationships with the breadth and quality of Xerox offerings while retaining the people, portfolio and business model that have contributed to our success,” said Mike McGuirk, president, Arizona Office Technologies. “We’ll continue doing what we do best: applying our entrepreneurial spirit to developing deep relationships with customers and delivering excellent local sales, service and support.”
Xerox has the industry’s largest portfolio of document systems and services and the broadest U.S. distribution network. With the localized expertise from Global Imaging’s 21 core companies including Arizona Office Technologies, Xerox increases its distribution to small and mid-size business customers by more than 50 percent at a time when its portfolio of products is at its strongest.
About Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Office Technology is a full-service provider of office technology solutions for strategic document management to help companies operate efficiently. AOT is a core company of Global Imaging Systems and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox (NYSE: XRX). AOT integrates copiers, printers and MFP technologies from leading manufacturers, Toshiba, Kyocera and Xerox. More than 12,000 companies and organizations rely on Arizona Office Technologies to deliver quality service and hardware quickly. AOT was founded in 1986 and serves businesses throughout Arizona operating out of Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff and Prescott. For more information visit www.azofficetech.com