GEI Office Solutions Acquires Copier Solutions

Visual Edge Technology’s (VisualEdge) Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions (GEI) announces agreement to acquire Copier Solutions, a Canton area office equipment service company.

North Canton, OH — August 24, 2011 —Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions, (GEI) Northeast Ohio’s premier copier sales and service company, today entered into an agreement to acquire Copier Solutions, a Canton area office equipment service company.

The acquisition of Copier Solutions is part of GEI’s overall strategy to grow their business locally and remain a key player in the office equipment industry. “GEI will provide Copier Solutions’ clients with the same award‐winning service that our customers have experienced for over 41 years,” said Brian Frank, president of GEI.

Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions is the only dealer in the country to earn Konica Minolta’s distinguished Pro‐Tech Service Award every year since its inception in 1988. “This award speaks to the strong commitment we’ve made to our customers and our ability to provide world‐class service. While our accreditations are impressive, it’s our people and the services they provide that truly make the difference,” said Frank.

Brian Frank and the staff at GEI have been working with Tim Briggs, owner of Copier Solutions to make the transition for Copier Solutions customers as seamless as possible. “GEI’s commitment to the local community and their family approach to servicing their customers is exactly what my customers have come to expect,” said Briggs, “This is the reason I chose to partner with GEI.”

About Visual Edge Technology

Visual Edge Technology, Inc. (VisualEdge), headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, is a successful acquirer of imaging technology businesses and office solutions companies. VisualEdge acquired and integrated Graphic Enterprises of Ohio in February, 2004. The Office Solutions and Wide Format Solutions operating companies emerged from that acquisition. In 2005 it acquired Copeco, Inc., a digital document and workflow solutions company expanding throughout northeast Ohio.

VisualEdge seeks to acquire well‐managed companies that are leaders in their local markets across North America. VisualEdge provides these companies increased purchasing power, access to working capital to accelerate their efforts to capture market share and an opportunity to share in the ownership and growth opportunities of a significantly larger enterprise while retaining local control and marketplace identity.

About Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions™

Formed in 1970 in Canton, Ohio, Graphic Enterprises features the Konica Minolta’s bizhub series product line. Graphic Enterprises has received Konica Minolta’s prestigious Pro‐Tech Service Award every year since its inception in 1988. The company employs over 100 people in the Canton, Akron, Youngstown, Dover, Toledo and surrounding areas.

Graphic Enterprises Office Solutions is a trademark of Visual Edge Technology in the United States.

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