Global Imaging Systems (GIS), A Xerox Company, has acquired Iowa-based company, RK Dixon, a leading provider of IT services, copiers, printers and managed print services with locations in seven Iowa and Illinois cities.
The acquisition furthers GIS’ coverage of central Illinois and eastern Iowa, building on the company’s strategy to create a nationwide network of locally based companies focused on customers’ needs to improve business performance through efficiencies.
“RK Dixon has built a trusted reputation in Iowa and Illinois, and together we are bringing a powerhouse of technology and services that will help customers operate as productively and seamlessly as possible,” said Tom Salierno, Jr., chief executive officer of GIS.
RK Dixon will immediately add Xerox’s full range of office and printing technology and managed print services to its portfolio. The company has distributed Canon, Lanier, Lexmark, Samsung, Riso, and HP copiers, printers and multifunction devices in addition to providing document management and IT solutions.
“My parents, Robert and Carla, founded RK Dixon nearly 30 years ago on the premise that they could help customers’ businesses run better,” said Bryan Dixon, president and CEO, RK Dixon Company. “Aligning with GIS shows our customers we continue to be committed to reducing costs and driving better performance for them.”
Bryan Dixon will remain as company president and CEO. Jeff Dixon will remain as president of Information Technology. RK Dixon has office locations in Davenport and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Bloomington, Champaign, Peoria, Rockford and Springfield, Illinois.