Global Imaging Systems (GIS), A Xerox Company, acquired Illinois-based Martin Whalen Office Solutions, a leading provider of office technology and software solutions for Chicago's southern and western suburbs.
Further expanding Xerox’s distribution in Illinois, Martin Whalen will immediately add Xerox’s full range of office and printing technology and managed print services to its portfolio. The company has distributed Canon and Kyocera copiers, printers and multifunction devices in addition to providing document management and managed print solutions.
“Martin Whalen has an outstanding reputation as a customer-focused company with strong ties to the community – an ideal fit to our growing nationwide network of locally based companies that cater to their individual markets’ unique needs,” said Michael Pietrunti, senior vice president, Acquisitions, Corporate Service and Marketing, GIS.
“Our family business is built on providing the most comprehensive workplace solutions for our customers,” said Marty Whalen, Jr., president and CEO, Martin Whalen Office Solutions. “By aligning with GIS and Xerox, we re-affirm our commitment to better solutions, faster answers, superior technology and the most responsive service available.”
Whalen will remain as president and CEO; Daniel Whalen will remain as vice president. The company has locations in Bradley, Tinley Park and Channahon, Ill.