James Imaging Systems has acquired the Wisconsin-based operations of
Ross Imaging LLC of Illinois, which will allow it to expand
operations in the Sheboygan and Appleton areas.
agreement, Brookfield-based James Imaging Systems, which provides
document imaging systems and related support services, will become
the owner and operator of the Ross Imaging offices in Sheboygan and
Appleton and begin serving customers in the Fox River Valley area in
Outagamie, Brown and Door counties as well as in Manitowoc and
Sheboygan counties and the surrounding areas, according to
and Appleton branches will continue to operate as Ross Imaging and
be wholly-owned divisions of James Imaging Systems.
has built a strong presence in the Sheboygan and Appleton areas, and
this acquisition puts us in a positive position to grow our business
beyond our base in the metropolitan Milwaukee area,” said Tom
Tegeder, president of James Imaging Systems, in a statement.
the announcement, Tegeder expects all of the nearly 30 Ross Imaging
Wisconsin employees to be offered opportunities to stay with the new
has served Wisconsin customers since 1961, and the company and its
employees are highly regarded in the marketplace for their strong
customer service, technical expertise and focus on client
satisfaction,” Tegeder said. “It’s a good match with the James
Imaging Systems culture and mission, and we are excited about the
opportunity to grow our business in Sheboygan, Appleton and the
entire Fox River Valley area.”
Systems started as a basic copier sales and repair business
operating out of a garage and a station wagon in 1977 and employed
more than 75 employees prior to the Ross acquisition. The Ross
acquisition is the third recent expansion for James Imaging Systems
and comes after it bought the former Waukesha-based Laser Tech
Systems in 2013 and its purchase earlier this year of Acme Office
Equipment in Union Grove.
Terms of the
acquisition were not disclosed.