BDS Acquired by Kelley Imaging

Originally written by IA Staff and published at Industry Analysts, Inc.

Kelley Imaging Acquires Dealer

Prosperity Plus Management Consulting, Inc. revealed that it advised Fred Schacht, President of Benchmark Document Solutions, in the sale of the business to Kelley Imaging Systems, Inc..

Benchmark Document Solutions (BDS) was founded in 1994 by Fred and Colleen Schacht. Fred had already been serving area clients since 1988 as an employee of Xerox Corporation.  Benchmark specializes in the ability to provide a high level of service as an exclusive Platinum Authorized Sales Agent for the Xerox Corporation.  BDS operates with one common goal and that is to satisfy the customer.

Kelley Imaging Systems (Kelley) is one of the largest privately owned office technology companies in the Pacific Northwest with 16 offices in Washington, Montana and Oregon. Uniquely positioned, Kelley is a single source provider for all of your office automation needs: Document Management Solutions, Copiers, MFP’s, Wide Format Printers, Managed IT and Print Services and Mail and Distribution Solutions. Having become the partner-of-choice for hundreds of organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest, Kelley is able to deliver the best of both worlds – a single-source vendor with the presence and responsiveness of a local company, backed by the strength and resources of the world’s foremost technology leaders.

Fred Schacht, President at Benchmark(pictured), was quoted as saying, “Joining forces with Kelley Imaging will create a real win-win situation for all involved.  I am confident that Aric Manion and his team will provide the tools and atmosphere that will benefits Benchmark’s employees and clients.”

Details of the transaction are confidential.


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