Who Are the Best Printer and Copier Dealers in Virginia?

There are many methods of buying a printer or copier — whether through online retailers, big box stores, dealers, or the manufacturers themselves, printers and copiers can be found almost anywhere an office chair can be bought.

Virginia itself has many office technology companies as well — and as the question that this blog poses, we’ll give you insight into who are the best, most reputable, and most professional printer and copier dealers in the state.

If you’d like to read more about buying a printer or copier online versus from a dealer, visit our blog covering how to determine which is better for you.

THE BEST PRINTER AND COPIER DEALERS IN VIRGINIA

Considering that Cobb Technologies has well over 9,000 clients across Virginia — from Richmond to Virginia Beach, Roanoke and Lynchburg, and Charlottesville and Harrisonburg — we have collectively experienced just about every situation you can face in the printing and imaging industry.

Paired with the fact that we have seen so many other locally-owned companies throughout our 30 years in business, we believe we can offer some insight into some of the better vendors in the state that you may come into contact with.

Here is that list, in no specific order.

ESI –

ESI is headquartered in Virginia Beach, and has locations in Richmond, Roanoke, and Chantilly. ESI mainly provides Xerox solutions, and serves a great deal of wide format and production print clients. They are also capable of providing Document Management, Managed Print and Fully Managed IT Services.

Ethos –

Based in Salem Virginia, Ethos is a heavy supplier of IT services, and took over Blue Ridge Copier in Roanoke in the 1996. Ethos has a staggering 60,000 IT clients, and has been in the business for 36 years. When it comes to copiers and printers, Ethos mainly provides customers with Canon, Konica Minolta, and Lexmark solutions, and specializes in Production print, and  Digital Production print.

SVOE –

Entering business in 1934, SVOE is one of Virginia’s oldest office technology companies, with its main office located in Verona. SVOE also has offices in Lexington and Charlottesville, and  carries many different copier and printer solutions, featuring brands such as Xerox, Canon, Ricoh, HP, and Samsung. SVOE mainly focuses on copiers and printers with production print and mailing equipment capabilities, and also work within a document management space.

COECO –

Even older than SVOE, COECO started business in 1921.  COECO is headquartered in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and has offices and service technicians spreading from Raleigh and Greenville, to Richmond and Charlottesville. SVOE carries Konica Minolta, Xerox, Canon, and Sharp printers and copiers, and offer Managed IT and Managed Print services.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN WORKING WITH A LOCAL DEALER

With local dealers, you are almost guaranteed to be treated as a partner — no matter your size. Dealers must treat you with the amount of attention, care, and respect your company deserves, or else they won’t have any business.

Most of your locally-owned dealers offer more than just copiers to help your business, organization, or church; they can offer different professional solutions and services that can be specifically tailored to help your company become more efficient and sustainable.

Most importantly, you receive the benefits of working with people who were born and raised in your area — they know the landscape and what most businesses desire when they imagine success, and can help implement that success by keeping your business true to its core roots while advancing your technology needs.

Kevin Saylor
Kevin Saylor is a Business Improvement Specialist for Cobb Technologies. After graduating from Bridgewater College in 2019, Kevin began his career with Cobb, and when he's not working, he's out on the golf course, playing basketball or cornhole, or eating sushi and latin food.