Presidio-backed IDS acquires CNC Office Systems, Ontario Data Supplies

IDS Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm Presidio Investors, has purchased Ontario-based companies CNC Office Systems Ltd and Ontario Data Supplies Ltd. The value of the two acquisitions was not disclosed. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, IDS is a provider of managed print services. The company was founded in 2011 through the merger of five Canadian companies in the sector. Presidio backed the transaction. IDS said that since then it has acquired ten imaging and professional service companies in Ontario and Québec.


I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems Expands its Footprint in the Central Region with Two Acquisitions

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ – I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc. (IDS), a national independent provider of managed print services dedicated to the Canadian mid-market, announced the acquisitions of CNC Office Systems Ltd. (CNC) and Ontario Data Supplies Ltd. (ODS).

As part of IDS’ continuing expansion across Canada, the acquisitions will enhance the company’s nation-wide service capabilities and broaden its product offering.

ODS, located in Pickering with branches in London and Ottawa, Ontario, has been supporting customers with multi-functional printers and supplies for over 25 years, and is an authorized dealer for HP, Lexmark, Okidata, and Xerox. Terry Connors, President of ODS noted, “Being part of IDS will allow us to provide our customers with the most advanced managed print services and workflow solutions available on the market.”

CNC, headquartered in Vaughan with a branch in Barrie, Ontario, has been supplying customers with imaging services and supplies for over 30 years. CNC offers printers, parts, and repair services, and is as an authorized Toshiba and Lexmark dealer. Gary Garbutt, Vice-President of CNC, remarked, “Our staff is very excited about the future trajectory of the business and the career development opportunities that a rapidly growing national organization offers.”

In a joint statement from IDS, Oliver Blum, CEO, and Bill Hishon, Vice Chairman, commented, “We are very pleased with the acquisitions of ODS and CNC, as both companies have been supporting the Ontario region for over two decades, and both meet our high standards of excellence and superior customer service. We are now very well positioned to accelerate our growth in the GTA.”

About IDS

Based in Ontario, IDS Canada is a national independent provider of managed print services and solutions dedicated to the Canadian mid-market. Since 2011, IDS has acquired ten imaging and professional service companies in Ontario and Quebec. IDS currently supports over 27,500 imaging devices across Canada.

Companies operating under the IDS Group: IDS Solutions, CNC Office Systems, Cell-A-Net, EBQM, National Print Service Alliance, Ontario Data Supplies

Certifications & Associations: HP Service One Partner, HP DSS certified, HP Graphic Specialist, HP authorized Public Sector Reseller, Kyocera authorized Service Solution Provider, Microsoft Silver Partner, Lexmark Elite, authorized Toshiba dealer, CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark

Memberships: MPSA, MISA, CompTIA

SOURCE I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc.

For further information: I.D.S. Intelligent Data Systems (Canada) Inc., 6790 Kitimat Road, Unit #6, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada,

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