Virginia Business Systems Named an Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine

Richmond, VA – Virginia Business Systems (VBS) of Virginia has been named one of the country’s Elite Dealers by ENX Magazine. The award is presented annually by the publication to the top office equipment dealers in the U.S. According to the publisher, Susan Neimes, the prestigious 2017 Elite Dealer awards were selected from a record number of entries. “Our roster of high-ranking performers continues to grow. I am particularly impressed with the caliber of this year’s entries, and their forward-thinking initiatives only underscore the health and vitality of the office technology industry”, Neimes said.  “Among Elite Dealers, success is not about surviving, it’s about thriving – and balancing growth, innovative marketing and sales programs with a commitment to their employees and their community.”

Virginia Business Systems has been named an Elite Dealer for the last 17 years. Proud of their achievement, Jim Dotter, President of Virginia Business Systems said, “Our companies have continually been at the forefront of developing cost effective, efficient, quality solutions for our client’s document management needs.  It’s not just about equipment and software; it is about knowledge, service and fast forward solutions.” Mr. Dotter continued, “This award could only have been possible through the commitment of our team. Our employees continually strive to deliver the best in quality, technical support and dedication to our clients.”

This year’s Elite Dealer honorees encompass dealerships with revenues of less than $5 million a year to those with revenues of more than $50 million. Elite Dealers are the entrepreneurs, innovators, top sellers, and celebrated members of the communities in which they work and provide office technology, software, and services to businesses and organizations of all sizes. Top dealers also do a terrific job of donating time and money to their local and national charitable organizations and causes, have a nurturing work culture, treat their employees well, and offer innovative marketing programs.

Virginia Business Systems and its sister company Edwards Business Systems (EBS) of Pennsylvania have been in business since 1954 and are one of the country’s largest independently owned Office Equipment Dealers, recognized by all of the vendors for excellence in sales and service. VBS and EBS, with over 180 employees, are in their third generation of management and ownership, continuing the family commitment of meeting and exceeding the needs of their clients. Virginia Business Systems is headquartered in Richmond and serves Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Roanoke, New River Valley, Harrisonburg, Shenandoah Valley and Hampton Roads. VBS recently acquired a dealership in Winchester, VA to further expand its footprint and service its clients.


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  • A Cleaner World – Roanoke, Inc.
  • Abbott  Bus Lines
  • Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy
  • Adecco
  • AKZO Nobel Coatings, Inc.
  • Alexander’s
  • Allegheny Construction Co., Inc.
  • American Biosystems, Inc.
  • American Heart Association
  • Anderson & Reed, LLP
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Appalachian Power
  • ARCpoint Labs of Salem
  • Azario Salon & Day Spa
  • Balance Wellspace
  • BB&T
  • Better Building Works, LLC
  • Blue Ridge Resources, LLC
  • Blue Ridge Safety Association
  • Brown, Edwards & Co., LLP
  • Budd and Company
  • Building Specialists, Inc.
  • C I Destinations
  • Carter Machinery Co., Inc.
  • Cherry Bekaert  LLP
  • City of Roanoke
  • Coca – Cola Bottling Consolidated
  • CoLab
  • Collegiate Pacific
  • Corrugated Container Corp.
  • Davis H. Elliot Co., Inc.
  • Engineering Design Systems, Inc
  • A. Wagner Insurance Agency
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
  • Fields Construction, Inc.
  • Fink’s Jewelers
  • Fralin & Waldron, Inc.
  • Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • Gentry Locke
  • Grandin Theatre Foundation
  • L. Lawson & Son, Inc.
  • Harrison Firm, PC, The
  • HAWK Advisers, Inc.
  • Hermitage in Roanoke
  • Hickory Woods
  • HOBART/Wagner Food Equipment, Inc.
  • Hollins University
  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences
  • Johnson, Rosen & O’Keeffe, LLC
  • Kennard – Pace Co., Inc.
  • Kevin Kays Insurance
  • Kirby – Cundiff Insulation
  • Kroger Mid-Atlantic
  • Lake Region Medical
  • Lanford Brothers Co.
  • Lawrence Companies
  • Lionberger Construction Co.
  • Lotz Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Lucky Holdings, LLC
  • Market Building Foundation, Inc
  • Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
  • Martin, Hopkins & Lemon, P.C.
  • MB Contractors, Inc.
  • McGraw, Bradley D. PLC
  • Morris Tile Distributors of Roanoke, Inc.
  • Nicus Software
  • Oakey’s Funeral Service
  • Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Plastics One, Inc.
  • Precision Fabrics Group, Inc.
  • Produce Source Partners of VA
  • Rice Management Co.
  • Roanoke City Schools
  • Roanoke Regional Small Business Dev. Center
  • Roanoke Stamp & Seal Co.dba Roanoke Custom Products
  • Roanoke Valley Orthodontics – Dr. David L. Jones
  • Rockydale Quarries Corp.
  • C. Rossi and Co., Inc.
  • Safeside Tactical
  • Salem Civic Center
  • Shively Electrical Co., Inc.
  • SunTrust Banks, Inc.
  • Tanglewood Venture, LLC
  • The Advancement Foundation
  • The Answer Network
  • The Creekmore Law Firm PC
  • The Patrick Henry Ballroom and Conference Center
  • The Roanoke Times
  • Town of Vinton
  • Trane
  • Valley Boiler & Mechanical, Inc.
  • Valley Restaurant Equipment & Services
  • Valley View Mall, LLC
  • VEDP International Trade, Regional Office
  • Viking Fence Co. Inc.
  • Virginia Mountain Mortgage
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Virginia Tech Roanoke Center
  • Virginia Utility Protection Service, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Virginia Regional Jail
  • WFJX AM Fox Radio 910
  • Woodson Honda