The 7 Best Office Equipment Dealers in Nova Scotia


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Whether you are an SME or a large enterprise business, buying a new piece of office equipment is a big decision.  A new MFP, copier or mailing system can cost thousands of dollars and cause serious headaches if it doesn’t work as expected.  Who you choose to buy from and who you trust to service your new investment is arguably more important than what brand of equipment you decide to purchase. 

At Office Interiors we understand that when making such an important decision you may want to get a second opinion; that’s why we put together this list of the top office equipment dealers in Nova Scotia.

To keep this list impartial, I have not included Office Interiors.

The Top Office Equipment Dealers in NS

Workplace Essentials

Founded over 50 years ago, Workplace Essentials has been providing office equipment to Nova Scotians out of their Dartmouth and Port Williams offices for decades.  With a service team spread around the province, they are confident they can service any customer.  From printers to copiers and fax machines to mailing equipment, they offer a wide variety of products from Kyocera, Sharp, Brother, OKI, and Riso.

Think Imaging Solutions

Based in Halifax, Think Imaging is a certified Sharp Direct Agent and who strive to take the complexity out of business technology.  They have an expansive line of digital whiteboards, display screens and signage as well as mailing systems and multifunction printers.  They are committed to providing top-notch service and boast a First Call Resolution Rate of over 60 percent.  Their primary manufacturer partner is Sharp, but they also offer Unibind and FP Mailing Systems.

Supercity Office Systems

Supercity Office Systems not only provide office equipment from both Toshiba and Samsung but also specialize in managed IT services and document management software.   Worried about the costs associated with picking up a new MFP?  Have no fear, Supercity provides rental and used models as well!  Their service team’s combined 50+ years of service means they are confident they can get your device back up and running in no time.

Datarite Intelligent Printing

Since 1983 Datarite has been providing Atlantic Canadians with the office equipment, service and supplies they need to do business.  Datarite offers a wide range of products including printers, MFPs, wide format printers, scanners, refurbished copiers and managed print services.  Their flagship line is HP, but they also offer Xerox, Canon, Lexmark, Samsung, Brother and Dell devices.

Xtra Document Solutions

With offices in both Sydney and Halifax, Xtra Document Solutions can offer full-service office technology solutions throughout Nova Scotia.  Their goal is to keep your business running smoothly and have decided that partnering with Canon, Lexmark and KIP and providing a passionate service team is the best way to achieve that.  Xtra Document Solutions believes it has the copier, printer or wide format device for any business, large or small.

The Fax & Printer Guy

Specializing in the repair, maintenance and sale of office equipment and managed IT services, The Fax & Printer Guy is more than just one guy; it’s a full team of office technology experts.  They also feature an e-shop with thousands of products ranging from toner and ink all the way to full business class multifunction printers.  Their primary manufacturers are Xerox, Brother, Samsung, Lexmark and HP.

Sackville Printers & Copiers

Sackville Printers & Copiers pride themselves on offering affordable rates for the office equipment for any workplace, be it home or office-based.  Established in 1985, Shawn Cornell and his team have been providing the copiers, printers, scanners, whiteboards and movie production rentals Nova Scotians need for over 30 years.  Partnering with Fujitsu, Panasonic, Canon, OKI and FP Mailing Systems gives Sackville the breadth of line they need to take care of their customers.

Tips for Choosing the Right Dealer 

Any of the dealerships on this list are worthy of your consideration; they have all stood the test of time, offer a wide breadth of line, and tout experienced service teams.  Ultimately what you need to ask yourself is which dealer you trust to deliver on their promises, keep your devices running and is the best fit for your organization. 

In our recent blog post on Whether to Buy from a Dealer or Direct from the Manufacturer, we broke down some of the ways you can compare dealers.  In case you don’t want to read the full list, here are a couple of the most important points:

  1. Do they survey their customers and use a third-party to calculate their Net Promoter Score?
  2. Are they members in industry performance benchmarking groups?
  3. Can their service team offer adequate coverage and response times to your location?

Want to Learn More?

In writing these blog posts, we hope to arm you with the information you need to create a more productive work environment for your team, streamline your business processes and control overhead and printing costs. 

It just so happens that we have a full whitepaper dedicated to the latter point.  Our Guide to Controlling Printing Costs breaks down why printing costs are so often underestimated and how they can be reduced.  

Prefer to speak to one of our Account Managers rather than reading further?  Fill out this brief contact form to schedule your FREE consultation!

 Cory Porteous
Marketing Manager
Office Interiors

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