History of Valley Office Systems


Inspired by years of shared industry experience at a national copier dealership and a bold new vision, Howard and Colleen Hansen and Tom and Kathy Gwinn acquired Valley Office Systems in 2003 from Lee and LeAnn Larsen who first established the Idaho Falls company in 1974. 

Both Howard and Tom knew customers wanted a local company whose employees were empower to make good decisions and get jobs done right and immediately positioned Valley Office Systems as "A Service Company Above All Else.  

Today, the company has offices in Idaho, Utah and Wyoming and proudly employs a staff of 120 very talented individuals of unmatched expertise with collective industry knowledge and experience spanning more that 250 years. 

Our primary goal is to help our clients improve workflows, increase productivity and reduce costs. We do this by offering best-in-class Multifunction devices, printers, scanners, and facsimiles from the following manufacturers:

  • Sharp
  • Canon
  • Ricoh
  • HP
  • Kyocera

​Beyond the hardware, we also offer Managed Print Services, Document Management Solutions, supplies, training and support for everything we sell. 

Valley Office Systems' Mission Statement

Our mission statement is simple and honest:

“To be recognized by our customers and our competitors as being the leading office solutions provider in Idaho, Utah and Western Wyoming, providing the best customer service, value and quality available.”

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