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West Mifflin Firm Acquired by Michigan Company

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
February 04, 2016
Posted in: Announcements

A West Mifflin company providing computer and network support for major corporations in the Pittsburgh area has been acquired by a firm based in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Compu-Fix, located on Thompson Run Road, has been purchased by Service Express Inc., it was announced last week. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Both companies are privately held.

Founded in 1980, Compu-Fix provides maintenance and repairs on computing systems for more than 300 customers, ranging from small local businesses to Fortune 500 companies, a spokesman said.

The company has 22 employees.

Compu-Fix's founder and CEO, David Babcock, said the two companies are "very complementary" in terms of the services and products they offer. "We are confident that we will be able to provide immediate incremental value to our customers out of the gate as a result,” he said in a statement.

SEI maintains servers and computer networks for hospitals, manufacturing plants, universities, banks, financial institutions, government agencies and other clients across 33 offices in 15 states, a company spokesman said.

Those offices include one in Bridgeville. Neither company said whether the West Mifflin location will remain open.

SEI's president and CEO, Ron Alvesteffer, said in a statement that the company is "excited" to partner with Compu-Fix "to address the broader needs of the combined customer base."

“Compu-Fix has an extremely strong presence in its markets and is highly regarded in terms of its dedication to customer service and high quality support which aligns very well with our mission at SEI," Alvesteffer said.

SEI intends to "leverage the strong reputation and service capabilities of Compu-Fix" to bolster its presence in the tri-state area and maintain services for both new and existing customers, a spokesman said.

Originally published February 04, 2016.

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