Doing Better Business Acquires Total Service, Inc., in Latrobe, PA

Doing Better Business (, a leading regional provider of office technology, document management, imaging and managed IT services based in Altoona, PA announced that it has completed the strategic acquisition of Total Service, Inc. (, based in Latrobe, PA.
The company will operate as DBB Technology Solutions formerly TSI, and current President, Gene McElhaney, will continue to lead the operations at this location.
According to Debra Dellaposta, CEO of Doing Better Business, Inc. (DBB), “It’s a great match. The acquisition of TSI represents another major milestone in both the growth of DBB and it enhances the capabilities and services available through TSI.”
Says Dellaposta, “The opportunity to partner with such a well respected and long standing dealership within our already existing geography was simply too great of an opportunity to pass up.  TSI and DBB already both represent Sharp office products and with offices on both sides of TSI it just made for the perfect scenario.  We are so excited about being able to work with the McElhaney’s and all the TSI employees.”
“With the addition of DBB engineers, specialists, and other client-facing resources to TSI’s existing and valuable service organization, TSI can now offer a greatly enhanced range of services and solutions,” added Dellaposta. “We are very much looking forward to working with their clients to maximize these combined capabilities and to improve productivity, ultimately helping TSI clients do better business.”
Both management teams agree that the acquisition will take both organizations to the next level of success.
Gene McElhaney, President of TSI, adds, “DBB Technology Solutions brings real depth of capability for our clients with the infrastructure to provide best in class capabilities and services to the combined base of well over 7,500 clients. It’s very positive news for TSI employees and our clients.”
“Over the past 49 years, TSI has grown to become a respected office equipment dealer in Western Pennsylvania, with an excellent reputation for outstanding service and innovative solutions. Similarly, the Dellaposta family has been a leader in this industry for almost 45 years.  DBB also attributes their growth to outstanding service and innovative solutions in Document Management and Managed Print Services.  We’re very excited about the future,” says McElhaney.
About DBB 
Doing Better Business, Inc., was formed as a partnership between Debra, Beth  and Joe Dellaposta in 2013 for the acquisition of  the assets of Van Dyk Business Systems in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  In addition to DBB, the Dellaposta family owns and operates Word Processing Services, Inc. (WPS Office Solutions), headquartered in Hagerstown, MD. 
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