Systel’s History of Excellence

Systel stands as one of the largest dealers of Konica Minolta, Panasonic, HP, Ricoh and Lexmark products in the Southeast. Industry professionals have recognized our business dedication and unwavering integrity.  We are very proud of our accomplishments and the hard work and dedication set forth by the entire Systel Team.   

Awards Spotlight

Top Business/Economic Awards

In 2011, Systel's President and CEO along with other top industry executives were named among the 40 Most Influential People in the Imaging Industry as selected by The Week in Imaging. In 2016, Mr. Allison was honored as an ENX Magazine Difference Maker, which celebrates professionals making a difference in the Document Imaging Industry. 

Mr. Allison has received a number of accolades over his career, with some of the most notable being the Business Excellence Award and Silver Spoon Award from Methodist University, Business Person of the Year, Distinguished Service Award from the Fayetteville Jaycees and Al Prewitt Economic Visionary Award for his role in the creation of new jobs, Corporate investment and improved quality of life in the community.

His visions have led Systel to become the growing Company we are today built on the concept of providing the highest level of customer service possible.


Systel was named among the Country’s Top Private Companies, making Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500|5000 list for a 47% revenue growth over the last three years.  Systel was able to achieve this substantial growth in a declining market by recognizing the immediate need & changing our business model to offer cost saving solutions to our customers. 



Systel Business Equipment has been named among North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies in Business North Carolina Magazine in 2018 for the 8th consecutive year.  To continue to make the list among the growing businesses in NC is a huge honor.   For more information on our award, read the full blog article.


Systel Business Equipment has been selected as a 2018 Elite Dealer by The Week in Imaging, a news publication for resellers of imaging technology, supplies, and services. The Elite Dealer Awards honor the best and the brightest in the imaging technology dealer community. The Elite Dealer awards started in 1989 and this year marks the 30th year they’ve been presented. This year’s Elite Dealer honorees encompass entrepreneurs, innovators, survivors, top sellers and celebrated members of the communities they serve. These are the dealerships that provide office technology, software, and services to businesses and organizations of all sizes.





Top Industry Awards

Systel is recognized by HP as one of the Top MPS Partners in the United States earning the HP Best in Class award. Systel has earned HP Platinum Partner Status for another year, as well as being acknowledged as a Qualified Supplies Partner.  All of Systel's recent HP awards are amongst the highest tier status possible within the HP channel program.  HP's Best in Class award was given to only 10 partners in the country.

As a result of our long standing and successful partnership, Systel was recently named as the exclusive and sole vendor for NC State Contract sales. 



Konica Minolta announces Systel Business Equipment has been honored with the 2017 Konica Minolta Pro-Tech Service Award which recognizes those Konica Minolta dealerships that demonstrate the highest commitment to customer support and satisfaction. Systel Pro-Tech Certified Service Centers locations include: Fayetteville, Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington, Greensboro, Greenville Hickory, Asheville and Atlanta. As a testament to our Company’s Guarantee and Mission Statement, Systel is dedicated to delivering professional, reliable service and maximum performance for Konica Minolta’s award-winning solutions. 



Systel Business Equipment has earned Ricoh’s prestigious RFG Circle of Excellence Award for 2018 for all Systel Authorized Service Locations. The Circle of Excellence award is earned by fewer than 5% of Ricoh Dealerships nationwide and is designed to award companies with a commitment to service excellence. This recognition exhibits that Systel has met or exceeded the areas of Service Engineer Skills and Service Operations in a variety of subcategories.


The 2015 DLL Platinum award was presented to Systel in early 2016 and is one of twelve awarded to DLL Partners across the country. The award is given to DLL Partners who exceed $10 million in annual leasing volume. Systel has received the award twice in the last fi ve years. Systel and DLL have been Financial Solutions Partners since1996.


Manufacturer Awards

Systel's partnership with the world's leading manufacturers provides our customers with award winning products. Here's an overview of some of the most current industry awards received by each of our authorized manufacturers.


  • Best Manufacturer of the year (2015)
  • MFP Manufacturer of the Year (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • A total of Eight 2015 Pick Awards from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) for its hardware, software and environmental solutions.
  • ENERGY STAR Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design Award (2014)

Konica Minolta

  • Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) MFP Line of the Year (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • RobecoSAM Silver Class Sustainability Award - Leading the Sector for Environmental & Economic Dimensions (2016)
  • Konica Minolta Wins “Eco Mark Award” Bronze Prize — Comprehensive Environmental Footprint Reduction Initiatives Implemented throughout Color MFPs’ Product Life Cycle (2012)


  • RobecoSAM Silver Class Sustainability Award (2016, 2015) 


  • EcoVadis Gold CSR Rating (2015, 2014)
  • United Nations Global Compact100, which combines corporate sustainability and baseline financial performance (2015, 2014).
  • Ranked #11 on Top 25 Southern Sustainable Companies by Southeastern Corporate (2014)
  • Manufacturer Leadership 100 Awards (2015, 2014)


  • RobecoSAM Bronze Class SustainabilityAward  (2015)
  • Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand (2014)

To learn more about Systel’s award-winning products and services, check out the rest of our website or contact us.