Browse our extensive archives documenting the inception, evolution, and future of Higher Information Group.
Higher Information Group began as Harrisburg Copiers, originally specializing in copiers and duplicators.
A change in ownership leads to the acquisition of Harrisburg Copiers and a transition to being a Toshiba Copier Dealer with a total of 13 employees.
Wide Format Printers
HIG begins answering the growing demand for wide-format printing.
Harrisburg Copiers moves from 204 King Ave in Harrisburg PA and is rebranded as Higher Information Group, commencing in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new main office location with a total of 42 employees and expands their services beyond selling copiers offering multiple divisions of products and services to our customers including: Corporate Printing, Document Storage, IT Equipment & Services and Shredding Services (along with the first truck to begin providing mobile shredding services)
Data Center Complete
HIG celebrates 40 years of being in business and finishes their Data Center, which allows the hosting of secure information.
HIG purchases Baler and “plant” based shredder
HIG Business Equipment introduces a full line of FP Mailing Solutions and Secap products following the purchase of a Shredtech Mobile Shred truck, making mobile shredding easier and faster. HIG continues to grow with a total of 62 employees.
HIG begins offering marketing, branding, and web development, helping clients boost their brand awareness. With the shift towards digital communication, HIG begins offering ZIX Secure & Archived Email Service. The growing demand for storage and Hard-Drive crushing leads to the opening of the Cameron Street Storage Facility to meet growing business needs and in-house Hard-Drive crushing.
Helpdesk at Your Service
HIG begins offering a perfect solution for business critical labeling applications in the form of thermal barcode and label printers while also establishing 24/7 helpdesk support IT support. At this time HIG begins selling security cameras for clients to utilize in an effort to increase the safety of their company, assets, and employees.
HIG upgrades to a Pitless Baler System, followed by the purchase of a second Shredtech mobile shred truck with a hard-drive crusher and upgraded controls for the pitless baler all while the employee base continues to grow, reaching a total of 68 employees.
HIG’s continued success and expansion led to the opening of a new sales office in Lancaster.
We Continue To Grow
The official ribbon cutting ceremony takes place at the new Lancaster sales office, bringing HIG’s employee count to 98. The expansion continues as the Canby Street Storage Facility is open and ready to accommodate growing business needs.
HIG acquires York Mailing Services and rebrands their Corporate Printing division to Mail & Print Services. The acquisition brings with it all new services including Mail Pre-Sort, Order Fulfillment, Data Processing, and Direct Mail Services.
Channeling our extensive copier roots, HIG becomes an authorized Canon Dealer.
Transition to Philly
HIG ventures into the big city scene with the establishment of a satellite office in King of Prussia.
Ringing in Change
HIG purchases PA Telephone Products, Co. and seamlessly integrates the new personnel, clients, and process into our VoIP Services.
HIG acquires Armstrong Printery to bolster the Mail & Print Division.
The process has started for the acquisition of Business Office Systems based out of Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Today, Higher Information Group continues to grow and expand their services, bring more talented employees on board, and build strong client relationships. HIG continues to move forward, looking to meet every challenge, both internally and externally, head on by providing lasting solutions to all issues related to information management.