Sharp® Announces Collaboration With Shi International Corp, Offering Complete Portfolio Of Imaging Products

 DALLAS, TX, JULY 17, 2012 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today announced its collaboration with SHI International Corp. With this first-of-its-kind strategic alliance in the imaging industry, SHI clients now have access to Sharp’s full line of world-class imaging products.

SHI is best known for offering its clients the broadest portfolio of IT products and solutions available, on a global scale. This new relationship with Sharp allows SHI to build on its reputation within the services industry, and significantly expand its product portfolio to all SHI enterprise partners, including Fortune 500 companies.

“We’re thrilled to be offering Sharp’s high quality portfolio of imaging products to our corporate, enterprise and public sector customers,” said Thai Lee, president and CEO, SHI International. “Sharp’s wide range of hardware and services presents SHI with expanded opportunities to offer award-winning and groundbreaking solutions to our diverse client list.”

SHI’s account sales teams will be provided with relevant background information on Sharp multifunction printers, including Sharp’s forthcoming light-production models, in order to make the best possible referrals to its network of long-standing clients, across industries. Effective immediately, SHI customers will have access to Sharp’s expansive imaging and commercial display products. This collaboration will also allow Sharp’s independent dealer network to capitalize on a massive convergence of managed print and managed IT services.

“This collaboration with SHI builds on Sharp’s goal to develop our product line and provide IT services as part of a comprehensive portfolio,” said Doug Albregts, president, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “SHI’s experience as an industry leader, combined with Sharp’s world class product line is certainly a winning combination.”

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