Sharp Selects Malone Office Environments as Authorized Dealer and Expands National Independent Dealer Network

MAHWAH, NJ, September 12, 2012 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced that Malone Office Environments has joined its extensive nationwide network of authorized dealers. As part of the agreement, Malone will now offer a range of integrated technology solutions, including Sharp’s comprehensive portfolio of copiers and multifunction printers (MFPs). Sharp Authorized Dealers receive a wide array of marketing and sales support, including access to innovative tools and ongoing training.

"The addition of Malone Office Environments to the Columbus, GA area will further enhance Sharp’s strong dealer network ," said Rich Boomsma, Senior Vice President, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "Malone has demonstrated a strong commitment to be a leader in office technology and we look forward to working with them in the support of their customers."

"We are excited to bring on Sharp’s innovative product line," said Sam Buracker, President, Malone Office Environments. "Our goal is to provide clients in the greater Columbus, GA area with leading edge products and services to make their business more efficient. We believe the addition of Sharp will further that goal." Malone Office Environments, located in Columbus, GA, was established in 1934, serving clients in the Columbus area. Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan. For more information about the complete line of Sharp workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit