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MAHWAH, NJ, January 14, 2013 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced that Business Electronics Corporation has joined its extensive nationwide network of authorized dealers. As part of the agreement, Business Electronics Corporation 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.

“We are proud to welcome Business Electronics Corporation to Sharp’s authorized dealer network,” said Rich Boomsma, Senior Vice President, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “Business Electronics Corporation is committed to providing superior customer service to clients in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Alabama area, making this a perfect fit for both organizations.”

“We look forward to reselling Sharp products in our local markets,” said Terry Chapman, President, Business Electronics Corporation. “They provide sophisticated features and outstanding reliability to help our customers improve business processes and increase productivity.”

Business Electronics Corporation, located in Birmingham, AL, has been in the office equipment business since 1988, serving clients in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa markets. 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

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About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, color MX Series multifunction printers (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. Sharp® MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass, to enhance scanning reliability and help preserve document integrity. To keep documents safe from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security by offering one of the most secure suites of MFP applications.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and information tools. Leading brands include AQUOS® Quattron™ LCD televisions, AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, SharpVision® projectors, Insight® Microwave Drawer® ovens, Notevision® multimedia projectors and Plasmacluster® air purifiers.