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Ingram Micro Inc.

January 24, 2011 13:00 ET

Ingram Micro Named "2010 North America Distributor of the Year: Annual Growth" for Elo TouchSystems Products

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today announced it has been selected as 2010 Distributor of the Year for Annual Growth by the Elo TouchSystems business, a global leader in touch technology and a Tyco Electronics business.

In recognizing Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS, Elo cited the distributor's exceptional achievements in 2010 of identifying and creating new markets and opportunities. Ingram Micro was also recognized for providing value-added capabilities that enabled the Elo business to streamline processes and generate increased demand.

"In 2010, we celebrated our first complete year as a distributor for the Elo TouchSystems product portfolio," says Justin Scopaz, vice president and general manager of Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS. "This honor speaks volumes to our team's ability to ramp up quickly and provide the added value, as well as extensive resources needed, to expand Elo's market reach and generate increased demand."

In addition to its unique, single source value proposition, Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS offers the Elo business unparalleled access to the widest range of solution providers specializing in key vertical markets such as education, healthcare, hospitality, government and retail.

Ingram Micro supports and resells the entire Elo TouchSystems portfolio of touchmonitor products including custom solutions, interactive digital signage, LCD touchmonitors and touchcomputers to channel partners throughout North America. The distributor also maintains a successful relationship with the Elo TouchSystems business across all four of the regions it serves, including Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America.

For more information visit www.ingrammicro.com/dcpos or call 800-456-8000 x 64856.

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About TYCO ELECTRONICS (TE)
Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a global technology company with fiscal 2010 sales of US$12.1 billion to customers in more than 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; data communication systems; consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace, defense and marine; medical; energy; and lighting. With approximately 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, we are a recognized leader in many of the industries we serve. More information on TE can be found at www.te.com.

About Elo TouchSystems
Tyco Electronics' Elo TouchSystems business is a leading brand in touch technology. The Elo TouchSystems portfolio encompasses the largest selection of touchscreen technologies, touchmonitors, and all-in-one touchcomputers for the demanding requirements of diverse applications, such as industrial, medical, POS, kiosks, retail, hospitality, transportation, office automation and gaming. Elo founders invented the touchscreen over 35 years ago. Since then, Elo touchscreens have delivered one common, powerful result -- advanced computer technology simplified for all users. For more information on Elo products and services, please contact 800-ELO-TOUCH (800-356-8682), or view Elo products website at www.elotouch.com or direct electronic mail inquiries to customerservice@elotouch.com.

About Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS
Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS is a leading value-added distributor of auto ID/data capture (AIDC), point-of-sale (POS), radio frequency identification (RFID) and wireless solution products and services. In addition, the distributor also offers channel partners access to Ingram Micro's complete CE and IT portfolio. With offices and distribution centers across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS supports technology integrators around the world. For more information, visit www.ingrammicro.com/dcpos.

About Ingram Micro
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves approximately 150 countries and is the only global broad-based IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.