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Star Micronics

February 22, 2012 12:25 ET

Star Micronics Names BlueStar as 2011 Distributor of the Year

BlueStar Wins Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2012) - Star Micronics America, a leading worldwide manufacturer of point of service printers, has announced BlueStar, Inc. as their 2011 Distributor of the Year. BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for auto ID, point-of-sale, mobility, RFID and security products has now won the award for eight consecutive years.

The Distributor of the Year award is given in recognition of distributors who demonstrate continued year-over-year growth in sales and perform best practices in reseller business development to grow the Star Micronics brand throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

"We are proud and excited to present the BlueStar team with the 2011 Distributor of the Year award," stated Christine Duffy, Senior Sales Director at Star Micronics. "BlueStar has been a vital part of our continued success and we look forward to continuing our partnership."

"We are privileged to receive the Distributor of the Year award from Star Micronics," stated Steve Cuntz, President and CEO of BlueStar. "Our partnership with Star Micronics has created a lot of opportunities for us over the years and we are excited for the possibilities of the future."

About Star Micronics America
Star Micronics America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd., the second-largest small printer manufacturer world-wide. Star Micronics also manufactures audio components, high-precision machine tools, and precision parts. Star Micronics Company Ltd. is ranked as one of the Top 50 "Most Stable" Japanese companies on the Japanese Nikkei. For more information, visit or call 800-782-7636.

About BlueStar, Inc.
BlueStar, Inc. is the leading global distributor of solutions-based ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and Security Solutions technology. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR partners, providing them with complete solutions, business development and marketing support. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. For more information about BlueStar value-adds for VARS and independent software developers, please visit

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