SOURCE: BlueStar

June 16, 2008 11:48 ET

Star Micronics Names BlueStar Top Distributor for 2007

BlueStar Presented With Award for Star Micronics Sales Growth

FLORENCE, KY--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, has been recognized by Star Micronics America, Inc. as its 2007 Distributor of the Year.

The Distributor of the Year award is given to the distributor that demonstrates continued year-over-year growth in sales and in addition, delivers best practices in working with its reseller partners and business development to grow the Star Micronics brand throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

"We are very honored to receive this award from Star Micronics America," says Steve Cuntz, President and CEO of BlueStar. "We have worked closely with Star Micronics for many years, and are thrilled that BlueStar is the 'go-to' distributor for Star products."

"Star is pleased to recognize BlueStar for the fourth consecutive year as our top distributor, acknowledging not only their top sales, but their dedication to the POS market," says Christine Duffy, National Sales Manager for Star Micronics.

About Star Micronics

Star Micronics America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd., a world-wide leading producer of POS printers, audio components, high-precision machine tools, and precision parts. For more information, contact Star Micronics America, Inc., at 800-782-7636 or visit www.starmicronics.com.

About BlueStar

BlueStar is a leading solutions-based distributor of Point-of-Sale, bar coding, data collection, radio frequency identification (RFID), and wireless mobility products. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR Partners, providing them with complete solutions at competitive prices. 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, please contact a BlueStar Account Executive or log on to www.bluestarinc.com.

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