SOURCE: Star Micronics

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May 21, 2010 11:30 ET

Star Micronics Teams With Ingram Micro U.S. to Grow Channel Presence

Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division to Distribute Star Point of Service Products to Channel Partners in the United States

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire - May 21, 2010) -  Expanding its commitment to being a channel centric company, Star Micronics America today announced a new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest IT distributor. Under the terms of the new alliance, the Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division will distribute Star Micronics America's line of point of service products, including thermal, impact, hybrid, and mobile printers to channel partners throughout the United States of America.

"We are excited to work with the Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division and establish an important new distribution channel that will enable us to partner with SMB-focused IT solution providers who are specialized in multiple industry verticals," stated Michael Hanson, vice president of Star Micronics America. "Ingram Micro's proven expertise and market reach within both established and emerging verticals will help bring Star's quality products to even more markets and support Star's growth in key areas."

As part of the agreement, all small printers, including the 2010 line of portable printers and the new TSP100ECO, will be made available through Ingram Micro U.S. The rich product line features products for the healthcare, banking, retail, hospitality and many other industries where Ingram Micro has a strong presence.

"Demand for small form factor, mobile printers continues to rise -- especially within high-touch consumer-focused vertical markets such as healthcare, retail and hospitality," says Justin Scopaz, vice president and general manager, Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division. "We're pleased to add Star's complete line of small printers to our growing portfolio of printing solutions and look forward to enabling Star to expand its reach and U.S. partner channel."

As a new Ingram Micro vendor partner, Star will make its debut at the sixth annual Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Partner Invitational May 26 - 28 in Chicago, IL. For more information about Star visit or call 800-782-7636.

About the Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division
The Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division 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 to these technologies, the division also offers partners access to the complete suite of Ingram Micro products and services. With offices and distribution centers across North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia, the Ingram Micro Data Capture/POS Division delivers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to technology integrators around the world. For more information, visit

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 manufacture 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.

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