SOURCE: Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.

March 19, 2007 17:45 ET

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. Recognized With Two "Editor's Choice" Awards From Better Buys for Business

Toshiba e-STUDIO™ 3500c/3510c MFP Series Receives Accolades From the Leading Independent Buyer's Guide for Office Equipment

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 19, 2007 -- Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) is proud to announce that Better Buys for Business, the nation's leading independent buyer's guide on document imaging equipment (copiers, printers, faxes and scanners), recognized the e-STUDIO3500c/3510c multifunction products (MFPs) with its prestigious 2007 "Editor's Choice" award, which is based on a rigorous analysis of all current models.

"We are very proud that the e-STUDIO3500c/3510c has been selected as an 'Editor's Choice' by Better Buys for Business," said Steve Rhorer, vice president, marketing, TABS. "As a completely independent resource for organizations seeking the best value for their money, this recognition underscores Toshiba's focus on delivering quality products that meet marketplace demand."

Better Buys for Business praised the e-STUDIO3500c/3510c MFP series for its affordability, "very good color speed, strong paper handling, and excellent image quality... round[ing] out a strong color copier line [that] keeps getting better." The e-STUDIO3500c lists for $14,999 and runs at 35ppm for black-and-white and color, and the e-STUDIO3510c runs at 45ppm for black-and-white and 35ppm for color. It lists at $17,449. Better Buys for Business dubbed these MFPs as "strong models in their class," making it the 2007 "Editor's Choice" for color copiers.

About Better Buys for Business

Better Buys for Business is the leading independent buyer's guide to office equipment. Its mission is to help buyers of copiers, printers, fax machines, scanners, and duplicators make smarter purchasing decisions. To learn more about Better Buys for Business, call (800) 247-2185 or visit

About Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc.

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) manages product planning, marketing, sales, service support and distribution of copiers, facsimiles, multifunction printing products, network controllers, and toner products throughout the United States, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TABS has four divisions: the Electronic Imaging Division; the Toner Products Division; the Document Solutions Engineering Division; and TOPAC U.S.A., Inc., dba Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), a wholly owned subsidiary corporation of TABS, that operates a network of wholly owned office equipment dealers throughout the United States.

Named the most favored manufacturer seven times by the Business Technology Association (BTA), Toshiba's entire product line, customer support and marketing distribution policies are markers for the industry. Among the many other awards garnered in recent years, Toshiba was named the "Copier Manufacturer of the Year" six times by the Marketing Research Consultants (MRC), and has twice been named to the CIO 100 for being among the top 100 "bold" (2005) and "agile" (2004) companies in the world.

TABS is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the sixth largest electronics/electrical equipment company and the world's 72nd largest company in terms of sales. Ranked by Fortune magazine as the 9th Most Admired Electronics Company in the World, Toshiba Corporation is a world leader in high technology products with more than 300 major subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Fiscal year revenue in 2005 was approximately $54.5 billion.

For more information on Toshiba copier, facsimile, multifunction printing products, network controllers or toner products, or for a dealer in your area, call 1-800-GO-TOSHIBA or visit the TABS Web site at

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