Ingram Micro Ranks in Top 50 on Prestigious Fortune 500 List for Two Consecutive Years

World's Largest Technology Provider No. 49 in the U.S. and No. 121 Globally



Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ingram Micro Inc.

    SANTA ANA, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:   IM),
 the largest global wholesale provider of technology products and supply chain
 management services, ranked 49th in the 2001 FORTUNE 500 listing of America's
 largest publicly traded companies and 121st on the publication's Global
 500 listing.  Acclaimed by FORTUNE Magazine as "the ultimate measure of
 American business," the 2001 FORTUNE 500 list marks the second consecutive
 year Ingram Micro has appeared among the publication's Top 50 U.S. companies.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000801/IMLOGO )
     "Ingram Micro is proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's top U.S. and
 global companies," said Kent Foster, chairman and chief executive officer,
 Ingram Micro Inc.  "We believe our global reach and financial position are
 strong competitive advantages our customers and vendor partners can leverage
 to support their businesses, especially in the current economic environment.
 We remain laser-focused on delivering solid financial results to our
 shareowners and continuing to lead the technology industry's transformation by
 driving costs out of the supply chain."
     This past year Ingram Micro led the technology channel in restoring
 financial health with its strong position on increasing profitability and
 overall value to customers, while continuing to grow its business to
 $30.7 billion in revenue.  Ingram Micro also provides leadership in bringing
 emerging technology solutions to market and providing value-added services
 such as market development programs, technical support and financing to
 enhance business opportunities for both customers and vendors.
     As the outsourced logistics engine behind many of today's leading
 technology manufacturers, retailers and global e-businesses, Ingram Micro
 provides world-class logistics management solutions and achieves a better than
 99 percent accuracy rate for U.S. order deliveries, improving efficiency and
 providing lower-cost supply chain structures for its customers.
 
     About Ingram Micro Inc.
     Ingram Micro Inc. is the largest global wholesale provider of technology
 products and supply chain management services.  The company operates in
 36 countries with sales of $30.7 billion for the fiscal year 2000.  Ingram
 Micro's global regions provide the distribution of technology products and
 services, marketing development and supply chain management services to more
 than 175,000 technology solution providers and 1,700 manufacturers.  The
 company is focused on maximizing shareowner value and achieving customer
 satisfaction through innovation in the information technology supply chain.
 Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
 
     Ingram Micro and the registered Ingram Micro logo are trademarks used
 under license by Ingram Micro Inc.  All other logos, brand names and product
 names are trademarks of their respective companies.
 
 

SOURCE Ingram Micro Inc.
    SANTA ANA, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:   IM),
 the largest global wholesale provider of technology products and supply chain
 management services, ranked 49th in the 2001 FORTUNE 500 listing of America's
 largest publicly traded companies and 121st on the publication's Global
 500 listing.  Acclaimed by FORTUNE Magazine as "the ultimate measure of
 American business," the 2001 FORTUNE 500 list marks the second consecutive
 year Ingram Micro has appeared among the publication's Top 50 U.S. companies.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000801/IMLOGO )
     "Ingram Micro is proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's top U.S. and
 global companies," said Kent Foster, chairman and chief executive officer,
 Ingram Micro Inc.  "We believe our global reach and financial position are
 strong competitive advantages our customers and vendor partners can leverage
 to support their businesses, especially in the current economic environment.
 We remain laser-focused on delivering solid financial results to our
 shareowners and continuing to lead the technology industry's transformation by
 driving costs out of the supply chain."
     This past year Ingram Micro led the technology channel in restoring
 financial health with its strong position on increasing profitability and
 overall value to customers, while continuing to grow its business to
 $30.7 billion in revenue.  Ingram Micro also provides leadership in bringing
 emerging technology solutions to market and providing value-added services
 such as market development programs, technical support and financing to
 enhance business opportunities for both customers and vendors.
     As the outsourced logistics engine behind many of today's leading
 technology manufacturers, retailers and global e-businesses, Ingram Micro
 provides world-class logistics management solutions and achieves a better than
 99 percent accuracy rate for U.S. order deliveries, improving efficiency and
 providing lower-cost supply chain structures for its customers.
 
     About Ingram Micro Inc.
     Ingram Micro Inc. is the largest global wholesale provider of technology
 products and supply chain management services.  The company operates in
 36 countries with sales of $30.7 billion for the fiscal year 2000.  Ingram
 Micro's global regions provide the distribution of technology products and
 services, marketing development and supply chain management services to more
 than 175,000 technology solution providers and 1,700 manufacturers.  The
 company is focused on maximizing shareowner value and achieving customer
 satisfaction through innovation in the information technology supply chain.
 Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
 
     Ingram Micro and the registered Ingram Micro logo are trademarks used
 under license by Ingram Micro Inc.  All other logos, brand names and product
 names are trademarks of their respective companies.
 
 SOURCE  Ingram Micro Inc.