Sharp Selects Hansen Associates, Inc. As Authorized Dealer And Expands National Independent Dealer Network

Sharp Selects Hansen Associates, Inc. to Join the Company's Nationwide Authorized Independent Copier Dealer Network

Sep 25, 2012, 12:09 ET from Sharp Electronics Corporation

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced that Hansen Associates has joined its extensive nationwide network of authorized dealers. As part of the agreement, Hansen Associates will now offer a range of integrated technology solutions, including Sharp's extensive portfolio of copiers and multifunction printers (MFPs). Sharp Authorized Dealers receive a wide array of marketing and sales support, including access to innovative tools and ongoing training.

"Sharp is proud to welcome Hansen Associates to our dealer network," said Rich Boomsma, Senior Vice President, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "We believe the combination of Sharp's innovative products and Hansen's outstanding customer service and support will be a valuable asset to the northern Chicago and southeast Wisconsin business communities."

"We are extremely pleased to be part of the Sharp dealer community," said Kevin Runyen, owner, Hansen Associates.  "Sharp's leading edge technology and award-winning product line will provide the reliability and productivity that our customers expect in their office environments."

Hansen Associates, Inc., located in Grayslake, IL, has been in business since 1988, serving clients in the Illinois and Wisconsin markets.  Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan.  For more information about the complete line of Sharp workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit

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About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, color MX Series multifunction printers (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. Sharp® MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass, to enhance scanning reliability and help preserve document integrity.  To keep documents safe from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security by offering one of the most secure suites of MFP applications.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation.  Celebrating its 100th year, Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and information tools. Leading brands include AQUOS® Quattron™ LCD televisions, AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, SharpVision® projectors, Insight® Microwave Drawer® ovens, Notevision® multimedia projectors and Plasmacluster® air purifiers.

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