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Ergotron Continues Expansion in Asia Through Partnership with Japanese Distributor Synnex

ST. PAUL, MN, March 28, 2006

Ergotron, the worldwide leader in computing and video display mounting equipment, today announced an agreement with Synnex Japan, a leading global IT supply chain services company. Synnex Japan will import Ergotron’s broad array of mounting solutions into Japan and provide inventory, supply chain and marketing services to distributors, resellers and end users in the territory. “The display market in Japan is one of the largest in the world and with the support of our new partner Synnex Japan, Ergotron will rapidly expand its business in the country” said Jonathan Pyenson, Vice President OEM and International for Ergotron.

“This represents a major milestone for Ergotron as we continue to expand our international business” said Joel Hazzard, president and CEO of Ergotron. “By partnering with Synnex Japan we are best positioned to grow our Health Care, IT, Manufacturing, Financial, Office, Pro-AV and Consumer business in Japan. Today, our innovative display mounting solutions greatly enhance the viewing experience of millions of end users around the world and we are excited about the opportunity to add Japan to the list of highly satisfied users of Ergotron Products. The acceptance of the Ergotron brand in the global market has been exceptional and we will continue to aggressively grow our presence throughout the world by partnering with world class companies like Synnex Japan.”

“We’re tremendously excited to have an alliance with a world-class company, such as Ergotron who offers innovative products.” said Osamu Hinishi, Director Synnex K.K (Japan). “It is important that we offer our customers the best products available and Ergotron has enabled us to do that. With the help of Ergotron, we will continue to provide the highest level of support to our resellers and dealers, in order to help them expand their product offerings.”

The space saving and ergonomic benefits of Ergotron’s CF™ mounting equipment make these products especially well suited to address the specific requirements of Japanese business and consumer users.


About Ergotron

Ergotron products have been improving the human interface with digital displays for over 20 years. Ergotron’s portfolio of digital display mounting solutions includes wall and desk mount arms, desk stands, mobile carts, pivots and vertical lifts. With the introduction of Constant Force (CF™) patented lift-and-pivot motion technology, Ergotron’s products require less user effort to achieve more motion. Each Ergotron product is designed to reduce stress and improve productivity of computer users and enhance the viewing experience in entertainment environments. Ergotron, a rapidly-growing global company focused on the channel and OEM businesses, expects growth revenues in 2006 to approach 40%. For more information on Ergotron products, visit www.ergotron.com or call Ergotron sales at 800-888-8458.

About Synnex

Founded in 1980, SYNNEX Corporation is a global IT supply chain services company offering a comprehensive range of services to original equipment manufacturers, software publishers and reseller customers worldwide. SYNNEX offers product distribution, related logistics services, demand generation marketing and contract assembly and works with the leading industry suppliers of IT systems, peripherals, system components, software and networking equipment. Additional information about SYNNEX may be found online at www.synnex.com

Media contacts:

Adam Benscoter/Paul Maccabee
Maccabee Group PR
612-337-0087

Jane Payfer
Ergotron, Inc.
651-365-6679

  

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Michelle Judd
800-888-8458
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St. Paul, MN, US

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Phoenix, AZ, US


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