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Ergotron Continues Rapid Growth, Announces Ingram Micro as North American Distributor
ST. PAUL, MN, October 23, 2006
Ergotron, the global leader in computer and video display mounting equipment, announced today Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), as its newest distributor serving North America. The distribution agreement enables Ergotron to build momentum in the United States and Canada.
As the world’s largest technology distributor, Ingram Micro has a long history of providing the most comprehensive product offering to its customers. “Ergotron adds to our growing portfolio of high-quality mounting solutions,” said Kevin Prewett, vice president, vendor management, peripherals, CE and Digital Signage, Ingram Micro. “Our customers now have access to Ergotron’s differentiated product line, which will help them deliver the best home and business solutions possible to their end-user customers.”
“Our tremendous growth has been fueled by relationships with industry-leading companies like Ingram Micro, explained Lee Schalk, vice president of sales, Ergotron. “Ergotron is now positioned to better serve their customers, as well as address new sales opportunities through partners such as Lenovo.”
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 Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for manufacturers and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves 140 countries and is the only global IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit http://www.ingrammicro.com.
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