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Sharp Awarded Energy Star 2013 Partner of the Year Award

MAHWAH, NJ, March 5, 2013 – Sharp Electronics has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's highly coveted 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award. Sharp's exemplary commitment and dedication to energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR® program was demonstrated through its more than 154 ENERGY STAR qualified models across seven product lines in 2012. Sharp was also commended for having the biggest share of large screen televisions recognized as ENERGY STAR's Most Efficient 2012.

"It's a testament to Sharp's engineering capabilities and dedication to energy efficiency that even as our TV's get larger, energy consumption is decreasing," said John Herrington, President of Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation. "Our commitment to the ENERGY STAR program remains a priority and we proudly offer consumers the energy saving benefits they deserve without sacrificing size or functionality."


Sharp Continues to Extend Its Leadership in the MFP Industry with the Introduction of Four New Mid-Volume Workgroup Document Systems

MAHWAH, NJ, July 18, 2013 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, introduced the new MX-4140N, MX-4141N, MX-5140N and MX-5141N color workgroup document systems offering speeds of 41ppm and 51ppm. These enhanced performance models offer new features, such as true Adobe® PostScript® printing, Compact PDF color scanning and wireless networking. These models will also offer Sharp Cloud Portal Office, a new cloud storage service that enables businesses to collaborate and share documents and resources seamlessly throughout their organization. For color critical environments, the MX-4140N, MX-4141N, MX-5140N and MX-5141N will also offer standard PANTONE® Licensing for businesses that utilize the PANTONE Matching System.

“These new mid-volume workgroup models are designed around today’s busy office environments, offering powerful multitasking features, off-premises cloud support, mobile device access and more,” said Mike Marusic, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Solutions Group, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “Tablet-style menu navigation, combined with a built-in retractable keyboard and Internet browsing ability, enables these MFPs to be both high functioning and an added value. The standard Compact PDF feature on the MX-4141N and MX-5141N models is able to reduce the scanned file size of color documents by as much as 75 percent, resulting in decreased network traffic and more efficient use of disk and cloud storage.”


Sharp Earns Two Top "Picks" from Buyers Lab In A3 Category

MAHWAH, NJ, July 23, 2013 – Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, has earned two top “Picks” from Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging products and solutions. BLI’s semi-annual “Pick” awards are given to the hardware and software offerings judged to be the best in BLI’s comprehensive evaluations, which assess a wide range of the most important performance factors for buyers. Sharp was honored in the higher-end color and monochrome spaces for the 70-ppm Sharp MX-7040N and the 90-ppm Sharp MX-M904, respectively.

“These modular devices are very versatile,” said Pete Emory, BLI Manager of Lab Testing. “They can be configured for typical office use but can scale up to serve very well in light-production environments thanks to excellent paper-handling capabilities.”


Arizona Awards Multi-Functional Devices Contract to Sharp Electronics Corporation

MAHWAH, NJ, September 6, 2013 -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation recently received an award from the State of Arizona for Multi-Functional Devices. The contract, which became effective July 1, 2013, will be available to all State of Arizona departments, and agencies, as well as eligible universities, political subdivisions and nonprofit educational institutions.

The contract includes purchase, lease and rental options for Sharp’s full line of copiers. Awarded categories include Class 1 Black and White Convenience Copiers with available speeds from 20 to 90 Pages Per Minute (PPM), Class 2 Hybrid Convenience Copiers (Color) with speeds from 26 to 70 PPM, and Class 3 Black and White Production with speeds of 105 and 120 PPM.


Sharp Sets the Stage for Success at 2013 National Dealer Meeting

By Jessica Schiffenhaus, Research Editor, December 3, 2013

A crowd of over 900 attendees joined Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) in Orlando, Florida, for the Tour de Force 2013—the company’s national dealer meeting.


Sharp Launches New Line of Mid-high Volume Monochrome Workgroup Document Systems

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 14, 2014 -- Today, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, launches a new family of six mid-high volume monochrome MFPs offered in two distinct varieties, the Advanced Series and Essentials Series. This new family of MFPs make it easy for businesses to choose the performance and features best suited for their environment.


Sharp Continues Introduction of New Mid-Volume Color Workgroup Document Systems

MAHWAH, NJ- 1/29/2016
Today, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced three more models in a new series of color workgroup document systems, which will grow to 10 models by the second quarter of 2016, all built on a single engine platform.

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