30.7.2003: Meldung: Distribution Agreement between Ricoh and Condre
Chuck Alcon, Jr., Condre""s General Manager commented, "With Microsoft""s endorsement and the support of the major PC OEM channel, the DVD +RW/+R format is poised for fast growth and acceptance. Condre""s relationship with Ricoh now positions us as a leading provider of storage and interchange solutions utilizing their new RW5240 drive. We believe DVD +R/RW will create a whole new class of 120 mm optical endusers that will require our products and services. We""re happy to be an integral part of Ricoh""s distribution strategy and look forward to a long-term partnership with them."
"Ricoh is very pleased to enter into this partnership with Condre," comments Steve Van Vorst, Ricoh""s OEM Sales Manager. "Integrating Ricoh""s +RW/+R drives into Condre""s market leading Duplication systems provides end users more options and value. We are equally enthusiastic regarding the distribution opportunity with Condre, as they are focused on delivering leading storage solutions to the marketplace."
Ricoh Company, LTD., is a leading global developer and manufacturer of electronic products for consumer, business, and industrial needs. These products include CDR Recordable, CDRW Rewritable, DVD+ReWritable, and DVD+Recordable drives, media, and components, digital cameras, advanced electronic devices, copiers, printers, fax machines and related supplies and services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company has 137 consolidated subsidiaries and affiliates in Japan and 267 overseas, together employing around 74,200 people with consolidated sales of over $14 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002. Ricoh is listed on Tokyo and other Japanese stock exchanges as well as Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Paris stock exchanges.
Condre, Inc., located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a leading Manufacturer and Distributor of CD/DVD R, Hard Drive and Tape Systems. Condre""s Management Team has extensive experience in the Storage and Interchange Industry, and focuses on the development of low cost, economical systems for the Institutional, SMB/SOHO, Legal and Financial, and mid range Corporate Markets. Condre offers its products and services through an authorized channel of VAR""s, System Integrators, and Dealers.
See http://www.condre.com/ for more information