AOC appoints Ingram Micro as Thailand Distributor
<strong style="font-size:14px">Bangkok, 16 July 2010: AOC</strong> today announced the appointment of Ingram Micro as a new distribution partner in Thailand.
Ingram Micro will be carrying the complete range of AOC monitors, providing the Thailand reseller channel with ongoing supply of the already popular AOC products.
Clement Mak, Ingram Micro’s Thailand Managing Director, said “We are very pleased to be appointed as the authorized exclusive distributor for AOC in Thailand. AOC is a good brand with high quality products and excellent value for money. We look forward to bringing AOC to our 2000 active resellers in Thailand, both in Bangkok and up-country."
Suksant Treenupart, AOC’s Thailand Business Development Manager, said “Ingram Micro is a very strong worldwide company. Their successful experience will advance AOC in the Thai market. It’s wonderful to say that we have finally met the perfect partner.”
Ingram Micro will offer Thai resellers a range of newly-released AOC models, including the Luvia series of LED-backlit monitors. Luvia introduces fresh fashion to the widescreen industry with an elegant, ultra-slim cabinet that tapers to just 22mm. Its green power technology consumes 48% less electricity than traditional LCD monitors.
<strong style="font-size:14px">About Ingram Micro</strong>
Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company, is the world’s largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company for the IT industry worldwide. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution.
Since its beginnings in 1979, Ingram Micro has connected technology solution providers with vendors worldwide, identifying markets and technologies that shape the IT industry. Today, Ingram Micro remains at the forefront of the global technology marketplace, bringing the latest products and services to market and finding new ways to bring value to its customers.
The company supports global operations through an extensive sales and distribution network throughout North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
Ingram Micro Thailand was founded in 1995. Ingram has 2,000 customers throughout Thailand, with 5 branches in major cities outside Bangkok.
<strong style="font-size:14px">About AOC</strong>
Admiral, AOC former company, was founded in 1934 in Chicago, USA by Ross Siragusa. Admiral Overseas Corporation (AOC) was established in 1967 in Taiwan. With long-term dedicated research and development, AOC today offers a wide range of top-performing CRT and LCD monitors and LCD TVs.
Equipped with a strong and comprehensive product platform, production strength and scaled operations, AOC has been able to maintain year-on-year growth above 20% in the past 4 years. In 2009 alone, despite the global downturn, AOC shipped 10 million units of LCD monitor, representing an annual growth rate of 33.4%. In Asia Pacific, AOC market share is over 15%, ranking AOC second in volume (Source: IDC AP non-bundled PC Monitor Tracker Q4 2009, ex. Japan, Taiwan & Korea).
AOC is positioned to be one of the top global brands in providing the best value display technology. Nowadays AOC offers not just technology, but also a unique lifestyle feeling. AOC LCD monitors bring a green, entertaining, ergonomic life experience. AOC – Art of Colors.