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Sharp Electronics’ SmartStorage® Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage Solution Installed on Baker Electric Facility in Southern California

Escondido, California - Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) is pleased to announce that it has installed its SmartStorage® energy storage solution at Baker Electric’s headquarters located in Escondido. The 30 kW storage system is coupled with Baker’s existing 90 kW solar PV system. Baker Electric, a key channel ally of Sharp, has selected the SmartStorage® solution to help cap expensive utility demand charges for its commercial building customers.

Sharp Grows A4 Color Lineup with New Desktop MFP Designed for Demanding Workflow Environments

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today released the new MX-C301W desktop color MFP, offering outstanding color output combined with flexible workflow capabilities, all in a compact footprint that fits on a small desk. In addition to copy/print/scan/fax capabilities, standard features include wireless connectivity, Adobe® PostScript® 3™ printing and a 7" diagonal touch-screen control panel.

Sharp Named to EPEAT Green Electronics Registry

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) today announces that EPEAT, the definitive global registry for greener electronics, has added 28 Sharp Multifunctional Printers (MFPs) and two printers to its product registry as of the date of this release.

Sharp Introduces SmartStorage Energy Management Solution Immediately Available in California, with Expanded Availability Planned for 2014

CAMAS, WA, July 29, 2014 – Today, Sharp Electronics Corporation announced the launch of Sharp's SmartStorage energy solution, which is immediately available throughout California and will be expanded to other states in the second half of 2014.   SmartStorage is a unique energy storage solution, which can dramatically cut utility demand charges for commercial and industrial buildings.  It was developed in the U.S. at Camas, Wash.-based Sharp Laboratories of America.

SHARP Expands A4 Product Line With New Color Desktop Printer

MAHWAH, NJ, June 11, 2014 – Today, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, introduced the MX-C300P color desktop printer, the latest model in its expanding line of compact desktop document systems. The new 30 page-per-minute color printer joins two compact desktop color MFPs announced in December, and offers advanced features that include both wireless and wired networking as well as direct USB printing. The device also offers convenient printing from popular mobile devices with Sharpdesk® mobile, a free downloadable app.

Sharp Receives Energy Star® Special Recognition for Energy Efficient Product Design

MAHWAH, NJ, April 3, 2014 – Sharp Electronics Corporation has received special recognition as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2014 ENERGY STAR Awards for Energy Efficient Product Design. Sharp is being honored for its participation in providing valuable insight and information in ENERGY STAR’s specification revision processes for consumer electronics and by demonstrating creativity in helping EPA address and resolve technical challenges to build robust specifications.

Sharp Launches New Line of Mid-High-Volume Monochrome MFPs

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) has launched a new family of six mid-high-volume monochrome MFPs offered in two distinct varieties, the Advanced Series and Essentials Series.
The new Advanced Series document systems represent Sharp's newest technology and are designed for customers with demanding workflow environments that need superior performance. The MX-M365N, MX-M465N and MX-M565N models offer speeds of 36 pages per minute (ppm), 46 ppm and 56 ppm, respectively.

Equitrac Enhances Document Accounting Offering for the Office, Educations, and Legal Markets

IDC OPINION 

Equitrac's document accounting systems product line continues to evolve. In its latest announcement, the company is in a solid position to maintain a market leadership role for cost recovery applications (e.g., legal and other professional services) and to take advantage of the problem of unmanaged document costs and pay-for-copy/print opportunities. Equitrac has done well in the established cost recovery markets and has shown signs of success for document accounting in the emerging general office and education markets. Keys for future success lie in: 

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.