Marking their 50th Anniversary in the printing industry and the corporation’s 110th Anniversary in business, SHARP South Africa celebrated their success and unprecedented business growth during a partner event recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
This event was a follow up from the Sharp summit in 2020 where representatives from SHARP Middle East & Africa shared insight into the company’s growth over this period. It was also an opportunity to provide further product and technology updates to assist with future strategies and growth within the Southern African market.
A feature to the evening was the introduction of the latest A3 technologies from SHARP and the official unveiling of the new CR5.0 series. A digital full-colour & mono A3 MFP lineup encompassing stylishly designed control panels, enhanced cloud connectivity, additional security enablement and exciting new features offering integration into virtual meeting room applications.
“This year we celebrate the 110th year anniversary of Sharp Corporation keeping our core business value of ‘Sincerity & Creativity’ as key to delivering state-of-the-art technologies. We assure our partners and customers of continuing to develop innovative products that would shape the future of electronics.” said Sota Saito, Managing Director, SHARP Middle East & Africa.
“The new CR5.0 MFPs launched in the region that are built around the business needs of our customers. We would like to thank the tremendous effort from partners in Southern Africa for their contribution to our year-on-year growth in market share.” said Stanley Samuel, Dy. General Manager, SHARP Middle East & Africa.
In addition to the formalities SHARP commemorated top performing partners in their respective categories for their continued support in expanding the SHARP business in Southern Africa. These awards based on various criteria acknowledged individual commitment as well as re-affirmed shared vision with Sharp.
The event was recognized by all in attendance as a success with a benchmark being established for future engagement.