Epson inks a sponsorship deal with Manchester United

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 29 November 2010, 22:51 Hrs
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Bangalore: Epson, a digital imaging and printing solutions company, has signed a global sponsorship agreement to become official office equipment partner to Manchester United, one of the world's most famous football clubs.

According to the agreement, which starts immediately, Epson, a global manufacturer of printers, projectors and scanners worldwide, will supply Manchester United with its equipment throughout Old Trafford. The partnership was launched at Old Trafford on 26 November with manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Chief Executive David Gill and the entire first team squad in attendance.

Speaking at the launch event Epson's Global President, Minoru Usui, said, "The partnership with Manchester United aligns Epson with an exciting and globally recognized brand, bringing us closer to our customers worldwide. Leading the way through constant creativity and innovation both brands share a commitment to achieving the highest standards. Our vision to excite and inspire customers is represented by Manchester United's success on the pitch and the unique printer and projector technologies for which Epson is renowned."

Manchester United's Chief Executive, David Gill said, "We are obviously delighted to have Epson as one of our commercial partners with immediate effect and are looking forward to developing an exciting communications programme that helps us both achieve our business goals. Epson is a superb global brand that sits perfectly alongside our existing partners."

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