Clarion Corporation Announces Partnership With Tweeter

                       Home Entertainment Group 
  GARDENA, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarion Corporation of America is
pleased to announce a business partnership with Tweeter Home Entertainment
Group.  Beginning in January 2004, Tweeter will offer a full-line
representation of Clarion's product line in all of their 150 mobile
electronics stores. 
Tweeter, a nationally recognized retailer of premium home and car audio
equipment, has had a dominant presence in the audio industry for over thirty
years.  Both Clarion and Tweeter anticipate establishing a strategic and
mutually rewarding relationship, which is likely to give Clarion a stronger
presence in the marketplace while creating a more expansive mobile video and
car audio selection for Tweeter. 
Matt Matsuda, President for Clarion Corporation says, "We couldn't be more
confident about this collaboration with Tweeter.  In a challenging business
environment, this exciting new alliance will allow both companies the
opportunity for future growth." 
Tweeter's Vice President of Mobile Electronics, Dan Jeancola, says, "We
look forward to this partnership and feel both companies will benefit.  With
Clarion, Tweeter has the opportunity to offer its customers a total multimedia
system solution, complete with audio, video and satellite.  We are excited, as
we feel that our customers will be, with Clarion's 2004 product line." 
  About Clarion Corporation: 
Clarion Corporation of America has its headquarters in Gardena,
California.  Clarion Corporation of America is the largest subsidiary of Tokyo
based Clarion Company Ltd. ranked among the top 100 Global OEM Suppliers by
Automotive News.  Clarion, an international leader in car audio and
electronics since 1940 is positioned as the number one independent car audio
manufacturer.  The company conducts research, development, engineering,
design, manufacturing, sales and marketing of entertainment, communications,
security, and navigation products for the automotive environment, including
IVCS (in-vehicle computing systems).  Clarion has more than 14,000 employees
worldwide and 24 factories in 10 countries, with marketing and sales
affiliates in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia.  Clarion is
located on the Web at www.clarion.com .
  

SOURCE  Clarion Corporation of America 
-0-                             01/08/2004 
/CONTACT:  Melissa Low of Clarion Corporation of America, +1-310-965-1719,
mlow@clarion.com / 
/Web site:  http://www.clarion.com / 
CO:  Clarion Corporation of America; Clarion Company Ltd.; Tweeter Home 
 Entertainment
ST:  California
IN:  AUT CPR CSE ENT
SU:  JVN
-0- Jan/08/2004 20:47 GMT
 
 
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