Rimage To Open Tokyo Office Serving Asia-Pacific Region
High-Tech Writers / Business Editors MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 8, 2004 Rimage Corporation (Nasdaq:RIMG) today announced it will open a Tokyo office during this year's third quarter, handling sales and related functions in the Asia-Pacific region.
Rimage's Tokyo office will be headed by Yoshi Oyamada, vice president of business development, Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Rimage, Oyamada held sales positions with ALPS Electric Co., Ltd., a major Japanese electronics company that manufactures Rimage's Everest color label printer.
Manny M. Almeida, executive vice president, commented: "The opening of our Tokyo office marks a major step toward increasing our penetration of the large and growing Asian marketplace. Mr. Oyamada's extensive sales experience in this region should greatly facilitate our progress throughout the Pacific Rim."
Rimage Corporation is the world's leading provider of recordable CD and DVD publishing systems, which are used by businesses to produce discs with customized digital content on an on-demand basis. Rimage's publishing systems, which span the range from high to low CD/DVD production volumes, integrate robotics, software and surface label printers into a complete publishing solution. Rimage is focusing its CD/DVD publishing solutions on a set of vertical markets with special needs for customized, on-demand digital information: digital photography, medical imaging, financial institutions, business offices, and government.
Statements regarding Rimage's anticipated performance in 2004 are forward-looking and therefore involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to: market conditions in the computer peripherals market, competitive products, changes in technology, conditions in overseas markets that could affect international sales, and other factors set forth in Rimage's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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