Encompass Selected to be Authorized Parts Distributor for Alpine and Clarion Mobile Electronics Products

Encompass Selected to be Authorized Parts Distributor for Alpine and Clarion
Mobile Electronics Products

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Oct. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain
Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a
diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced
it has finalized agreements with both Alpine Electronics of America, Inc. and
Clarion Corporation of America to distribute original replacement parts for
their full line of mobile electronics products.

Encompass will supply parts for Alpine and Clarion, top names in mobile audio,
through its division Encompass Parts Distribution. Alpine is a manufacturer of
audio, video, navigation and driver assistance products for consumers and
leading auto makers. Clarion produces car TV and multimedia systems, car audio
systems, rearview monitor systems and fixed and transportable navigation
products.

"Encompass is pleased to add these world leading brands to our already
extensive list of manufacturers," said Robert Coolidge, president of Encompass
Parts Distribution. "With our 60 years of parts logistics expertise and
specialization in consumer electronics products and aftermarket service,
Encompass is an ideal solution to support Alpine and Clarion."

Encompass will supply Alpine and Clarion spare parts from its distribution
facility in Lawrenceville, Ga. outside Atlanta.

About Alpine

Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., is the industry-leading manufacturer of
high performance mobile electronics, founded in 1978. Alpine is the only
manufacturer specializing in mobile multimedia, an integrated system approach
incorporating digital entertainment, security and navigation products for your
mobile entertainment. As a consolidated subsidiary of Alps Electric Co., Ltd.,
one of the world's premier manufacturers of electronic components for
computer, communications and car electronic equipment, Alpine is the
specialized supplier of quality mobile electronics systems.

About Clarion

Clarion Corporation of America, headquartered in Cypress, California, is a
subsidiary of Tokyo-based Clarion Co. Ltd., headquartered in Saitama, which
has been a consolidated subsidiary of the Hitachi Group since 2007 and an
international leader in car audio and electronics since 1940. The company is
involved in the research, development, engineering, design, manufacturing,
sales and marketing of mobile entertainment, navigation, communication and
safety and security products for the automotive, marine, recreational vehicle,
commercial fleet and heavy industry environments. Clarion has been the
recipient of numerous awards for design innovation, support, manufacturing and
product reliability from independent organizations and customers alike. The
company has marketing and sales affiliates in Europe, North and South America,
Asia and Australia. Clarion is located on the web at clarion.com.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management
and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer
electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass,
through its business units Encompass Parts Distribution and Encompass Service
Solutions, provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent
dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished
goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment
services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal.
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CONTACT: Kristin Hurst
         Director of Marketing
         Ph: 954.474.0325
         khurst@encompass.com

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