Sharp Selects Raines Office Solutions as Authorized Dealer and Expands National Independent Dealer Network

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, announced that Raines Office Solutions has joined its extensive nationwide network of authorized dealers. As part of the agreement, Raines Office Solutions, headquartered in Proctorville, OH, will now offer a range of integrated technology solutions, including Sharp's comprehensive portfolio of copiers and multifunction printers (MFPs). Sharp Authorized Dealers receive a wide array of marketing and sales support, including access to innovative tools and ongoing training.

"Raines Office Solutions is a strong addition to our dealer network, and we are pleased to bring additional support to the markets they serve," said Laura Blackmer, Senior Vice President, Sales, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "We look forward to working with Raines Office Solutions to provide this market with innovative products and services to increase business efficiency." 

"We strive to provide our customers with the best possible fit of products and services," said Todd Raines, Owner, Raines Office Solutions.  "The addition of Sharp's innovative product portfolio will expand our capabilities and help us develop a strong value proposition for our customers."

Todd Raines, who had been working in the office equipment business for 28 years, started Raines Office Solutions in late 2015 to serve clients in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.  Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan. For more information about the complete line of Sharp workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit

About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, MX Series multifunction printer (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. Sharp MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass to enhance scanning reliability and preserve document integrity. To keep documents safe from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security.

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