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  • Kyocera Sponsor for Olympics Copiers


    (ATR) For the first time in decades, copiers and other document management products at the Olympics will carry a new brand name. Kyocera Mita of Italy has taken over the sponsorship category for the 2006 Olympics in Turin.

    The Kyocera Mita brand succeeds Xerox, which decided Athens would its final Olympics, ending an association that has lasted 40 years, almost as old as Kyocera, which was founded in 1959.

    A statement from Turin 2006 says Kyocera Mita will be responsible for providing the equipment and services needed for the printing and reproduction of over 6 million pages.

    Kyocera will spotlight its Ecosys technology which is supposed to deliver lower operating costs with ecologically friendly equipment.

    The company will provide fax machines, printers, photocopiers and high performance multifunction systems, along with toner, cartridges, and other consumables.

    More Olympic news of the week in the October 15 issue of Around the, for subscribers only.

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