Seiko Instruments Partners with Specialist Printer Distributor Current Components

Torrance, CA, January 15, 2008 – Seiko Instruments USA Inc. (SII), Thermal Printer Division, a globally recognized leader in thermal printer technology, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with specialty electronics distributor, Current Components, Inc (CCI). The deal gives CCI’s customers access to the Seiko Instruments line of high performance kiosk printers, mobile printers, and direct thermal printer mechanisms.

CCI is a leading North American distributor of printers and printer components. The company has achieved success through a combination of high-quality service and a deep understanding of the needs of its customers. CCI offers everything an engineer needs to complete a new printer design, from help writing driver software to customized paper roll and media solutions. This detailed knowledge of small printer technology and thorough understanding of the industry has resulted in a history of successful design wins. CCI is well positioned to help Seiko Instruments as it expands into the self-service and mobile printing markets.

“Seiko Instruments product quality is second to none,” said Chris Miller, Chief Technology Officer of Current Components. “With our technical support capabilities and commitment to stocking product, our customers can be assured of best-of-breed products, in a properly tailored solution, with fast delivery. This is a win-win all around.”

“I am pleased that such an important thermal printer specialty distributor has agreed to join the Seiko Instruments family,” said Bob Falco, Manager of Seiko Instruments Thermal Printer Division. “Current Components brings a vast amount of product and market knowledge to Seiko Instruments Thermal Printer Division. We look forward to working with them to enhance and increase sales and profitability for both our companies.”

Founded in 1980, the Middletown, Maryland-based CCI provides the expertise, products, and services to help manufacturing design engineers select the right printer for new applications. CCI also offer customized paper solutions, including thermal papers with an image warranty up to 8 years, and can host customer inventory from a specially designed paper warehouse.

About Seiko Instruments Inc.
Seiko is one of the most recognized business brands in the world, embodying innovative design and manufacturing excellence for precision technology. As a member of the Seiko Group, Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) builds on this exceptional reputation.

Founded in 1937, SII manufactures and markets electronic components, thermal and specialty printers, consumer electronics, communication and network technology, scientific instrumentation, and precision manufacturing technology. SII now has a global presence of more than 14,000 employees worldwide.

Information about Seiko Instruments kiosk printers, mobile printers, portable desktop printers, and thermal printer mechanisms can be found at


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