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Epson secures Man Utd partner deal

29 Nov 2010

Epson has signed a global sponsorship agreement to become Official Office Equipment Partner to Manchester United.

The agreement means that Epson will supply Manchester United with its equipment throughout Old Trafford.

Epson Global President, Minoru Usui, said, "The partnership with Manchester United aligns Epson with an exciting and globally recognised brand, bringing us closer to our customers worldwide. Leading the way through constant creativity and innovation both brands share a commitment to achieving the highest standards. Our vision to excite and inspire customers is represented by Manchester United's success on the pitch and the unique printer and projector technologies for which Epson is renowned."

The deal was announced at Old Trafford at the weekend, ahead of Man U’s 7-1 thrashing of Blackburn Rovers.

Manchester United's chief executive David Gill said: "We are obviously delighted to have Epson as one of our commercial partners with immediate effect and are looking forward to developing an exciting communications programme that helps us both achieve our business goals. Epson is a superb global brand,that sits perfectly alongside our existing partners."

Epson expects the agreement to allow the brand to get closer to its customers.

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