Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, is excited to announce our National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) national exclusive contract award for Copiers with Related Imaging Equipment, Solutions, Accessories, Supplies and Services. The contract award includes Sharp’s full line of MFPs, AQUOS BOARD™ Interactive Display Systems, Professional Projectors and Professional Displays. As a result of the award, Sharp will be the sole provider of these products and services to NJPA members through 2016.

NJPA is a national municipal contracting agency that facilitates competitive Request For Proposals resulting in national cooperative contract solutions through business and service relationships. NJPA serves government, education and non-profit agencies and is governed by publicly elected officials. NJPA serves over 50,000 member agencies through its highly valued cooperative contracts. Mike Hajek, Director of Contracts and Marketing, NJPA, commented on the award, “I am confident we have contracted the “right” digital imaging solution company for our member agencies. I also offer you this assurance. Sharp is connected and partnered with the “right” contracting agency. Together, NJPA and the Sharp technology solutions will have an advancing impact on the effectiveness and efficiencies of government and education agencies across the country. We look forward to working together and growing this contract beyond all expectations and projections.”

Sharp has provided NJPA products and services for the past 12+ years and as a result of this award, the corporation will continue to offer advanced technology to NJPA and its members. “It is an honor to be recognized and awarded this contract by NJPA. This provides another example of the value that Sharp strives to bring to our customers,” said Doug Albregts, President, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “We look forward to continuing to offer our range of innovative office technology solutions to the NJPA through 2016.”

Committed to serving its members purchasing needs, NJPA is driven to provide efficient public service through its national cooperative contract purchasing solutions. NJPA competitively bids contract solutions on their members behalf, saving organizations valuable time, expense and effort while offering the very best national published contract pricing. NJPA’s members include local Government, Educational and Non-Profit organizations. Sharp’s exclusive contract with NJPA helps customers reduce the time and expense of the purchasing process, as well as provides national volume pricing, one-step ordering, same-day order processing and prompt delivery.