Shuttle Inc. Appoints Altech as New Zealand Distributor
(December 1st, 2008 - TAIPEI, Taiwan) Shuttle Inc., the market leader of Small Form Factor PCs and barebones, today announced the appointment of a new distribution partner in New Zealand, Altech Computers.
Altech will be carrying the full Shuttle line, giving customers in New Zealand an easier and faster way to purchase Shuttle’s kits. Shuttle is looking forward to an exciting future with the new relationship.
Kevin Hartin, Altech’s Marketing Manager said “We believe that the new products coming out of Shuttle and the wider availability in the New Zealand channel will see a dramatic increase in the visibility of the Shuttle brand. The addition of Shuttle to our New Zealand product catalog is a great endorsement of the job Altech has done with Shuttle products in the Australian channel over the past five years.”
David Yu, chairman of Shuttle Inc., stressed how important New Zealand market is to Shuttle “We are pleased to have Altech as one of our distributors in New Zealand and we are sure that with continued expansion of our distribution network, we will maximize resources and new technologies to aggressively add value to our customers”.
The full range of Shuttle barebones systems are expected to be available to the New Zealand reseller channel during December.
About Altech Computers Corporation P/L
Altech Computers is one of Australia’s fastest growing IT distribution companies growing. Founded in 1997, Altech has expanded rapidly across Australia with office and warehouse facilities in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, offering a broad product range covering all areas in computer technology. In 2008, Altech has expanded, both domestically with a new branch in Adelaide and internationally, opening branches in Auckland, New Zealand and Hong Kong.
Altech was recently awarded the prestigious Microsoft 2008 Distribution Partner of the Year and has twice been recognised for its growth on BRW Magazine’s “Fast 100” list as the ‘6th fastest growing Australian company’ in 2004 and was featured again in 2006. Altech’s proprietors have also been commended as regional finalists in Ernst & Young’s highly honoured “2006 Entrepreneurs of the Year” award.