Barco signs Ingram Micro to expand distribution network of business projectors and collaboration solutions

barco1-0314Rancho Cordova, Ca. USA – 18 March 2015 – Barco, a global leader in collaborative visualization solutions, is now offering its popular Present-P and Present-C Series business projectors along with ClickShare through a U.S. distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor.

The new agreement was formed to expand Barco’s reach in the United States, while filling a specific meeting room technology niche in Ingram Micro’s already vast product line. Barco’s distribution model promotes success by leveraging the value that this channel brings for the logistical, support and marketing capabilities that distributors offer.

“Collaborative visualization solutions are in growing demand and present a lucrative sales opportunity for channel partners who are dedicated to helping businesses Realize the Promise of Technology,” comments Tim Ament, SVP of Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro. “The Barco Present projectors are an especially welcome addition to our business technology line-up, fulfilling the need for high-resolution presentation tools in the education, healthcare and government markets. We’re equally excited to build on Barco’s ClickShare’s momentum by broadening its reach to thousands of new resellers across the U.S.”

Barco’s business projectors come in both single- and three-chip DLP models, offering a range of lumens and resolutions suited to a wide variety of professional applications, from boardrooms to classrooms to large auditoriums. User-friendly, compact and quiet, Barco projectors feature the latest visualization technologies, including panoramic resolution, to present crystal-clear images in any environment. When combined with Barco’s ClickShare single-click presentation system, users can elevate their meeting rooms to a more powerful level of usability, leading to enhanced meeting efficiency and better collaboration.

“Ingram Micro addresses a very new part of the market for us and we’re looking forward to the opportunity that lies ahead for both companies and our mutual channel partners,” comments Patrick Lee, Vice President Entertainment for Barco. “Ingram Micro brings a wealth of local market and demand generation expertise to this relationship and we’re excited about our future together.”


About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM) helps businesses realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. Discover how Ingram Micro can help you realize the Promise of Technology. More at

About Barco

Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,250 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.051 billion euro in 2014.