Founded in 1912, the company derived its name from a major pioneering invention, the world’s first mechanical retractable pencil called the ‘Ever-Sharp’. With sincerity and creativity as the two chief ideals that drive its innovation, today Sharp is a leading global technology pioneer in the field of home, office, and mobile electronics contributing to the society and wellbeing of people throughout the world. Employing more than 59,000 people and running seven factories worldwide, its primary business activities include audio-visual and communication equipment, health and environment equipment, information equipment, and crystalline and thin-film solar cells.
True to its innovator spirit, Sharp relentlessly looks for opportunities to provide solutions with the user in mind, offering simple human benefits, for the home, business, environment and society. Through its continued commitment to future innovation, Sharp employs 8,000 researchers in several facilities around the world and invests over 6.5% of its net sales in R&D. The protection of the environment is an important part of Sharp’s business philosophy. The company develops ecofriendly products based on cutting-edge technologies and considers a sense of responsibility and credibility to be the elementary foundations of its success.
Sharp Middle East FZE was established in 1998 in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai, UAE as a wholly owned subsidiary of Sharp Corporation. The office is the regional hub for the Middle East and Africa regions, covering 60+ countries, where Sharp offers multifaceted, custom-made Business Solutions and software. Some of Sharp Business Solutions.
Division’s core offerings include:
- Information and Display Panels, developed with specific vertical markets in mind (retail, healthcare, corporate), while offering content management and customized software solutions.
- Intelligent Interactive LED’s (Interactive Whiteboards) including touch display link software that enables users to take a picture from a handheld device and transfer to the screen.
- Multi-Function Printers, that answer the needs of business customers ranging from small offices to large corporations, with specific vertical customization alongside embedded cost and usage management software.
- Document and Print Management solutions including archiving, retrieval, printing cost recovery, usage and accounting software solutions.
In addition, Sharp Business Solutions works closely with its dedicated research and development team based out of Bangalore, India to offer tailored, integrated software solutions to its customers in the region. For more information please visit www.sharpmea.com
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