Toshiba TEC UK Imaging Systems will provide Glasgow 2014 with a comprehensive, managed print service including 200 multi-function printers supported by on-site engineers, a dedicated helpdesk and project managers, helping the Games’ offices to run smoothly in the period leading up to the event.
Throughout the 11 days of competition between the 71 nations and Territories of the Commonwealth, Toshiba products will be at the heart of the Games’ HQ, press office and athletes village.
Toshiba TEC UK was awarded the office automation category sponsorship package by the Games organising committee after a competitive tender. Toshiba TEC UK managing director Adam Sheppard says: “Toshiba and the Commonwealth Games share values such as healthy competition, a commitment to the communities in which we operate, and the desire to achieve the highest standards. We’re honoured to be playing a part in the Commonwealth Games and are looking forward to an enjoyable two years of preparation.”
Parent company Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 204,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$68 billion).
Toshiba already has a reliable track record in delivering world class technology for global sporting events having sponsored two Rugby World Cups – in New Zealand in 2011 and in France in 2007.