New line debuts at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 8
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2009--At the Consumer Electronics Show, Staples,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world's largest office products company and
leading retailer of shredders, today announced the global launch of a
new line of shredders built with the latest technology and exclusive,
innovative features. The shredders will hit Staples store shelves
beginning February 2009, with availability at both Staples retail stores
This line was created through a partnership with TTI Co. Ltd., a
recognized leader in high performance technology and the manufacturer of
Ryobi(C), Hoover(R) and Milwaukee(R) products.
The new Staples shredders were built to provide customers with the
highest performance features available on the market, including
durability, speed, compactness and stylish design. These shredders
feature exclusive new technologies that improve overall performance
while delivering quality and value for businesses, home offices and
New features include:
V-Track(TM): Advanced blade technology that centers paper while
shredding - preventing jams, evenly distributing paper waste and
improving blade performance.
Titanium Cutters: Exclusively available on the high performance
shredders in the Staples line, these durable, sharp blades ensure top
Anti-Jam with Smart Sense(TM) Technology: Innovative technology
detects when too much paper is inserted and prompts the user
before shredding starts to prevent jamming.
Compact: When space is at a premium, small enough for a
cubicle, home office and even a kitchen countertop
Full size: Tucks neatly into corner for shredding large jobs,
but never out of reach
Micro cut: Staples smallest cut designed for maximum security
and ultra-quiet operation
Cross cut: Enhanced security cut that delivers secure shredding
Lockout key: Removable key that prevents unauthorized shredder
Blade Guard: Safely covers blades when not in use
Modern Style: Polished stainless steel accents complement the
smooth black shredder body
Bottom-empty bin: Release button allows bin to be emptied
neatly from the bottom, instead of cumbersome dumping
Staples, the official shredder supplier for the CES Press/Analyst Room
(January 6-11, 2009), is debuting the new line to allow media attendees
to experience the new shredders and their exclusive features and
technology first hand. CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics
Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in
the consumer technology industry.
"The 2009 Consumer Electronics Show is a great opportunity to introduce
the world to Staples' new family of shredders," said Dan Paterson,
Director, Staples Brand Group. "The new line offers the latest advanced
technology, security protection and increased performance that meet
customers' personal and business needs."
Staples' new shredder line includes the follow high value, stylish
-- MailMate M5 Shredder ($89.99)
-- 10-Sheet Crosscut Shredder ($99.99)
-- 10-Sheet Microcut Shredder ($199.99)
-- 12-Sheet Crosscut Shredder ($149.99)
-- 15-Sheet Crosscut Shredder ($159.99)
-- 16-Sheet Microcut Shredder ($299.99)
-- 22-Sheet Crosscut Shredder ($249.99)
Additional information about the full line of Staples brand shredders
can be found by visiting http://www.staples.com/shredders.
About Staples Brand Products
With products ranging from shredders and monitors, paper and staplers,
and furniture and accessories to outfit any office, Staples offers its
customers more than 2,400 ways to save with Staples(R) brand products.
Available in stores, online at Staples.com and through catalogs, every
Staples(R) brand product undergoes an intense independent laboratory
quality-testing program and is 100 percent satisfaction guaranteed.
Staples, the world's largest office products company, is committed to
making it easy for customers to buy a wide range of office products,
including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With
$27 billion in sales, Staples serves businesses of all sizes and
consumers in 27 countries throughout North and South America, Europe,
Asia and Australia. In July 2008, Staples acquired Corporate Express,
one of the world's leading suppliers of office products to businesses
and institutions. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986
and is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples
(Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
CONTACT: Staples, Inc.
Briana Curran, 508-253-0203
Christine Gonsior, 212-714-5718
Source: Staples, Inc.