Zoom® Expands Its Global Presence
Opens Sales Offices in UK and
Germany, Distribution Center in Holland, and New Distributors
in Latin America
MA, June 11, 1997 - Zoom Telephonics (NASDAQ: ZOOM),
a leading manufacturer of faxmodems and other wide area network
computer communications equipment, announced today that it
has opened two European sales offices, one in the Greater
London area (May '97) and the other in the heart of downtown
Munich, Germany (March '97). Zoom has also established a distribution
center in the Netherlands at Road Air's facility located in
Ettn-leur (February '97).
"Zoom has made a major
commitment to Western Europe, with localized products, local
sales, warehousing, distribution, and technical support,"
said Ron Murphy, Zoom's International Sales Manager. "Europe
is a challenging market that must be approached country by
country with country-specific products in native languages
supported with European warehousing and technical support."
Zoom already has complete regulatory approval and localized
products for many European countries, and Zoom will continue
these efforts for 56K.
Zoom's international reach
now totals 37 nations, including new distribution channels
in Argentina and Chile (May '97). Zoom also recently established
distribution in Slovenia and Thailand (April '97) and Switzerland
(March '97). In addition, Zoom recently signed an agreement
with Ingram Micro® to increase its distribution in Asia.
"Zoom is committed to building a strong international
organization," said Zoom's President and CEO, Frank Manning.
"Zoom's growing presence in the global marketplace is
bringing the benefits of our high-value, high-performance
products to new communities of personal computer users around
Zoom Telephonics designs, produces,
and markets products that link people and their personal computers
through the world's largest network, the international telephone
network, and connected networks including the Internet and
corporate local area networks. Zoom products are produced
in Boston, Massachusetts and sold worldwide. The Zoom Web
Site is www.zoomtel.com