June 12, 2018
Milestone will be celebrated with flag raising ceremony at StarTech.com’s World Headquarters in London, ON
London, ON - June 12, 2018 - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity products, is proud to announce it has reached the milestone of its 20th global market. StarTech.com officially launched in Finland in May 2018 which was its 19th market and will expand into Chile in July 2018 which will become its 20th market. Chile will represent StarTech.com’s first market presence in South America. Expansion into these new markets were made possible through distribution agreements with Ingram Micro, one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products.
Founded in London, Canada in 1985 by Paul Seed and Ken Kalopsis, StarTech.com makes it easy to connect business professionals with their critical technology tools. It grew from humble beginnings in the basement of a house, expanding its product offerings and market reach over the years to become one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of IT and AV connectivity products. Today, StarTech.com has over 400 employees worldwide and over 60,000 reseller customers. StarTech.com’s product portfolio has grown to over 3300 products covering categories such as display adapters, docking stations, cables, hubs and ergonomics furniture.
“We are extremely proud to reach the milestone of StarTech.com’s 20th Global Market,” commented StarTech.com President, Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy. “StarTech.com was founded in Canada over 30 years ago, initially selling computer accessories directly to small resellers. The founders’ focus on innovation and their entrepreneurial spirit differentiated StarTech.com from the competitors, allowing it to grow even during times when the IT market was flat. Expanding into our 20th market is just the latest indicator that the strategy is still flourishing. The company continues to grow globally due to the concerted effort of our team members based in all our markets around the globe.”
StarTech.com operates distribution centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada and works with a large network of distributors in the markets it serves to make its products available to technology resellers and IT professionals.
On June 26th, StarTech.com will be holding a flag raising ceremony and celebration at its World Headquarters in London, Canada to celebrate the achievement of the 20th market milestone. StarTech.com CEO, Paul Seed and President, Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy will be raising the flags of the two newest markets: Finland and Chile at the company celebration.