Olivetti is the official IT supplier for the Italian pavilion at EXPO 2010 which takes place in Shanghai from 1 May to 31 October 2010.
Olivetti was chosen by the Government General Commission for the Shanghai 2010 Universal Exposition as sole supplier for all the IT equipment to support the event, as well as ensuring the assistance service for the entire duration of the event.
The company will provide latest generation PC Desktops and Notebooks, software, technically advanced photocopiers, printers and fax (advanced in terms of quality, colour and volumes of production).
“Olivetti is particularly pleased to participate and supply practical support to this event in which Italy plays a leading role” said Francesco Forlenza, Chairman of Olivetti. “The Shanghai Expo represents for us – as well as for many other Italian companies – an exceptional opportunity to promote and bring to light our excellence in the field of innovation and technology” added Francesco Forlenza.
“Olivetti is a leading company, and we are delighted that they are on-board. The company was able to seize this important opportunity to promote the so-called “Made in Italy”. Our Pavilion will be the emblem of excellence for materials, technologies and capacity for innovation”, said Beniamino Quintieri, Government General Commissioner for the Shanghai Expo.
Olivetti is Telecom Italia Group’s Information Technology Company, active in the product and services business market. The company develops solutions for Small and Medium Enterprises, for Shop Automation, and specialist applications for bank and postal services as well as for the Public Administration and large companies. The company also operates in the market as Solution Provider in the IT field – also thanks to the synergies with Telecom Italia - and aims to propose turnkey solutions, able to automate all the processes and company activities.
50% of Olivetti’s revenues are generated abroad, thanks to a commercial presence both direct and through dealer and distributor networks in more than 50 countries throughout the world, with a strong rooted presence in Europe and South America as well as in China where it owns 70% of the market share in specialized printers for the banking sector.
Milan, 9 December 2009