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Indian Valley Distribution Announced as Olympus Authorized Distributor

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., September 12, 2011 – Olympus Imaging America Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Indian Valley Distribution, based in Harleysville, PA, as a new distributor of Olympus products, specializing in the outdoor channel. This relationship will offer underwater and binocular customers a knowledgeable staff to support these niche segments of Olympus’ accessory business.

“It is important for Olympus to identify partners who share our same goals and have the ability to provide our customers with first-class service, support and a distribution network,” said John McGuire, senior marketing manager at Olympus, and PADI underwater photography instructor. “Indian Valley Distribution clearly complies with the stringent criteria we identified to promote our outdoor products effectively and to allow Olympus to move the business forward in this key strategic channel,” he added.

Founded in 2003, the Indian Valley Family of Companies is a major player in the distribution of underwater imaging systems to dive centers throughout North America. The Indian Valley name is well established in the scuba industry, and the partnership between Olympus and Indian Valley is an ideal marriage between two companies committed to manufacturing and selling the best products available to underwater photography professionals and enthusiasts alike.

The Indian Valley Family of Companies has charted a course that was 'deliberately different’. With the initial launch of Indian Valley Scuba, the company offered a clear alternative to the tried and true blueprint for scuba centers across the industry: from offering a broad multi-agency array of training opportunities to carrying the most product lines to offering a 'one stop' shopping experience for their customers, the Indian Valley Family of Companies has set itself apart. Indian Valley has developed a travel program that has evolved to 30 trips a year and continues to grow in leaps and bounds. Already recognized by PADI as the number one dive center in the Northeastern United States, Indian Valley Scuba was recently honored by the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School as one of the 100 fastest growing Philadelphia-area corporations for the past two years.

“Indian Valley Distribution is truly honored to have been selected by Olympus as a North American distributor of their underwater imaging systems,” said Sue Douglass, founding partner & CFO. “The brand perfectly complements our existing profile of high-quality products for the discerning photographer and will be available to customers through our established dealer network.” “We believe Olympus offers the best equipment to capture memorable moments for scuba divers, water sports enthusiasts, and outdoor adventure and sports participants everywhere. This important selection helps solidify the growth of the distribution arm of our business and furthers the Indian Valley 'Sphere of Influence' throughout the industry,” she added.

Indian Valley Distribution will be contacting Olympus customers, both old and new, to discuss the line of exciting Olympus products.

Indian Valley Distribution will be contacting Olympus customers, both old and new, to discuss the line of exciting Olympus products.

ABOUT INDIAN VALLEY DISTRIBUTION Indian Valley Distribution, a member of the Indian Valley Family of Companies, is the international product marketing and distribution arm of Deep Horizons, LLC. With an extensive and growing client base spread across the outdoor adventure sport industries, IVD has positioned itself to provide the greatest exposure of quality products to leading retailers to ensure a true win-win for everyone. With our offices and warehouse strategically located in Harleysville, PA, within an 8-hour drive of over 100-million people. We enable manufacturers to market their quality products to the target consumer. Sharing the message of our manufacturers to the market with an array of activities, including our participation in national and regional trade shows, providing extensive consumer education programs, offering a national product demo program, staffing a 24-hour sales & support team, and much more, we're confident that Indian Valley Distribution is the solution to the challenge of helping our partners succeed in bringing quality products to the outdoor adventure sports industry.

Contact Information:
Indian Valley Distribution
Brian LaSpino
215-256-8500
brian@indianvalleydistribution.com
www.indianvalleydistribution.com

ABOUT OLYMPUS IMAGING AMERICA INC.
Olympus Imaging America Inc. is a precision technology leader, designing and delivering award-winning products for consumer and professional markets.

Olympus Imaging America Inc. works collaboratively with its customers and its ultimate parent company, Olympus Corporation, to develop breakthrough technologies with revolutionary product design and functionality that enhance people’s lives every day. These include:

  • Digital Cameras
  • Professional and Interchangeable Lens System Cameras
  • Related Underwater Products and Accessories
  • Digital and Microcassette Recorders
  • Digital Media
  • Binoculars

Olympus Imaging America Inc. is responsible for sales in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. For more information, visit: www.olympusamerica.com.